Do you have stubborn fat that you can’t seem to shake no matter how healthy you eat or exercise? CoolSculpting® Elite may be the answer you’re looking for to freeze out unwanted fat cells from problem areas like the inner/outer thighs, abdomen, love handles, upper arms, and chin.
The CoolSculpting Specialists at Red Mountain Weight Loss® answer the most common questions patients ask to help you decide if this popular body contouring treatment is right for you.
What Is CoolSculpting Elite?
CoolSculpting Elite is a nonsurgical fat reduction treatment that targets and permanently eliminates stubborn pockets of subcutaneous fat. It uses a controlled cooling method called Cryolipolysis™ to crystallize fat cells in the affected area. Once frozen, these fat cells are eliminated permanently.
Who Is an Ideal Candidate?
The treatment is ideal for those who want to achieve permanent results without recovery or downtime. Patients within 10-15 lbs of their ideal weight or with stubborn areas that are difficult to eliminate despite diet and exercise are the best candidates for non-invasive body contouring.
How Much Weight Will I Lose?
CoolSculpting Elite is not a weight loss solution. Patients treated with CoolSculpting Elite will not notice a decrease in their weight. The applicator only penetrates the upper layers of fat below the skin, so the treatment is best used to eliminate small areas of stubborn fat. It can’t change a person’s overall body composition.
When Will I See the Results?
Patients typically notice results within four to six weeks after each treatment. Final results are seen within three to four months.
How Many Treatments Do I Need?
On average, a 20-25% reduction in subcutaneous volume is achieved with just one treatment. However, most patients are pleased with their results after two treatments. Some patients may need additional treatments depending on their desired weight loss goals.
We recommend you book a free consultation with one of our CoolSculpting Specialists to determine the best treatment plan for your desired goals.
How Long Will the Treatment Take?
Treatment duration will depend on the number of areas being treated. Typically, one treatment can last anywhere from one to three hours. You can work on your laptop, listen to music, read, or simply relax during the treatment.
Will the Fat Come Back?
Patients treated with CoolSculpting Elite are encouraged to maintain their current weight at the time of treatment to enjoy their results. Weight gain may cause the remaining fat cells in the treated area to store the fat and increase in size, masking the results achieved after your CoolSculpting Elite treatment.
Do I Need a Maintenance Treatment?
Results from CoolSculpting Elite are permanent. However, additional treatment sessions may be recommended for optimal results. Once the desired outcome is reached, results can be maintained with a healthy, active lifestyle.
Will CoolSculpting Elite Tighten the Skin?
CoolSculpting Elite targets fat, not skin laxity. Some patients notice their skin “bounces back” after a treatment, but it depends on the age and quality of the skin before the procedure.
It’s always best to discuss any concerns with your CoolSculpting Specialist so they can develop a treatment plan individualized to you. To address this issue, we offer a non-invasive skin tightening and cellulite reduction treatment (Venus Legacy™).
Is There Any Downtime?
There is no downtime with CoolSculpting Elite. Patients may return to normal routines immediately following their treatment.
Take your confidence to the next level with CoolSculpting Elite. Book a free consultation today to receive an individualized treatment plan based on your needs.