CoolSculpting by Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc. is a revolutionary, non-surgical cosmetic procedure for removing excess fat from localized areas of the body such as the abdomen, lower back, and waist. No anesthesia, needles, chemicals, incisions, scalpels, stitches, scars or recovery time are involved.
This non-invasive treatment can reduce fat by using a new technology to crystallize and dissolve fat cells beneath the skin’s surface. Selective subcutaneous fat cells, specifically those that diet and exercise cannot eliminate effectively, are reabsorbed safely and gently while healthy cells remain unharmed.
Before and After CoolSculpting
*Individual patient results can vary
Invented by Harvard medical scientists and FDA approved in 2010, this patented procedure utilizes the science of cryolipolysis wherein targeted fat cells are naturally eliminated through freezing temperatures. When fat units are exposed to the unique CoolSculpting device, they contract and undergo a process called apoptosis that gradually dissolves fat. Because there is never true skin penetration, healthy skin, tissues, muscles, and nerves are unaffected.
How CoolSculpting Works
Upon consultation, patients can address their specific needs, medical background, and realistic expectations. The patient and surgeon will develop a customized treatment plan in order to achieve desired results. The procedure typically lasts one hour. Patients are free to talk on their cell phone, listen to music, read a magazine, or even work on their laptop during a CoolSculpting session.
The targeted body area is outlined with a gel and the device is then applied. This device utilizes cooling panels which deliver the freezing temperature to initiate the fat cell reduction process. Safety sensors within the device monitor proper cooling feedback, so that healthy tissue and cells remain unaffected.
After the device is removed, the treated tissue may appear pink or red in color for anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Once the skin reaches normal body temperature, some minimal tenderness may be felt over the next 24 hours. Some patients have experienced mild bruising due to the suction quality, but this will resolve within two weeks.
Dr. Miller also offers Dual CoolSculpting at his New York surgery center, which treats two areas at once, allowing for faster treatment time, optimal patient comfort, and convenience. He is the only surgeon in the heart of midtown Manhattan to offer this procedure.
No Downtime with CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting is truly a no downtime procedure. You can schedule an appointment session during your lunch hour and go right back to work or continue engaging in your normal daily activities. Patients can appreciate noticeable and natural looking results after only one treatment.
However, full results are seen in approximately three months after the body has naturally processed all excess fat cells. You and your doctor may decide that additional treatments are necessary to continue or promote further fat cell reduction. Studies have shown up to a 25% fat reduction in treated areas. You can maintain long-term results by eating healthy and exercising regularly. Common side effects are numbness, “pins and needles” like tingling, and minor bruising to the affected body area, but all resolve within a few weeks’ time.
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Episode 44: My First Time8 min
Episode 43: Top 10 Reasons Not To Get A Rhinoplasty ( Plastic Surgery)20 min
Episode 42 : Osteomas & Lipomas11 min
Episode 41: All Ears Considered!8 min
Episode 40: Infrared Light Therapy6 min
Episode 39: Beauty, the Plateau6 min
Episode 38: Botox and Dermal Fillers3 min
Episode 37: Cost of Rhinoplasty1 min
Episode 36: Different Types of Nasal Surgeries3 min
Episode 35: Do You Have to Break the Nose for Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 34: Do You Have to Stay Overnight After Having a Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 33: Don't Have a Rhinoplasty!2 min
Episode 32: Endonasal or External1 min
Episode 31: Are You a Candidate?2 min
Episode 30: In The Office17 min
Episode 29: Can My Nose be Made Smaller?4 min
Episode 28: Can't Breath Through Nose3 min
Episode 27: Chin Implants - Mentoplasty2 min
Episode 26: Columellar Struts23 sec
Episode 25: Common Terms5 min
Episode 24: Connection Between Facial Resurfacing and Tattooing5 min
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