Advanced CoolSculpting is a fat reduction technique designed to sculpt and contour your body by freezing away stubborn fat cells without surgery. The technology includes the use of controlled cooling (cryolipolysis) to freeze fat cells so they can be naturally flushed from your body to reveal a tauter physique. At Dorner Plastic Surgery in the Dublin and Columbus, OH area under the careful control of our experienced aesthetic team, we employ the use of state-of-the-art CoolSculpting to help you meet your aesthetic goals. Schedule a consultation to learn more about cryolipolysis with CoolSculpting and decide if it is right for you.
Even though this innovative technique has proven successful on men and women of varying ages, those who are most likely to benefit from CoolSculpting:
- Are within 30 pounds of their goal weight
- Experience stubborn areas of fat that do not respond to natural weight loss efforts
- Are not interested in or do not qualify for surgical procedures
- Have realistic expectations for the outcome of their treatment
After your consultation to create your CoolSculpting treatment plan, your procedure will be scheduled. During your appointment, the CoolSculpting applicator and gel pad will be applied to the decided upon area and controlled cooling will begin. The cooling, delivered through the applicator, will begin to target and freeze the fat cells. You will probably feel coolness during your treatment, but this typically does not cause great discomfort. As the applicator uses suction to move the fat cells into the treatment area, you will feel a slight tugging or pinching, but these are normal sensations.
What to Expect
Since the CoolSculpting procedure is nonsurgical, you will be able to return to your normal activities following treatment. Most of the time, you can return to work or school immediately following your appointment. Side effects of the procedure usually include swelling, bruising, stinging, redness, and tenderness of the treatment site. These side effects are temporary and will subside in the hours and days following your procedure. You can expect to see results in as little as three weeks, while you will see the most dramatic and obvious results 1 – 3 months after your CoolSculpting treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does CoolSculpting cost?
The price of CoolSculpting is dependent on the number of treatments needed and the amount of fat being removed. During your consultation, we will discuss your desired outcome to determine the best course of treatment to reach optimal results. We will also talk with you about your expected out-of-pocket costs.
How does CoolSculpting work?
CoolSculpting works by applying a controlled temperature to target fat cells in selected areas for treatment. Essentially, it freezes the fat cells until they die. The cells are then broken down by the body and discharged through natural functions.
Is CoolSculpting safe?
CoolSculpting is a noninvasive, external treatment in which the device is applied only to the skin’s surface. With this treatment, there is no need for a recovery period. You may experience some slight redness and swelling immediately after treatment, but this typically only lasts for about a week.
How many treatment sessions will I need?
The number of treatments necessary to realize your wanted results will be decided during your initial consultation. For some patients, only one treatment is enough, but other patients may need more treatment sessions based on the amount of fat being removed. The total number of treatments is dependent on your aesthetic goals and if there are thicker layers of fat in target areas.
Do the fat cells grow back?
While the destroyed fat cells cannot regenerate, new fat cells can form. Additionally, significant weight gain will greatly affect your results. Thus in order to maintain optimal results, it is crucial to adhere to a healthy diet and exercise routine.
No body is without flaws and we all have things we wish we could change, like stubborn pockets of fat that don't respond to a healthy diet and exercise. Thanks to modern technology, you no longer have to choose between living with the excess fat and undergoing surgical liposuction. Dorner Plastic Surgery is pleased to be able to offer Columbus, OH individuals CoolSculpting treatments to remove areas of stubborn fat without surgery for a smoother, slimmer silhouette. Schedule a CoolSculpting consultation to determine if you are an ideal candidate for CoolSculpting or if another procedure would better fit your needs and expectations.