There are many myths about Cryolipolysis that are floating around, We want to let you know the 8 common myths about Cryolipolysis, and what the actual truth is behind it.
1. You can shed weight by the pounds
One of the biggest myths about Cryolipolysis is that it can help you lose weight dramatically. In reality, Cryolipolysis is a non-surgical fat reduction procedure and should not be used as a weight loss treatment. It’s used to treat fat resistant to diet and exercise.
one session can typically reduce about 20-25% of the fat in one area, it usually only comes out to about 1-2 pounds.
2. It’s a weight loss alternative
What some people might not know is there is a difference between weight loss and fat reduction. Weight loss causes your fat cells to shrink in size because of a balance between the calories you intake and the amount you burn with activity. The volume shrinks, but the number of cells stays the same. Weight loss can also be due to a loss in muscle and fluid loss.
Fat reduction happens when you use methods like Cryolipolysis to eliminate the number of fat cells in an area. This leads to the fewer number of cells that are gone for good.
3. It can tighten your skin and improve sagging
Cryolipolysis is mainly used for fat reduction, targeting fat cells underneath the skin, so it doesn’t affect the top layer of your skin. This means that it isn’t a viable solution for improving your skin laxity.
If you have good elasticity, then you don’t have to worry about skin tightening because your skin will tighten on its own to the new shape of your body
4. It’s only for the stomach
While the first Cryolipolysis device approved by the FDA was used to treat the stomach area, Cryolipolysis is now used to treat a variety of different areas like: