You can thank genetics for where your stubborn fat deposits take up residence. And you can thank CoolSculpting® for banishing then for good. This innovative fat-reduction system tackles stubborn fat deposits, giving you the bathing-suit-ready body you want.
At Woodlands Wellness and Cosmetic Center, we provide a suite of cosmetic services that tackle everything from aging skin to excess fat, helping our clients in the Woodlands, TX, gain more confidence in their appearances. If you’re apprehensive about facing the bathing-suit season because of unwelcome fat deposits, see how our noninvasive CoolSculpting system can help.
How it works
With CoolSculpting, we use a unique process called cryolipolysis, which freezes and destroys the integrity of your fat cells. The cooling system doesn’t harm the surface area of your skin but travels below to target the fat cells in your tissue. Your fat cells don’t tolerate cold very well, so as they absorb the energy, they’re irreparably damaged, so over time your body flushes the damaged cells out through its lymphatic system.
With CoolSculpting, we’re able to reduce the number of fat cells in any given area by 20-25%, and these fat cells don’t regenerate. As an adult, you generally carry the same number of fat cells, which expand and decrease in size when you gain or lose weight, respectively. What they don’t do is increase in number, and with CoolSculpting we can reduce the overall number of fat cells in your body — for good.
Where it works
CoolSculpting is cleared by the FDA to treat those areas that diet and exercise don’t seem to touch, including your:
- Submental fat (under your chin)
- Submandibular (under the jawline) area
- Bra fat
- Back fat
- Underneath your buttocks (banana roll)
- Upper arms
Because CoolSculpting is non-invasive, the technology works well on most trouble spots, and this aspect of CoolSculpting is one of its most attractive features. When you embark on a diet and exercise program, your body chooses where you shed fat, ignoring your attempts to direct the process. With CoolSculpting, we bypass your body’s directives and target the stubborn fat you want to eliminate.
How long it works
Because we’re working with your body, it takes time for your fat cells to die off and for your body to flush them out. Most of our clients enjoy optimal results with a series of treatments, which we space several weeks apart to allow time for your body to respond. As you progress, you’ll see gradual results, but the waste from your fat cells will keep flushing out for 2-6 months after your final CoolSculpting session with us.
As we mentioned above, once these fat cells are expelled, your body doesn’t regenerate new ones to take their place. That said, your remaining fat cells can still increase in size, so you still have to maintain your great results by eating sensibly and exercising.