Lipofreeze - Non-invasive, targeted fat removal

liposuctionAmericans are always looking for easy ways to lose weight. Fad diets, pills, plastic surgery; all are thriving industries in the U.S. One Gallup poll reported that more than half of the people surveyed said they wanted to lose weight. Liposuction is one popular option, as well as a new procedure called Lipofreeze. Read on for a comparison between the two treatments:

How liposuction works:
Your doctor injects a saline numbing medication with a medicine that controls bleeding. Making small incisions, the doctor inserts a hollow tube that breaks up the fat deposits and sucks out the loose fat. This is called tumescent liposuction. Newer techniques utilize lasers to liquefy the fat before removing it. This procedure is not a fast fix for weight loss — it will take a month or so to see results from liposuction. You will need to wear compression bandages until the swelling goes down, and gaining weight during this healing time can seriously mess with your results. It is important to remember that while the liposuction procedure is safe when performed by a qualified doctor, it is still a surgery and poses all the risks that surgery poses.

It’s important to remember that liposuction is not a treatment for obesity; it’s meant to remove fat in areas that haven’t responded to diet or exercise. It is recommended that you be within 30% of your ideal weight to be a candidate for liposuction, and at a stable weight — it makes no sense to undergo surgery to remove fat in areas you were going to lose fat from anyway on a fitness plan or a diet.

How Coolsculpting Works:
Coolsculpting, (also known as Lipofreeze, or cryolipolysis) works by targeting specific areas of fat deposits and applying cold until the fat cells die and are absorbed back into the body as waste. It is an outpatient, non-invasive procedure, and the patient can resume normal activities right away. The treatment process takes about 60 minutes per problem area, and it is recommended that you have at least two treatments per area to see a 25% fat reduction. Once the fat freezing procedure is over, the doctor will massage the area for at least two minutes in order to maximize results. Coolsculpting is also not a fast fix treatment for obesity or weight loss- the results take 2-4 months to completely materialize. Though it takes time, 86% of people who have undergone this procedure report positive results.

 

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Obesity is a chronic problem in the United States, and the debate on how to solve it goes on and on. It’s important to look and feel your best and a recent poll reported that an astounding 56% of Americans checked that they would like to lose weight. Traditionally, weight loss has been a matter of time and effort on a diet and exercise program, or extremely invasive plastic surgery that involved anesthesia and serious risk.

However, there is a new treatment option available for those who would like to target specific problem areas in their bodies without the invasiveness of traditional liposuction. This procedure goes by a few different names — cryolipolysis, lipofreeze, or coolsculpting. Coolsculpting is an outpatient procedure that requires no cutting or numbing whatsoever, and there are no restrictions on the patient’s movement or abilities. Read on for some interesting facts about this procedure:

  1. Coolsculpting works by targeting and fat freezing cells in specific areas. The body then metabolizes the dead fat cells and eliminates them as waste.
  2. Each desired spot is only treated for about 60 minutes per area.
  3. Each treatment yields an approximate 20 to 25% reduction in fat, though many people see incredible results all at once after the second treatment.
  4. Once the treatment has been administered, it is necessary to massage the affected area for two minutes for maximum results.
  5. The results take an average of two to four months to manifest, though some people see them sooner and some later.
  6. One study reported positive results in more than 85% of patients who underwent the coolsculpting experience.
  7. Coolsculpting fat reduction is not meant for extreme obesity or all over weight loss — but it is perfect for body contouring those stubborn problem spots like arm fat and love handles.
  8. It is important to note that no cosmetic procedure is a magic spell; it is necessary to eat smart and exercise to maintain results.

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cryolipolysisCryolipolysis treatments are some of the most popular body contouring procedures on the market today, and because of this revolutionary fat freezing technology, countless people have been able to feel comfortable and confident without relying on expensive diet plans or invasive cellulite removal treatments.

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