CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared treatment that uses controlled cooling to safely target and eliminate diet- and exercise-resistant fat. CoolSculpting results are proven, noticeable, and lasting, making it possible to get rid of that “dad bod” look. The CoolSculpting fat-freezing procedure is completely non-surgical, so you can typically return to work and normal activities immediately.
The Science of CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting®’s fat-freezing technology gives long-term results that make trouble spots a lot less troubling. These stubborn pockets may vary greatly from person to person because we all carry fat in different areas of our bodies. The number of fat cells is set during childhood and adolescence and varies little during adulthood. Fat cells don’t like the cold and at a certain temperature, they will freeze. Its technical name is cryolipolysis, which is just a science-y way to say fat freezing. Our experts spent years developing the treatment, which features one-of-a-kind technology that quite literally freezes fat. Once that happens, your body will naturally eliminate the dead cells in 2-6 months or more, resulting in up to 20%-25% reduction of fat in a treated area.
What to Expect
- Get prepped.
Your provider will apply a clear gel pad to the treatment area. This creates a barrier between the cooling panel and your skin. Clinical trials have demonstrated CoolSculpting® to be safe and effective in reducing fat in certain areas
- Let science go to work.
You’ll feel a slight sucking sensation as the applicator adheres to your body. During the procedure, you may experience sensations of pulling, tugging, mild pinching, intense cold, tingling, stinging, aching, and cramping at the treatment site. These sensations subside as the area becomes numb.
- And chill.
During the treatment, you will be able to read, answer emails, or chat with a friend. After the applicator is detached, your provider will do a brief massage on the area to break up the treated fat cells and enhance the fat reduction. That’s it! Most patients experience little to no downtime after treatment.
One treatment with CoolSculpting® reduces up to 20-25% of fat cells in the treated area.
You may need more than one treatment to reach your desired results and get the most out of your CoolSculpting® experience.
For individuals with healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle, cryolipolysis is a safe and effective way to reduce excess fat. CoolSculpting® is not a weight-loss treatment. CoolSculpting® is for patients at or near their ideal body weight who want to reduce fat in one or more of the 9-FDA cleared treatment areas.