CoolSculpting is the #1 non-surgical fat reduction treatment in the world. As more men and women saturate the internet with glowing CoolSculpting reviews, a troubling trend surfaced on the web.  In attempting to save on CoolSculpting cost, numerous sources promoting CoolSculpting from home continue to emerge. These DIY CoolSculpting hacks involve subjecting the skin to ice, worn on a “lipo belt.”

However, this tactic does not freeze fat. It poses a significant risk to your safety. Read on to find out why DIY CoolSculpting doesn’t work and why it’s so dangerous to attempt to freeze your own fat.

How CoolSculpting Works

CoolSculpting works utilizing a scientifically established process called cryolipolysis (“cryo” = cold + “lipo” = fat + “lysis” = cell death.}  In other words, CoolSculpting destroys fat cells by exposing them to precise cooling temperatures.

CoolSculpting is the ONLY FDA cleared treatment that employs controlled cooling to reduce fat and sculpt amazing physiques.

Proprietary CoolSculpting Applicators

CoolSculpting is a fat reduction procedure that sculpts attractive curvatures. The CoolSculpting machine comes equipped with various applicators, each exclusively designed for specific areas of the body. This exact fit is impossible to accomplish with ice packs. The applicator’s tailored shape allows the CoolSculpting expert to contour the treatment area and define musculature.

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Vacuum Mechanism

CoolSculpting applicators suction up subcutaneous fat cells using a gentle vacuum mechanism. Suction plays an essential role in the fat reduction process. This is a significant reason why CoolSculpting at home doesn’t work

Fat is sensitive to the cold. When a bulge encounters cold temperatures, fat cells automatically move away from the skin’s surface to protect themselves from freezing. The suction from the CoolSculpting applicator pulls the fat deposits away from the body and secures the cells in place inside the applicator. From there, the fat cells are chilled, or “cold sculpted,” from multiple angles. This results in deep penetration of cold into the fat layer.

Precisely Controlled Cooling

CoolSculpting does not freeze fat; instead, it chills fat. It accomplishes this by drawing heat from the fat cells via precisely controlled cooling. Years of scientific research and development led to the creation of the CoolSculpting machine. It chills fat cells at highly calibrated temperatures and time durations. This process triggers apoptosis or cell death. Next, the lymphatic system collects and processes the destroyed fat cells out of the body as waste.

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Safety Mechanisms

The CoolSculpting machine comes fitted with numerous safety measures to protect the patient’s safety and well-being.

The gel pad: This proprietary pad protects the skin from frostbite. These pads are placed on top of the skin underneath the applicator. The gel pad insulates the skin from thermal injury.

Temperature sensors:  Temperature gauges within the CoolSculpting applicator continually monitor the skin temperature. If the skin’s temperature falls below the safety threshold, the CoolSculpting machine automatically turns off. The gauges also confirm that the fat cells receive the proper cooling for the therapeutic amount of time.

CoolSculpting the right way is a wise decision

The only safe and effective way to freeze your fat is with a certified CoolSculpting provider. So, schedule a complimentary consultation with Concierge Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, the premier CoolSculpting provider in Chicago. You may rest assured knowing you are in caring, competent hands when you fill out the form online or call (312) 255-1495.

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