Two Harvard researchers accidently discovered that freezing can be used to eliminate fat cells in the skin. Their discovery has evolved into the development of the CoolSculpting® Elite system, available at Dermatologists of Birmingham for men and women in Birmingham, Alabaster and surrounding areas in Alabama.
What is CoolSculpting® Elite?
CoolSculpting® Elite is a non-invasive treatment for unwanted fat. People who have CoolSculpting® Elite treatments typically see a 20 to 25 percent reduction in fat without surgery. The procedure is recommended for almost any area of the body, including the abdomen, love handles, hips, inner and outer thighs, arms, bra fat and chin.
What are the Benefits of CoolSculpting® Elite?
If you want to eliminate excess fat, you should first try changing your diet and increasing your activity level, including the amount or intensity of your exercising. But as most of us know, this does not always work for stubborn areas of the body. However, CoolSculpting® Elite gives you an option when diet and exercise fail. The procedure requires no surgery, so you will not have scars or a lengthy recovery. Treatment times are 30 minutes or longer.
How Does CoolSculpting® Elite Work?
CoolSculpting® Elite uses a process of freezing to destroy unwanted fat cells in the skin. The mechanism was discovered by researchers at Harvard University while working on a project unrelated to body sculpting. As the fat cells die, the body eliminates them through natural processes. With continued commitment to eating right and exercising, you can enjoy many years of a more contoured body.
What to Expect from CoolSculpting® Elite
We perform CoolSculpting® Elite in treatment rooms that are designed to enhance your experience. You relax during the entire procedure. The freezing technology is applied to the treatment area with a device that is connected to the CoolSculpting® Elite system. The device gently pulls the skin inside and applies the freezing energy. The procedure takes 30 minutes or longer, depending on the size of the treatment area.
You may see a change in the fat bulges a month after the treatment, but full results take three to four months. We may recommend several treatments to reach your transformation goal.
How Much Does CoolSculpting® Elite Cost in Birmingham?
CoolSculpting® Elite is a cosmetic treatment and not covered by medical insurance. Cost is based upon an individualized treatment plan that is developed during your consultation. When we explain the estimated cost, we also review our payment options, including cash, checks and major credit cards. You may also qualify for our financing options.
Have you ever wished for an easy and affordable way to eliminate extra fat? CoolSculpting® Elite may be exactly what you need. Dermatologists of Birmingham offers CoolSculpting® Elite for men and women in the Birmingham, Alabaster and surrounding areas in Alabama. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
*Individual results may vary.