Men Do It, Too: CoolSculpting for Men at VIPS!
You’ve been following a healthy diet (and compromising on your favorite foods), exercising regularly, and maybe even fasting, all in the hopes of fat reduction and achieving a body that makes you feel comfortable.
However, no matter how hard you try, and despite all the sacrifices that you’re making, you can’t get rid of stubborn fat deposits. Be it excess belly fat, gynecomastia, love handles, or a double chin, the fatty tissue in some areas just won’t budge.
For many of our male patients, no magic exercise routine or healthy diet will get them their ideal male body — not for lack of will or discipline but factors beyond their control. According to a European study, the number of fat cells an individual’s body has is determined during adolescence and remains stable throughout adulthood. Weight gain and stubborn fat bulges are caused by fluctuations in the size of these fat cells. This explains why many of us struggle to get rid of excess fat while the excess weight falls off more readily for others.
Thankfully, there is a safe, trouble-free, and effective solution for those of us who have more unwanted fat cells than others — CoolSculpting for men. CoolSculpting is the #1 FDA-cleared non-invasive fat-reduction treatment available; it works by freezing fat cells. During a CoolSculpting procedure, fat cells in targeted areas are frozen and then are naturally eliminated by the body over time.
What Is CoolSculpting for Men?
CoolSculpting for men is a cosmetic procedure that harnesses the benefits of cryolipolysis, a fat-freezing technology used for fat reduction. The CoolSculpting procedure is FDA-cleared to target stubborn fat cells in nine different areas of the body, including submental fat for double chins, the abdomen for excess belly fat, the flanks for mitigating love handles, inner and outer thighs, the mid-back/bra line area, the arms or “bat wings,” above the knee and even the roll underneath the buttocks (known as the “banana roll”).
Why Are More Men Getting Into This Fat-Freezing Technology?
The advent and subsequent explosion of social media platforms and mass-adopted dating platforms have increased the importance of body image for men. The popularity and influence of healthy lifestyle vloggers and diet and exercise gurus are causing heightened male interest in these pursuits.
However, many men find that despite listening to and following the advice of their favorite influencers, they need additional help to achieve the sculpted physique and male body they desire.
CoolSculpting for men stands out as the foremost fat-reduction option because it is non-invasive, fast, area-specific, and requires no recovery time. So it’s no wonder that as of May 2021, over 11 million CoolSculpting treatments have been performed globally.
How Does CoolSculpting Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat?
CoolSculpting treatments use cryolipolysis to eliminate fat cells in stubborn bulges. A typical CoolSculpting procedure journey at Vinyard Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS) starts with establishing a baseline by taking pictures and measuring your weight. The former assists in measuring the body contouring effects, while the latter gives us an indication of the weight you need to maintain throughout the process. For maximum efficacy, patients must maintain a stable weight over their CoolSculpting sessions.
Once a baseline has been established, your CoolSculpting for men journey can truly begin! Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William J. Vinyard, MD, FACS, and his team of experts will then delineate the treatment areas afflicted with stubborn fat cells. Your comfort and overall experience are our top priority; as such, we will provide you with pillows, blankets, and refreshments as needed. We recommend bringing your phone, tablet, or a book to kill time during your treatment.
First, a pre-treatment wipe is used for two minutes to prep the skin. A gel pad is placed on your skin to protect it during the fat-freezing treatment. Then, the CoolSculpting device suctions the tissue from the targeted area to freeze and kill fat cells.
CoolSculpting for men generally takes around 35-45 minutes per session, but times may vary according to the size of the areas being treated. Upon completion, the treated area is massaged to increase the procedure’s efficacy and then your skin is cleaned to remove the treatment gel.
At low temperatures, fat cells freeze and die. For up to 12 weeks, your body will naturally remove the dead fat cells through its lymphatic system, leading to an up to 25% reduction in fat in the treated areas.
The Treatment Areas Ideal for CoolSculpting
CoolSculpting for men reduces pinchable fat in the most common problem areas for stubborn fat cells. These include:
- The submental area (responsible for double chins)
- The flank and back areas (responsible for love handles)
- The abdomen (the source of stubborn belly fat)
CoolSculpting for men can also mitigate flabby arms, plump thighs, and the notorious “banana rolls” — excess fat stored under one’s buttocks.
Can CoolSculpting Help Me Lose My “Man Boobs?”
We’ve all been at the stage of gradually increasing our T-shirt sizes to try and feel comfortable and confident with our bodies. Each purchase is filled with resentment towards your personal trainer, who swore that your “moobs” would be gone in no time.
Thankfully, there is good news. CoolSculpting effectively achieves a visibly notable fat reduction in the flank and chest areas. This means you can get a sculpted body and Instagram-ready physique quickly and safely!
Say Goodbye to Double Chins With CoolSculpting!
For many of us, no amount of well-balanced diet and exercise can ever address our pudgy faces. Don’t worry; we know what it feels like to increase your gum-chewing frequency in the hopes of attaining a Henry Cavill-esque jawline. The good news is that your days and nights of ceaseless jaw aches can come to an end with CoolSculpting for men! Its fat removal capabilities are particularly effective at clearing out submental fat.
Is CoolSculpting for Men Painful?
CoolSculpting is the fat reduction treatment of choice for many of our male patients due to its non-invasive nature and fast recovery. Outside of being able to live your life uninterrupted, you also won’t have to deal with scarred and damaged skin.
Some individuals experience temporary and mild cold, tingling, and numbing sensations as a result of CoolSculpting treatment, this is not cause for concern. These experiences are normal and subside shortly after the procedure is complete.
How Long Will My CoolSculpting Results Last?
CoolSculpting kills off stubborn fat cells permanently. Yes, forever. Once your fat cells are frozen, they die off and are eventually removed naturally by your body. As such, CoolSculpting leads to long-lasting, sustainable results when combined with a healthy lifestyle.
Am I the Ideal Candidate for CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is perfect for almost anyone who wants to reduce visible, stubborn fat bulges in a safe, non-invasive, and fast way.
According to CoolSculpting’s website, patients with cryoglobulinemia (i.e., a form of vasculitis), cold agglutinin disease (an autoimmune disorder), and paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria (a rare blood disorder) should not receive this treatment. Furthermore, CoolSculpting’s site recommends that you inform Dr. Vinyard about recent surgeries, pre-existing hernias, and any known allergies.
Start Your CoolSculpting for Men Journey at VIPS!
As you consider your body contouring goals, Dr. Vinyard and his team of experts wield many options for restoring a youthful look and feel for your body. A CoolSculpting procedure can be an easy and incredible addition to your treatment plan for getting your body summer ready, and Dr. Vinyard and his team of experts are ready to support you in achieving your aesthetic goals. Contact us to schedule a personal consultation with us, or call (772) 362-3357 to find out the next steps in your CoolSculpting journey! Our office at 291 NW Peacock Blvd, Suite 103, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, proudly serves the South Florida area! We also invite you to check out our blog page, Facebook, and Instagram to learn more about the treatment options available at our office!
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