Cool Sculpting is a popular non-surgical body contouring treatment that freezes and eliminates stubborn fat cells in targeted areas of the body. If you are considering CoolSculpting, it’s imperative to understand what the treatment involves. It’s also important to understand who is a suitable candidate, and what kind of results you can expect.
During the procedure, a specialized applicator is placed on the target area(s) of the body where you want to reduce fat. The applicator uses suction to draw in the skin and underlying fat tissue before applying controlled cooling. This crystallizes and destroys unwanted fat cells. Over time, your body steadily processes dead cells through your lymphatic system, resulting in a smoother and increasingly toned appearance. Cool Sculpting is not intended as a weight loss solution. Instead, it is for individuals with small pockets of stubborn fat that do not budge despite diet and exercise efforts. It’s imperative to have realistic expectations about what Cool Sculpting achieves. It isn’t designed to transform your entire physique into something unrecognizable. Good candidates are typically within 20-30 pounds of their ideal weight range with visible bulges or bumps in certain areas.
- Flanks (love handles)
- Upper arms
- Double chin
It’s important to note that Cool Sculpting may not be suitable if you have any medical conditions or take medications that could affect blood clotting or healing, which are diabetes, Raynaud’s disease, or a history of blood clots.
The cool sculpting Miami treatment is comfortable and painless, with most patients experiencing only mild discomfort during the first few minutes as the applicator draws in tissue. At first, they may feel a cold sensation that rapidly dissipates as their body adjusts to the temperature. Each treatment session lasts approximately 35-60 minutes and varies depending on which area(s) you target. While some people see results after just one session, most require multiple treatments spaced several weeks apart for optimal results. It is recommended that you resume your regular activities immediately after your treatment. Some people experience temporary redness, swelling, or bruising in the treated area.