If you have been thinking about making some changes to your body, you are not alone. Many men and women want to change the contours of their body, turning to different procedures to achieve their ideal looks. CoolSculpting is one of the methods becoming increasingly common as a method of reducing fat. If you have ever been curious about this procedure, keep reading. You may learn that CoolSculpting provides the best opportunity to change your life.

CoolSculpting is a popular cosmetic procedure that can reduce the appearance of fat deposits in the body. The procedure involves freezing the fat cells, which eventually die and are absorbed by the body. CoolSculpting is generally considered to be safe, with minimal side effects. The most common side effect is temporary numbness or tingling in the treated area. Some people may also experience swelling, bruising, or redness. These side effects usually resolve within a few days or weeks. In rare cases, more serious side effects may occur, such as skin damage or nerve damage. For this reason, it is important to consult with a qualified physician before undergoing CoolSculpting.

Know the Effects of CoolSculpting

Some fat is highly resistant to diet and exercise. Many people struggle to treat this fat effectively, so they consider CoolSculpting. The procedure is available to address fat on the thighs, abdomen, and sides.

Due to the way fat freezes, CoolSculpting can target fat without influencing your skin or any other organs in the body. This makes CoolSculpting a safe method for eliminating unwanted fat. It also has a high success rate for reducing fat, though realistic expectations are crucial. The procedure will not remove all traces of fat.

Know the Benefits of CoolSculpting

One of the best things about the CoolSculpting procedure is the fact that it requires no downtime. You can return to work, school, or running the home with no time spent recovering in bed or on the couch.

Patients also love the fact that CoolSculpting makes the fat leave for good. The fat that is frozen does not return once it is eliminated. Keep in mind that your doctor will advise that you maintain a good diet and exercise program to ensure that new fat does not come back.

Know the CoolSculpting Procedure

First, you will come in for a consultation with your doctor. The doctor will discuss realistic expectations and steps to prepare for CoolSculpting. The doctor will also ask for your desired goals and come up with a treatment plan.

The procedure involves cooling the fat cells directly under the skin. Because fat freezes at higher temperatures than other tissues, doctors can pinpoint these areas so that fat cells die. As the cells die, the body processes the fat and eliminates the cells from the body.

Keep in mind that your doctor may ask you to return for additional procedures to achieve your desired look. Depending on the location of the fat and the amount you want to be removed, you may have to come in for multiple treatments.

Many people wonder if CoolSculpting hurts. The procedure itself may feel uncomfortable at first because the cold can chill your body quite a bit. Some people also report cramping and slight aching during the procedure.

Know the CoolSculpting Recovery Process

Because CoolSculpting is not a surgical procedure, you can recover quickly and return to your daily routine. You can literally leave the office and go right back to work in many cases. If you still have questions about recovery, be sure to speak with your doctor first.

Some side effects of CoolSculpting may occur. Those include swelling, redness, tingling, bruising, itching, cramping, and other sensitivities. If the side effects make you severely uncomfortable, seek assistance from your medical professional.

Additionally, doctors recommend that their patients live an active life so that they can keep the fat off after the procedure. Living a sedentary life and eating a surplus of fats and sugars can make it easy to put on additional weight.

Choose a Doctor You Trust

Although CoolSculpting may not technically be a surgery, you certainly want to choose a doctor you can rely on. Your doctor should be able to give you realistic expectations for the procedure and provide you with answers to your questions.

The Lett Center provides CoolSculpting in addition to other services. Are you ready to see a change in your life? Call our office today to discuss your options for changing the way you look and feel.