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How CoolSculpting® Can Help You Get Rid of Fat

Regular exercise and controlled dieting are the usual starting points for anyone who wants to lose weight gradually. But what can be done when those methods cannot reduce the appearance of stubborn pockets of fat? How is someone supposed to curb their weight if they are unable to exercise routinely or change up their diet due to health reasons? In the past, options were quite limited. Today, CoolSculpting® can help.

What is CoolSculpting®?

The world of cosmetic dermatology has been making incredible technological leaps and bounds in recent years to devise innovative ways to help people improve the appearance of their body. One of the most remarkable new nonsurgical procedures is CoolSculpting®. With controlled and precise application of extremely cold temperatures for short amounts of time, CoolSculpting® can dramatically reduce the number and appearance of fat cells.

Here is How CoolSculpting® Works

As you probably already know, the human body is made primarily of water. But this is somewhat misleading. We are not just walking around with bubbles of water in our body. Instead, each part of our body is comprised of water-based cells.

Out of all the different types of cells in our bodies, fat cells are among those with the highest water content. That is to say, if our bodies are mostly water, fat cells are mostly mostly water. CoolSculpting® takes advantage of the fat cells’ composition by hitting them with hyper-cold temperatures for a brief amount of time. The thicker, “less-watery” skin of the patient can resist the cold and come away unscathed, but the fat cells freeze. The tiny ice crystals create injury resulting in death of the fat cells. When you lose weight through diet and exercise, the fat cells shrink. However, if you were to gain weight, the fat cells would enlarge once more. With CoolSculpting®, the fat cells don’t just shrink, they perish, and the body removes the contents from the area. For this reason, CoolSculpting® permanently gets rid of fat cells.

Needless to say, the technology and innovation behind CoolSculpting® is ingenious. Patients do not need to undergo any surgery and experience no downtime. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the procedure for its safety and effectiveness.

Is CoolSculpting® Right for You?

Advanced Dermatology Center is a cosmetic dermatology office in Burbank that offers CoolSculpting® and CoolMini™ – a smaller piece of equipment that can target smaller body parts, like the chin or under arm with the same amazing CoolSculpting® procedure. If you believe that CoolSculpting® might be the right procedure for you to finally overcome those troublesome and stubborn areas of fat, we would love to be able to sit down and talk with you about treatment options. Please do not hesitate to contact our dermatology office by dialing 818.284.4003 and requesting an appointment.

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