CoolSculpting® by Allergan is a FDA-approved, non-surgical and non-invasive fat reduction treatment that work effectively on stubborn fats which resists all exercising and dieting. A good alternative for liposuction and a gentler approach with no downtime for eliminating fat cells underneath the skin, CoolSculpting uses a patented Cryolipolysis (Fat Freeze) that ensures safety.
How does CoolSculpting work?
CoolSculpting is based on the scientific principle of “Cryolipolysis”, a controlled cooling method in which the fat cells are frozen to level that disrupts them, without causing injury to the skin or surrounding tissues. The crystalised fat cells are eventually eliminated by the body naturally.
The results are proven, noticeable and lasting with up to 25% of fat cells removed in the treated area each time.The remaining fat cells will become condensed and the fat layer will be reduced. The reduction of the fat layer in the specific target areas will improve your overall appearance.
Which areas of fats can CoolSculpting treat?
CoolSculpting can be used to eliminate fat where the bulges really bother you. A customized treatment plan may include more than one CoolSculpting treatment. For example, you may want freeze away fat from your inner and/or outer thighs—and also get rid of that muffin top.
Here are some areas that you can get treated for:
- Fats on Body Arms
- Abdomen Fats and Flanks (e.g. Love Handle)
- Inner and Outer Thighs
- Back or Bra Fats
- Butt Cheeks
- Knee Fats
Double chin forms when a subcutaneous layer of fat sags over time around the neck. These fats can now be removed using CoolMini (a small applicator using the same technology as CoolSculpting) that has been FDA approved for minimizing the appearance of fat under the chin without needles or downtime.
What is the difference between fat reduction and weight loss?
It’s a common delusion that fat reduction and weight loss are the same. Well, they’re not. As we work out or watch our diet to lose our body weight, our fat cells only become smaller, but the number of fat cells remains the same.
When we gain weight again, those fat cells become larger. On the other hand, CoolSculpting procedure and treatment reduces the number of fat cells in the desired treated areas. As a matter of fact, fat cells that are no longer there, do not have a chance to grow at all. They are safely and naturally eliminated from the body. No surgery, no downtime.
Can CoolSculpting be combined with other body treatments?
CoolSculpting can be used together with HIFUs to firm and tighten overlying skin for a lifted countenance and toned body.
TruSculpt iD is a US-FDA approved treatment. It is a personalized, hands-free and clinically proven solution to achieve up to 20% reduction or fat cells death known as apoptosis in the entire as subcutaneous fat layer after one treatment. TruSculpt iD delivers Monopolar Radiofrequency that is non-invasive to tailor to patients’ individual needs and features a Real-Time Temperature Control for clinically proven results, safety, and patient experience.What is unique is that its 6 applicators provide placement versatility to customize a 15-minute protocols to treat a full abdomen or multiple body areas simultaneously.
This treatment is great for those who want to spot-reduce areas, and those with skin laxity as it also helps with tightening. TruSculpt iD also comes with a handpiece that helps to reduce and tighten double chin.
We recommend Exilis Ultra 360 body tightening treatment to tighten and firm loose skin after fat reduction.
How Long Does The Treatment Take?
CoolSculpting can be done in 35 mins for one area by using the CoolAdvantage applicator.
At Ageless Medical, we use dual applicators and the treatment time can be shortened by half to 35 mins for treatments done on larger areas (like the outer and inner thighs) and treatments done for two different areas.
Is there any downtime or side effects?
There is no downtime and patients may resume normal activities after treatment. Patients may only experience mild soreness or tenderness in the treated areas after each treatment for the first two weeks.
When can I see results?
Patients may start to see results in as early as three weeks but will experience the most dramatic results after one to three months. The body will continue to process the injured fat deposits for approximately four months after the procedure.