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Best body contouring treatments: fat freeze

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Fat freeze is one of the most popular non-surgical body contouring treatments available on the market. In the medical and aesthetics field, fat freeze is also known as cryopolysis, and it is used for chilling certain parts of your body to remove fat. This body contouring treatment proves to be safe, non-invasive and a good option for people who want to look slimmer.

What is body contouring?

Body contouring can be a surgical or non-surgical procedure used to improve skin appearance after weight loss or reduce fat on certain areas of your body. Among the non invasive options, there are four main ways to reduce fat and contour the body:
• Cryolipolysis (fat freeze or cool sculpting) uses freezing temperatures to destroy fat cells;
• Laser lipolysis – uses laser energy to target fat cells;
Radiofrequency lipolysis – uses controlled ultrasound and heating;
• Injection lipolysis – deoxycholic acid is injected into your body to destroy fat cells.

They are all well-known procedures that are intended to help you with weight loss when diets fail (eliminating fat pockets that do not disappear with exercise). However, fat freeze proved to be one of the best ways to sculpt your body. As a result, FDA approves it and, unlike the other procedures, there are a lot of data and research to back up the safety and results.

Which body contouring treatment is the best? 

Fat freeze is probably the best option for both men and women who want to lose weight but experience stubborn fat areas that will not disappear, no matter how hard they try.

To be sure you are a great candidate for this procedure, you should consult a specialist that will recommend you when and where to make the fat freeze procedure. Each body is different, and you will need to adapt this body contouring fat reduction to your shape and lifestyle. Age and medical history are also important factors to consider when waiting for results.  

What is fat freeze? 

This procedure of fat reduction uses freezing temperatures to destroy fat cells. It is non-invasive, targets and destroys fat cells without damaging the surrounding tissue.

You can fat freeze belly, abdomen, thighs, flanks, bra and back fat, arms, or double chin. So why freeze fat? The fat freeze treatment is used on these areas to damage the membranes of fat cells, and it lasts about an hour, depending on the targeted area. You can achieve 20-40% fat reduction and constantly repeat the treatment for at least two months.

One of the greatest benefits of this procedure is that you can return to your day-to-day activities after the session ends.

Side effects experienced after the fat freeze treatment are temporary and minimal. However, you might see bruises on the treated area, swelling, and a small fit of itchiness.

Fat reduction treatments provided by SkinGlow Clinic are effective, and with our modern technology, we can treat two body parts simultaneously.

How does fat freeze treatment feel like?

The device used for cool sculpting looks and acts like a small vacuum, but most patients experience just a low discomfort. It is a non-invasive and painless treatment that applies freezing temperatures on the targeted areas, combined with the gentle vacuum effect.

However, the abdomen area is more sensitive than other body parts, so at the beginning, you might experience unpleasant sensations. Once the area becomes numb, the feeling will improve.

After the specialist ends the treatment, they will massage that area and restore the blood circulation.

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Patients experience low discomfort

What happens to fat when you freeze it? 

Where does all that fat go once you freeze it? The freezing temperatures kill fat cells, which are eventually absorbed and flushed out of your body through the lymphatic system.

These cells are naturally broken and eliminated from your body in a few weeks, so it is highly important to repeat the treatment as necessary to see the results. To maximize the results, fat freeze treatment needs to be accompanied by a healthy lifestyle and exercise routine.

How long will the fat freeze result last?

One of the best things about fat freezing is that these body contouring treatment results are permanent. Once the device freezes and kills the fat cells, they crystalize and die. As these bulks of fat are killed, they will be expelled from your body through your liver. And once they are gone, they are gone for good!

However, if you do not live a balanced life with exercises and a healthy diet, you will end up with new fat cells. So the main goal after the cool sculpting procedure is to keep the results stable.

It is recommended to combine fat freezing with exercise and a healthy lifestyle, but that will not help the procedure work better. Creating a good routine will only help you once the cool sculpting sessions are done.

How long does it take to see fat freeze results?

For most body contouring treatments, including fat freeze, you will start to see results after two or maybe three weeks of treatment.

If you continue the treatment and follow your specialist’s recommendations, the dead fat cells will gradually disappear. The final results will appear a few months after your last fat freeze session.

Fat freezing treatments need to be repeated in the same area every three weeks.

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Fat freezing results can be seen once the dead cells are eliminated

Body Contouring vs. Weight Loss

Even if the technology nowadays is pretty advanced and can really help you get rid of unwanted fat from different body areas, this is not a substitute for weight loss.

However, the treatment is ideal for men and women who fight with the bulge of fat that will not fade even if they have diets and exercises incorporated into their lifestyle.

Where can I get a fat-freezing treatment?

At SkinGlow Clinic, we can target areas like love handles that appear on the waist, male chest, bra bulge, thighs, knees, calves, and flanks. If you want this fat freeze treatment, it needs to be performed by a specialist.

We provide the treatment and personalized recommendations that you can easily integrate into your daily routine. If you want a body contouring treatment that will boost your confidence, book an appointment now.


Fat freeze is a body contouring treatment that does not require any surgical interference, therefore, not invasive.

The technology used slightly vacuums the skin while exposing it to freezing temperatures to kill fat cells from your body.

It can be done for two body parts at the same time. It is not painful and must be done by a specialist. Doing fat freeze at home is not recommended. Do not apply packs of ice or other freeze items because you might end up hurting yourself creating tissue damage.

For body sculpting treatments, always see a specialist and follow recommendations.



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