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What is Cool Sculpting and How it Works

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By Edited Oct 14, 2015 0 0

Cool Sculpting is a non - invasive and a non-surgical treatment used to destroy fat cells. It is a procedure in which fat cells are cooled and destroyed without causing any damage to the skin. It is a great alternative to liposuction and doesn't require any surgery.

Cool Sculpting

Cool Sculpting - Before and after
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How does it work?

Cool Sculpting or Cryolipolysis is a procedure based Popsicle panniculitis in which exposure to low temperatures can result in elimination of subcutaneous fat without damaging the skin. Very low temperature is applied to fatty tissues with thermal conduction to destroy fat cells. 

What to expect during the treatment

Affected area is first determined before starting the treatment. The device is positioned on the body or the area where treatment is required. The fatty tissues are placed between two cooling panels to cool down the tissues. The procedure may cause a sensation of pressure and pull on the skin. A typical procedure lasts for 1 to 3 hours based on the requirement.

This procedure causes feeling of cold and pressure on the affected area as the treatment begins however it doesn't last for long. C Sculpting is an effective FDA approved treatment and it is safe. It is a non-surgical treatment so person undergoing the treatment can return to normal day to day activities right after the procedure. 

Results of the C Sculpting

It shows results within three weeks of the procedure however significant results appear within two months. Elimination of fat cells from the body continues for up to six months after the procedure is done.

This treatment doesn't require any special diet, supplements, medication or exercises to lose extra flab. The procedure eliminates fat cells from the targeted area making the results lasting with little weight management and normal diet.

C Sculpting results in a significant fat reduction from the targeted area. Many people find satisfactory results in one treatment only however additional treatments may be required based on the requirement. 

Risk factors

It is a painless, effective and safe procedure, it destroys fat cells without damaging the skin however, sometimes; it may cause discomfort or mild pain. It may cause temporary side effects like redness of the skin, swelling, bruising, skin tenderness, tingling, numbness or skin cramping. These side effects soon disappear however check with the doctor if the side effects persist.

This treatment doesn't burn or extract fat cells from the body. It freezes the fat cells leaving skin healthy. Since it is a non - surgical procedure it doesn't cause any scars or damage to the skin. Cryolipolysis destroys the fat cells which are naturally flushed out of the body.

Cryolipolysis may not work for people suffering from obesity. Also, it is not a substitute for liposuction or other surgical methods however it is an alternative to liposuction in case of regular weight loss treatments especially for people who have noticeable flab or bulges in the certain areas of the body. It works great on bulges, love handles and abdominal fat, however it is not suitable for people suffering from obesity.



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