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CoolSculpting in Boston, MA

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Remove stubborn fat

without surgery

with CoolSculpting in the Boston area. Our aesthetic surgery center places the utmost importance on quality, safety, and service for patients seeking CoolSculpting.

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What is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical fat reducing procedure that safely and gently freezes away unwanted fat.

The unique CoolSculpting process, known as cryolipolysis, selectively chills stubborn fat without hurting nearby tissue. The frozen fat cells die and are gradually metabolized by your body over the course of several weeks. The result: 20-25% fewer fat cells and a slimmer figure.

Benefits of CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a fast, safe, noninvasive way to lose stubborn fat without surgery. There are many reasons why our Boston CoolSculpting patients love it, including:

CoolSculpting is completely noninvasive – meaning there are no scalpels, needles, or lasers involved. Instead, the procedure uses 2 cooling panels to chill unwanted fat beneath the skin’s surface. The surrounding tissue is left unharmed, and there’s virtually no recovery time.

The CoolSculpting procedure can take as little as 35 minutes, and there are few (if any) noticeable side effects. In fact, many of our clients have CoolSculpting performed over their lunch hour and go back to work right after their treatment.

CoolSculpting is especially beneficial for people who don’t want to look like they’ve “had work done.” That’s because fat loss with CoolSculpting happens gradually over the course of several weeks as the frozen fat cells are eliminated from your body. This process mimics slow, natural weight loss – making CoolSculpting a discrete option for nonsurgical body contouring.

CoolSculpting can be used on many areas of the body, including the stomach, back, thighs, arms, and even under the chin.

Because CoolSculpting does not involve cutting or heating the skin, there’s very little downtime needed. Most people have very minor side effects, such as redness or soreness, that subside within a day or 2.

CoolSculpting has been shown to reduce unwanted fat by 20-25% in a treated area. After your CoolSculpting procedure, you’ll notice fewer bumps and bulges and find that your clothes fit better. Additional treatments can provide even more fat loss.

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Who is a candidate for CoolSculpting?

If you are at or near a healthy weight but have stubborn pockets of fat that don’t respond to diet and exercise, CoolSculpting might be the right choice for you. CoolSculpting works best on “pinchable” fat – such as that on the stomach, thighs, arms or buttocks.

At our office in Boston CoolSculpting is often used to treat:

  • Love handles
  • A muffin top
  • Saddle bags
  • Arm fat or “bat wings”
  • Bra or back fat
  • Fat on the inner thighs
  • A double chin

CoolSculpting is not recommended if you are overweight or desire significant fat removal. For more substantial fat reduction, you may be a candidate for liposuction. The team at Clareo will determine which body contouring option is best for you during your consultation.

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The CoolSculpting Procedure

CoolSculpting is a simple in-office procedure. Here, you’ll meet with our Boston CoolSculpting team who will work with you to determine your treatment plan. Most CoolSculpting treatments are performed in under an hour, but the time can be more or less depending on the size and number of areas treated.

At the beginning of your treatment with CoolSculpting Boston aesthetic specialists at Clareo Centers will have you lay in a relaxed, reclined position as the CoolSculpting hand-piece is applied to your body. Your skin will be drawn between 2 cooling panels, which can cause a tugging, pinching, or suctioning feeling. These sensations become less noticeable the longer your treatment goes on, as the area becomes numb. After about 10 minutes, most people are comfortable.

CoolSculpting recovery and results

There’s no recovery time needed after CoolSculpting, so you can return to your normal activities right away. However, you may notice some minor side effects like tingling, tenderness, bruising, swelling, or redness at the treatment site. After about 24 – 48 hours, these side effects should resolve.

Your body will immediately begin to naturally process the dead fat cells after your CoolSculpting treatment. However, it will take 1 – 3 months for your results to appear. Most people start to see their new shape in as little as 2 weeks, with their final results appearing at about 12 weeks. You’ll notice that your body looks slimmer with less stubborn fat bulges after CoolSculpting. Additional follow-up treatments can produce more significant fat loss.

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Serving the Greater Boston Area with Two Locations in Fenway and Chestnut Hill. Request a consultation today.

At Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery, our cosmetic specialists are ready to help you achieve your goals with the most advanced treatments the cosmetic industry has to offer. Contact us today to take your first step toward a more beautiful you.