If you want to shed that excess body fat from any particular area of the body, try out coolsculpting. This process is also known as cryolipolysis, which involves freezing fat cells of the specific part of the body. This process is widely embraced by plastic surgeons and various other aestheticians worldwide. This treatment is performed on the area where elimination of fat gets tough with normal exercising or dieting.
The process of coolsculpting is non-invasive in nature. That signifies no cuts or surgery is involved, therefore, if you compare this treatment with that of liposuction, this is indeed way safer and has no such significant risk to mention. Though, one should get an extensive idea about potential side effects associated with this.
Leaving aside a minor tugging sensation, patients do not feel much while undergoing through coolsculpting body contouring session. Another advantageous aspect is, it does not need lot of time to heal making go back to your normal day to day activities possible almost instantly post the treatment.
The side effects of this process are minor ones and that too only in the treatment area. Those also fade in a matter of few days or maximum within couple of weeks. Do not panic if you feel numbness in the area of the treatment for some time as this is a normal thing.
Coolsculpting may result few of the most common side effects which are enlisted below:
- pinching sensation
- minor swelling
- skin sensitivity
- muscle cramping
- mild to moderate pain
These side effects may persist for few weeks after the treatment is done.
Coolsculpting does not involve any surgical method nor is a needle required to perform this procedure. With the help of two paddles the body part is being hold by the device. With the fast cooling of the paddles, it is left in place for around half an hour to an hour at a stretch. During the period, almost 20% to 25% of the targeted fat cells get destroyed. The actual outcome of the process gets visible only after few months. Though in a matter of few weeks some basic differences can be easily figured out.
Who can opt for Cryolipolysis or Coolsculpting
Never believe that by going through this treatment you will be successful in losing weight. This is not done to reduce overall body weight. This treatment is done only when you are unable to reduce weight from a particular body part. Coolsculpting is not advisable for patients who are suffering from the following ailments:
- Poor skin tone
- Loose skin
- Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria ( An anemia type in which red blood cells of the body gets destroyed due to cold weather)
- Cold urticarial( A skin disease which results to hive during cold weather)
- Cryoglobulinemia (when blood starts thickening due to the presence of abnormal protein in lesser temperature)
Body parts in which Coolsculpting is done commonly:
- Upper arm
- Under the butt
- Back and sides
- Along the bra line
- Under the chin and jawline
Always remember that you need to select a highly experienced medical professional who has more than adequate exposure in coolscultping. With that you can avoid the complications or side effects associated with the process to a massive extent.
Do a research on the background of the doctor and check on the online reviews of the patients who have already gone through the treatment with him. You should ask him about all the possible doubts and queries you might have in mind before taking the final decision. So a skillful qualified doctor should be your choice to carry out the process smoothly and in the most non risky way.