Summertime is right around the corner, which means it’s time for long days and short nights, where the water is begging you to visit and where bathing suits are the only appropriate attire. But with summer comes all the insecurities associated with the summer body and what that means to you. It could mean having to go to the gym or adopting a diet plan that you are none too happy about. Sometimes that is just something we don’t want to do or can’t do because of everything else that you have going on.
With a brief search online for quick weight-loss solutions, you may see a bevy of invasive surgeries such as liposuction. But the recovery time and cost of those surgeries may be too much for you, which is where another option comes in. Fat freezing, or cryolipolysis, literally freezes the fat cells in your body, helping prevent them from growing back. The most common procedure that freezes fat is called CoolSculpting. This procedure has been increasing in popularity since it was originally created in the early 2000s. Like any other procedure, its technology grows and evolves, which brings us to a more modern version of fat freezing called Clatuu. This procedure is newer but is built on the foundation created by CoolSculpting.
Just underneath the surface of your skin are a finite number of fat cells. These cells expand the more that you gain weight, but once they are removed from the body, they do not grow back. CoolSculpting was developed after a team of scientists found that low temperatures can destroy these fat cells, which are then processed via the body’s natural lymphatic system.
CoolSculpting comes with various applicators for different parts of the body included but not limited to the abdomen, arms, and chin. These applicators are placed in the treatment area, and after a short 30 to 60-minute session, you are free to continue your daily activities with no downtime. However, the results may not be seen right away, depending on the area. Sometimes you may require multiple sessions, and your optimal results won’t be seen until at least four weeks later. The reason for this delay is that after your session, your body requires time to break down and dispose of the waste material.
This procedure was built after Coolsculpting as, if you remember, the idea of cryolipolysis was first discovered in the early 2000s. Although Clatuu, just like CoolSculpting, freezes subcutaneous fat cells, it does it with what it claims to be more accurate technology. Its 360-degree cooling handpieces allow for a more even distribution of cooling, leaving the body with 25 percent less fat than following CoolSculpting. Its handpiece has a dual applicator that allows for multiple areas to be treated in one seating. These claims suggest you may need fewer Clatuu sessions than you would CoolSculpting.
However, there is one notable downside to Clatuu. It can do treat every area of the body as CoolSculpting, but it cannot access under the chin. If that is an area of much annoyance to you on your weight loss path, then CoolSculpting is the better noninvasive option for you.
Invasive procedures can be scary for many reasons. Anesthesia, incisions, and prolonged recovery are not for everyone. And in a world where we just can’t seem to stop moving, cryolipolysis is a sound choice for many. CoolSculpting and Clatuu can provide the results you are looking for (except under your chin), so talk to your doctor about the best course of action. Summertime may mean long, hot days, and with one quick and cold session, you could be enjoying the beach in the body of your dreams.