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  • by seocinik
  • 20 June 2023
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In the realm of cosmetic treatments, technological advancements continue to offer new methods to achieve our aesthetic goals. At Cinik Polyclinic, we are at the forefront of cutting-edge techniques, including cryo lipolysis┬átreatment. We are also known as “Cold Lipolysis,” this non-invasive procedure effectively targets and reduces fat in specific body areas, leading to a more sculpted and toned physique. But what exactly is Cryolipolysis, how does it work, and who can benefit from this procedure? This comprehensive guide explores these questions and more.

How is Cold Lipolipolysis Performed?

Cryolipolysis treatment is a specialized procedure that requires trained professionals and high-tech devices. The principle behind this procedure is that fat cells are more susceptible to cold temperatures than the surrounding tissues. Leveraging this fact, Cryolipolysis applies controlled cooling to targeted areas of the body, causing the fat cells within to crystallize and eventually die. This cell death does not harm the surrounding tissues, and over time, the body naturally processes and eliminates these dead cells, reducing fat in the treated areas.

The treatment begins by placing a protective gel pad on the targeted area. An applicator is positioned over the gel pad like a giant vacuum nozzle. This applicator cools the targeted room to a temperature that induces crystallization of the fat cells without causing damage to the skin or surrounding tissues. The duration of the procedure can range from 30 minutes to an hour per area, depending on the size of the area being treated.

What is Cryolipolysis Gel?

In the context of a Cryolipolysis treatment, the Cryolipolysis Gel plays a significant role. A special conductive gel pad is applied to the skin before the cooling applicator is placed. This gel pad is a protective layer between the skin and the cooling panel of the applicator.

The Cryolipolysis Gel has two main functions. Firstly, it ensures that the cooling effect is evenly distributed across the treatment area, thereby enhancing the effectiveness of the treatment. Secondly, it protects the skin from potential frostbite or cold burns that low temperatures could cause. At Cinik Polyclinic, we prioritize patient safety and comfort, ensuring this gel pad is correctly applied for each Cryolipolysis procedure.

Is Cryolipolysis Risky?

As a non-invasive procedure, Cryolipolysis boasts a lower risk profile than more invasive fat-reduction treatments such as liposuction. It is considered a safe and effective treatment for reducing body fat. However, as with any cosmetic procedure, it’s important to note that some risks and side effects may be associated.

Some patients may experience temporary side effects such as redness, swelling, bruising, or skin sensitivity in the treated area. These side effects are typically minor and resolve independently within a few days to weeks. In rare cases, paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (an unexpected increase in fat cells) can occur, but this is extremely rare.

It’s also important to note that cryolipolysis is not a weight-loss solution. It is not intended for individuals who are significantly overweight or obese. Instead, cryolipolysis is a body-contouring treatment designed to reduce stubborn pockets of fat resistant to diet and exercise.

Who is Cryolipolysis Applied or Not Applied?

Cryolipolysis is suitable for individuals who are generally healthy, are near their ideal body weight, and have pockets of fat that have not responded to diet and exercise. It is not a solution for significant weight loss and does not replace a healthy lifestyle.

Conversely, Cryolipolysis is not recommended for individuals with certain conditions. These include those who are pregnant or breastfeeding, individuals with cold-related illnesses such as cryoglobulinemia, cold urticaria, or Raynaud’s disease, and individuals with certain chronic diseases such as heart disease, liver disease, or cancer.

It’s also not recommended for individuals with skin conditions like dermatitis or eczema in the area to be treated or with implanted medical devices like pacemakers. At Cinik Polyclinic, we conduct a thorough consultation and assessment to ensure that Cryolipolysis is the safest option for each patient.

Considerations in Cryolipolysis Treatment

When considering Cryolipolysis treatment, there are a few essential points to remember. Firstly, Cryolipolysis is not a quick fix. While some changes may be noticed as early as three weeks post-treatment, the most dramatic results are usually seen between one and three months following treatment. This is due to the time it takes for the body to process and eliminate the treated fat cells naturally.

Secondly, Cryolipolysis results are more about inches and shape rather than weight. You may not see a significant change on the scale, but clothes may fit better, and the treated area may appear smaller and more contoured.

Lastly, it’s essential to consider the cost. The Cryolipolysis price can vary depending on the size of the treatment area, the number of sessions required, and the clinic providing the service. At Cinik Polyclinic, we offer affordable, transparent pricing without compromising the quality of care and service.

 F.A.Q

  1. How many Cryolipolysis sessions will I need?
    The number of sessions required depends on the individual and the area being treated. Some may see results after just one treatment, while others may require multiple sessions to achieve their desired results.
  2. Are the results of Cryolipolysis permanent?
    Once the fat cells are eliminated, they cannot regrow. However, remaining fat cells can expand with weight gain. Therefore, it’s essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle to preserve the results.
  3. Is the procedure painful?
    Most patients report a cold sensation and some pressure at the start of the procedure, but this usually subsides as the area numbs from the cold. The process is generally well-tolerated.
  4. How long is the recovery time?
    Since Cryolipolysis is a non-surgical treatment, there is minimal to no downtime. Most people can return to their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
  5. Will I lose weight with Cryolipolysis?
    Cryolipolysis is not a weight-loss procedure. It’s a fat reduction treatment intended to improve the contour and shape of the body. While you won’t see a significant weight reduction, the treatment will help to sculpt and define your figure.

Summary

TreatmentDescription
CryolipolysisA non-invasive body contouring treatment that freezes and eliminates stubborn fat cells, resulting in a more sculpted and defined physique.
ProcedureA protective gel pad is applied, and then a cooling applicator targets the fat cells in the specific area, causing them to crystallize and die.
Cryolipolysis GelThey are applied to the skin to protect it from freezing temperatures and ensure an even cooling distribution.
RisksGenerally safe with temporary side effects such as redness, swelling, and bruising. It’s not a weight-loss treatment but a body-contouring procedure.
ApplicabilityIdeal for individuals close to their ideal body weight with pockets of stubborn fat. They are not recommended for certain individuals with specific health conditions.
ConsiderationsResults take time and are more about shape rather than weight. Costs vary based on the size of the treatment area and the number of sessions.

 

At Cinik Polyclinic, we are committed to providing a holistic approach to aesthetic treatments. Contact us today to discuss whether Cryolipolysis might be the correct procedure for your body contouring goals.

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