CoolSculpting is the FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment for fat reduction. After coming on the market in 2009, with over a million treatments later, it works. No doubt about it. This is the quintessential treatment for the American mentality! Why?
CoolSculpting is perfect for stubborn pockets of fat and doesn’t require any behavioral changes in the patient. Keep eating what you want and you don’t necessarily need to work out (get your cake and eat it too)! If that’s not American, I don’t know what is. But this statement does require some clarification.
CoolSculpting isn’t for everyone. It’s not a treatment for weight loss or obesity. It works best for patients that have an active lifestyle and work out, but are still frustrated by love handles or pockets of fat. In other words, most patients don’t have to change their lifestyle because they already have an active lifestyle.
Benefits of CoolSculpting
Coolsculpting can reduce fat by 25% with suction cups connected to a machine that freeze and kill your fat. Subsequently, the fat is excreted through the kidneys and liver. The skin tightens as the fat is destroyed. Even better, the fat doesn’t come back.
That’s because you have a set number of fat cells by the end of adolescence. When you eat too many fatty foods or gain weight, the fat cells you have swell, they don’t multiply. Similarly, when you lose weight, the fat cells shrink but don’t disappear. The only way the fat cells disappear is with CoolSculpting or liposuction. Most importantly, the effects of CoolSculpting last because the fat doesn’t come back.
Liposuction is still a great option, that can remove more fat, but it does require surgery. So you have to decide: no surgery no downtime, less aggressive results: CoolSculpting. Very small incisions with the need for anesthesia and surgery but with more extensive results: liposuction. Either way, you can check pricing from Dr. Kaplan here!