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What Is Cryolipolysis? 3 FAQs about CoolSculpting in Charlotte

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What Is Cryolipolysis? 3 FAQs about CoolSculpting in Charlotte

Sarah Yousuff

CoolSculpting is swiftly becoming one of the world’s most popular cosmetic procedures. CoolSculpting is a first-of-its-kind, non-invasive method of reducing fat is targeted areas of the body.

The procedure offers a myriad of advantages compared to traditional liposuction – namely, there are no incisions, so patients do not have to cover up unsightly scars. The results tend to look more natural, and there is no risk of suture-site infections. Also, most patients can continue their daily tasks immediately after CoolSculpting.

If you have questions about CoolSculpting in Charlotte, turn to Evolve Medical Associates. A CoolSculpting practitioner will evaluate your health and cosmetic goals to determine if you are a good candidate.

Our staff will explain what you can expect before, during, and after the procedure. Call 704-935-5745 today to arrange an appointment.

Here are the answers to three frequently asked questions about CoolSculpting:

  1. What Is Cryolipolysis?

Cryolipolysis is the process of using cold temperatures to kill fat cells in targeted areas of the body. It is on the basis of this scientific process that CoolSculpting works. Cryolipolysis only affects subcutaneous fatty tissue; it does not harm skin or muscle tissue.

According to CoolSculpting reviews on Real Self, after a single CoolSculpting session, 20 percent to 25 percent of the fat cells in the targeted area will die. Over the next two to six months, those cells will be naturally expelled from your body.

  1. Is There a Risk of Adverse Side Effects?

As previously mentioned, CoolSculpting does not require incisions, and the process does not affect skin or muscle tissue. The procedure received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2010 for safety and effectiveness, and there has not been a single report of a serious, adverse side effect caused by CoolSculpting. You may experience some mild bruising and redness immediately after treatment, but these will dissipate over the following hours and days.

  1. Who Makes a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting has become a popular fat-reduction procedure for both men and women. Most patients who are of good overall health may benefit from the procedure.

It is important that you have a clear understanding of what CoolSculpting can and cannot accomplish. It typically removes 20 percent to 25 percent of fat in the targeted area, and if you would like to remove more fat, you might benefit from subsequent treatments. CoolSculpting is not a solution for obesity, and if you would like to remove a substantial amount of fat, liposuction may be a better option.

During your initial consultation, your practitioner will ask you a series of questions to determine if you are a good candidate. You should not undergo CoolSculpting if you suffer from paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria or cryoglobulinemia.

If you would like to experience the benefits of CoolSculpting in Charlotte, turn to Evolve Medical Associates. In addition to body contouring, our facility offers skincare services and spa treatments. We personalize every procedure to ensure the results look natural. Schedule an appointment today by calling 704-935-5745.

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