First Time to Try CoolSculpting? Here’s What You Should Know
Here’s what you should know before trying coolsculpting for the first time. For more information, please feel free to call us.
CoolSculpting is a popular non-invasive treatment for people who want to reduce fat in their bodies. Of all the body contouring methods available in the market, this procedure is well-known for being safe and reliable.
It specifically targets the “pinchable” fat in the body or those subcutaneous fats found between the skin and muscles. This fat type is difficult to eliminate even with diet and exercise, but the great news is that CoolSculpting can help reduce it. It is a treatment that is ideal for areas of the body that cannot be easily shifted, such as the arms, flanks, and love handles.
If you are curious about trying this treatment soon, you can use this article as your first-timer’s guide.
How Does a CoolSculpting Machine Work?
CoolSculpting uses a technology called cryolipolysis, which, in layman’s terms, refers to the freezing of fat. Fat is sensitive to temperature changes, making it easy to eliminate using the machine.
CoolSculpting works by using controlled cooling to freeze your unwanted fat cells. Once frozen, the fat cells will crystallize and get naturally eliminated by the body. Dead fat cells can never be restored, so expect the results to be permanent.
If you see a CoolSculpting Machine for the first time, you will notice that it is quite a huge machine. However, it has applicators in different shapes and sizes that enable it to target small body parts.
You can sculpt your upper arms, inner and outer thighs, abdomen, neck, hips, back, and upper knees. It also works for other pockets of fat, even in the residuals you get after surgery.
What to Expect During the Treatment?
You will be asked to sit on a reclining chair. Then, the CoolSculpting process will begin. You will first feel a little throbbing in the targeted area, but it will not be as painful as you imagine. After some time, that area will become numb. A defrosting process will then take place, which is also the final step to the treatment. During that process, you will feel a tolerable stinging sensation, but only for a few seconds.
The area will feel a bit tender for a few days after your CoolSculpting treatment, but it is not something you cannot tolerate. Mild side-effects include bruising and soreness that will go away after a few days.
How to Prepare
Here are the things to keep in mind before you undergo a CoolSculpting treatment:
- Wear comfortable clothes and underwear. Bring spare clothes, too. During the CoolSculpting treatment, the technician will apply a gel pad to your body, and it can be pretty sticky and wet.
- Do not take aspirin before or after treatment. This medication can increase your chances of getting bruises.
- Drink plenty of water to prepare yourself for the procedure.
CoolSculpting is famous for its effective results with little to no downtime. Patients can immediately jump right back to their usual activities after their scheduled treatment. To get the best results, consider booking multiple treatments in consecutive sessions as recommended by a professional.
If you want to experience CoolSculpting in Virginia Beach, visit us at Assure Wellness Group. For a limited time only, Assure Wellness Group is offering free body shaping consultation and up to 35 percent off your personalized CoolSculpting treatment package. Contact us to know to find out about any available slots.