1. HOW LONG IS EACH TREATMENT? HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
Your Cryolipolysis physician will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals. The latest technology of Cryolipolysis can treat a patient in 35-60 minutes, some patients have more than one treatment during the same office visit. Some practices even have multiple Cryolipolysis systems and applicators, so it’s possible for a patient to have multiple areas treated at once. Normally 1-3 treatments will be needed for 1 treatment area.
2. CAN THE CRYOLIPOLYSIS PROCEDURE REDUCE FAT ANYWHERE ON MY BODY?
Yes. Our machine can do nearly all visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen, and flank, along with bra fat, back fat, and underneath the buttocks (also known as banana roll).
3. WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE?
As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, you typically feel intense cold. This soon dissipates. With some applicators, you’ll feel some pulling as suction is applied. The area generally goes numb within 5 to 10 minutes during treatment. Many people read, watch videos, work on their laptop, or even take a nap during their Cryolipolysis treatment.
After the treatment, you may feel some tingling as the area is massaged for 2 or 3 minutes. Patients are usually able to return to normal activities following their appointment.
4. WHERE DOES THE FAT GO? ARE THE RESULTS PERMANENT?
Once the treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), they die and are naturally processed and eliminated from the body. Once the treated fat cells are gone, they’re gone for good.
5. IS THE CRYOLIPOLYSIS PROCEDURE SAFE?
Yes, The Cryolipolysis procedure is FDA-cleared for the treatment of visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen, and flank.
6. WHO SHOULD NOT HAVE THE CRYOLIPOLYSIS PROCEDURE?
The Cryolipolysis procedure is not for everyone. You should not have the Cryolipolysis procedure if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease, or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria.
7. ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
During the procedure, you may experience sensations of pulling, tugging, mild pinching, cold, tingling, at the treatment site. These sensations subside as the area becomes numb. Following the procedure, typical side effects include temporary redness, swelling, blanching, firmness, t skin sensitivity. These effects are temporary and generally resolve within days or weeks.
8. CAN I RETURN TO NORMAL ACTIVITIES AFTER MY TREATMENT?
Yes, you can. The Cryolipolysis procedure is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Patients often return to work on the same day after a Cryolipolysis treatment is completed.
9.I’VE HAD MY CRYOLIPOLYSIS PROCEDURE. NOW, WHAT?
Always be sure to schedule a follow-up assessment with your Cryolipolysis provider to review your results and discuss the option of additional treatments. Try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A healthy body is a happy one. And we want you to be happy with your results!
10. WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
You may start to see changes as quickly as 2-3 weeks after your treatment and will experience the most dramatic results after 40-60days. Your body will still continue to flush out fat cells for up to 4 to 6 months after treatment
11. DO I NEED TO TAKE SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTS OR FOLLOW A STRICT DIET AND EXERCISE PROGRAM?
No supplements are required after your Cryolipolysis treatment. It’s not a diet and exercise program, so you won’t need to change any of your lifestyle habits.