I'm looking to have my cheek fat reduced but i dont want any invasive procedures, i wondered if cool sculpting by zeltiq could be performed on my cheeks...
Can Cool Sculpting Be Used to Remove Cheek Fat?
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Coolsculpting should not be used on the face.
Coolsculpting is not at this time designed for facial fat. You are probably referring to a procedure called "buccal fat excision." if you have much fat in the lower cheek region. If in fact you have jowling (sagging of the facial fat and skin) then you would benefit from a facelifting type of procedure.
A photos would be most helpful if you want further discussion.
However, Coolsculpting is not used in this region at this time.
No Fat Freezing on Face
Even though the original idea to freeze fat was developed by watching the baby fat of the face disappear while eating a Popsicle, there is no current way to freeze facial fat.
Coolsculpting currently only works for the body
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Coolsculpting is currently on available to treat the body
While CoolSculpting is mostly used to permanently remove body fat from the area below the neck, there is a new applicators that is used to freeze the fat that causes the appearance of a double chin. If you'd like to look into cheek reduction, it would be best to consult a board- certified plastic surgeon to discuss what options are available.
Coolsculpting not recommended for facial fat
Although Coolsculpting is designed to eliminate fat cells its not recommended for facial fat.
Coolscupting Only for The Body
No. CoolSculpting is not ideal for cheek fat. CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure is FDA-cleared and safe to use in the neck area. The best candidates have noticeable bulges under the neck area – the double chin. It is a good alternative to liposuction surgery as this area will not be eliminated with diet and exercise.
Cheek Fat Keeps You Looking Youthful
Coolsculpting cannot be used on cheek fat but will soon be used under the chin
Coolsculpting cannot currently be used for cheek fat but they are currently working on an adaptor for submental fat - the fan under the chin. When this device becomes available there may be other methods to help address these facial areas.
Coolsculpting for cheek
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