An introduction to CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting on Harley Street: Most of us aim to maintain a healthy-looking, slim physique and sometimes it’s not as easy as going to the gym regularly and watching our calorie intake.

As we get older, our metabolism begins to slow down, which makes the battle against the bulge an uphill struggle. This is when we can start to see those stubborn pockets of fat in nuisance areas such as the tummy, flanks, inner and outer thighs and the buttocks. We might even start to see fat appearing under the chin, making our face look older than our years. Men might experience the appearance of excess fat on the chest, giving the appearance of ‘man boobs’.

So what can we do to rid ourselves of unwanted areas of subcutaneous fatty tissue that diet and exercise won’t budge?

At CosmeSurge on Harley Street, the heart of the cosmetic surgery district of London, we offer CoolSculpting®, a revolutionary, effective, non-surgical and FDA-approved fat-freezing procedure. It’s a pain-free, device-led treatment which can literally freeze unwanted, pinchable fat in as little as one session!

How does CoolSculpting® work?

CoolSculpting® uses a patented technology called cryolipolysis to permanently remove stubborn areas of fat.

It works by placing an area of fat into two panels that cool it to a freezing temperature. The frozen fat cells are then removed naturally by the body through the liver in the weeks that follow the treatment. Full results of fat freezing can be seen within 3 months.

The FDA-approved CoolSculpting® technology offers controlled cooling which is targeted to the fat cells. It will not damage or harm surrounding skin or other tissues.

The treatment takes between per area (known as a cycle) and you may see results immediately. However, for many patients, a second appointment may be required for optimal results. CoolSculpting® removes around 25% of the unwanted fat cells per treatment. As long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle, results are permanent.

CoolSculpting is able to treat areas of the face and the body and both men and women can benefit from this treatment. Those who have areas of pinchable fat will benefit from this treatment. However, it will not be effective on visceral fat and is may not be recommended for those who are over 30 pounds of their ideal weight. Those who are outside of this parameter should seek medical help for a calorie-controlled diet. Once a patient reaches this stage with a healthy diet and exercise regime, they can use CoolSculpting® as a step to achieve a slimmer, more svelte physique.

Does it hurt?

CoolSculpting® is not painful. However, you may have areas that feel a little slightly tender for up to a week after this treatment. At CosmeSurge, we will always advise you on the aftercare you should follow and monitor your progress in between treatments.

There is no downtime following a CoolSculpting® treatment as it is a non-invasive procedure. You can return to your daily activities straight away and no one will know you have had anything done. As CoolSculpting® is a non-surgical procedure requiring no anaesthetic or overnight hospital stay, this can be classed as a ‘walk-in, walk-out’ treatment.

CoolSculpting on Harley Street at CosmeSurge

Prior to any treatment here at CosmeSurge, we will arrange a no-obligation consultation and examination, to ensure that you are fit and well for treatment, as well as suitable to receive the procedure. We will discuss the treatment plan set out for you, expected results and the costs, so you have a clear idea about what to expect.

To make an enquiry about CoolSculpting® and to arrange a consultation with one of our expert practitioners at our Harley Street clinic, contact us on 020 7436 1300.

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