FAQs of Fat Freezing
What is Fat Freezing?
Fat freezing is designed to remove stubborn fat from certain areas of the body. The fat freezes at a higher temperature than the skin. Cryolipolysis devices cool your fat to a temperature that destroys it while leaving your skin and other tissues unharmed.
Who is fat freezing for?
Fat freezing is not the way to lose weight. It is recommended if you have tried diet and exercise but cannot get rid of certain fat bulges.
However, you should avoid it if you have
Poor skin tone
Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
Are pregnant or breastfeeding
In addition, fat freezing should not be performed in areas with varicose veins, nerve problems, rashes, or lesions.
Are there risks associated with fat freezing?
During the treatment, you may feel your skin being pulled or stretched and feel extremely cold. Afterward, you may feel sore, just like you have been working out. You may also swell up a little.
In rare cases, fat freezing can cause mild or moderate pain afterward. You also have a slight risk of nerve pain. Sometimes your skin does not look as smooth.
How does fat freezing work?
Studies have shown that fat freezing is safe and effective. The risks are few and rare. There is no damage to your liver. Side effects are also mild and will disappear after a short time. On average, it can reduce the amount of fat in the target area by 10-25%.
Is fat-freezing safe?
Fat-freezing treatments have been proven to be safe and effective as an alternative to liposuction for fat reduction.
How many sessions are required?
The exact number of sessions varies from client to client. In general, 1 to 3 sessions per area, 1 month apart, are recommended. During the session, the skin and fat in the targeted area are suctioned out between applicators. These applicators are cooled to destroy the fat cells.
What is the recovery time?
It is a non-invasive procedure and there is no recovery or downtime. However, a person may experience minor side effects, such as discomfort and tingling.
How much weight can I lose?
Individual results may vary, but newly treated patients typically lose about 20-25% of their fat cells in the targeted area. These numbers can be increased by having multiple follow-up sessions in the same area.
However, this is not a treatment for obesity, nor is it a medical weight loss program. It is designed for patients who are at or near their goal weight and need a little extra help to remove resistant fat.
Will the results be permanent?
The results of this procedure are permanent. All fat cells that are frozen and removed are gone forever. However, an unhealthy diet may produce new fat cells.
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