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WHAT IS CRYOLIPOSCULPT?

The Cryoliposculpt procedure is the controlled application of skin toning and ice cold temperature combined with constant vacuum, to a particular target area for a defined length of time, that causes the fat cells to break and crystallize, resulting in a reduction of body fat and in skin tightening, without damaging the surrounding tissue.

WHAT AREAS ARE SUITABLE FOR TREATMENT?

The abdomen, hips, arms, thighs, back, buttocks or knees. Facial fat can also be treated.

HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE NEEDED?

Depending on the area to be treated and on the individual, 3 to 6 treatments may be necessary. Treatments on the same area can be repeated in 10 to 30 days interval. The procedure is suitable for all skin types..

WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING AND AFTER TREATMENT?

When the applicator is placed on the area to be treated, and the skin is vacuumed in its cavity, some degree of discomfort may be present. Once the controlled cooling and the combination of electrical frequencies start, a slight stinging and tingling sensation may also be felt. Thereafter the area feels cold and numb. When the applicator is removed, the treated area feels ice cold and slightly hard to the touch. A light massage will be given which quickly reduces any hardened sensation. Several days after the procedure, the treated fat cells begin a process called “apoptosis” and begin to shrink. These damaged fat cells are slowly metabolized by our bodies over several months. Immediately after the procedure there may be some redness,, temporary bruising and swelling, temporary sensitivity and numbness, temporary tingling sensation.

HOW SAFE IS THE PROCEDURE?

Scientific studies show fat reduction between 25-40% and a very high patient satisfaction rate of up to 80-90%. Being totally non-invasive, no needles, scalpels or incisions are required. Furthermore there is no need for anesthesia or pain medications and there is no down or recovery time.

WHEN CAN RESULTS BE SEEN?

Studies showed a single session is able to reduce an average of 20-30% of treated fat. Initial results are visible after about 45 days. For more evident results, 8 weeks to 6 months may be necessary.