The Most Common Questions About Cool Sculpting

5 years ago By MedSpa.One Fat Reduction

Cool Sculpting, or cryolipolysis, is a cosmetic treatment to remove areas of body fat. It works by freezing the fat cells from specific parts of the body.

How many times do you have to do Cool Sculpting?

Some providers recommend two treatments for the stomach area. Each treatment takes between 35 and 60 minutes. Results are permanent, but some people choose to have additional sessions to remove even more fat cells

What areas can be treated with Cool Sculpting?

One of the best features of Cool Sculpting is that it can treat many areas of the body.

The most common Cool Sculpting treatment areas include:

  • Upper or lower abdomen.
  • Anterior or posterior flanks.
  • Bra back (back fat).
  • Arms.
  • Knees.
  • Inner or outer thighs.
  • Chin.
  • Hips.

How fast do you see results from Cool Sculpting?

Once frozen, the cells die. As the body begins to expel the cells naturally, you can begin seeing the results of the procedure. In most cases, you will see a reduction in fat within three weeks. In some cases, the final results won't appear until six months after the treatment.

What can I expect after Cool Sculpting?

Most patients can return to their normal activities immediately after the Cool Sculpting procedure. While some patients may see results as early as 3 weeks after their first treatment, the most dramatic results are usually seen between 1 and 3 months following treatment.

Can I shower after Cool Sculpting?

Please do not go into a steam shower, hot tub/Jacuzzi, or sauna. These can be excessive heat sources to the treated areas and should be avoided in the first 24 hours after the treatment.

Is Cool Sculpting FDA approved?

By late 2010 Cool Sculpting had been introduced as a body-sculpting procedure in Europe, Asia and Canada. By 2011, Zeltiq was approved to market the procedure in 46 countries. ... In 2014, Zeltiq introduced a new model of the Cool Sculpting device obviating the suction cup and was cleared by the FDA for use on thighs.

Ask the expert