CoolSculpting in Atlanta
Everyone wants to feel more confident with their body. But not everyone wants to elect for the risks, scars, and recovery time associated with cosmetic surgery.
It is that desire for a safer alternative to plastic surgery that has given rise to “non-invasive body contouring” technology, and one of the most successful is a procedure known as “CoolSculpting.”
What is CoolSculpting?
The science behind the development of CoolSculpting is due in large part to popsicles. Some children that tended to suck hard on popsicles were found to experience “popsicle panniculitis.” A few months after being exposed to the cold of the popsicle, the children would start to develop dimples in their cheeks. The fat cells in their cheeks had become damaged and may have been removed, while the rest of their cheeks remained untouched.
CoolSculpting, by Zeltiq, is a cosmetic procedure that takes advantage of this unusual scientific phenomenon – that fat cells are more sensitive to cold than skin and tissue, and when exposed to specific temperatures, the fat cells could die and may be removed by the body while other cells remained undamaged and intact.
With CoolSculpting, an expert targets and area, such as the thighs, and uses a special applicator to cool the fat to a specific temperature that damages fat cells (known as cryolipolysis) and may remove them from the body without harming any other cells. CoolSculpting can address many common areas, including:
- Love Handles (see image below)
- Inner Thighs
The procedure involves no cutting and creates no scars, and yet some people see a reduction as much as 20 to 40% (results may vary) of excess body fat in the targeted area without affecting skin tightness and elasticity. It also takes place in only one sitting, and the results may start to appear over time with the final results apparent after 12 weeks. There is very little recovery time or pain, and patients can quickly resume normal activities.
CoolSculpting at Integrative Wellness Atlanta
Our CoolSculpting procedure is FDA approved, based on science, and quickly becoming a popular alternative to liposuction. If you are interested in learning more about CoolSculpting in Atlanta, or you have any questions about the procedure and what it entails, please call us today at 678-841-7055 and our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have or schedule your Atlanta CoolSculpting appointment.