What is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a non-surgical body contouring and fat reduction procedure. CoolSculpting uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat pockets that haven’t responded to diet and exercise. CoolSculpting is a great non-invasive alternative to other surgical procedure such as liposuction.

Who Is a Candidate for CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is intended for those who have excess fat in targeted areas. CoolSculpting is not a weight-loss procedure for people who are overweight. An ideal candidate for CoolSculpting should have noticeable bulges in certain areas they’d like to sculpt and flatten. The reason that this treatment is so sought after is because many people want a non-surgical alternative to liposuction, especially if they are very close or at their ideal weight.

How it Works

The CoolSculpting applicator safely delivers a controlled “cooling” to gently and effectively freeze and eliminate the fat cells underneath the skin. As the fat cells are treated, they begin to crystallize (freeze) and then die. Over the following weeks and months, your body naturally eliminates the dead cells, leaving you with a slimmer and sculpted shape.

Downtime & Side Effects

One of the most attractive characteristics of CoolSculpting at Cosmedic Dermatology to patients is the little to no downtime associated with the treatment. At the beginning of the procedure, patients can expect to feel and intense cold. However, after few minutes the area will numb making the procedure quite comfortable. Many patients will multitask and use tablets, laptops, read books or listen to music on their phones during the treatment.
While all side effects should resolve with a few days or a week, here are some side effects that you may notice post-treatment:
•Numbness at applicator site
•Skin sensitivity

Schedule a Consultation

If you are interested in learning more about CoolSculpting treatments, call Dr. Shauna Diggs’ office today to schedule a consultation. Dr. Shauna Diggs and her staff are ready to offer you best-in-class medical and cosmetic care as Michigan’s leaders in comprehensive skin health and rejuvenation.