Fat freezing is a non-surgical procedure that helps to get rid of excess fats by freezing a significant portion of the patient’s subcutaneous fat layer without damaging surrounding tissue or nerve regions.
Using a hand-held applicator equipped with a suction cup, cooling energy is applied on the skin of the targeted region, where it crystalises fat deposits which will gradually die off and be metabolised during and after the treatment within a period of 6 to 12 weeks.
When the applicator is being placed, patients might feel intense tugging on the skin of the treated area(s) as it is being sucked into a vacuum. As the treatment continues, patients will experience a stinging sensation during the first 10 minutes which will eventually become cold and numb.
Once the treatment is completed, the treated area(s) will feel cold and hard. It will be immediately massaged to reduce the hardened effect.
There are several areas that are treatable with fat freezing such as:
There are some benefits of undergoing a fat freezing procedure such as:
It takes around 4-12 weeks for the results to be seen after the procedure. You are encouraged to exercise regularly and eat healthily to maintain the results. However, it must be stated that fat freezing is not meant to be a weight loss programme, but to merely contour the body shape to make you look better. It also does not treat obesity nor designed to replace the benefits of a proper diet and exercise.
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