CoolSculpting®

Sculpt Your Silhouette with Non-Surgical Fat Reduction at Our New Jersey Area Practice

At one point or another, most of us have had to contend with unwanted fat in certain areas of our bodies – and no matter how healthy our diet, how much we exercise, or how committed we are to improving our habits, those pockets of fat can persist even when we are at a healthy weight. But a tried, tested, and true method of non-surgical fat reduction is achievable through CoolSculpting® at our New Jersey area practice.

CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive method that can reduce the size of localized areas of fat through a controlled cooling process. The process is a cool, comfortable, and convenient way to debulk and sculpt your physique.

To learn more about CoolSculpting® in the New Jersey area and determine if it is appropriate for you, contact South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center online or by phone at 856-810-9888.

How Does CoolSculpting® Work?

While a healthy diet and an exercise regimen act as the first line of defense against weight gain and unwanted fat deposits, these measures can only shrink fat cells down to a certain point - they cannot eliminate them. That’s often why despite their best efforts, even the fittest of individuals can struggle to correct pockets of fat such as love handles and bra fat.

The FDA-cleared CoolSculpting® device from Zeltiq (now part of Allergan, manufacturer of BOTOX® and Juvederm® fillers) provides a way to physically flush out these fat cells in tandem with the body's natural processes. The device triggers a process known as Cryolipolysis®, which quite literally refers to the destruction of fat cells by freezing.

The CoolSculpting® applicator cools a targeted treatment area down to a temperature of about 39° F in a gradual and controlled manner. At this temperature range, fat cells can be safely frozen and crystallized until they die, while leaving the overlying skin and surrounding tissues unharmed. Over time, the body naturally processes these dead cells and flushes them out, leaving the treated areas slimmer and more sculpted.

While results may be visible with a single session, it may take multiple spaced-out treatment sessions to achieve the results you are looking for.

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Who Can Benefit from CoolSculpting®?

It is important for patients to understand that while it is possible for CoolSculpting® treatments to significantly debulk large or multiple areas, it is a body contouring treatment that should strictly be considered for aesthetic purposes. CoolSculpting® will not result in any meaningful weight loss, and cannot be used to combat overall excessive weight or obesity.

While the fat cells destroyed by CoolSculpting® and flushed out of the body can no longer store fat, existing fat cells still can, and can increase in size. The results of CoolSculpting® can be long-term if the patient is committed to maintaining a healthy weight through sustained diet and exercising.

In fact, the best possible candidates for CoolSculpting® are individuals who are already at or near their ideal weight range, and have found these pockets of localized fat to be diet- and exercise-resistant.

Which Areas of the Body Can CoolSculpting® Slim?

At South Jersey Skin Care, we stock the entire range of CoolSculpting® applicators and can address several areas during treatment.

Some of the areas our patients often choose to improve include:

  • A protruding stomach
  • Love handles or a muffin top at the lower back
  • Mid and upper back fat (which often becomes more noticeable when wearing a bra or bathing suit)
  • Fat that rubs together at the inner thighs
  • Fat bulging outwards from the outer thighs and hips
  • Bulky upper arms
  • Double chin

What to Expect from a CoolSculpting® Treatment Session

During a consultation with one of our certified CoolSculpting® providers, you will discuss the number of sessions required and which body areas you would like to treat, if CoolSculpting® appears to be an appropriate treatment for you.

Two cooling panels from the applicator will be placed on the area to be treated. You may feel a suction as the applicator pulls the fat closer to itself to freeze it, as well as an intense cooling sensation. Patients adjust to these sensations quickly, and the rest of the procedure tends to be very comfortable. Some patients choose to use their mobile devices, listen to music, read, or even nap during their treatment sessions.

*Patient testimonial. Individual patient results may vary.

The duration of each session can vary depending on how many areas are being treated. While there may be some temporary redness, swelling, or tingling in the treated areas, most patients are able to return to their usual activities soon after with no expectation of downtime*.

Results will appear gradually, beginning to show about three weeks after a treatment session, with full results visible after three months*.

Contact South Jersey Skin Care online or by phone at 856-810-9888 to request a consultation and determine if CoolSculpting® may be right for you.

*results may vary