What is the best treatment to remove belly fat and love handles? Both treatments get about 80% of thumbs up on this website. The photos of smart lipo show better results, ie. more fat removed. It also seems to me that the coolsculpting in the end will be very expensive because you need 3-4 treatments while from the slim lipo only one. What do doctors that offer both treatments recommend? Thank you!
Slim Lipo vs. Cool Sculpting for Belly Fat and Love Handles?
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Slim Lipo vs. Cool Sculpting
Cool Sculpting is a non-surgical procedure used to remove fat in targeted areas. It requires multiple treatments and has varied results. Some people respond very well to non-invasive fat reduction, while others do not. Visit an experienced plastic surgeon who performs both liposuction and Cool Sculpting to get better recommendations on which is best for you.
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CoolSculpting vs Liposuction
The only way to determine whether or not you could benefit from CoolSculpting or Liposuction is through a consultation. By visiting a plastic surgery practice that offers both CoolSculpting and liposuction, you may be able to get the best possible answer. CoolSculpting is not a replacement for liposuction, but for people with small, isolated areas of fat, CoolSculpting can be a wonderful treatment with great results and no down time.
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Dear Misses T,
Comparing Zeltiq (Cool Sculpting) to Slim Lipo is not quite accurate:
Slim Lipo is based on a laser targeting the fat cells poorly possibly affecting neighboring tissues inducing side effects.
However, the Zeltiq will freeze the fat cells (cryoplipolysis) without affecting other tissues; the fat in the adipocytes (fat cells) will freeze at a controlled temperature inducing cellular apopotisis (programmed cell death) hence a permanent solution.
Personally, I recommend cool sculpting to my patients because of its commendable results without notable side effects. Offering Zeltiq treatments in my office attracts patients significantly for its great results.
Thank you for your inquiry.
Slim lipo versus Coolsculpting
Slim lipo may produce better results than Coolsculpting, but keep in mind that Slim Lipo is invasive with a great recovery period and more downtime. Coolsculpting has no downtime with very minimal discomfort and the results can be fantastic!
SmartLIpo vs. CoolScultping
I have performed a great deal of tumescent liposuction over the years and was very excited when CoolSculpting's technology was developed by Zeltiq. Not all patients who are candidates for liposuction want to undergo surgery. Not all patients who want to have liposuction are considered candidates for surgery as they may have a medical condition or take medications that would prevent us from doing the liposuction. Some paitents have a small bulge and it doesn't warrant the risks of the liposcution procedure.
Patients who are interested in CoolSculpting are told by me in the consultation, that liposuction is more effective in removing the fat and that it may only be one surgery, although some patients do need to have a secondary procedure to improve lumps or depressions. Only after knowing the whole story and alternatives and how many treatments and cost, along with the risks, can a patient wisely choose what is best for them.
Lipo vs. Coolsculpting
Thank you for question.
Which procedure is best really depends on the patient. IF you are OK with having surgery under anesthesia, recovery time, etc.. then liposuction may give you the results you are wanting (more fat removed). IF you would rather not undergo surgery and want NO down time and are willing to be patient (2-4months) to see the results, Coolsculpting would be a great choice.
Speak to your doctor and allow him/her to help you make your decision depending on your goals.
New Options for Belly Fat - CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting is an appealing technology and procedure because it avoids anesthesia and immediate recovery time. It is best used in patients who have good overall core body contour with the exception of fatty excess of the lower abdomen and love handle area. Ideally a patient will be satisfied with a single treatment or possibly two, thus making it cost effective as well. If a patient needs or wants a greater contour change than the anticipated 25% reduction, then the patient is better off considering liposuction. The "best" treatment always is the procedure which is going to give the patient her anticipated change. Consult with a qualified plastic surgeon who has Cool Sculpting and who performs liposuction to fully understand which technique will achieve your desired results.