How CoolSculpting Can Get You Ready For Summer

Are you ready to learn how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer? As the seasons begin to change, many of us start focusing on how we can feel healthier and more confident as we head into the warmer months. While the springtime offers fresh produce and longer, warmer days to be active outside, there are some areas of the body that seem to resist changing despite diet and exercise. To help with these stubborn problem areas, we offer CoolSculpting, a non-invasive body contouring treatment. If you’ve started to think ahead to swimsuit season, keep reading to learn how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer.

What is CoolSculpting?

This treatment uses cryolipolysis, a process in which cold temperatures target and permanently eliminate fat cells underneath the skin. A study conducted in 2009 found that CoolSculpting can reduce up to 25% of the fat cells in any treated area of the body. This treatment is also FDA-approved. Though diet and exercise are the most effective way to lose weight, this regimen cannot spot specific areas of the body. CoolSculpting, on the other hand, can eliminate fat in specific areas. 

How Does CoolSculpting Work?

CoolSculpting can be administered on nearly any area of the body, including the thighs, abdomen, back, chin, and arms. Once the patient is approved for CoolSculpting, one of our skilled technicians will apply an applicator to administer the cooling technology. Depending on the treatment area, the amount of time can vary. One of the main benefits of CoolSculpting is that there is zero downtime required. Once you finish your session, you can resume all normal activities. 

How Many Treatments Does CoolSculpting Require?

Each patient is unique, so your treatment results depend on your individual plan and expectations. While some patients may see an improvement after one treatment, you will likely need multiple treatments to achieve the best results. Thus you will see how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer.

When Will I See Results?

It’s best to schedule a consultation sooner rather than later in order to see how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer. Most patients will see their best results three months after their last treatment. The final product of CoolSculpting takes a while because after the fat cells have been frozen, your body will naturally begin to eliminate them over time.

What is the difference between Liposuction and CoolSculpting?

While both procedures permanently reduce fat, they are administered in entirely different ways. Liposuction is an invasive surgery that requires anesthesia and a couple of days of recovery. It typically only requires one session. CoolSculpting, on the other hand, is a non-invasive procedure that does not require any recovery time and typically only has minimal side effects. Try out CoolSculpting to see how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer. 

Schedule a Consultation

If you’re envisioning a specific bulge or roll that you’d like to get rid of in time for summer, contact us today to see if you may be a good candidate for CoolSculpting. Our staff at O’Neill Plastic Surgery is committed, experienced, and works collaboratively to educate patients on the latest plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments. Request an appointment or call us at (843) 881-2130 to learn how CoolSculpting can get you ready for summer.

A picture of Patrick J. O’Neill, MD wearing his doctor attire.

About the Author

Upon completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, Dr. O’Neill completed nine years of residency training. These nine years included a full general surgery and a plastic surgery residency, both at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. Dr. O’Neill has extensive certifications, training, skills, and knowledge that make him a successful physician who can carry out your next plastic surgery procedure. His expertise and technique will result in the beautiful and natural look you desire post surgery.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Sub-Certification in Hand and Microsurgery

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