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Do you lead a healthy lifestyle, but cannot seem to get rid of fat from a few areas of your body? You are not alone. If you are experiencing this frustration, you may have already considered undergoing surgery to get rid of this stubborn fat.
Fortunately, there are easier ways to shape your ideal body. At Plastic and Cosmetic Center of South Texas, we want to help our patients achieve the figures they have always wanted, without the need for painful, invasive surgery. That is why we offer Coolsculpting®.
What is Coolsculpting®?
Coolsculpting® is an innovative, non-invasive, and non-surgical method of reducing fat through the controlled cooling of fat cells. It is the only FDA approved fat reduction treatment that reduces fat cells through controlled cooling. Coolsculpting® involves absolutely no downtime and leaves 92% of patients extremely satisfied with its results.
How Does Coolsculpting® Work?
Coolsculpting® destroys fat cells through precise, targeted cooling. This controlled cooling is safe and successful because fat cells freeze at higher temperatures than other types of tissue. This difference in freezing temperature allows us to target and freeze your fat cells while leaving the surrounding tissues unharmed.
These fat cells die once they become fully crystallized. Over time, your body will process and naturally dispose of these dead fat cells, slimming the target area.
What Should I Expect from Treatment?
Coolsculpting® is not popular just because it is so effective — it is also one of the easiest, most painless ways to get rid of unwanted body fat. This treatment is non-surgical, non-invasive, and painless.
Treatment begins as soon as we position our specialized cooling device on the area of your body being treated. Each Coolsculpting® session typically takes an hour. During this time, you can sit back and relax as your body fat is frozen away. The procedure is so casual that you can spend this time reading, checking e-mails, or even taking a nap.
Because this treatment is entirely non-invasive, you can return to your normal day-to-day activities as soon as it is over.
Major side effects are extremely rare. Some patients experience swelling, tingling, or slight bruising following treatment, but these side effects typically fade soon after treatment.
What Areas can Coolsculpting® Treat?
Coolsculpting® can reduce fat from nearly every area of your body, including the:
- Inner and outer thighs
- Love handles
- Chest (Men)
If you would like to target more than one area during your Coolsculpting® treatment, be sure to discuss this with one of our medical team members before treatment.
How Soon Will I See Results?
Since it takes time for the fat cells destroyed by Coolsculpting® to be removed from your body, it may take up to three weeks until you see the results of your treatment. As time passes, the treated area will become slimmer.
Am I a Good Candidate?
During your consultation, one of our trained doctors will take into account your medical history, aesthetic goals, and lifestyle to evaluate if this procedure is right for you. It is important to keep in mind that Coolsculpting® is not an alternative to a healthy lifestyle, and it is not an extreme weight-loss solution. This treatment simply helps shape and tighten areas of your body that are resistant to diet and exercise.
Ideal candidates have realistic aesthetic goals for the treatment, are already at or near their ideal body weight, and are not sensitive to cold temperatures.
If you think Coolsculpting® can help you reach your ideal body, contact Plastic and Cosmetic Center of South Texas today to schedule a consultation.