It is not uncommon for both men and women to have stubborn pockets of fat on their bodies. This fat usually comes in the form of love handles or a little extra around the middle. This type of fat can be particularly difficult to get rid of through diet and exercise alone, which is why we offer you an edge at Lux: A Medical Spa. CoolSculpting® is a great way to diminish unwanted fat for good.
CoolSculpting® uses fat-freezing technology to permanently destroy fat cells in specific areas. That means if you are struggling with a double chin, CoolSculpting® can help. The same goes for your thighs, arms, back, stomach, and many other areas. This treatment has been cleared by the FDA to remove fat in certain areas. This can give you the edge you need to get rid of unwanted fat without having to resort to dangerous diets or injections.
This treatment was discovered when scientists observed children sucking on popsicles for a long time developed dimples. The frozen treats were freezing the fat cells in the children’s cheeks, which caused the dimples. Fat cells freeze at a much higher temperature than other cells, which means you can experience fat cell destruction long before your skin or organs are damaged. That’s what makes CoolSculpting® such a safe procedure.
The results from CoolSculpting® will appear gradually as the dead fat cells are flushed out of your system. Destroyed fat cells will never come back, which means your results can easily be permanent. If you lapse into an unhealthy lifestyle, however, you could experience fat cell growth in other areas that were not treated by CoolSculpting®. You can avoid this, however, simply by sticking to a healthy diet.
During the treatment you will be able to relax and listen to music, read a book, or take a nap. Once the treatment has started the area will go numb fairly quickly, which means CoolSculpting® is painless. Depending on the size of the area that is being treatment you could be in our office for up to an hour or more, although smaller areas may only take about 30 minutes.
Good candidate for this procedure are people who are already living a relatively active lifestyle, but who suffer from areas of unwanted fat that don’t seem to want to go away. This treatment was not designed as a weight loss tool, so you should not go into this procedure thinking your results will show up on the scale. You may see a slight decrease in weight, but the real goal of CoolSculpting® is to contour and tone areas of the body.
Our professionals can go over any other aftercare instructions you should be aware of when you visit Lux: A Medical Spa in Bluffton, SC for your consultation. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!