Common Myths About CoolSculpting

A woman undergoing CoolSculpting treatment on her abdomen CoolSculpting has become a popular non-invasive cosmetic procedure for reducing stubborn fat deposits. It can help you achieve a more sculpted physique without surgery. However, several myths and misconceptions about CoolSculpting have also emerged with its rise in popularity. 

In this blog, we’ll debunk some of the common myths surrounding CoolSculpting and provide you with accurate information about this innovative fat-reduction treatment.

Process of CoolSculpting 

Targeting and freezing fat cells beneath the skin’s surface is an FDA-approved process known as CoolSculpting or cryolipolysis. The targeted area can receive controlled cooling with the help of specialized equipment.

This treatment can crystallize fat cells without harming the tissues around them. The lymphatic system then gradually gets rid of the frozen fat cells, resulting in a better body shape and a progressive decrease in fat volume.

Common Myths About CoolSculpting 

The first common myth is that people consider CoolSculpting to be a weight-loss solution. But that’s not actually the case.

CoolSculpting is not a weight loss procedure but rather a body contouring treatment designed to reduce localized fat deposits. While it can lead to a noticeable reduction in fat volume and inches, it is not intended for significant weight loss. 

Another myth is that CoolSculpting results in skin laxity or sagging. However, CoolSculpting targets only fat cells and does not affect the surrounding skin or tissues. 

Some patients may experience skin tightening in the treated area as the body naturally adjusts to the new contours. However, individuals with significant skin laxity may benefit from combining CoolSculpting with other skin tightening treatments.

Lastly, people may also think that CoolSculpting is painful and requires downtime. In reality, CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure that involves minimal discomfort. You don’t need any downtime, either. 

Patients may experience temporary numbness, tingling, or mild soreness in the treated area, but these side effects usually subside within a few days. Most individuals can resume their normal activities immediately after the treatment. 

Book Your CoolSculpting Appointment in Georgia

Don’t let myths and misconceptions prevent you from achieving your body contouring goals with CoolSculpting. Call us at 770.972.4845 and schedule a consultation with Georgia Dermatology Partners. Our experienced team can answer all your questions about this safe and effective fat-reduction treatment.

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