Cryolipolysis | Everything You Need to Know About Freezing Fat
Cryolipolysis is the scientific technology behind the most popular, non-invasive fat freezing treatment, CoolSculpting. When you break the word down, Cryolipolysis means reducing fat cells with exposure to precisely controlled temperatures. More commonly known as fat freezing, Cryolipolysis is scientifically proven to provide long-term solutions to diet and exercise-resistant fat deposits in areas like the belly or thighs.
Read on to learn more about this advanced technology and determine if fat freezing with CoolSculpting is the right solution for your physique.
The Discovery of Cryolipolysis
This calibrated cooling science was developed by Harvard scientists Dieter Manstein, MD and R. Rox Anderson, MD. These men noticed a reduction in cheek fat among kids who sucked on popsicles, a phenomenon known as popsicle panniculitis.
Dr. Manstein explains the concept of Cryolipolysis. “Fat freezes at a higher temperature than water.” Consider butter and water in the refrigerator – one is solid, the other remains liquid.” The scientists realized that they could freeze the fat cells by exposing fat cells to cold temperatures without freezing or harming overlying tissue or skin. This is possible because skin cells are made primarily of water. Therefore, the skin cells have a much lower freezing temperature than underlying fat cells.
Cryolipolysis Treatment Areas
Cryolipolysis provides fat reduction solutions for problem areas, including the following:
- Abdomen or belly fat
- Flanks or love handles
- Back fat
- Upper arm fat
- Submental fullness for neck fat and double chins
- Under the buttocks or banana roll fat
- Knee fat
- Bra bulge
- Chest fat for men
- Inner and outer thighs
How Cryolipolysis Works
CoolSculpting treatments reduce stubborn bulges of fat by inducing Cryolipolysis. An applicator isolates a fat deposit during the cooling session, such as on the belly fat, and exposes it to specifically measured temperatures.
The temperatures are cold enough to freeze subcutaneous fat cells but not cold enough to freeze or harm neighboring skin or tissue.
“Frozen” fat cells crystallize, causing the cell membrane to rupture. The cell then becomes useless and dies. Several weeks after the treatment, your body naturally collects the dead fat cells and expels them as waste. CoolSculpting provides natural-looking, long-term fat reduction. Once eliminated from the body, the fat cells can never grow back.
Is Cryolipolysis Right For Me?
To enjoy a dramatic body transformation with CoolSculpting, you need to be the perfect candidate. Despite what most believe, Cryolipolysis is not for everyone. The best candidate is a healthy, active adult struggling with diet and exercise fat deposits in specific problem areas. To learn if you are the right CoolSculpting candidate, schedule a free consultation with Forever Young Medspa. During your consultation, a treatment specialist evaluates your body to determine if Cryolipolysis can help you achieve optimal fat reduction.
Getting Started with Cryolipolysis
If you are tired of struggling with stubborn fat cells, Cryolipolysis provides the perfect solution. Call Forever Young Medspa at 224-415-3628 to schedule your complimentary consultation and discover how CoolSculpting and Cryolipolysis can completely transform your physique.
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