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CoolSculpting Risks and Side Effects

Before patients commit to body contouring with fat freezing, they want to know more about the safety of CoolSculpting. Are there risks? Is there a chance for CoolSculpting side effects?

Fortunately, millions of treatments are successfully performed around the globe daily. There are also scores of scientific research that provide proof that CoolSculpting is safe, the risk is low, and adverse events rarely occur.

Read on to learn more about CoolSculpting risks and side effects and how you can avoid them altogether.

Scientific Studies Prove CoolSculpting is Safe

Countless scientific studies prove the safety and efficiency of fat freezing. One study reports that they found “no significant side effects or adverse events were reported” and concluded, “With the proper patient selection, cryolipolysis is a safe, well-tolerated, and effective treatment method for reduction of subcutaneous fat.”

That same study goes further to solidify the safety of CoolSculpting by confirming, the treatment  is “a very safe method for body contouring, and is accomplished with only minimal discomfort” and concludes, “[CoolSculpting] is considered to be both safe and efficient with a high patient satisfaction rate.”

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CoolSculpting Side Effects

CoolSculpting results in lasting fat reduction. After the fat cells are frozen, the body initiates an immune response to collect the dead cells and then process them out of the body. As a result, patients can experience one or more of the symptoms associated with an immune response. Symptoms can include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Bruising

The symptoms, if present, are isolated to the treatment area and typically resolve within one to two weeks on their own.

CoolSculpting Risks

CoolSculpting risks are low. However, there have been rare events of adverse reactions.

The most notable being paradoxical adipose hyperplasia at the treatment site. This occurrence is rare but can be a severe risk that causes the frozen fat cells to grow larger. It tends to happen mostly in men.

How to Avoid Risks and Side Effects

The best way to reduce any risks or side effects is by selecting a reputable CoolSculpting provider. Any adverse reactions are the cause of technician error or the use of counterfeit CoolSculpting machines. To avoid this, patients should choose a licensed CoolSculpting provider with ample experience and knowledge.

When selecting the right provider, prioritize experience and reputation over price. This ensures you don’t put yourself at any unnecessary risk of being conned by knock-off fat freezing equipment. Remember, CoolSculpting is the only fat reduction treatment scientifically confirmed as safe and effective with FDA clearance for reducing fat using Cryolipolysis.

CoolSculpting Near Me

Dermatology Laser Center and MediSpa is a premier provider of CoolSculpting in Owings Mills, MD. They have a strong reputation for prioritizing the safety of patients. To learn more about how Dermatology Laser Center and MediSpa focuses on successful CoolSculpting results and patient satisfaction, schedule a free consultation. During your consultation, you can speak in person with a knowledgeable staff member about fat freezing. Call us at 410-356-0000 to schedule your consultation or reach out to us online.

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