1. What is cool sculpting?
Cool sculpting is a non-surgical body-contouring procedure that uses a vacuum-like device to freeze the stubborn fat from certain areas of the body.
2. Who performs cool sculpting procedure?
A plastic surgeon or any other licensed practitioner can perform cool sculpting. They use a special tool to cool certain areas of the body to a freezing temperature.
3. How is the cool sculpting procedure conducted?
The procedure causes freezing and killing of fat cells in the target area using a vacuum-like device. After the treatment, within a few weeks, these dead cells are broken down naturally and are eliminated through the liver.
4. Are there any risks associated with cool sculpting?
Yes, there are risks associated with cool sculpting, such as pulling, tugging, pain or stinging sensations; temporary redness; swelling; skin sensitivity; and bruising at the treatment site.
5. Is cool sculpting painful?
In cool sculpting, pain is experienced during the procedure. The patient may feel a pulling sensation and slight pinching as fat cells are pulled out. After the procedure, itching and swelling may be felt. The level of pain experienced can vary based on the treatment areas, but most severe pain is experienced while treating the abdominal areas.