Fats are one of many natural components found in our bodies. Although they are associated with unwanted weight gain, they are nonetheless essential because they aid some of our important biological functions, such as the absorption of some vitamins and the storage of energy. While fats also help our skin stay radiant and healthy-looking, excess amounts of it can cause pockets of fats to be formed in unwanted places, such as on our buttocks, hips, thighs and tummy. Although these pockets of fats are difficult to get rid of regardless of how much we diet or exercise, non-invasive and non-surgical treatments such as CoolSculpting are available to help diminish these fat cells permanently.
What is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is the name given to a non-invasive and non-surgical fat reduction procedure that removes fat cells from unwanted areas of your body permanently by freezing them. While CoolSculpting is not painful, a cold and pulling sensation over the treatment area can be expected during the treatment session. Each session lasts between 30-60 minutes, depending on factors such as the size of the treatment area and the complexity of the beauty goal.
Unlike more risky and invasive surgeries, there are no needles, down time, or pain involved with these treatments. Instead, fat freezing treatments gently and effectively target fat cells underneath your skin in a controlled fashion to freeze the fat cells. These cells will die after being frozen in a controlled manner, leaving your body to eliminate them naturally, and resulting in a body that is greatly contoured even after only 1 session.
Is CoolSculpting suitable for me?
CoolSculpting is suitable for healthy individuals looking to get rid of stubborn fat from various parts of their body, typically on their thighs, lower back, arms, and tummy. CoolSculpting can also be used to get rid of their double chin by removing the excess fats from that part of the face safely and effectively. All individuals should talk to a certified doctor before proceeding with any CoolSculpting treatment to ensure that it is safe for their individual health circumstance. It is also important to note that CoolSculpting is not a solution for obesity. Rather, it is designed to be effective against small pockets of stubborn fats in healthy individuals that cannot be removed by intensive exercise or dieting.
Are there any side effects of CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is a safe, FDA-approved treatment option that poses a very low amount of risk. Its safety and efficacy have been verified by multiple peer-reviewed publications. However, as with all cosmetic treatments, there is nonetheless a very small number of patients who experience side effects. Some patients feel sensations of pain, stinging, or aching over the treatment area. These last for not more than two weeks and tend to resolve by themselves without any additional treatment. Others might also redness, swelling, bruising, and skin sensitivity over the treatment area. CoolSculpting might also cause a more fats to appear over the treatment area. However, this is a very rare side-effect and even if it occurs, it can still be remedied with other fat removing treatments such as liposuction. That said, it is important that you consult with your doctor if you are unsure about your post-treatment recovery process to ensure your safety and the efficacy of the CoolSculpting treatment.
How many CoolSculpting treatments do I need for visible results?
Visible results should appear 2 to 3 months after the CoolSculpting treatment. The number of treatments needed depends on the severity of the fat build up on the treatment area and the size of the treatment area. As such, a few treatment sessions might be necessary to achieve optimal results.
How long do the results of CoolSculpting last?
The results of your CoolSculpting treatment are permanent because the fat cells have been killed off and eliminated from the body through its own biological process. However, if you gain weight after the completion of the treatment, new fat cells produced by the body might reappear in the treatment area.
How much does CoolSculpting cost in Singapore?
The cost of CoolSculpting treatments depend on many factors, such as the reputation of the clinic and the experience of the doctor. As a general guideline, you should expect to pay $700 per treatment session. Some clinics also have packages that reduce the cost of an individual treatment if you purchase more than one treatment. However, you should always consult your doctor to ascertain how many treatment sessions are required for you to achieve your beauty goals before proceeding with any treatment.
For those wanting to remove their stubborn and excess fats permanently, CoolSculpting is hard to beat. It is a safe, effective, and affordable that is painless. Its non-invasive and non-surgical nature also means that downtime is kept to a minimum, so you can resume your normal daily activities very shortly after completing the treatment, making this treatment an excellent option for busy individuals who do not have much time to spare.