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Coolsculpting is a noninvasive procedure that eliminates fat cells by a freezing process that induces programmed cell death. The decision of now or later is strictly yours. However, undergoing Coolsculting now may galvanize you to continue on your course of postpartum weight loss.
Many patients gain more than 50 pounds with their pregnancy. There are two schools of thought when it comes to CoolSculpting. Some doctors feel that having the procedure even when you have more weight to lose will "jump start" your diet. Other doctors feel that you should be closer to your ideal body weight before having the procedure. I believe that both schools of thought are correct so it is really a matter of personal preference. Would you be happier doing the procedure now or later? Please let me know what you decide and the results of your procedure.
Thank you for you question. If you are in fact within 10-15% of your ideal body weight, It is important to continue with your dieting and exercise regimen.This will assure that when you undergo the Cool Sculpting procedure you will see the maximum results. If you unable to get close to your ideal weight based on BMI you may be a candidate for laser assisted liposuction. Be sure to consult a board certified physician and discuss a range of treatment options before commitment to any single treatment method.
Your current BMI is 28.1. Ideally your BMI should be less than 20 for a non-invasive fat removal procedure such as Coolsculpting. This is because with a BMI above 20 you may not be able to readily see the results. Additionally, I encourage you to investigate Liposonix which is a great alternative to Coolsculpting. If you are unable to reach this goal, you may be a candidate for laser assisted microcannular liposuction such as SmartLipo or SlimLipo.
This is a great question. In my opinion, if you are not within 10-15% of your ideal body weight then you should continue with your diet and exercise to lose the remaining weight. Once you are closer to your ideal body weight then CoolSculpting can be done to get rid of the stubborn bulges of fat that have not gone away with diet or exercise. Remember, CoolSculpting is not a weight loss procedure, it is more of a body contouring treatment. Good luck to you!