patients with saddlebags, coolsculpting results are excellent and patients
report high levels of satisfaction. Your pictures suggest that you would be a
good candidate for coolsculpting of your saddlebags. Unfortunately, without
performing a physical examination, it’s not possible to know with certainty
what’s best for you.
there are several potential problems when coolsculpting is performed on
saddlebags. Excess fat in the inner and outer thighs can be difficult to treat
because it’s often associated with loose skin. Loose skin can be made worse
when subcutaneous fat is removed with coolsculpting. Under these circumstances,
coolsculpting not only removes excess fat, but can accentuate loose saggy thigh
skin as well.
addition, it can be difficult to apply the applicator to the thighs in some
cases. There just isn’t enough skin to roll into the applicator head and as a
result the device doesn’t function properly. This can adversely impact the
result and lead to treatment failure.
of these issues, patient selection is extremely important. When patients have
loose skin, results are less than optimal because of skin sag and other types
of treatment should be considered. When the skin is tight, the applicator may
important to discuss these issues with your plastic surgeon. Your surgeon
should be able to help you choose the procedure that’s best for you. In most
patients with saddle bags, coolsculpting is an excellent option.