CoolSculpting in Carson City is a revolutionary technology that uses a precisely controlled cooling method called Cryolipolysis which targets, cools and eliminates fat cells. After a CoolSculpting procedure the body continues to break down the treated fat cells, now in a crystallized or frozen state, leading to fat cell death. Over the next two to four months they are naturally flushed from the body.
CoolSculpting procedure is designed to target and destroy 20%-25% of the fat cells in the treated area. Diet, exercise and other procedures may shrink fat cells, leaving an open opportunity to increase the size of those same fat cells from a lifestyle shift. Fat cells freeze at higher temperatures than surrounding tissues. Cool Sculpting technology safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin. Over the course of the following weeks after your treatment, your body processes the fat and eliminates it from the body naturally. While dieting and exercise makes the fat cells smaller, this fat freezing procedure gets rid of them completely, allowing you to enjoy positive and long-lasting results of CoolSculpting!
Am I a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting in Carson City?If you haven't heard of CoolSculpting, it is a noninvasive procedure that uses cooling technology to target and crystallize fat cells. The crystallized fat cells gradually die off, then are naturally diminished from your body. In the weeks and months following the treatment, the remaining fat cells condense, reducing the fat layer. Sounds great, doesn't it?
It was pretty great and as weeks have passed I see my love handles slowly disappearing! So let me walk you through exactly how this went:
Step one: Consultation
Just like any procedure, you must attend a consultation, where the doctor goes over the procedure with you and explains the risks. I met with Dr. Sundin at MBody for my consultation. He looked at my flanks and determined that CoolSculpting was a good option for me to obtain the look I want.
CoolSculpting is not always a good option for everyone. According to the CoolSculpting website, "Unlike weight-loss surgery, the CoolSculpting procedure is not a weight-loss solution for people who are obese. Good candidates for the CoolSculpting procedure have noticeable bulges in certain areas they’d like to get rid of."
Step two: Schedule appointment
I excitedly scheduled my appointment for October 11 to say goodbye to those love handles forever.
Step three: Appointment time
Since this is a noninvasive procedure, you don't have to prep, you just show up ready to kiss your extra fat goodbye. Ps. If you plan on getting your love handles CoolSculpted, I suggest wearing sweatpants or yoga pants to your appointment. Your sides will be numb and it will feel very strange pulling up jeans after the treatment (I made this mistake).
Once inside your personal treatment room, you will be asked to put on very unattractive paper underwear and a hospital gown, this will protect your clothes from getting any goo on them.
Now it's time to get down to the nitty-gritty! Dr. Sundin put giant marks on the areas I was having treated and the nurse began the process.
Step four: Very cold gooey stuff
Before the CoolSculpting machine is attached to your love handles, the nurse sanitizes the area and applies a very cold goo like pad to the area (think ultrasound gel and honey mixed together and put in the freezer).
The machine is then suctioned on to your love handles. This sounds painful, but I swear to you it is not! It just feels like you have a light dumbbell resting on your side. Each side is treated for 30 minutes separately, so the procedure takes about one hour.
After the 30 minutes is up, the machine is removed and the nurse will then massage the area to break up the "fat crystals." When the machine was first taken off of my side, I was in a little pain, but once the nurse massaged the area it felt much better! My sides were numb for about three or so days, but this is totally normal! Some people can feel numbness for a few weeks.
I had my doubts going into the treatment, but those doubts are gone! When I look at myself in the mirror, I see a significant difference in the size of my love handles. I would say they have shrunk about 30 percent and it hasn't even been three months since the treatment.
If you are considering getting CoolSculpting, I would highly suggest it. The treatment is not only good for love handles, but can be used on the thighs, abdomen, bra fat, back fat, and underneath the buttocks.
Am I a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting?
Explaining the Coolsculpting Procedure
Explaining the Coolsculpting Procedure it is a non-invasive process of fat reduction which gives your body the perfect shape by freezing away the extra fat. Coolsculpting aka Zeltiq Treatment, which was originally developed by the researchers of Wellman Centre of Photomedicine, is now a FDA approved treatment for non-invasive fat removal.
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COOLSCULPTING
Coolsculpting is a non-invasive process of fat reduction which gives your body the perfect shape by freezing away the extra fat. Coolsculpting aka Zeltiq Treatment, which was originally developed by the researchers of Wellman Centre of Photomedicine, is now a FDA approved treatment for non-invasive fat removal. A medical expert would help you select the best treatment plan which is most suited to your requirements. After marking your treatment area a protective gel pad would be placed on your skin surface and all the extra fat would be sucked by the Coolsculpting applicator. The fat freezing process helps to crystallize the fat cells which are eventually eliminated by the natural process of your body. However, if you are looking forward to freeze the fat in more than one problem area then you surely need to go for more than one sitting. Our Experienced Professionals would instruct you about the number of treatments you need to go for.
As already mentioned above, the Coolsculpting procedure leads to freezing of the fat cells which slowly expire and leave the body through the natural elimination process. One of the best parts about this treatment is that the Coolsculpting results are permanent. While the fat in the treatment area would be gone for good, there isn’t going to be the slightest change in fat cell distribution of the rest of your body. HOW MUCH FAT WILL I BE ABLE TO LOSE? After one Coolsculpting session you can expect to lose about 20%-30% of the fat in the treated area. The results are noticeable within 2-3 months after the treatment, though some patients have noted visible results within just 3-4 weeks’ time. However, the patients must ensure not to put on weight during the treatment so as to make the process work.
SIDE EFFECTS OF COOLSCULPTING
The side effects are minimal and temporary. Immediately after the treatment the patient might experience redness of the skin, numbness, tingling, craping, swelling, itching, bruising and minor discomfort in the treatment area. This side effects will vanish within just a few days after the treatment. This non-surgical process of fat reduction would allow the patients to resume their normal activities right after the procedure. At True MD you will find highly skilled and experienced Professionals.