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What To Expect When Coolsculpting Belly Fat

by Terry Wilson

Are you looking for ways to get rid of belly fat? Coolsculpting may be just what you need. The abdominals are one of the most popular areas to coolsculpt, which means that the procedure is easily accessible. If you are ready to use this method to get rid of unwanted fat, here is a look at what you need to know about this procedure.

Are You a Good Candidate?

The type of abdominal fat that you have plays a large role in whether or not coolsculpting will work for you. If you have visceral fat, then cool sculpting will not be the right choice for you. Visceral fat is usually woven between internal organs and can increase the risk of stroke, dementia, and heart disease. It is typically called a beer gut. However, if you have subcutaneous fat that is just under the surface of the skin, then you are a good candidate for coolsculpting.

How Many Treatments Will You Need?

The number of treatments you need may vary. This largely depends on the amount of fat that needs to be removed. If you need more than one session, a schedule will be created for you. Before starting your treatment, pictures of your tummy will be taken from different angles so that you can see how you started. Once the procedure is finished and you are healed, new pictures will be taken so that you can see the difference.

How Long Will It Take to Recover?

The best part about coolsculpting is that it really has very little downtime. You can expect to be back to your regular activities very soon after you have the procedure. In fact, many people have their procedure done and then go back to their job shortly after. The procedure will last for one to three hours. This is not to say that you may not experience some symptoms after the procedure is completed. These symptoms are redness, bruising, and swelling. If any of these symptoms get worse after a few days, then you should contact your doctor for a follow-up to find out what is wrong.

Coolsculpting is one of the best ways to quickly rid yourself of belly fat. However, before you do a procedure, you need to ensure that you ask your doctor the right questions and be prepared for a few side effects that will not last very long for most people. Remember that the key is to communicate with your doctor so that you can be comfortable and have peace of mind.

For more information on coolsculpting, contact your doctor.