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How Much Is Body Sculpting?
Body Sculpting is a procedure that uses high temperatures to get rid of stubborn fats in different body parts. In 2021, over a million body sculpting procedures were performed, according to a stat from the Aesthetic Society.
However, since this procedure isn’t medically necessary, the cost of body sculpting lies fully on the individual getting the treatment. If you are wondering, how much does body sculpting cost? Then, keep reading.
What Is Body Sculpting?
Body sculpting is a medical procedure that helps eliminate excess fats. We perform this non-invasive procedure using cryolipolysis, designed to freeze fat cells. Usually, this can reduce up to 20 to 25% of fats in treated areas after treatment.
Cool sculpting is FDA approved for nine body areas, but it isn’t a weight loss treatment. Instead, it targets freezing packets of fatty tissues to eliminate them naturally. In turn, this helps shape the body or specific areas where weight loss isn’t effective.
The Cost Of Body Sculpting
Cool sculpting cost is based on the part of the body being treated; thus, the larger the area, the more costly. Still, it’s worth noting that the CoolSculpting official website states that the average cost of cool sculpting per session is between $2,000 and $4,000.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the total cost of body sculpting may also depend on your location, the equipment attached to your type of treatment technique, the number of sessions you need to schedule, and other factors.
The Benefits of Body Sculpting
CoolSculpting treatment takes about 35 minutes. Depending on the area treated, the treatment session might last longer, but you usually need one or two treatments to get your desired body contouring goal.
Body Sculpting has zero risk of post-treatment complications such as infections, hypoglycemia, nausea, vomiting, etc., because the procedure doesn’t involve an incision or abrasions.
Unlike surgical procedures, there’s no cutting or piercing of the skin with cool sculpting. Therefore, no downtime is required, and recovery time is faster as you do not need to wait for the treated area to heal.
The results of cool sculpting are permanent. Once the fat cells are frozen, they are eliminated and can’t return. Thus, the treated area will continue to slim down in the months following the treatment until all frozen fat cells have been naturally eliminated.
The Risks of Body Sculpting
Body sculpting is generally safe, with minor noticeable side effects that only occur around the area of treatments. One major risk of the cool sculpting technique is paradoxical adipose hyperplasia; this is an infrequent side effect where fat cells grow larger instead of smaller in the treatment area.
Fortunately, liposuction can be used to remove enlarged fat cells and correct this abnormality. Some other temporary common side effects that you might experience include:
- Mild pain
- Skin sensitivity
- Muscle cramping
Is Body Sculpting Worth It?
Yes, body sculpting is worth it because it helps you get rid of fat cells in targeted areas of the body without any surgical procedure or recovery time.