Coolsculting Body Fat Reduction
Fat resides all throughout the body, but do you find that you just can’t seem to get rid of the unwanted fat? Are you near Avane` Medical Spa, located in Nairobi? Well, those pesky fat cells don’t stand a chance against our CoolSculpting procedure!
What is CoolSculpting and how does it work?
CoolSculpting is a procedure that is known for freezing fat away. The treatment is noninvasive and painless. The area of concern is sucked into a vacuum chamber of the CoolSculpting machine and exposed to very cold temperatures (at about 4 degrees Celsius) Fat cells cannot survive in cold temperatures. The results are not visible immediately after the procedure is performed since the body takes time to eliminate the dead fat cells.
How is the procedure performed and how long will my results last?
The entire procedure would begin with a consultation to figure out if you would be a good candidate by discussing your eating and exercise habits. Then, the specialist would discuss your problem area and possible solutions to treat it. After the discussion and an appointment is scheduled, the area for treatment will be marked so the CoolSculpting machine is accurately placed. A thin gel pack will be placed on the treatment area to protect the skin that is on the problem area. The treatment time of the area will vary due to the different areas of concern, lasting up to 3 hours at most for a specific area. After the procedure, there is no downtime for recuperation, leaving you able-bodied to return to your normal routine. Results may begin to be visible after about 3 weeks, and the full results may be seen after about 3 months. If you maintain your healthy lifestyle, the results may last a lifetime. After the age of about 18, the body stops producing the natural fat cells, different from the fat cells that are gained from an unhealthy lifestyle.
Am I a good candidate for CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting can be performed among a wide variety of ages and gender. If you are worried that you aren’t a good candidate for the procedure because you’ve never had a cosmetic treatment, then there is no need to worry because you may still be a candidate! Those who have an overall healthy lifestyle and within 13.6 kg of their goal weight are the best candidates. If you think that you may qualify for the CoolSculpting procedure.
What should I tell my doctor/specialist, and what should I avoid before the procedure?
To avoid bruising, try to avoid certain medications (such as ibuprofen, aspirin, and Aleve), vitamin E, fish oil, gingko, and alcohol since these can all thin your blood. Be aware that the closer you are to the goal weight, the better your results will be. Other than that, there are no activities or habits needed to prep for the treatment.
What are the side effects of CoolSculpting?
During the treatment, you may experience some side effects as a result of the vacuum effect or the temperature that the treatment area is exposed to. Some of the effects include tingling, pulling/tugging, intense cold, pinching, and cramping. After the area is exposed to the treatment for some time, the effects subside after the area becomes numb. After receiving the CoolSculpting procedure, you may experience some side effects. Some of them include tenderness, bruising, aches, and sensitivity. The side effects are temporary, and they tend to diminish anywhere between a couple days to weeks after the procedure.
Call Avané Cosmetic Dermatology Clinic and Medical Spa to schedule your consultation to find out if CoolSculpting is right for you!
*DISCLAIMER* Results will vary and cannot be guaranteed