Fat Reduction and Fat Freeze with CoolSculpting for Men
Removing stubborn areas of fat is commonly done with needles or knives, but CoolSculpting is a no surgical procedure that eliminates those problem areas and is offered for men. Candidates for CoolSculpting are those that wish to avoid the anesthesia, needles, and incisions which other surgical options include. This medical FDA-cleared breakthrough technology was first created at Harvard University and now developed by ZELTIQ Aesthetics. After your fat freeze reduction treatment, you may resume your normal daily activities immediately. Results from CoolSculpting is identified over a period of two to four months. On average, you’ll see a 25% reduction of fat in the treated area after only one visit.
How Does CoolSculpting Work?
CoolSculpting uses a unique device which utilizes the natural destruction of cells that occurs when exposed to cold temperatures. Freezing temperatures contract the targeted fat cells, which causes apoptosis, eliminating fat cells and freezing the fat. Over three to four months the body will consume the fat through a metabolic process. Surrounding cells, skin, tissue, muscles, and nerves are all left unharmed. CoolSculpting studies have shown its success of 25% fat reduction occurring only after one treatment.
5 Benefits of CoolSculpting for fat reduction treatment
- There are no needles
- No Surgery
- No Downtime
- FDA Cleared
- Safe and Clinically proven
Before CoolSculpting, a consultation will occur with the surgeon to determine which areas of the body fat should be removed from. The entire procedure takes 1 hour. CoolSculpting is pain-free and feels much like an ice pack on your body. No anesthesia or medication is needed. The cold temperature offers a pain reducing quality. Many patients multitask such as reading or working on their computer while the surgeon works.
A gel substance applied to the area being treated to protect the skin. Cooling panels on the device will send freezing temperatures to the underlying fat cells while suctioning the skin. The skin may become slightly pink or reddish caused by the mixture of coldness and pressure only for some time afterward, typically subsiding within a few minutes to a few hours.
Zero Downtime with CoolSculpting
Since CoolSculpting is non-invasive, there is no downtime. After the cool sculpting procedure is completed patients find themselves able to return to work continuing their normal routines immediately after, some patients report a tender feeling in the target area, while others do not. If the area does feel sensitive, it usually goes away after 24 hours. Minor bruising may also occur but will diminish within two weeks. Some side effects, such as numbness, tingling, and bruising are possible but will correct themselves over the course of a few weeks.
CoolSculpting Results for Male Patients
Results for male patients typically take up to 3 weeks to be noticeable. After this time, patients will see a gradual, natural-looking improvement of the treated area. It can take 3 to 4 months for the apoptosis process to fully remove all treated cells. The patient and doctor may agree that additional treatments are necessary to enhance the results, although one treatment can yield satisfaction. Areas can retreat as soon as two months after your treatment. It is important for patients to keep up with their new appearance therefore healthy eating is advised.
Male patients can learn more about the non-surgical CoolSculpting treatment to help freeze fat and naturally eliminate it from your body. Please fill out the contact form or give our office a call.