CoolSculpting® came into being through an interesting discovery about human biology. A few years ago, two Harvard doctors noticed that children eating popsicles would form dimples. They came to realize that the low temperatures from the frozen treats froze and eliminated small areas of fat and left surrounding skin tissue intact. This realization led to the development of CoolSculpting®.
How It Works
CoolSculpting® is utilized for localized, smaller areas of fat like the love handles. It involves the use of paddles that are available in various sizes for creating a suction effect on the skin. As the temperature in the treatment area falls, fat cells under the paddles crystallize and are destroyed, leaving surrounding skin tissue undamaged.
The procedure is completely non-surgical. The atmosphere and setting is completely relaxing, and many patients read a book or play on their phone while being treated. During the weeks and months after the procedure, your body’s own healing abilities act to discard dead fat cells left after the treatment. Once these fat cells are destroyed, they are gone forever.
CoolSculpting® can be used to address various areas, including the double chin, abdominal and back fat, bra line fat, buttocks fat, love handles, and inner and outer thighs. Once you know what CoolSculpting® can do, it is also important to know what it cannot do. The treatment is not designed for reducing skin laxity. Instead, it was created to precisely target fat cells and leave surrounding skin tissue intact. It is also not an appropriate treatment for removing cellulite. However, the treatment can be used in conjunction with other treatments to help you achieve your objectives.
Although the treatment is safe and effective, CoolSculpting® is not for everyone. It is meant for those who are seeking to lose stubborn fat that does not respond to changes in diet or exercise. It should not be considered a replacement to healthy lifestyle habits like diet and exercise.
The best candidates for CoolSculpting®:
* Are in good health
* Are close to their ideal body weight
* Have realistic expectations regarding the treatment and results
Say Goodbye to Fat
Body fat is found within small cells that enlarge and shrink as your weight fluctuates during your life. During a CoolSculpting® procedure, these fat cells in the treatment area are destroyed, leading to the release of the fat that they once contained, which will be absorbed by your body over the following weeks.
If you would like to experience for yourself what a CoolSculpting® treatment can do for you, simply set up a consultation at Elite Body Spa in Coral Gables, FL. Contact us today to book your appointment and get started. We look forward to hearing from you!