Do You Have to Have Zeltiq (Cool Sculpt) Done More Than Once?
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You can do Zeltiq more than once
Zeltiq is reducing on-surgical procedure for reducing fat bulges. Typically I reccomend patients ddoing one area and waiting two months. They can then repeat that same area to get even better treatment results. The first treatment will provide you with 20 to 25 percent reduction in a given area. The second treatment can achieve an additional 20 to 25 percent reduction in that area. That is why some patients will return for a second treatment.
Multiple Zeltiq Cool Sculpt treatments
Cool Sculpting requires one treatment to reduce the fat in a targeted area. Additional treatments for the same area may be done if the patient qualifies. In order to qualify for multiple treatments in the same area, you must have enough pliable fat to effectively draw into the Cool Sculpt device.
CoolSculpting in Raleigh NC
CoolSculpting can provide results after just one session, however, only one side (love handle) can be treated at a time if a physician's office has only one CoolSculpting system. In order to provide elimination of fat as quickly as possible we do offer CoolSculpting Complete. This includes two systems, for twice the fat elimination in a one hour period. Vibrational therapy increases circulation and lymphatic drainage which my help waste, including damaged fat cells be eliminated with the body more efficiently. Finally, al of our patients receive a compression garment to help with skin quality and comfort.
Web reference: http://www.bluewaterspa.com/coolsculpting.html
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CoolSculpting Multiple Treatments
The number of treatments required with CoolSculpting depends largely on the area the patient wants treated, and how significant a reduction they are looking for from their treatment. A patient may opt to have the same area treated more than once if they wish to see more reduction in volume in that area, however we have many patients who have been very happy with only one treatment to their problem area.
Will You Need Zeltiq More Than Once?
Your first CoolSculpting procedure should result in a roughly 25% decrease in fat tissue. Some areas will benefit from a second procedure, to further reduce fat and sculpt the body. Since the results from your Zeltiq treatment will not be evident immediately, it is a good idea to wait a full 8-10 weeks before scheduling a second procedure. CoolSculpting actually damages fat cells by exposing them to an extremely cold temperature. The damaged fat then slowly dissolves and is naturally eliminated from the body over the course of the next 2-4 months. You and your physician may decide a second CoolSculpting procedure would be beneficial, as this can add up to another 25% reduction in fatty tissue.
Typically, you’ll see a noticeable reduction of fat in the treated area after one visit, but you may appreciate even more fat reduction with additional treatments. When you have your CoolSculpting treatment, the affected fat cells will be eliminated. As long as you maintain your weight with your normal diet and exercise, your long-term results should remain stable.
Coolsculpting treatments may needed more than once
Coolsculpting treatments may need to be repeated, but only if your figure requires it. Even after one treatment, very nice results can be seen!
Web reference: http://marylandcosmeticsurgeryinc.com/coolsculpting/
Wait and See
Results become apparent in 6-12 weeks following treatment. After proper wait time, a repeat procedure can be considered.
CoolSculpting can be done every two months for a few treatments
Although one accepted protocol for CoolSculpting is to repeat the treatment at two month intervals, many patients are happy with one month, while others repeat at four or more months, depending on their results. To some extent, the amount of fat reduction needed initially can determine the number of treatments. A thin person might only need one treatment, but someone with a larger amount of fat may need a few treatments because only about 20% of fat is reduced per session and it can take four months to develop the full response.
Web reference: http://www.thenyac.com/zeltiq/index.html
Single treatment shows real results
the impressive thing about coolsculpting is that a single treatment yields real results. ultrasonic studies of treated areas show a reduction of 20% or more in a single treatment. furthermore, the treatment can be safely repeated if desired.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
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