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What is coolsculpting lipo? 

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Dr. Michael Bermant
Surgery - Plastics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Beware Hype Terms

Liposuction is a fundamental tool for plastic surgery sculpture.
Each brand tool has its own hype vs effectiveness. To just such work you need effective standardized pictures and method to demonstrate the degree if injury, bruising, swelling & recovery. This requires a demonstration with pictures, movies, and proof that a 400 character answer lacks ability to address. Part 1 of 2.

In brief: Beware Hype Terms

Liposuction is a fundamental tool for plastic surgery sculpture.
Each brand tool has its own hype vs effectiveness. To just such work you need effective standardized pictures and method to demonstrate the degree if injury, bruising, swelling & recovery. This requires a demonstration with pictures, movies, and proof that a 400 character answer lacks ability to address. Part 1 of 2.
Dr. Michael Bermant
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Just another "coined" term for liposuction.
Dr. Michael Bermant
Sorry, that is wrong. Not all liposuction is the same. Liposuction is just the process of fat removal by suction. What separates out the various methods is what is done in addition. For instance this particular method blasts cells with light exploding them. The dead cell debris then is either left behind or removed. How much injury imparted to surrounding cells is a factor needing documentation
Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Cool Sculptiing

Cool Sculpting is a machine which cools the fat causing many of the fat cells to die giving up their fat.
It requires a series of treatments for best results and best for mild fat deposits. Alternatives indulde non invasive ultrasound (Ultrashape) and liposuction.

In brief: Cool Sculptiing

Cool Sculpting is a machine which cools the fat causing many of the fat cells to die giving up their fat.
It requires a series of treatments for best results and best for mild fat deposits. Alternatives indulde non invasive ultrasound (Ultrashape) and liposuction.
Dr. Larry Nichter
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Coolsculpting

It is a machine that uses suction and freezing to destroy fat (cryolip[olysis) it is not surgical.
It is lipoplasty. It uses different size curved heads with open middle that suctions the targetted area into the head and freezes it. The skin is protected with a gel. The results are conservative and many people do several treatments to attain noticeable results.

In brief: Coolsculpting

It is a machine that uses suction and freezing to destroy fat (cryolip[olysis) it is not surgical.
It is lipoplasty. It uses different size curved heads with open middle that suctions the targetted area into the head and freezes it. The skin is protected with a gel. The results are conservative and many people do several treatments to attain noticeable results.
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Dr. Richard Baxter
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nonsurgical fat loss

Coolsculpting is an fda-cleared device (zeltiq) that uses freezing to reduce localized fat, usually around the abdomen and love handles.
Fat cells are more sensitive to cold so many of them die and are re-absorbed by the body. Another new technology that i believe is more precise is called liposonix, which uses high energy focused ultrasound to permanently reduce localized fat.

In brief: Nonsurgical fat loss

Coolsculpting is an fda-cleared device (zeltiq) that uses freezing to reduce localized fat, usually around the abdomen and love handles.
Fat cells are more sensitive to cold so many of them die and are re-absorbed by the body. Another new technology that i believe is more precise is called liposonix, which uses high energy focused ultrasound to permanently reduce localized fat.
Dr. Richard Baxter
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Dr. Marc Yune
Facial Plastic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Fat reduction

Coolsculpting is a new fda cleared technology that reduces fat by cooling it to the point that it breaks the fatty cells down and the body then metabolizes it.
The body parts need to fit into a rectangular applicator. Common areas are upper and lower abdomen, love handles, back/bra fat and inner thighs. It is a favorite due to no down time. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.

In brief: Fat reduction

Coolsculpting is a new fda cleared technology that reduces fat by cooling it to the point that it breaks the fatty cells down and the body then metabolizes it.
The body parts need to fit into a rectangular applicator. Common areas are upper and lower abdomen, love handles, back/bra fat and inner thighs. It is a favorite due to no down time. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.
Dr. Marc Yune
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: CoolSculpt vs Lipo

CoolSculpting is a machine that draws fat into a suction cup and then cools the tissue.
The cooling freezes the fat. The fat cells die. Improvement in contour is usually seen 8-12 weeks later. Liposuction can also be used to reduce fat in an area with extraction of the fat via cannula. See a board certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your particular need.

In brief: CoolSculpt vs Lipo

CoolSculpting is a machine that draws fat into a suction cup and then cools the tissue.
The cooling freezes the fat. The fat cells die. Improvement in contour is usually seen 8-12 weeks later. Liposuction can also be used to reduce fat in an area with extraction of the fat via cannula. See a board certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your particular need.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Coolsculpting...

...Is a non-surgical method of fat reduction done by freezing the fat with an external applicator. It's different than traditional liposuction.
Coolsculpting doesn't require anesthesia, and has very little downtime. There are no incisions, and no cannula is passed under the skin. The results are more modest than lipo, unless it is repeated in the same area several times.

In brief: Coolsculpting...

...Is a non-surgical method of fat reduction done by freezing the fat with an external applicator. It's different than traditional liposuction.
Coolsculpting doesn't require anesthesia, and has very little downtime. There are no incisions, and no cannula is passed under the skin. The results are more modest than lipo, unless it is repeated in the same area several times.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. Jayson Dupre
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Coolsculpting

Coolsculpting is the use of topical non-invasive cooling to freeze fat cells.
Once crystalized, they are eliminated from the body and over several weeks the remaining cells condense to dramatically reduce far bulges around the body and extremeties. This works very well and is highly effective.

In brief: Coolsculpting

Coolsculpting is the use of topical non-invasive cooling to freeze fat cells.
Once crystalized, they are eliminated from the body and over several weeks the remaining cells condense to dramatically reduce far bulges around the body and extremeties. This works very well and is highly effective.
Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Dr. Andre Berger
Cosmetic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Non invasive

Coolsculpting lipo is a non invasive procedure that will destroy fat cells via freezing.
After three treatments a reasonable expectation would be approximately 20-25% reduction of fat in the treated area. The results will never match those of liposuction, however, for those who don't want even a minimally invasive procedure it can definitely produce some improve.

In brief: Non invasive

Coolsculpting lipo is a non invasive procedure that will destroy fat cells via freezing.
After three treatments a reasonable expectation would be approximately 20-25% reduction of fat in the treated area. The results will never match those of liposuction, however, for those who don't want even a minimally invasive procedure it can definitely produce some improve.
Dr. Andre Berger
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Freeze lipo

Also know as freeze lipo, an external probe at freezing temperature kills fat cells without harming the skin.
Still in early stages, it will probably become more efficient and cost less in the future. Only removes about 25% of fat in 4 months. Lipo still more effective and almost the same cost.

In brief: Freeze lipo

Also know as freeze lipo, an external probe at freezing temperature kills fat cells without harming the skin.
Still in early stages, it will probably become more efficient and cost less in the future. Only removes about 25% of fat in 4 months. Lipo still more effective and almost the same cost.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Michael Bermant
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: More Effective Help

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In brief: More Effective Help

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Abodybeautiful.Com/forum/index.Php/board, 8.0.Html the link will not work here, but this answer will show you many links and a broken demonstration picture from that company's site. It is this forums lack of linking that discourages my answering here vs where i can offer better proof.
Dr. Michael Bermant
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Dr. Neeraja Mattay
Dermatology

In brief: Fat Freezing

CoolSculpting is an innovative, non-invasive fat reducing procedure performed in many dermatology offices.
The two-paneled device applies controlled heat to the precise depth of skin over a period of several minutes. The result of extreme cooling is the crystallization and death of unwanted fat cells. Noticeable, proven, and lasting results are possible. Learn more at http://dermdocs.com/.

In brief: Fat Freezing

CoolSculpting is an innovative, non-invasive fat reducing procedure performed in many dermatology offices.
The two-paneled device applies controlled heat to the precise depth of skin over a period of several minutes. The result of extreme cooling is the crystallization and death of unwanted fat cells. Noticeable, proven, and lasting results are possible. Learn more at http://dermdocs.com/.
Dr. Neeraja Mattay
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Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
Cosmetic Surgery

In brief: Noninvasive fat loss

CoolSculpting takes advantage of the fact that fat cells are more susceptible to cold than other cells.
It essentially freezes the fat cells and then your body breaks them down and disposes of the cells as waste. It results in a permanent reduction of 20-25% in the fat layer. For more information on CoolSculpting see: http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/non-surgical-procedures/coolsculpting/

In brief: Noninvasive fat loss

CoolSculpting takes advantage of the fact that fat cells are more susceptible to cold than other cells.
It essentially freezes the fat cells and then your body breaks them down and disposes of the cells as waste. It results in a permanent reduction of 20-25% in the fat layer. For more information on CoolSculpting see: http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/non-surgical-procedures/coolsculpting/
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
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Dr. Daniel Careaga
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Non-surgical lipo

A drop in temperature causes fat cells to form crystals and shrink down.
Expect very modest results at best.

In brief: Non-surgical lipo

A drop in temperature causes fat cells to form crystals and shrink down.
Expect very modest results at best.
Dr. Daniel Careaga
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Dr. John Di Saia
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: A New Take on Lipo

There are many liposuction take-offs marketed today.
I wrote a bit about them here: http://www.Cosmeticsurgerytruth.Com/blog/?P=10467.

In brief: A New Take on Lipo

There are many liposuction take-offs marketed today.
I wrote a bit about them here: http://www.Cosmeticsurgerytruth.Com/blog/?P=10467.
Dr. John Di Saia
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Fat freezing.

It's not lipo.

In brief: Fat freezing.

It's not lipo.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. H. William Song
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Freezing

Coolsculpt is a way of freezing the fat externally to cause the fat cells to die thus reducing the size of love handles belly pouch etc.
It is not liposuction. This procedure used to be called zeltique. Seems to work, but for the price, smartlipo is minimally invasive but will definitely remove the fat.

In brief: Freezing

Coolsculpt is a way of freezing the fat externally to cause the fat cells to die thus reducing the size of love handles belly pouch etc.
It is not liposuction. This procedure used to be called zeltique. Seems to work, but for the price, smartlipo is minimally invasive but will definitely remove the fat.
Dr. H. William Song
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Coolsculpting

Coolsculptirng is a term used primarily by the company zeltiq to describe a process where a vacuum is applied to the desired treatment area.
This draws the skin and fat in between two large plates that cool or "freeze the fat" between two plates that closely monitors the temperature. Fat cells are more vulnerable than skin and they die in response to the cold exposure. Results may take 6-12 weeks.

In brief: Coolsculpting

Coolsculptirng is a term used primarily by the company zeltiq to describe a process where a vacuum is applied to the desired treatment area.
This draws the skin and fat in between two large plates that cool or "freeze the fat" between two plates that closely monitors the temperature. Fat cells are more vulnerable than skin and they die in response to the cold exposure. Results may take 6-12 weeks.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Fat freezing

Coolsculpting is a non invasive way to reduce a percentage of the fatty layer. It does not replace traditional liposuction and works best on people of normal weight with a small problem area.

In brief: Fat freezing

Coolsculpting is a non invasive way to reduce a percentage of the fatty layer. It does not replace traditional liposuction and works best on people of normal weight with a small problem area.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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