Research generally points towards CoolSculpting being a relatively safe and effective treatment for removing some areas of fat. A 2015 review published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery analysed 19 previous studies of cryolipolysis.
The most common treatment areas for men are the lower abs and love handles. For women, it’s the thighs.
More than one session may be needed to achieve a person’s desired results. If more than one treatment sessions is needed, the next session can’t be performed until 6 to 8 weeks after the first session. This is because it can take this long for damaged fat cells to be eliminated from the body.
In short, cryolipolysis selectively destroys fat cells without damaging surrounding tissue. Your body then naturally clears out the dead fat cells over the following weeks and months.
- Maintain your weight.
- Eat a healthy diet.
- Drink at least 2.5 litres of water / fluid to support your lymphatic system.
- Reduce your intake of caffeine to no more than 2 cups a day.
- Reduce your alcohol intake to 1 or 2 drinks per week.
- Be active.
This “Fire & Ice Facial” has no downtime. This means you won’t experience any skin shredding, redness, inflammation or irritation at all. However, it is expected that after few hours of the treatment your skin may seem flushed, but this effect will wear off within the next 4 to 6 hours.