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CoolSculpting Or Cryolipolysis—What Is It And What Can It Do For You?

CoolSculpting Or Cryolipolysis

CoolSculpting, also known within the medical community as Cryolipolysis, is a non-surgical, non-invasive body contouring procedure which can eliminate unwanted pockets of fat through the freezing of fat cells.

Developed at Harvard University, the inventors of CoolSculpting examined children eating popsicles—they discovered that the children who ate popsicles had dimples in their cheeks. R. Rox Anderson, MD, and Dieter Manstein, MD, soon realized that these popsicles were helping to eliminate the small fat cell pockets in the cheeks of these children.
Cryolipolysis was developed based on the idea that a medical professional can target and eliminate specific fat cells without damage to the surrounding tissue or skin. The proven science of Cryolipolysis is what led to CoolSculpting becoming a publicly available, FDA-approved procedure. A CoolSculpting company will find and freeze stubborn fat in a targeted area of the body. After the procedure, the fat cells will crystallize and be consumed by the body—the body naturally eliminates the dead cells, resulting in a more aesthetically pleasing, sculpted body.

International Success

Outside North America, CoolSculpting has become a popular choice that has spread to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. In 2015, the prevalence CoolSculpting had reached 76% in North America, and on an international scale, it had reached 24%, Most people want to look and feel good in their clothes, and this is one of the methods that can help them.

There is an ever-expanding demographic that includes both the men and women who are looking for non-surgical procedures to will help them to not only look but feel at their best. To give an example, around 29 million individuals within the United States alone have expressed a desire for body contouring in a non-invasive fashion. In Calgary and other areas of Canada there is a growing recognition of these procedures, with CoolSculpting being one of the most prominent.

Results With No Downtime

Most people would welcome results without having to recover from downtime. CoolSculpting can offer patients next to no downtime—the recovery period is practically non-existent. Much of these benefits are the result of the continued development of the technology. For example, when the developers created a new applicator cup shape, it led to an almost 45% increase in the comfort of patients who underwent the treatment.

Even before these advances and improvements, this treatment’s pain level was already considered tolerable by most patients before. The treatment is relatively painless even in smaller targeted areas thanks to an applicator called the CoolMini. This applicator is designed for treating the smaller fat pockets such as the “double” chin area.

While it is still a relatively new treatment, the innovation of a new and non-invasive body contouring alternative to surgery is growing in popularity rapidly. There are thousands of people who undergo liposuction surgery each year to remove fat—perhaps unnecessarily. What makes CoolSculpting such a unique option is how people can remove the fat after just one to four treatments in typical cases/ Some people who have had a CoolSculpting treatment have compared it to feeling like a thin sheet of ice being placed over the skin.