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CoolSculpting Side Effects and Risks

Before people select to have their fat frozen, they often wonder about the safety of treatments. Are there CoolSculpting side effects? Are there risks? Fortunately, millions of treatments have been done successfully, with no side effects present. In addition, scientific research and clinical studies also back the safety of CoolSculpting. Risk is low, adverse reactions are very rare, and if side effects are present, they are mild and temporary.

Read on to learn more about CoolSculpting, the possible side effects and how you can safeguard against them entirely.

Scientific Studies Prove CoolSculpting Safety

CoolSculpting has a high safety profile. Backed by countless scientific studies, the research all proves that this fat freezing treatment is safe and effective. “No significant side effects or adverse events were reported,” and  concluded, “With proper patient selection, cryolipolysis is a safe, well-tolerated, and effective treatment method for reduction of subcutaneous fat.”

These results were further substantiated by the study, “Cryolipolysis For Noninvasive Body Contouring” published in the journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. In this study, researchers found, Cryolipolysis has been proven to be a very safe method for body contouring, and is accomplished with only minimal discomfort.” The researchers concluded, “Cryolipolysis is considered to be both safe and efficient with a high patient satisfaction rate.”

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CoolSculpting Side Effects

After a cooling cycle, the body naturally undergoes an immune response to collect the dead fat cells and process them out of the body. As a result, after the treatment, clients can experience one more more of the following symptoms:

  • Redness
  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Bruising

The symptoms are isolated to the treatment area. Most who experience the symptoms report they are mild and resolve themselves within a week or so.

CoolSculpting Risks

While CoolSculpting risk is low, there are rare cases reported of adverse reactions. The most notable being paradoxical adipose hyperplasia at the treatment site. This reaction is rare but serious. It occurs when frozen fat cells grow larger. It happens mostly in men.

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How to Reduce CoolSculpting Risks

The best way to safeguard yourself and reduce any chance for side effects is by selecting a reputable provider in your area. CoolSculpting is a skill-sensitive treatment. Most of your experience and results rely on the knowledge and expertise of the professional providing the fat-freezing treatment. Many adverse reactions are due to technician error or the use of a counterfeit CoolSculpting machine.

When choosing a provider, it is important to look at their experience and not focus merely on the cost. You should always ensure the provider is a certified CoolSculpting provider. Don’t be persuaded by knock-off fat-freezing treatments that cost less than regular treatments. CoolSculpting is the only fat reduction treatment FDA cleared and scientifically backed to reduce fat non-invasively using Cryolipolysis.

CoolSculpting Near Me

If you want to receive safe, effective treatments from a professional provider, contact Forever Young Medspa. We are a premier CoolSculpting provider in the Deerfield, IL area. Call us at 224-415-3628 to schedule your free consultation to learn more.

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