CoolSculpting is a revolutionary FDA-approved procedure that permanently removes targeted fatty deposits, and pinchable fat without anesthesia or downtime. Pinchable fat is subcutaneous fat that is found between your skin and muscle.
Pinchable fat is frustrating and difficult to eliminate with diet and exercise. Pinchable fat is soft belly fat that keeps you warm and provides a source of energy. But it makes you look pudgy and soft, while that beautiful 6 pack hides beneath it.
In men, pinchable fat accumulates around the low back, waist and stomach. In women it accumulates around the thighs and buttocks, and often creates a pouch in the lower abdomen. The distribution of pinchable fat is based on genetics and hormones.
If you have tried to eat healthy, and high intensity interval training, you might lose some of your pinchable fat. But, it is impossible to create exercises that will burn pinchable fat.
CoolSculpting is designed to safely eliminate stubborn, localized fatty deposits with targeted cooling. It is completely nonsurgical, and noninvasive, and will not damage the skin, nerves or muscles. 90% of patients love it and are satisfied with their results.
CoolSculpting employs cryolipolysis or cold to kill fat cells, because fat cells are highly sensitive to extreme cold. The cold induces fat cell death without affecting other tissues. The procedure is gentle, involves controlled cooling, and provides smoother, more youthful contours without injections, anesthesia or surgery.
Patients prefer CoolSculpting because the results are predictable, it is safe and effective, and is well-tolerated. It is not a treatment for weight loss.
CoolSculpting has none of the inherent risks of surgical body contouring. There is no recovery time, results are visible within 3 weeks of treatment and improve to full benefit at 2-4 months.
CoolSculpting treatment areas in men and women:
- Inner thighs
- Love handles
- Back fat
- Bra fat
- Thigh bulges
- Buttocks-under the buttocks
- Upper arm
- Under the chin
How it works
A handheld device is applied to the area to be treated and gently freezes the fat cells. When the cells die, they are removed naturally by your body. The temperature is much higher than normal freezing temps and the skin is protected during treatment to prevent damage to the skin.
Treatment time is about 35 minutes per area. One treatment can provide a 20-30% reduction in the area treated. Additional treatments produce additive results. And results are long-lasting. It takes time for the body to get rid of the dead fat cells, so final results are visible within 2-4 months.
What to expect from CoolSculpting treatment?
There is no risk of damage to the nerves, skin or muscles. Initially, the patient will feel a tingling sensation. Then the tissue becomes numb. After treatment a manual massage is provided to increase efficacy.
The treated areas treated will be numb for 2-3 weeks. There will be some discomfort but not necessarily pain. There will be swelling and possibly bruising.
Pain is often delayed and can begin 3-5 days and can last 10 days but, not everyone will experience pain. It is most common with abdominal CoolSculpting and can be treated with medication.
Am I a good candidate?
If you are within 20 pounds of your ideal weight, eat healthy and exercise. Dr. Cole will evaluate your skin elasticity. If your skin is elastic, with CoolSculpting there will be no skin laxity.
If you have lived with stubborn fatty deposits all your life, isn’t it time you did something great for yourself? CoolSculpting can improve your body contours, and provide natural looking results. If you want to improve your self-image and confidence, and fit into those skinny jeans with no fat hanging, CoolSculpting is for you.
Contact Dr. M. David Cole at Horizon Dermatology in Newport Beach and Torrance, CA, to find out how you can achieve that slim, trim appearance today.