What to Do After Coolsculpting for Best Results?
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How is Coolsculpting performed?
What can I expect for my first visit?
How to speed up coolsculpting results?
What to avoid after coolsculpting?
After deciding to go forward with CoolSculpting, you could be looking for more information on optimizing your results from CoolSculpting, so you make the most of your treatment. If so, we have compiled some questions and answers on what you can expect from this unique treatment and how you can get the most out of CoolSculpting below!
CoolSculpting is typically performed as an outpatient procedure in a sterilized medical spa setting. A CoolSculpting specialist will begin the treatment by applying a gel or gel pad to the treatment area to protect the skin from the cooling panel on the CoolSculpting applicator, a wand-shaped device with vacuum mechanisms that suction the skin and freeze fat cells beneath the skin.
After applying the gel to the treatment area, the CoolSculpting provider sets the CoolSculpting applicator in place. The applicator will begin to suction the skin, which may cause some minor discomfort, such as a slight pinching or pulling sensation. However, once the applicator gets going, the procedure is fairly relaxing. The skin gets suctioned up by the applicator and comes into contact with the cooling panel, which may feel a little cool at first, but the gel protects your skin from any damage.
The cooling panel will freeze the fat cells to a temperature that triggers their natural death and decomposition. Over time, the fat cells will decompose and disintegrate before your lymphatic system carries them to your liver and kidneys to be efficiently eliminated through urination.
At your first visit for CoolSculpting treatment, your CoolSculpting provider will go over the details of what you can expect from CoolSculpting while also answering any questions you have about the treatment. Additionally, they will ask you about what you hope to achieve from CoolSculpting, and the specific areas you would like addressed and will verify that you are a solid candidate for the procedure. After going over what you can expect from CoolSculpting, they will confirm that you would like to proceed with treatment.
The procedure will likely cause some minor discomfort at first as the CoolSculpting device warms up, but the discomfort should only last a couple of minutes. After the slight cooling and pulling, the sensation subsides, most patients find the procedure relaxing enough to pass the time reading a book or magazine, calling a friend, listening to music, or whatever you would like to do.
In total, the procedure will likely take between 30 minutes to one hour to complete, depending on the size of the treatment area and if you are having multiple areas treated. After the treatment is complete, you should be able to return to work or whatever you have planned for the day without complication, as there is generally no downtime required with CoolSculpting!
CoolSculpting does not provide immediate results, as it takes time for your body to metabolize and eliminate the affected fat cells from treatment. The average time patients start to see results is one to three months after treatment.
However, you may be able to speed up your results through such healthy habits as regular exercise, regularly massaging the treatment area, drinking plenty of water, and eating well. Even if such practices do not speed up how fast you see your results, they will undoubtedly enhance their quality.
There is not much you need to worry about avoiding after CoolSculpting, as the procedure is non-surgical, non-invasive, and requires little to no downtime. However, since you may feel some lingering tenderness, avoid wearing tight clothing that restricts inflammation as the area heals. While rest is good if the treatment area needs to heal, it is also best to avoid too much rest, as exercise can help with blood circulation, which can help maximize your results.
Assure Wellness Group proudly provides cool sculpting treatment! If you want more information about our CoolSculpting services or to make an appointment with us, please call us or make an appointment on our website. We serve patients from Chesapeake VA, Chevy Chase MD, Alexandria VA, Portsmouth VA, Norfolk VA, Virginia Beach VA, Suffolk VA, Laurel VA, Atlee Ridge VA, Henrico VA, Poindexters VA, Elmont VA, Kingstowne VA, Groveton VA, Annandale VA, Springfield VA, Hybla Valley VA, Jacksonville NC, Half Moon NC, Piney Green NC, Pumpkin Center NC and Surrounding Areas.
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