Thinking about CoolSculpting®

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For patients who have reached their desired goals with diet and exercise, or those who have a problem area that just will not change, CoolSculpting® is a new way to realize your fat reduction dreams without surgery. In Sea Girt, New Jersey this revolutionary new treatment is available at Glicksman Plastic Surgery. A board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Glicksman specializes in abdominal body contouring procedures including liposuction and abdominoplasty. Based on Dr. Glicksman’s surgical training and over 25 years of experience, you can be sure that all of your body contouring options will be discussed with you. Your CoolSculpting® consultation will always be with the doctor; not the office staff, a technician, or a medical assistant. The doctor will perform a careful evaluation and you will receive a thorough education about the procedure and all of your options. This will help to assure that you are a good candidate for the CoolSculpting® procedure.

What is CoolSculpting®

CoolSculpting® uses a technique called Cryolipolysis™. This method was developed to carefully cool the fat, while not harming the skin or other surrounding tissues. The freezing technology has been developed to be safe, comfortable, and effective. After the fat cells are treated, they crystallize and are slowly eliminated through the body shrinking the treated fat layer. The procedure is completely non-surgical, quick, and results can be seen as early as 3 weeks after the first treatment.

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  Single CoolScupting treatment – results at 6 weeks with no weight change

 

What can I expect after the treatment

Most patients are able to return immediately to their activities of daily living, with no down time at all. There is often some redness that disappears in a few hours and some tenderness or swelling after a few days. Occasionally there is some minor bruising, itching, and numbness to the area, which can last up to a few weeks. Full details about the procedure and your recovery will be reviewed with Dr. Glicksman during your consultation.

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