IS THE COOLSCULPTING® TREATMENT RIGHT FOR ME?
CoolSculpting® is a fat-reduction treatment for men and women who want to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat in certain areas of their body (see FDA cleared areas for treatment). CoolSculpting® is NOT a weight loss procedure. CoolSculpting® is a nonsurgical alternative that has little to no downtime.
To see if CoolSculpting® is right for you, take our Am I a Candidate quiz and make an appointment with a provider near you for a one-on-one consultation.
How long does CoolSculpting last?
You should notice a visible fat reduction in three to four weeks, but dramatic improvements will be seen about eight weeks following your treatment. At this point, about 90 percent of targeted fat cells will have been removed, but for some, results can continue to develop for six months.
What are the risks of CoolSculpting?
Some common side effects of CoolSculpting include:
- Tugging sensation at the treatment site. ...
- Pain, stinging, or aching at the treatment site. ...
- Temporary redness, swelling, bruising, and skin sensitivity at the treatment site. ...
- Paradoxical adipose hyperplasia at the treatment site.
How does fat leave the body after CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting uses a unique freezing process called Cryolipolysis™ to target and kill fat cells in your treatment area which are later dispelled from the body. ... Fat cells compromised by Cryolipolysis become a waste product and then are processed by the lymphatic system and eliminated from the body permanently.
How many inches can you lose with CoolSculpting?
Second, though cryolipolysis causes permanent fat loss, the fat cells around the treated site can still fill up with fat if you begin over- eating — so while the area you've had the treatment on will stay slim, you could end up with fat elsewhere. My final measurement? Thirty-six inches. That's 5 in off my saddlebags!
How much fat can you lose with CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting can eliminate up to 25 percent of the fat cells in any given part of a person's body. You may be able to remove up to 5 litters, or about 11 pounds, of fat with liposuction. Removing more than that is generally not considered safe.
Does CoolSculpting tighten loose skin?
A person who continues to eat an unhealthful diet and remains sedentary while undergoing CoolSculpting can expect less fat reduction. Likewise, CoolSculpting cannot tighten loose skin. If the skin has stretched around fatty buildups, a person may have excess skin after the procedure to remove the fat.
Does fat come back after CoolSculpting?
Even though the fat cells that received CoolSculpting won't grow back, they can look like they did if a person regains weight. The fat cells in the surrounding area can increase in size and edge into the space where CoolSculpting was performed.
Is CoolSculpting permanent or temporary?
CoolSculpting delivers very long-lasting results based on its ability to destroy existing fat cells. Once fat cells die off, they're gone for good. This means areas that undergo a CoolSculpting procedure will have fewer fat cells forever!
Why am I still hurting a week after CoolSculpting?
Coolsculpting doesn't cause nerve damage. However, numbness is common, according to the Center for Aesthetics. This can last for a few weeks. ... There have been anecdotal reports of severe pain and nerve pain for several days or weeks after the procedure.
What are the negative effects of CoolSculpting?
Temporary redness, swelling, bruising, and skin sensitivity at the treatment site. Common CoolSculpting side effects include the following, all located where the treatment was done: temporary redness.
Does CoolSculpting change your body shape?
The shape of their body will change as the fat cells in those pesky problem areas die off and make their exit. And the physical changes the body undergoes will be natural in appearance, as the skin is left undamaged by fat-cell freezing.
Does CoolSculpting work on men's belly fat?
Men Are Turning to CoolSculpting® to Get Rid of Stubborn Belly Fat! Say goodbye to the 'Dad Bod' and hello to the 'Summer Bod', because we have one COOL treatment men all over are asking for by name! *CoolSculpting® is the treatment doctors use most for nonsurgical fat reduction.
How many CoolSculpting treatments are needed for stomach?
The estimated cost of CoolSculpting for the stomach area is $1,500 a session. Some providers recommend two treatments for the stomach area. Each treatment takes between 35 and 60 minutes. Results are permanent, but some people choose to have additional sessions to remove even more fat cells.
Does CoolSculpting help flabby arms?
How Does CoolSculpting Help Flabby Arms? CoolSculpting is an ideal choice for many prospective patients looking to remove pockets of fat cells from the upper arms. Your procedure can be performed without anesthetics and with only minimal discomfort as the tissue of your arms is pulled between two cooling panels.