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Which is better, Coolsculpting or Liposuction? It depends on what you are looking for. Both Coolsculpting and Smartlipo are excellent procedures for body sculpting. They both offer the ability to shape your body with minimal discomfort and downtime.  However, both Coolsculpting and Liposuction are not right for every patient.  Let’s look more at Coolsculpting Vs Smartlipo.Coolsculpting: Freezing the fat. Coolsculpting by Zeltiq is now a proven technology that has been around for years.  Millions of patients have been treated with this non-invasive and non-surgical procedure.  Performed in-office in as little as 35 minutes, Coolsculpting can reduce troublesome fatty areas on your body as much as 25%.  The procedure is very comfortable and there is no downtime or need for anesthesia.  Coolsculpting can be repeated for even better results.  New Coolsculpting applicators are faster and cover more body area and can treat double chins as well as almost any body area.Smart Laser Liposuction or Smartlipo. First introduced as the use of the Smartlipo laser to melt fat and tighten skin, Smart Liposuction has evolved into an even better procedure.  Using safe, tumescent anesthesia, smart liposuction can be performed while awake. There is minimal discomfort and patients are back on their feet immediately.  Even better, an experienced surgeon can actually sculpt your body to accentuate your curves and transfer fat to other areas.  The actual liposuction procedure itself also induces significant skin tightening.Coolsculpting vs Smart Liposuction. So Coolsculpting is great for small fatty areas where just reduction is needed.  It is ideal for those who don’t like needles or have no time for recovery.  However it does not tighten skin, perform sculpting or offer fat transfer. Smart liposuction offers the abilities of the surgeon to perform body sculpting.  The surgeon can also remove more fat in multiple areas than Coolsculpting can.  When performed under local anesthesia, the procedure is very safe and downtime is minimal.  Smart Liposuction also offers skin tightening and the ability to fat transfer.So which fat reducing procedure is best for me? It depends on your body type and expectations.  Coolsculpting can definitely deliver great results.  If you are looking for ‘wow’ results, smart liposuction may be the better procedure.  Smart liposuction can address more areas at once and can remove more fat immediately.  There is swelling after smartlipo that takes time to resolve but this is comparable to Coolsculpting that takes 2-4 months for results.  So if you are just looking for some quick and easy fat reducing treatments, Coolsculpting is for you.  If you want a dramatic change of your body shape, smart liposuction may be better.  A free consultation is the first step necessary to decide if Coolsculpting vs Liposuction would be right for you.Coolsculpting does it work? Do I need liposuction or a tummy tuck?

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CoolSculpting: Say goodbye to muffin tops & love handles.* CoolSculpting® is the coolest, most innovative, non-surgical way to lose those annoying  bulges of stubborn fat. This revolutionary technology targets and cools unwanted fat cells in the selected area to induce a noticeable, natural-looking reduction in fat bulges. So how does Coolsculpting work? Unlike most other methods of fat reduction, CoolSculpting involves no needles, surgery, or downtime.  Patients often spend procedure time reading, working on their laptops, or simply relaxing.  It’s safe, FDA-cleared and effective.­­ Results look natural and can be seen as early as three weeks following treatment, with the most dramatic results after one to three months. Call us today to schedule your consultation, to find out if CoolSculpting is right for you. What will the results of Coolsculpting be? Many patients are satisfied after one treatment. However, during your consultation, we can discuss a treatment plan that will meet your specific treatment needs. What happens during the treatment? To initiate the treatment we will position the device on your body. The device will then draw the bulge up between two cooling panels. The sensation is a firm pull and pressure – enough of a pull to ensure the selected tissue will be cooled most efficiently. An hour or so later, depending on your needs, you’re done.Can I return to normal activities after Cool Sculpting? Cool Sculpting is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Some patients experience redness, minor bruising, tingling, numbness or discomfort in the treated area, but this is temporary and will resolve completely. Often times, patients return to work after the session is over.When will I see Coolsculpting results? You may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after one to three months. Your body is still flushing fat cells and will continue doing so for up to four to six months after treatment.Are the Coolsculpting results long-lasting? During CoolSculpting, the treated fat cells are eliminated. As long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle, long-term results should remain stable. How do I get started? Call us today to set up your free consultation. We’ll see if you’re a good candidate for CoolSculpting and work with you to develop a treatment plan. Coolsculpting Before and After

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGY TO FREEZE AWAY BODY FAT NOW AVAILABLE* Austin Based Cosmetic Surgeon Among First to Offer CoolSculpting in Austin —Austin, TX [May 16, 2012] – CoolSculpting®, an innovative technology that freezes away unwanted fat, is now available at Beleza Medspa, making it one of the first medical practices in Austin to offer this breakthrough in non-invasive fat reduction. “CoolSculpting is an exciting new approach that is non-invasive and has shown significant results in clinical studies for removing fat without the potential risks and downtime of invasive procedures,” said Lawrence Broder MD.  I have found the procedure to be extremely effective, especially on resistant localized areas such as back fat, love handles and the isolated belly fat. CoolSculpting is extremely comfortable and our patients are highly satisfied.” Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), CoolSculpting gently cools unwanted fat cells in the body thereby inducing a natural, controlled elimination of fat cells. Based on science developed by the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., in the United States, this breakthrough is based on a vast body of research that demonstrates that fat cells are more susceptible to cold and are selectively and painlessly destroyed. Starting several weeks after the procedure, cooled fat cells begin a process called “apoptosis” and begin to shrink and disappear. The body proceeds to naturally and gradually eliminate the cooled fat cells, reducing the thickness of the fat layer.  (more) CoolSculpting Available at Beleza Medspa Austin TX 5/16/2012Page 2 of 3  Unlike many other methods of fat reduction, CoolSculpting involves no needles, surgery or downtime. During the procedure, a non-invasive applicator delivers precisely controlled cooling to the treatment area thereby specifically targeting fat. Treatments last between one to two hours. Patients can have additional procedures for more pronounced effects if they desire. On average, each CoolSculpting procedure results in an undeniable reduction of fat in the treated area, and patients can start to see results as soon as three weeks following treatment, with the most dramatic results occurring over a period of two to four months in most patients.Contact: Beleza Medspa, info@belezamedicalspa.com,  www.BelezaMedicalSpa.com, 1-800-509-9785 # # # Ask about our Lipo Guarantee! How does Coolsculpting Work? Coolsculpting vs Liposuction. …

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