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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While there is not an applicator to remove cheek fat, CoolSculpting can help remove any unwanted fat on your chin, all the way down to your buttocks.
Coolsculpting for facial fat
Coolsculpting is not designed for fat reduction on the cheeks nor is it possible. The only area of the face that can be treated with Coolsculpting is the submental fat or double chin. I do not believe there is a noninvasive way to achieve cheek fat reduction. Thank you for the question.
Dr, Paul Flashner
Micro lipo or buccal fat removal is your only option
Hello and thanks for your question.
It is not for the face only double chin. Micro lipo or buccal fat removal is your only option. Belkyra or similar is also not recommended here at time of writing unless it is the jowl region.
Wishing you all the best,
Dr Murray from Absolute Cosmetic Medicine
CoolSculpting for cheek fat
No, coolsculpting is not used for removal of cheek or facial fat. There aren't any applicators small enough for the face nor are the studies for safety in this area established.
Coolsculpting is currently only available for treatment of the body.
Coolsculpting is currently only available for treatment of the body. There are no safe applicators available for facial treatments as of yet. 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. There may be some minimally invasive procedures available to help you achieve your aesthetic goals.
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.
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