Trimming and toning the body can be more complicated than it seems at times. Even when you think you’ve got the workout routine down and you have calorie counts of your favorite foods memorized, you may not see the results you want. While the scale doesn’t lie, neither do those rolls around the middle that stubbornly linger even when the pounds come off. If this sounds familiar, we may have a solution for you, and it won’t require anesthesia or leave any scarring behind.
Introducing CoolSculpting, the tried-and-true method of nonsurgical body contouring that has taken plastic surgery offices by storm. Now, some patients looking to trim stubborn areas of fat don’t have to resort to surgical procedures like liposuction or a tummy tuck that can leave visible scarring behind. CoolSculpting works with your body to trim your body, destroying fat cells so your body can flush them away naturally.
The Lowdown on Fat
Our bodies sport a fixed number of fat cells that almost never changes even when we put on a few pounds. However, weight gain can lead to the enlargement of some of those fat cells, which leads to the unwanted bulges that often appear around the middle, the back or the thighs. Even if you drop the weight over time, the lumps caused by the enlarged fat cells can linger, keeping you from wearing the smaller sizes comfortably and interfering with your new body shape overall.
The Art (and Science) of Freezing Fat
CoolSculpting uses a technology known as cryolipolysis, which is a technical way of saying the unwanted fat cells are destroyed by freezing. Harvard scientists discovered that fat cells freeze at a higher temperature than other cells of the body, providing the opportunity to freeze away fat without damaging surrounding skin or tissue. The frozen cells are naturally flushed out of the body via the lymphatic system. Once they are gone, they are gone for good.
A Procedure for Everyone
CoolSculpting is an efficient process of fat reduction for men and women alike, working on every skin type and tone. The procedure is highly versatile in its ability to address a wide range of treatment areas, from large fat bulges around the midsection to small regions of submental fat that form underneath the chin. Our staff at Ciaravino Total Beauty will tailor your procedure to address the precise area you would like to slim and sculpt for the best possible results.
Non-Invasive, Comfortable, Effective
CoolSculpting is non-invasive, which means there are no incisions needed to create the look you want. The ability to contour without incisions eliminates the need for anesthesia and the risk of infection after treatment. It also means you will enjoy a leaner, smoother body profile without worry over any residual scarring from the incisions made. Although incisions made by other procedures like liposuction tend to be small, scarring may still be visible after the treatment. If a more extensive surgery like a tummy tuck or lift is performed, the scarring will be more extensive. CoolSculpting offers effective body sculpting without telltale signs on the body that you had a procedure performed.
Your CoolSculpting treatment will likely take just 30 minutes to complete unless you would like to have multiple areas addressed during your session. You may feel some mild pulling or a cold sensation at the beginning of the appointment, but these sensations subside quickly. The majority of your procedure should be very comfortable, allowing you to read, watch a program or even take nap while the device does its work. There is no recovery process after a CoolSculpting treatment, which means you can schedule your body contouring over a lunch hour and return to work with no indication you just had a procedure performed.
Results that Last (and Last)
CoolSculpting doesn’t just tighten skin or smooth out fat cells like other methods of non-invasive body sculpting. This procedure eliminates those troublesome cells, so you enjoy long-term benefits from your treatment. Results will appear gradually as treated cells are flushed away, and the area becomes slimmer over time. A single CoolSculpting session has been shown to reduce a treatment area by as much as 25 percent, which is sufficient for many of our patients. However, you can always schedule a second CoolSculpting treatment a few months after the first if you would like to see additional fat reduction.
Provided you maintain a healthy weight after your procedure, you should expect to flaunt your slimmer body profile for many years. If you add a few pounds, this could impact the results of your treatment as fat cells that remain in the area might expand over time. If this occurs, another CoolSculpting session may be necessary to restore your optimal outcome.
If you are unhappy with your body profile but hesitant to consider surgical methods of contouring, the team at Ciaravino Total Beauty has non-surgical options for you. CoolSculpting is one of the top-rated techniques of non-invasive body contouring, due to its ability to address a wide range of treatment areas and its consistent results for our patients. Learn more about this procedure by contacting Ciaravino Total Beauty today at 713-627-1200.