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Why is CoolSculpting so Cool?
Posted by Dr. Joshua Fox

Why is CoolSculpting so Cool?
Posted by Dr. Joshua Fox on April 29, 2021

You can hit the gym as hard as you like, but you can’t always work off those extra pounds. At a certain point, our bodies can become more resistant to both a healthy diet and exercise. As a result, people eventually need to consider other methods to eliminate stubborn fat pockets. Enter CoolSculpting, a non-invasive procedure that is done right in our dermatology offices. CoolSculpting uses a patented technique to freeze fat cells and contour the body, effectively stimulating fat loss — all with no downtime. Sounds pretty cool, right?

Understanding CoolSculpting

Many fat-removing or fat-reducing procedures use lasers and sometimes surgery, which can negatively affect the skin, and cause bleeding, bruising, and scarring. CoolSculpting eliminates the drawbacks of traditional techniques, requires no surgery, and results in no scarring. This contouring procedure gets rid of the unwanted fat bulges through a cooling process called Cryolipolysis. The procedure lasts approximately one hour for each treated area. Throughout the next one to three months, the cooled fat cells disintegrate and exit the body, taking the fat with them, and leaving you with a slimmer body.

What does it feel like?

While this procedure is non-invasive, and no surgery is required, the question is, how does it feel? Once the process starts, patients tend to feel a cold breeze on the skin. This feeling disappears quickly, and most report that the procedure is comfortable and easy. When the CoolSculpting device pulls the desired area into the panels, the patient will feel a firm tug. During the treatment, the patient can comfortably relax and read, work on a laptop, listen to music, or watch videos.

Swedish-American actress Malin Akerman, a spokesmodel for CoolSculpting says, “I started with one CoolSculpting treatment on my belly. Basically, they froze the fat away, which was amazing! It felt like a cold suction cup for the first five minutes as it got numb, but then I was able to sit and browse the internet on my phone for the next 30 minutes until the treatment was completed. It was a really simple procedure.

Why is CoolSculpting so cool?

  • CoolSculpting reshapes your body, trimming away fat in targeted areas.
  • CoolSculpting has a flattened applicator to target trouble spots with less pain and discomfort than surgery.
  • CoolSculpting can remove your double chin.
  • CoolSculpting works even better with a post-treatment massage to help break down fat cells.

Before vs. After:

Check out how CoolSculpting helped these patients beautifully contour their bodies. 

Got more questions about CoolSculpting? One of our great dermatologists, Jason Applebaum, MD answers some common questions in this video. Building your ideal dream body takes a lot of work and can be stressful at times. The Board-Certified Dermatologists at Advanced Dermatology PC are here to help with state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to help you get the body you desire. Call us today at 855-793-2668 or click here to make an appointment with a dermatologist today!

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