How Soon After Having Coolsculpting Would I See Measurable Results?
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8 weeks for sure
While some people claim to see results in as soon as 3 weeks, it normally takes eight weeks to see measurable results.
Best results from Coolsculpting take ~3 months
Coolsculpting results take about about 2-4 months. Coolsculpting works by injuring fat cells. The injured fat cells then undergo programmed cell death and are flushed away by the body. This process takes time, but the results are real and measurable.
Typically 2-3 months
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Final Results for CoolSculpting: Wait 3-4 Months
When patients undergo coolsculpting it may take several months to see a result. Most patients are able to see their final results in about 3 to 4 months after the procedure. Following the procedure cells respond slowly to injury and gradually undergo cryolipolysis. This accounts for the delayed clinical response to coolsculpting.
Patient selection also plays a role in the post-operative response to coolsculpting. When patients have small localized fat collections, responses tend to be more noticeable then when patients have large amounts of fat.
It’s important to be patient following coolsculpting. Given adequate time most patients are very happy with the results from this procedure.
How long will it take to see results?
How soon will results be seen after CoolSculpting
Sometimes results can be seen as early as 4 weeks after your procedure, but full results can take up to 12 weeks. The procedure causes fat cell death and it takes your body some time to dispose of those fat cells gradually.
Multiple treatments can also be required in one area to see a more noticeable result. About 20-25% of fat cells are reduced with one treatment normally.
Results after CoolSculpting
The earliest you may start to see results after CoolSculpting would be 3-4 weeks, though it takes a full 3-4 months to see the final result. We always recommend at least 2-3 treatments, 1-2 months apart for best results.
You may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after two months. But your body will still flush out fat cells and continues doing so for up to four to six months after treatment.
How Long to See CoolSculpting Results
CoolSculpting is the greatest advance in fat removal since the advent of tumescent liposuction. I really love the machine and the results that can be achieved. With that said really the only downside is the length of time it takes to see 100% of the results. I don't mind saying that I used the machine on my abdomen and flanks. I didn't notice anything until about 3-4 weeks.
It took about 3 1/2 weeks to see the entire result. Although the initial laboratory results demonstrated 100% reduction by 3 months it seems that, clinically, we are seeing results out to 4 months in some patients. So continue on your diet and exercise program. This is important because weight gain can diminish the result if you gain weight in the area you had CoolSculpted.
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