Treatment is carried out with an electronic machine attached to the body with a clip that is painless and does not affect the skin. There are different sized heads for different parts of the body.
The area targeted is cooled to the temperature needed to crystallise the fat and with a process called Apoptosis is then evacuated from the body as part of the bodies natural functions.
The best candidates are generally those that want to target specific areas such as the neck, arms, the belly, thighs, and hips. It is not designed for people who are generally overweight.
If you struggle to keep the weight off this wont be the magic wand you hope for, we can however help with weight management as well which we would look to explore first.
Then when candidate is near goal wait we can sculpt those stubborn areas.
Where do the fat cells go?
The fat gets flushed out of the body through normal body processes. The time taken for this to happen varies from one person to the next and varies depending on the fat and water intake of the individual.
Will I put the weight back on?
Potentially, if your diet is the same and your exercise levels are the same. It is important to use Cryolipolysis as part of a healthy diet and exercise plan.
Are there any side affects following treatment?
Side effects with Cryolipolysis are not common but sometimes individuals will experience mild pain or a transient decrease in sensation which can persist for some weeks but eventually will go away.
How long will it take for me to recover?
You will recover immediately meaning you can go straight back to work if, for example, you have had a session at lunchtime.
How many sessions will I need?
It depends on how many areas you want to target, this can be decided during your appointment with one of our consultants
Will this work on loose skin and fat?
It works on the fat but not on the skin.
Is it a cure for obesity or Cellulite?
The only treatment for Cellulite is Liposuction. And it is not a treatment for obesity or people that are generally overweight.
Is It Painful?
No, it isn’t painful.
How much fat will I loose through this treatment?
Following the aftercare advice is crucial in making this treatment fully effective, we get results ranging from 20% up to about 45%.
Is there an age limit?
Generally, treatment for those 18 and under does not happen because they are still growing.
What happens during the treatment?
After you have decided which area you want treatment on the consultant will place a cool gel pad over the area to help protect the skin.
A vacuum is then attached to the area, which draws in the fat.
You will experience a mild cold sensation and the temperature will drop to around -7 or -8 degrees Celsius, freezing the fat cells.
Is there anyone who should avoid Cryolipolysis treatment?
Cryolipolysis is not suitable for expectant women or breastfeeding mothers.
Do you offer any promotions on Cryolipolysis?
Promotions are available for groups of three people or more as well as multiple treatment areas per session. We also offer promotions for regular top-up treatments.