7 tips for optimal CoolSculpting results

7 tips for optimal CoolSculpting results


Coolsculpting has been around for more than half a decade and has helped many get rid of the excess fat at different parts of their body. The benefits of this “too good to be true” fat reduction treatment are however optimal if you adhere to some unique CoolSculpting recovery tips. The therapy has been found useful in losing unwanted fat from thighs, arm, abdomen, back amongst other parts of the body. Since the procedure is non-invasive and non-surgical, there’s no downtime to worry about. This reason is among the top reasons why people choose CoolSculpting.

What is Coolsculpting?

Coolsculpting, which is sometimes referred to as cryolipolysis, is a non-surgical body contouring procedure that uses controlled cooling to target, freeze, and destroy stubborn fat cells in an area of the body. This form of fat reducing treatment reduces the number of fat cells in a target area by 20-25% per treatment.

For the most part, the treatment has a good safety record and the few patients that experience mild side effects following the procedure then report them as non-existence after a few days.

Since it has no downtime, it requires only a bit of patience for the results to appear. However, your final CoolSculpting result is dependent on how quickly your body metabolizes and flushes away the destroyed fat cells. This waiting period can be as long as 6 months for your body to totally flush out the dead fat cells.

While you’re waiting for your CoolSculpting results, there are few things you should know and do to ensure you get the best results.

Here are the top 7 CoolSculpting recovery tips that’ll give you the best result.

Don’t buy a new wardrobe…YET!

We understand that you can’t wait to get the results you seek. However, don’t go home after the procedure and try to squeeze your body into your skinny clothes. The minor swelling you’ll have will make it uncomfortable for you to put on skinny clothes. Allow your body to flush the fat cells out of your body, and while it’s healing, you can start shopping online for those new clothes.

Stay Patient

During the recovery period, it’s essential you stay patient and understand that CoolSculpting result is not magic. Many see improvements as early as three weeks with the most dramatic body changes come 2-4 months following treatment. You need to understand that your body is flushing out the dead fat cells and will continue the process for up to 6 months after the treatment.

Stay hydrated

Ensure you stay hydrated during the period following the treatment. Staying hydrated will help you flush the fat cells out of your body faster. Don’t get frustrated about the situation; it’s a gradual process.

Keep tabs on your progress

It’s a good idea to track your recovery progress by keeping a journal or running a blog. Take progress pictures and measurements at intervals and write about your experience going through the recovery period. You’ll notice your progress more when you review past photos and measurements than when you just look at how you look daily.

Know What to Expect

Everyone’s experience with CoolSculpting is different; however, it’s vital you know what to expect. Several days after your treatment, you may start to experience some feelings of nerve twinges. It may feel like a short zap in the target area. This is normal and are your nerve endings trying to get back to normal. You might also experience numbness, a nagging tingling, redness, firmness, tenderness, bruising, etc.

Listen to your body and act when necessary

Though you know the side effects of CoolSculpting, it’s vital you observe your body and report any issue of concern to our office immediately. When you discuss your symptoms with your provider, he or she will be able to help you understand what you’re experiencing and what you can do about it.

Exercise and eat healthy

CoolSculpting is a wonderful procedure in and of itself. However, we hope that this is just a supplement to a healthy lifestyle. Once the treated fat cells are gone, there’s no coming back. However, it’s vital you understand that achieving long-lasting results depends on your lifestyle changes. This is because CoolSculpting eliminates the existing fat cells but the cells that are still there can start storing up fat again. Exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy balanced diet is among the ways you can maintain your CoolSculpting results.


We hope that these top 7 CoolSculpting recovery tips that’ll give you the best result help you to gain the most out of your fat reduction efforts. Preparing yourself mentally and committing to the entire treatment process and recovery will enable you to have an excellent experience.

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