CoolSculpting in Pasadena
Coolsculpting is the world’s number one non-invasive fat-reduction procedure. This FDA-cleared technology freezes and destroys fat cells without harming the surrounding tissues. When diet and exercise fail to produce ideal results, this procedure can effectively slim the most common problem spots, including the thighs, abdomen, arms, and even the chin to minimize the appearance of excess submental fat.
CoolSculpting in Pasadena at Comprehensive Dermatology Center requires absolutely no surgery, no needles, and no downtime. With more than three million CoolSculpting treatments performed worldwide, people everywhere are achieving their ideal look with this innovative procedure. Discover how CoolSculpting can help you attain a trim, toned body.
What Is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is the only FDA-cleared, non-surgical fat-reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat. The results are proven, noticeable, and lasting; you’ll look great from every angle. With no surgery or downtime required, you can quickly get back to your busy schedule while looking your best.
CoolSculpting can safely reduce stubborn fat deposits from the following areas:
- Flanks/sides (muffin top/love handles)
- Inner and outer thighs
- Jawline and double chin area
- Upper arms
Is CoolSculpting in Pasadena Right for You?
CoolSculpting is completely non-invasive, making it a great option for most healthy people who want to eliminate stubborn fat. Ideal candidates for this procedure include men and women who are at a stable weight (or within 10-15 pounds of their target weight), but who still struggle with fat deposits on areas such as the abdomen, double chin, thighs, and arms.
While this is not a weight-loss procedure, it is a safe and effective method of permanently reducing fat. CoolSculpting is the perfect option for slimming out your silhouette, getting rid of stubborn fat bulges, and helping your clothes fit better.
How Does CoolSculpting Work?
The CoolSculpting procedure uses controlled cooling to gently and effectively target fat cells underneath the skin. During your treatment, a gel pad and applicator will be applied to the desired area. The applicator precisely delivers cooling to the targeted fat. The treated fat cells are then frozen and destroyed without harming your tissue.
Over time, your body naturally processes the destroyed fat cells and eliminates them, resulting in a more sculpted shape. Throughout the procedure, most patients choose to read, check their email, catch up on work, or even take a nap. You may feel some deep pulling, tugging, pinching, numbness or mild discomfort during treatment, but most people do not experience pain during CoolSculpting.
Take the Next Step by Scheduling a Consultation
If you’re considering CoolSculpting, take the next step by scheduling a personal consultation with our cosmetic consultant, Mary Lou. She’ll work with you on the best treatment plan tailored to your needs. It may take as little as one office visit to achieve your goals. With different applicators to choose from, we can design a treatment plan to give you the best results.
For some people, a customized treatment plan may include more than one treatment session. For example, you may want to freeze away fat from your thighs and get rid of love handles or a double chin. Our dermatology center is equipped with two CoolSculpting systems – referred to as “DualSculpting” – allowing us to treat two different body areas at the same time.
FAQs About CoolSculpting
What to Expect After the Procedure
The CoolSculpting procedure is completely non-surgical, which makes returning to your regular activities afterward an easy process. Some patients even return to work right after their treatment is over.
After the procedure, typical side effects include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging and mild discomfort. Many patients do experience redness in the treated areas for up to a few hours after the applicator is removed. In rare cases, this redness may persist for up to two weeks, but it will completely resolve on its own. All other symptoms also resolve on their own.
When Will I See Full Results?
Some patients see results as early as three weeks after their first treatment, but the most dramatic results are usually seen between 1 and three months following treatment. When paired with a healthy lifestyle, you can expect your results to be permanent, if you don’t gain weight in the treated areas.
How Long Does the Procedure Take to Complete?
Each treatment session typically takes between 30 to 60 minutes to complete.
How Many Sessions Will I Need?
This all depends on the amount of fat you have and your ultimate cosmetic goals. Many patients see ideal results after just a single treatment. Most people have between 1-3 treatments before attaining their ideal results.
How Much Fat is Removed After a Treatment?
You can expect a gradual reduction of about 20-25% of fat from the treated areas.
Contact us to schedule your complimentary consultation with our cosmetic consultant, Mary Lou.
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