At MD Age Management in Winter Park, FL, we are dedicated to helping our clients look their best so they can feel their best in the Orlando, FL area and beyond. Today, we’re answering our top five questions related to CoolSculpting, including whether you can really freeze fat.

FAQ About CoolSculpting

1. Can You Actually Freeze Fat?

Yes. It is absolutely possible to freeze fat. In fact, with the CoolSculpting device, freezing fat is quick, convenient, and comfortable. Even better, CoolSculpting allows you to target the pockets of excess fat that you’re trying to get rid of. This way, you no longer have to wonder where you will reduce fat from next.

2. Can You Freeze Excess Fat Anywhere?

With CoolSculpting, you can freeze excess fat from pretty much anywhere. The original device was designed to efficiently and effectively treat large regions of your body, like your abdomen, back, or chest. However, there are now smaller devices that are designed to target smaller parts of your body, such as your:

  • Chin
  • Neck
  • Knees
  • Underarms


3. At What Temperature Can You Freeze Fat?

The coolest thing about freezing fat is temperatures don’t need to dip below the freezing point of water. In fact, fat has a much higher freezing point than water. To freeze your excess fat cells, the CoolSculpting device cools your fat cells to 39 degrees.

Another cool thing about CoolSculpting is there is no risk of skin damage. First, your skin doesn’t get damaged by the cold until temperatures drop below 32 degrees. Second, we apply a special gel to your skin to ensure your comfort during treatment and provide an extra layer of protection from the cold that penetrates the deepest layers of your skin.

4. How Quickly Does the Treatment Work?

White fat cells start freezing to death when they reach 41 degrees Fahrenheit, a full nine degrees above the freezing point of water! The CoolSculpting device will cool your skin to this point approximately 15 minutes into your 35-minute session.

5. How Soon Will I See the Results of Treatment?

You will start to see the results of treatment approximately four weeks after your first session. It takes this long for your lymphatic system to start flushing the dead, frozen fat cells from your body. However, depending on how strong your circulatory and lymphatic systems are, as well as how healthy you are, it can take up to six months to see the final results.

Discover How to Combat the Signs of Aging Today

One of the most common signs of aging is excess abdominal fat. However, you don’t have to succumb to the nasty side effects that tend to go hand in hand with getting older. With CoolSculpting, you can freeze fat and look and feel better than you have in years.

Contact the experts at MD Age Management in Winter Park, FL  to schedule your initial consultation! We have proudly served the Orlando, FL area for years, and we can’t wait to serve you.

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