CoolSculpting is an exciting treatment that rids the body of unsightly fat pockets while shaping and contouring the area. CoolSculpting treatments can be applied to the abdomen, chin, neck, thighs, waist, or any other areas that carry excess fat pockets. The treatment is very popular for men and women alike.
People who opt for the treatment often wonder if there are any side effects or discomfort in the days or weeks after the session. Here’s what you should expect after your initial treatment:
Right After Treatment
Like many other body sculpting treatments, Coolsculpting may leave you with some mild soreness, numbing, slight bruising, and even a tingling sensation in the treatment area. These side effects are usually temporary and the procedure requires no downtime. You should be up and about and resuming regular activities the same day. If you have slight bruising, it should disappear within a week or so.
3 Weeks Later
You will likely see significant improvement after the initial treatment. Most of the swelling will have gone down by this time. You will see visible signs of diminished fat pockets. Remember, this is early in the process. As time goes on, you will continue to see further improvements.
2 Months After
This is the point at which the most dramatic improvements will be noticed after your CoolSculpting treatment. After eight weeks, a great deal of fat cells will have left your body. Others will be able to notice a more contoured you. Your treatment area will continue to improve as time goes on.
4 Months After
At this point, full results should be reached. The vast majority of the fat deposits will have diminished and you will see a remarkable slimmer appearance at the treatment site. Some people may need more treatments than others for optimal results. You can also opt for additional treatments on other areas of the body to get a more uniform look. The beast way to determine the correct number of treatments for yo is to speak with Dr. Diggs.
Learn More About CoolSculpting
If you live in the Grosse Point, MI area, reach out to Dr. Shauna Diggs for more information. Her Cosmetic Dermatology Center is one of the leading cosmetic and dermatological businesses in the state. She has a team of caring professionals who can assist you with all of your dermatological issues. To schedule a consultation or ask a question, fill out the form on the “contact us” page. You can also give her a call at 313-566-4729 for more information.