What is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is an innovative body contouring procedure that eliminates stubborn fat safely and effectively. It’s the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved fat elimination procedure that is specifically designed to destroy fat that’s resistant to exercise and diet. Dr. Russell uses a precision cooling system that targets and freezes fat cells, causing them to crystallize without damaging your skin. Once frozen, these fat cells die and are naturally processed and removed by your body.
This holistic approach requires no needles, no surgery, and no downtime and is safe to use on a variety of stubborn fat areas, including love handles, abdomen, and thighs. This procedure isn’t for weight loss, but is rather used to eliminate fat that is resistant to diet and exercise.
What happens during a CoolSculpting session?
During your initial consultation for CoolSculpting, your Coolsculpting Specialist asks a variety of questions to determine whether the procedure is right for you. If she determines that it is, she creates a customized treatment plan to help eliminate your target areas. Depending on your goals, you may need one or more treatment sessions.
During your first CoolSculpting treatment, a device is positioned over the fat that you want to be eliminated. Once the controlled cooling begins, you may feel a slight pulling and intense cold. Our patients report no pain, and they usually watch TV, use their ipads, read a book, or even take a nap during the procedure. Once the treatment session has ended, you can return to work and continue with your daily activities with no downtime.
Are CoolSculpting results permanent?
After the CoolSculpting procedure, the body processes and eliminates the crystallized fat cells, removing them from the body. In about three weeks, you’ll notice a more contoured shape, with significant results occurring after two months. Four to six months after treatment, your body will have processed all the dead fat cells, giving you maximum results.
Because of the crystallization that occurs with CoolSculpting, the fat cells frozen are killed: They won’t be replaced and are gone forever! Therefore, as long as you maintain your weight, the results are permanent.