Is Coolscuplting Effective?

Is Coolscuplting Effective?

Coolsculpting is a procedure that is designed to target small, stubborn pockets of fat left behind from diet and fitness efforts due to genetics or other factors. It is sometimes used in conjunction with other therapies or procedures to optimize results.

Does Coolsculpting Really Work

Coolsculpting therapy is based on solid science. Fat cells die at much higher temperatures than skin, muscle, nerve and bone cells. Therefore, applying lowered temperatures directly to fat cells destroys them. The body then reabsorbs the material. Coolsculpting has been proven a safe and effective alternative to invasive surgical procedures for removing small pockets of fat left behind by fitness and exercise efforts.

Coolsculpting Side Effects

There are very few side effects associated with the Coolsculpting procedure, but there are a few that you should be aware of. First, duringbig 23222519 xl 2 copy the procedure, you may experience a ‘tugging” sensation as the area is worked on. This will last the duration of the treatment, but should not be unduly uncomfortable. Second, some patients report pain, stinging, or aching at the treatment site that can last up to three weeks following treatment as the body works to reabsorb the leftover material. This is normal and will go away on its own in time. Meanwhile, your doctor may recommend an OTC pain reliever. Finally, you may experience temporary redness, swelling, bruising, or sensitivity at the treatment site.

Coolsculpting South Carolina

When you’re ready to explore the benefits of Coolsculpting, South Carolina therapists recommend seeking out an experienced provider to ensure the best possible results from your procedure. Call or stop in today for your initial consultation, and learn more about whether Coolsculpting is the right procedure to help you reach your personal fitness goals.

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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