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Is CoolSculpting Really Safe

No incisions, no downtime, no lengthy appointments, no scarring, no more unwanted fat. Sounds great! But, is CoolSculpting really safe? Is it effective? Here’s what you need to know about this super trendy fat-freezing treatment!

Is CoolSculpting Really Safe? Here’s the Truth

Freezing your skin seems scary, so you may be wondering “is CoolSculpting really safe?” The answer is yes! Many studies have found that cryolipolysis is safe and effective. While there are risks, as with any cosmetic treatment, they are rare.

During the treatment process, you’ll likely feel a tugging sensation on your skin along with intense cold. Afterward, you may feel sore and may experience mild swelling. Rarely do patients experience mild or moderate pain.

The most serious side effect of CoolSculpting is paradoxical fat hyperplasia (PAH). This is when treatment has the opposite effect than what’s intended. Instead of fat cells decreasing, they harden and grow larger. However, research shows that PAH is extremely rare, occurring in less than 1% of cases.

Where Can CoolSculpting Be Used? Can It Treat Love Handles? Bra Fat? Double Chins?

CoolSculpting is FDA-approved for multiple areas of the body, including:

  • Abdomen
  • Flanks
  • Legs
  • Under the butt
  • Upper arms
  • Back
  • Bra line
  • Chest (in males)
  • Chin

Be aware that final results may take a few months to appear, as it takes time for the lymphatic system to completely get rid of the dead fat cells.

Make Stubborn Fat a Problem of the Past With Sensational Body Contouring Treatments Like CoolSculpting!

Even with a low-calorie diet and plenty of exercise, it may still be impossible to get rid of unwanted body fat. But with CoolSculpting from Visage Dermatology and Aesthetic Center, you can freeze it away for good!

Ready to get started? Contact us today at 301-358-3304 to schedule an appointment, and be on your way to a better body in no time!

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