You diet diligently, and have spent hours slaving away in the gym. Overall, you have a healthy body weight, but those love handles just won’t go away. No matter what you do, there they are in the mirror every day, staring right back at you.
Now, imagine yourself relaxing in a comfortable chair and watching Game of Thrones while a doctor freezes your love handles right off your body. Thanks to the FDA-approved technique called CoolSculpting, that isn’t a fantasy.
CoolSculpting is a revolutionary technology that uses specialized equipment to target and freeze fat cells that accumulate on the lower abs, upper arms, back and thighs. The procedure is noninvasive, has no downtime for recovery and causes only minimal discomfort. Sound too good to be true? Read on for the latest news about CoolSculpting.
Can’t Get Rid of Those Last 10 Pounds? Now, You Can Freeze Your Fat Away
CoolSculpting is for people who have been struggling with fat bulges that won’t respond to diet and exercise, but who don’t want to have liposuction or other invasive procedures that come with recovery time and side effects. Almost anyone is a good candidate for CoolSculpting, especially people who want to lose fat in targeted areas of their body.
Many people are surprised to learn that losing weight does not make fat cells disappear. Instead, when you lose weight, your fat cells will shrink. However, they will remain in your body. If you regain the weight, the size of your fat cells will increase.
The CoolSculpting procedure reduces the number of fat cells in treated areas by as much as to 25 percent. Because CoolSculpting permanently kills fat cells, which causes your body to flush them out, you won’t have to worry about the fat cells returning or migrating to a different part of your body.
CoolSculpting by the Numbers
Since it first hit the market in 2010, CoolSculpting has become the most popular non-surgical treatment for body fat in the world. And, because it’s a science-based process backed by more than 70 clinical studies that prove its efficacy, you can feel confident it’s safe. Watch the video below for more stats on this groundbreaking procedure.
An Award-Winning Procedure
CoolSculpting has earned recognition in national publications and has been reviewed on a wide range of beauty blogs. In fact, CoolSculpting has won NewBeauty magazine’s Choice Award for the past four years. Editors, readers and contributors to the magazine voted CoolSculpting as their “Best Allover Fat Fighter” in 2017.
Frequently Asked Questions About CoolSculpting
Because CoolSculpting is a revolutionary technology, many people want to know specifics of how it works and what they can expect from the process. Watch the video below for a brief overview of CoolSculpting from a dermatologist, then read our FAQs to get a thorough understanding.
Q: Is CoolSculpting painful?
A: Intense cold is the most common feeling associated with CoolSculpting treatments. However, you can expect the treatment area to go numb within five to 10 minutes. You’ll also feel some pulling and pressure as suction is applied. After the treatment, you may feel two to three minutes of tingling.
Because CoolSculpting is non-invasive, you can choose to read, watch a movie or catch up on work while undergoing your treatment. You can expect to be able to return to your normal daily activities, including your usual workout routine, immediately after leaving our clinic.
Q: Are there any side effects of CoolSculpting?
A: Typical side effects include redness, swelling, bruising, numbness, tenderness and sensitive skin. However, these are temporary and will subside after the first week or so.
Q: How many treatments will I need?
A: Your treatment plan will depend on the results you hope to achieve. For the best results, you may need to have a series of two or three treatments, especially if you choose to have multiple areas treated.
Q: Is CoolSculpting the same as weight-loss surgery?
A: CoolSculpting should not be confused with surgical weight-loss techniques like the lap band or gastric sleeve, which are designed to help people who are extremely overweight. CoolSculpting is also not a substitute for a healthy diet and exercise regimen. The best candidates for CoolSculpting are those who are within their target weight, but who want to improve the appearance of specific areas where stubborn pockets of fat have accumulated.
Q: When will I see results?
A: The results of CoolSculpting are gradual, which makes it an ideal treatment for people who want to remain discreet about having a cosmetic procedure done. You may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after receiving CoolSculpting, and will notice the most remarkable results after two months. Your body will continue flushing out dead fat cells for up to six months after treatment.
Q: What happens if I gain weight after getting CoolSculpting?
A: Seeing the results from a CoolSculpting procedure can be very motivating. Once you are finally free from the muffin top, double chin, flabby thighs or love handles you’ve been laboring to get rid of for years, you may be inspired to re-commit to your fitness goals, or to work toward new ones. That’s why many patients lose weight and keep it off after receiving CoolSculpting treatments. However, if you do gain weight, you may gain it evenly all over your body, not just in the area treated with CoolSculpting.
Book Your CoolSculpting Consultation Today
As one of the top cosmetic surgeons in the greater Atlanta area, Dr. Pradeep Sinha has more than 30 years of experience in helping patients look and feel better about themselves with both surgical and non-surgical techniques. He has earned double board certification and is proud to offer state-of-the art technology that provides patients the ultimate in safety and comfort during every procedure.
If you’re ready to learn more about what CoolSculpting can do for you, schedule an appointment with us to create a plan that fits your goals and your budget.