You’ve exercised and have healthy eating habits, but you still have some areas of stubborn fat. Why is that? Your genetics play a part in whether you develop those pockets of stubborn fat that won’t disappear even though you’re at a healthy weight for your body type. Fat distribution is different in everyone, so those stubborn pockets vary greatly from person to person.
If you want to smooth out unwanted bulges but don’t want risky surgery, you should consider CoolSculpting, the No. 1 nonsurgical method that doctors use to remove excess fat. You can achieve up to a 20-25% reduction in fat in just one session.*
Your physicians at Specialists in Dermatology PLLC use CoolSculpting to help you regain your smooth, sexy curves.
CoolSculpting is FDA-cleared to reduce fat in the following areas of your body:
Keep in mind that CoolSculpting isn’t for everyone. You should be in good health and within 20-30 pounds of your normal weight. Coolsculpting isn’t a weight loss treatment.
Scientific research shows that fat cells freeze at a certain temperature. Once frozen, they crystallize and their cellular integrity is destroyed. Your body’s lymphatic system naturally eliminates the dead cells in a few months.
You remove your clothing to expose the area under treatment, and our staff takes photos to document how your body looks before the treatment. Then you can relax on a table. If the area being treated isn’t near your face, you can put on your headphones and listen to music.
Your dermatologist at Specialists in Dermatology uses a protective gel on the target, and then places a specialized CoolSculpting applicator on the area. Vacuum pressure from the applicator draws the fatty area up between a pair of cooling pads. Using computer-controlled cooling, the pads reduce the body temperature to near freezing.
At that temperature, fat cells freeze and their cellular integrity is destroyed, but your skin is completely unharmed during the procedure.
You may feel various sensations at the beginning of the procedure. Feelings of slight pulling or tugging, a mild pinching, cold, and tingling or aching are common. But shortly, the procedure produces an effect like an anesthetic; the area feels numb.
Once your dermatologist removes the applicator, you receive a short massage on the area to help hasten the fat reduction process. Following the procedure, side effects are common, but they’re temporary. You may experience redness, swelling, bruising, and sensations such as tingling, aching, cramping, or tenderness at the site. Don’t worry; these subside.
If just one area is being treated, depending on its size, the procedure can take 35 minutes to over an hour. The length of the procedure depends on how many areas are being treated.
Results aren’t immediate, but CoolSculpting is worth the wait. You see preliminary results in 1-3 months and final results from 4-6 months.
If you have areas of stubborn fat and want to smooth out those bulges, call Specialists in Dermatology to learn how CoolSculpting may be a great answer for you.
*Individual results may vary.