If you're interested in body contouring, it's important to look at all the options and choose the sculpting solution that's right for you. If you want dramatic results, liposuction or a tummy tuck may be the best approach. Sometimes, however, a subtle change is all that's needed. That's why we offer CoolSculpting at Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for Baltimore-area residents. CoolSculpting is an innovative, non-invasive treatment that destroys fat cells in targeted areas. No anesthetic is needed, and you can return to work or your normal activities immediately after the procedure.
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Dr. Chang can help you choose the body contouring procedure that best suits your goals. Many of the women and men who schedule CoolSculpting consultations will benefit more from liposuction because they want to address larger areas of the body or want more dramatic results. CoolSculpting targets specific areas of fat that remain despite regular exercise and dieting, such as on the flanks, hips, abdomen, or back. CoolSculpting is an FDA–cleared treatment that reduces fat in selected areas using controlled cooling technology.
A healthy diet and fitness plan are great, but they can only do so much. Your genes, weight fluctuations, and life changes such as pregnancy all influence your fat cells. If you want to reduce the appearance of love handles or other trouble spots around your midsection, CoolSculpting may be the optimal solution.
|Reduces bulges||Dramatic contour changes|
|Good for small or moderate areas of fat||Good for larger fat deposits|
|Treats abdomen, flanks, thighs, back, and double chin||Treats abdomen, flanks, thighs, waist, upper arms, buttocks, back, knees, and double chin|
|No downtime||3 days to at least a week, depending on areas treated|
|Long-lasting results||Long-lasting results|
|More than 1 treatment session sometimes needed||Single operation|
During your consultation, Dr. Chang will evaluate your body and discuss your goals to determine which areas to target during your CoolSculpting procedure. In contrast to liposuction or a tummy tuck in Baltimore, CoolSculpting requires no anesthesia or incisions. You can relax and read a book or listen to music during your treatment.
Using a specially designed device that draws up the targeted fat tissue between 2 cooling panels, CoolSculpting freezes the fat cells through a process called Cryolipolysis™. Most patients experience little or no discomfort during the treatment, which typically takes one hour per region targeted.
No recovery or downtime is typically needed; patients are free to head to the gym right after a CoolSculpting procedure. You may experience mild swelling or soreness after your treatment, but it usually is gone within a few days.
During the weeks that follow treatment, the body gradually flushes away the damaged fat cells through its natural metabolic processes. While experiences vary, results typically become noticeable after about a month as bulges look smoother and slimmer. In about 3 to 4 months, the full benefits are usually reached.
To maintain your slimmer contours, it's important to continue with a sensible diet and exercise program.
Dr. Chang has been recognized as a "Top Doc" and dedicates his life to restoring beauty, restoring health. Receive a FREE CoolSculpting evaluation with Dr. Chang now, or call him at