The Fat Freezing Process
How does fat freezing work?
Fat freezing is not for everyone. Fat freezing is generally used to treat tough to target pockets of unwanted fat when your diet and exercise routine can’t cut it alone. If this is you, then fat freezing might be the perfect treatment!
What areas of the body can be treated with fat freezing?
Most people use fat freezing to tighten up their abs or to get rid of those unwanted love handles. Others use fat freezing for their thighs and back. Fat freezing also works well for the arms and even under the chin to help give you a younger look.
What happens during the fat freezing treatment?
The fat freezing treatment is fairly relaxing despite being a little cool in some areas. The overall treatment can last anywhere from 45 min to 4 hours depending on how many areas you are being treated for in 1 session. Most people complete their treatment in 1 to 2 hours per individual session. During this time you will be very comfortable and can bring a book or watch TV or use your smart phone.
How much weight loss is possible with fat freezing?
Since fat freezing is designed to target tough to target areas, your overall weight loss will generally only be a few pounds over the next few weeks following the treatment. What you will notice more is tightening in the treated areas as the dead fat cells are removed from the body naturally. After this time, significant changes can be seen from your fat freezing procedure.
How many fat freezing treatments are needed?
Depending on the areas you are seeking treatment for, you may need 1 to 3 visits. Speak with you fat freezing specialist for more details on your specific case.
Are the results from fat freezing permanent?
The results from fat freezing can be long lasting as long as you stick to a healthy diet and moderate exercise program. Remember, fat freezing is mainly used to target the stubborn fat deposits. It is not intended as a “significant weight loss” plan all on it’s own.
What’s the aftercare for fat freezing?
In general there is no downtime after your fat freezing treatment. You can resume your regular lifestyle right after the fat freezing procedure. You are encouraged to maintain your regular diet and exercise program or improve upon it to guarantee success.
Are there any downsides to fat freezing?
Some people experience side effects from fat freezing which could include redness, bruising or numbness of the skin in the treated area. These side effects will subside within 24 to 48 hours in most cases. A slight discoloration of the skin can occur but, the discoloration usually dissipates fairly quickly as the body naturally eliminates the dead fat cells from the fat freezing process. Some patients note sensory deficits (tingling, stinging, aching, cramping) in the treated area that can occur within a one month window after the procedure is completed. However, this is rare and subsides quickly on its own in a short period of time.