Cool sculpting-potential long term side effects?
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No Long Term Side Effects For CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting is a very effective way of permanently eliminating fat cells from your body. After being frozen, the fat cells undergo apoptosis, a slow shrinkage and dying of the cells over a two week period. The fat cell, composed of triglycerides and enzymes, is degraded by the body’s immune system and its components are processed through the lymph system and excreted through urine. There is no change in cholesterol levels during this process. Dead fat cells will not return, which means that barring a further weight gain, your results are permanent.
CoolSculpting is a safe, noninvasive means of ridding yourself of excess, stubborn fat that does not respond to diet and exercise. Side effects are minimal and transient and may include slight pain, coolness, redness, bruising and swelling. These generally resolve in days. There are no known long-term side effects. Please consult with a board-certified dermatologist to determine if you are a candidate for CoolSculpting.
Coolsculpting is an excellent form of non-invasive fat reduction for the right patient. Some applicators take 1 or 2 hours but the new advantage applicators take only 35 minutes and have significantly less risk for delayed onset pain (especially in the abdomen). Results are seen at 2 months and typically 1-3 treatments will be necessary on each area to achieve ideal results. The number of treatments depends on the amount of fat there and the patient's goals. There is not downtime and the results can be impressive in the right patient. We also use the Zimmer Z-wave for improved patient comfort and added results. The best candidates are those who are in pretty good shape with areas of stubborn fat that won't go away no matter what. It is a very safe procedure. immediate adverse reactions are rare but could include bruising and swelling. Every treatment, 20 to 25% subcutaneous fat is reduced in the area the treatment was performed on.
Coolsculpting Long Term effects
Coolsculpting is an excellent treatment in properly selected patients. I would recommend meeting with a board certified plastic surgeon.
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Coolsculpting Side Effects
Coolsculpting is a fabulous non-invasive fat reducing procedure. There are no long-term side effects from this procedure. The procedure is FDA approved and we have been doing it with great success for four years. Please find a board certified dermatologist who has experience with cool sculpting for the best results.
Side Effects with CoolSculpting
CoolSculting is able to target the fat specifically without damaging surrounding tissue. CoolSculpting is FDA cleared for fat reduction. There are no know long term side effects with CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting side effects
What happens to fat cells after CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting produces a natural death cycle of fat cells which are naturally removed from the body
Coolsculpting and long term effects
permanently losing fat cells is the prime reason for undergoing Coolsculpting procedures. As opposed to liposuction, where the fat cells are physically removed, coolsculpting leaves no remnant signs of a person's previously existing fat cells will be seen.
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