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CoolSculpt® Body Contouring
CoolSculpting has become increasingly popular in recent years as the leading noninvasive way to eliminate stubborn fat. It's a revolutionary body contouring treatment that has taken the world of cosmetic medicine by storm. Keep reading to learn the benefits of CoolSculpting and how it works to remove unwanted pockets of fat and sculpt the slimmer figure you've wanted to achieve.
We all do our best to eat healthily and stay in shape, but stubborn fat can make it hard to reach our ideal shape. If you're bothered by those inches that you can't seem to shake, CoolSculpting at Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE is the solution you need. Genetics and life circumstances have determined much of our physical shape, but CoolSculpting is an exciting way to look better and finally beat what life has forced on us.
What is CoolSculpting®?
CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical, FDA-approved fat-reduction and body contouring treatment that uses advanced cooling technology to freeze and destroy unwanted fat in common problem areas. This is one of the most popular nonsurgical fat reduction treatments, with over 6,000,000 procedures performed worldwide.
CoolSculpting can be used to treat areas notoriously hard to target with diet and exercise, including:
- Upper and lower back
- Sides and flanks
- Inner and Outer Thighs
The procedure is entirely safe, and the results are long-lasting. It's an effective, noninvasive, and permanent approach to eliminating stubborn fat. CoolSculpting has become the leading alternative to liposuction and other procedures, giving patients the desired results without downtime or recovery.
How does CoolSculpting® work?
CoolSculpting works by targeting and freezing the fat cells in your body, which are then naturally eliminated from your system over time. The treatment is entirely noninvasive, and you will not feel any pain during the procedure with the unique applicator that suctions the skin and fat in the targeted area while lowering its temperature.
CoolSculpting uses precise cold temperatures to freeze unwanted fat cells in a process known as cryolipolysis. Compared to other tissues, fat cells are more susceptible to extreme cold, allowing the device to safely eliminate stubborn fat without harming the surrounding healthy non-fat tissues. As the treated fat cells succumb to the process, they are naturally eliminated by the body, leaving behind smoother skin, leaner contours, and a more sculpted appearance. This is a comfortable procedure, and our patient's comfort is always important to us.
The procedure typically takes 35-60 minutes per area and requires no downtime. You can even catch up on your favorite TV show or read a book while the treatment is being performed.
What Are the Benefits of CoolSculpting?
It's no surprise that this procedure has gained immense popularity in recent years as an effective and safe way to get rid of excess fat in problem areas without going under the knife. CoolSculpting is a comfortable treatment for individuals who want to reduce stubborn fat in specifically targeted areas of their bodies. The treatment is entirely nonsurgical, so there are no needles or incisions involved. Precision cold technology targets unwanted fat without the need for anesthesia and without causing scarring and pain that can result from liposuction.
CoolSculpting offers numerous benefits for individuals seeking to achieve their desired body shape. One of the most significant advantages of CoolSculpting is its noninvasive nature. It does not require surgery, incisions, or anesthesia, making it a safe and effective option for clients who are hesitant to undergo surgical procedures.
Unlike traditional surgical procedures, CoolSculpting has minimal downtime. Clients can return to their daily routine almost immediately after the treatment. This is because the treatment does not require any recovery time, and there are no restrictions on physical activity. Another benefit of CoolSculpting is its targeted results. It is designed to eliminate fat cells in specific areas of the body where fat tends to accumulate, resulting in a more sculpted and contoured appearance in those areas. Clients can choose the places they want to focus on, and the treatment can be tailored to their needs.
Additionally, CoolSculpting is safe, and the results are long-lasting. Once the fat cells are eliminated, they are gone for good. We recommend maintaining your weight with a healthy lifestyle to ensure you keep your new body shape as long as possible.
Why Choose CoolSculpting Over Other Treatments?
Unlike other fat reduction treatments, CoolSculpting is entirely noninvasive, which means that there are no needles or incisions involved. Additionally, the procedure is entirely safe and FDA-approved for skin tightening as well, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands and on your way to a more toned figure. And you can resume your daily activities immediately after the procedure with visible results in as little as three weeks.
What to Expect During Your CoolSculpting Treatment?
During your CoolSculpting treatment, you will first consult with a certified provider to determine the best treatment plan for you. The provider will then apply a gel pad and applicator to the area being treated, and you will feel a slight vacuum sensation as the applicator draws in the skin. You will then feel a cooling sensation, which will gradually numb the area being treated. The procedure typically lasts for 35-60 minutes, depending on the area being treated.
During your procedure, you'll sit back and relax as the device is applied to your body, utilizing gentle suction to accurately direct cold temperatures to treatment areas. You may feel some tugging or pulling as the device creates a gentle vacuum, but as the treatment progresses, targeted areas become numb and alleviate any discomfort. Some sites may be more sensitive to the cooling sensation, but the procedure is generally well-tolerated with most patients comparing it to the application of an ice pack.
Depending on your goals and the areas being treated, you can expect your CoolSculpting session to take about 45 minutes to complete. More extensive treatment areas may take longer, while smaller areas like the chin are relatively quick. Although you may feel slightly sore after your treatment, there is no downtime or recovery with CoolSculpting. Afterward, you'll be free to return home and resume all normal activities with minimal disruption to your daily routine.
Results vary from person to person, but most people start to see results within a few weeks of the procedure. Typically physically active people see results much faster, sometimes in as little as two weeks, compared to the typical eight-twelve weeks that most people notice the effects. Final results can take up to six months to fully develop. Maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine is crucial to maintaining your results. After CoolSculpting is a great time to boost your physical activity.
What to Expect After Your CoolSculpt Treatment at Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE
Average Procedure Time
1 - 2 Hour
3 - 4 Weeks
Procedure Recovery Location
In the weeks following your CoolSculpt treatment, you should notice a visible improvement in your contours as treated fat cells are naturally eliminated. For the next 12 weeks, results will continue to develop, with most patients reporting a dramatic improvement after eight weeks. Although this process can take some time, your results are likely to be permanent since fat cells can only regrow once they're removed in around 5% of people.
Each treatment will reduce about 20-25% of fat in the area. The remaining fat cells in the area can grow if you gain weight, offsetting what has been sculpted. To ensure an optimal outcome and maintain your slimmer figure, it's still important to eat healthily, get regular exercise, and maintain or lose weight.
There are some essential things to understand about fat cells with any procedure you are considering for body sculpting. Most laser or heat technologies for fat reduction will not remove fat cells but will only decrease fat cell size temporarily. You will need multiple treatments annually to maintain results with these laser or hot technologies.
Only CoolSculpting and liposuction can permanently reduce the number of fat cells, with both procedures leaving some remaining fat cells in the area. These will expand with significant weight gain of over 10-15 pounds, offsetting your initial results. The difference between liposuction and CoolSculpting is that results are immediate with liposuction. Still, there is significant pain and two weeks of downtime, during which you must often wear uncomfortable compression garments or bandages over the treated area. CoolSculpting results occur gradually in two to twelve weeks with little discomfort and no downtime.
Additional sessions may be recommended if you have multiple problem areas or want to enhance your previous results. Most patients receive a series of two to four CoolSculpting treatments to achieve their ideal body contours, but you may need more or less depending on your goals. Remember, each time an area is treated, we are reducing 20-25% more of the fat cells in the area, so each treatment reduces the ability of the remaining fat cells to enlarge from any future weight gain. More treatments not only provide slimmer lines but also increase your chance of maintaining those lines if you gain more than 10-15 pounds. Any remaining fat cells can expand with weight gain offsetting your results regardless of what procedure you choose to slim your contours. Since every patient is unique, Dr. Krch and his team will develop a personalized treatment plan just for you and recommend the number of treatments that will produce an optimal outcome.
Choose Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE for CoolSculpting in Phoenix
If you're struggling to achieve your desired body shape and tired of stubborn fat that doesn't respond to diet or exercise, CoolSculpting may be the solution you have been searching for. With its noninvasive nature, minimal downtime, targeted results, and long-lasting effects, it is an effective option for clients who want to tone and contour their bodies without surgery.
Dr. Krch and the highly trained body contouring experts at Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE would be happy to help you achieve your desired body shape using CoolSculpting to help you reach your ideal shape in just a few short sessions, effectively eliminating unwanted fat without downtime. We're dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and feel confident in your own skin.
Call us today at 480-613-8114 to set up your free in-person or virtual consultation for CoolSculpting in the Phoenix area.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is CoolSculpt noninvasive body contouring painful?
The procedure is relatively painless, with most patients experiencing only slight discomfort during the treatment. After the treatment, some patients may experience temporary numbness or tingle in the treated area, which typically resolves within a few days.
Are there any side effects of CoolSculpt noninvasive body contouring?
CoolSculpt noninvasive body contouring is a safe and FDA-approved treatment with minimal side effects. The most common side effects include temporary numbness, tingling, or redness in the treated area, which typically resolves within a few days.
Is CoolSculpt Noninvasive Body Contouring a weight loss treatment?
CoolSculpt Noninvasive Body Contouring is not a weight loss treatment and is not a substitute for a healthy diet and exercise. The treatment is designed to target specific areas of the body where stubborn fat is stored and reduce the cells in those areas.
How soon will I see results from CoolSculpt?
Results from CoolSculpt noninvasive body contouring can vary from person to person. Still, most patients begin to see a noticeable reduction in the treated area within two to three weeks after the treatment. The full results of the treatment are typically visible after two to three months.
Who is not a good candidate for CoolSculpt?
If your BMI is on the high side, it's recommended that you lower your weight before having a CoolSculpt treatment since it's not designed as a weight-loss tool for heavy or obese persons. And patients with cold-related skin and blood conditions should not consider CoolSculpting.
Is CoolSculpt safe?
CoolSculpt is a safe, effective, and noninvasive way to get rid of stubborn fat in problem areas of the body. The treatment is suitable for both men and women and is FDA-cleared for safe and effective fat reduction.
Contact Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE
If you’re tired of stubborn fat that doesn’t respond to diet or exercise, Dr. Krch and the body contouring experts at Krch AESTHETIC MEDICINE can help. CoolSculpting® can help you reach your more ideal shape in just a few short sessions, effectively eliminating unwanted fat without surgery or downtime. To learn more contact us or call us now at 480-493-5833 to set up your free in-person or virtual consult.