Patients that want to eliminate stubborn body fat without the need for surgery or extensive downtime may want to consider CoolSculpting®. This revolutionary treatment is comfortable, safe and brings people incredible fat reduction.
Located in Portland, ME, Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England is proud to be the premier aesthetic practice of the New England area and introduced CoolSculpting® to Maine in 2010. Doctor Maria Atkins and the rest of our dedicated medical team are committed to providing patients with the highest standard of care. If you’d like more information about our practice or are interested in scheduling a free consultation appointment, contact us today.
What is CoolSculpting®?
CoolSculpting® is one of the world’s leading non-surgical fat reduction treatments available today. This procedure is entirely non-invasive and requires no anesthesia. It uses only the gentle power of controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate fat for good.
This procedure can be used to eliminate fat on nearly any area of the body. Some of the most popular treatments areas include the:
Ninety-five percent of the patients that undergo this treatment report feeling very happy with their results, giving CoolSculpting® one of the highest satisfaction ratings of any cosmetic procedure.
How Does it Work?
CoolSculpting® uses the power of controlled cooling to destroy fat cells, shaping and sculpting a slimmer, leaner body. This revolutionary treatment is so successful because it was created using Cryolipolysis®, a scientific revelation about the freezing temperature of fat cells. Fat cells have a significantly higher freezing temperature than other body tissues. When the CoolSculpting® applicator is applied to a treatment area, it cools fat cells down to a freezing point while leaving the surrounding cells and tissues unharmed. These frozen fat cells die and are slowly eliminated from the body over time, gradually leaving the patient with a more sculpted physique.
This destruction of fat cells is the reason why CoolSculpting® is effective and long lasting. During a person’s teenage years, the number of total fat cells in the body becomes fixed through the rest of their life. As this same person loses and gains weight, these fat cells become larger and smaller in size, but do not decrease in overall number. Because of this, a person that loses weight naturally still has the same potential to gain it back. With CoolSculpting®, the overall number of fat cells in a problem area are decreased, lowering the person’s potential to regain fat in the treated area in the long term.
What can I Expect from a CoolSculpting® Treatment?
Each CoolSculpting® procedure generally takes about one hour per treatment area to complete. These treatments are typically well tolerated by the patients that receive them. There is no downtime involved with this each CoolSculpting® session, so patients can go right back to their daily routines as soon as they leave Dr. Atkins’ office.
Because the fat cells destroyed by CoolSculpting® are gradually eliminated from the body, results are seen slowly over time. Typically, changes are visible two months after treatment.
It’s important to keep in mind that while CoolSculpting® can drastically reduce fat in a treated area, it is not a weight loss solution or an alternative to diet and exercise. This treatment works best for patients that are near or at their ideal body weight.
If you’re interested in experiencing the incredible power of CoolSculpting® for yourself, contact Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England today to schedule a consultation appointment.