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How To Reduce Swelling After Fat Freezing Treatments?

Get rid of your stubborn fat via fat freezing which is also called fat freezing treatment or cryolipolysis. Side effects of fat freezing are also included in this article. You can reduce swelling after fat freezing treatment or coolsculpting by:

  • Wear compression clothing
  • Consume a healthy and balanced diet
  • Drinks a sufficient amount of plain water
  • Go for mild and moderate-intensity exercise
  • Go for a massage

Fat freezing is a safe procedure. It is very unlikely for you to develop any side effects. However, the chances are still there. The probable side effects are:

  • Mild pain
  • Pinching sensation
  • Tingling
  • Pulling sensation
  • Swelling
  • Cramping
  • Itching

Let’s say you develop any side effects, you can come again for evaluation. Most of the time, such side effects will resolve on their own within one week. Fat freezing is an aesthetic intervention that helps in removing body fat and reducing body weight. You will not experience any pain from this procedure. No anaesthetic agents or numbing cream are needed as fat freezing is a pain-free procedure. Unlike any other procedures to remove body fat, fat freezing does not require any incision. Due to that fact, this procedure is much safer than a surgical method in removing fat or even liposuction. This procedure will cause cooling from on top of your skin. The cooling will cause the fats to freeze. The act of freezing the fat will not affect your skin or any other tissues or cells other than the fat cells.

Once the fat cells freeze and they will die. Dead fat cells are later removed naturally by your body. The dos’ after fat freezing are:

  • Make sure the treated areas are massaged right after the treatment. It is best if it can be done by the therapist who is responsible for doing this procedure on you.
  • Follow a strict diet plan to prevent any new fat accumulation
  • Exercise frequently and correctly
  • Take photos to track the changes on your body

  The don’ts after fat freezing are:

  • Neglect your body. You are not paying any attention to your body changes like any swelling, itchiness, or pain after the procedure.
  • Smoking
  • Drinking alcohol excessively

Fat freezing will target specific areas on your body. The device consists of cooling panels that are placed on the targeted areas and the cooling process will then start. Fat freezing will not take long hours as only a few areas are treated at a time. After the treatment, there might be mild bruising and redness which are harmless. The bruises and redness of the skin will recover and subside by themselves a few days after the treatment.

Fat freezing can reduce up to 40% of your fat layers. However, on average, this procedure will only reduce 20% of your fat layers. The interval from one session to another is around two to four months. The doctor will advise you on the necessity of additional sessions if required. Results following fat freezing can be seen as early as three weeks post-treatment. The best outcome is usually observed after two months of fat freezing. The body will start flushing out fat after the procedure and will continue up to six months.

Adequate water intake and hydration are required as the flushing out of fat will need and consume a lot of water. Adequate hydration can also speed up the process of flushing out fat from your body. Fat freezing will result in the permanent elimination of fat. Side effects of fat freezing as listed in this article are self-limiting and you should not worry.