Coolsculpting® is a process that causes fat cells to die off from freezing. It is a gentle alternative to classic liposuction. You can read, sleep, watch a movie or just relax while the Coolsculpting® procedure treats your love handles. The application is based on cryolipolysis, a special form of cold treatment. The fat cells, which are eliminated by the cold, are permanently gone. Coolsculpting® has already received one of the highest quality seals in the USA.
How does a CoolSculpting® treatment work?
After a detailed consultation, we first select the regions to be treated. Then the appropriate cold-vacuum applicator is positioned. The tissue is “sucked into” the Coolsculpting® applicator and cooled down to -11 degrees Celsius. After 35 to 60 minutes, the treatment of one body zone is completed. You will then be given a massage to “defrost” the tissue. Thereafter the next zone can be treated. For reasons of symmetry, we recommend treating at least two regions in one session.
Is Coolsculpting® painful or are there any side effects?
CoolSculpting® has been tested and vetted by the American FDA. The treatment is similar to ultrasound examination. You don’t usually feel the cold, because at this temperature it causes an anaesthetic effect. It can be a bit uncomfortable at first and shortly after removing the applicator – it tingles like numb legs. The treatment can be thought of as a vacuum cleaner, which is placed on the area to be treated and works with suction. The appliance absorbs this fat and then cools it down.
The fat deposits break down – our experience after more than 500 treatments
Localized intractable fat deposits on the abdomen, waist, hips, upper arms, and inner and outer thighs and on a double chin can be treated. About two to three weeks after treatment, the success is usually apparent. In our experience, the process is completed after two to four months. For larger amounts of fat, however, several treatments can be necessary. We divide your body into six zones. Hip right and hip left are each one zone, so are both thighs outside and inside. The treatment is ideal for patients who have the typical padding. It is always important that you can “pinch” the padding. It is important that the fat pad is really tangible.
The scientific principle behind cryolipolysis and CoolSculpting®
The CoolSculpting® process developed by ZELTIQ ™ is based on the scientific principle of cryolipolysis. It is the result of a groundbreaking discovery by dermatologists Dr Dieter Manstein and Dr R. Rox Anderson from the Wellmann Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, a Harvard Medical School education hospital. ZELTIQ ™ is the exclusive licensee of this patented technology, our practice is one of the few suppliers of Coolsculpting in Berlin.
Relax in the spa
You can have your love handles treated either in our practice in Berlin or in a more relaxed atmosphere as a day guest in our Medical Spa at Schlosshotel Fleesensee. Why don’t you stay a few days longer and make use of the other offers of our spa?