Isolated areas of fat are often stubborn, making them almost impossible to improve through diet or exercise. While liposuction can provide excellent body sculpting results, the surgical process and extended recovery is not always an ideal option. Luckily, an innovative new treatment, CoolSculpting, is available to dramatically improve the contour of the legs, abdomen, arms, and back without any incisions.
Women in Santa Rosa are choosing CoolSculpting at Allegro MedSpa to restore youthful, physical contours. As a proven method of riding unwanted fatty tissue without surgery, CoolSculpting provides long-lasting results after only a single treatment.
CoolSculpting in Sonoma County
Allegro MedSpa brings the science of CoolSculpting to Napa Valley. Cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), CoolSculpting safely reduces select fatty tissue using cooling technology. Without any incisions or sutures, CoolSculpting melts away up to 20% of the fat within a target area, without the risk of scarring or infection. Allegro MedSpa’s CoolSculpting dissolves away exercise-resistant fat, all while leaving adjacent skin and tissue unharmed.
What is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is a noninvasive treatment, based on the science of Cryolipolysis, or the use of freezing temperatures to reduce fatty tissue. When fat cells freeze, they gradually perish, allowing the skin to bounce back to a smooth and firm appearance. Allegro MedSpa has three different size CoolSculpting applicators, each designed for a unique treatment area. Additionally, Dr. Francisco Canales and Dr. Heather Furnas have also added the late test CoolSculpting applicator to their practice, the CoolSmooth PRO. This small, flat applicator makes ‘unpinchable’ areas of firm fatty tissue easy to treat.
*Each patient is unique and individual results may vary.
How does CoolSculpting work?
Research shows that fat cells are more vulnerable to varying temperatures than healthy tissue. When slowly brought down to a freezing temperature, as with CoolSculpting, the cell walls of fatty tissue will gradually disintegrate. This allows the body to safely clear away the unwanted cell debris. Due to this gentle process, the results from CoolSculpting are not immediate. However, over the three months following treatment, as fat cells are metabolized, the target area will become smooth and taut.
How is CoolSculpting performed?
Two paddle-shaped applicators are used during a CoolSculpting treatment, one placed on each side of the target area. Several size applicators are available at Allegro MedSpa, depending on the area and severity of tissue being treated. Once the applicators are in place, they will gently vacuum up the fatty tissue, and then gradually begin to cool down significantly. During treatment, the fat cells will freeze, causing them to slowly die off and eventually removed by the body. In an hour, the CoolSculpting applicators are removed, and the patient is free to resume their normal activities.
The CoolSculpting treatment is not considered painful, therefore no anesthesia is necessary. While some patients note a slight pull as the tissue is suctioned, and an intense cold, the treatment area is quickly numbed. During a CoolSculpting treatment, patients are comfortable enough to read, watch movies, talk on their phone, or even take a quick nap.
While the results from traditional CoolSculpting are dramatic, Allegro MedSpa is one of the few practices to offer patients the benefits of DualSculpting. With two CoolSculpting machines available, we can treat two different areas during the same 60 minute session; saving both time and effort. DualSculpting makes the already exceptional CoolSculpting treatment even more efficient.
Who is a good candidate for CoolSculpting?
Almost anyone with stubborn, isolated areas of fat may make a good candidate for CoolSculpting. The ideal patient will in generally good health, fully understand the CoolSculpting treatment process, and hold reasonable expectations for the final results. It is important to remember that CoolSculpting is not a replacement for weight loss and may not be beneficial for all patients.
A complimentary CoolSculpting consultation will be performed prior to scheduling treatment. At this time, Dr. Furnas or Dr. Canales can explain the CoolSculpting procedure in detail. Should it be decided that CoolSculpting is the best technique for the patient, an individualized treatment plan will be created.
Outstanding Results from CoolSculpting at Allegro MedSpa:
Patients should always seek out the best and most experienced CoolSculpting provider. Dr. Francisco Canales and Dr. Heather Furnas have more than 40 years of combined experience with both surgical and noninvasive aesthetic procedures. They are renowned around the world for bringing their patients unparalleled body sculpting results. Not only does Allegro MedSpa provide unrivaled CoolSculpting skill, with DualSculpting, patients in Santa Rosa can have double the treatment area in a single session.
How can you get started with CoolSculpting at Sonoma County’s Allegro MedSpa?
Contact Allegro MedSpa at 707.537.2123 for more information on the CoolSculpting procedure. Allegro MedSpa is located in gorgeous Santa Rosa, deep in the heart of California’s wine county. If you will be traveling an extended distance to Napa Valley, talk to your Allegro MedSpa patient coordinator about scheduling an online CoolSculpting consultation.
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What is CoolSculpting at Allegro MedSpa?
CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical procedure designed to reduce unsightly, localized deposits of fatty tissue.
How does CoolSculpting work?
CoolSculpting uses a technique called Cryolipolysis, utilizing extreme cold temperatures to freeze fat cells. The chill will cause the unwanted cells in the target area to perish. The body then safely metabolizes the dead fatty tissue, gradually improving the appearance.
Where is Allegro MedSpa’s CoolSculpting treatment performed?
All CoolSculpting treatments are performed in one of Allegro MedSpa’s comfortable, private treatment rooms.
What areas can benefit from CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting at Allegro MedSpa will reduce fat along the thighs, abdomen, ‘love handles’ or flanks, lower back, and upper arms.
How is a CoolSculpting treatment performed?
Once the treatment area has been determined, two applicators will be placed on either side of the fatty tissue. This area is then gently vacuumed between the applicators, and then slowly chilled. After one hour, the applicators are removed, and the patient is free to return to their normal activities.
How long does the Allegro MedSpa’ CoolSculpting treatment take?
CoolSculpting takes one hour per treatment area. At the Allegro MedSpa, two CoolSculpting machines are available (DualSculpting), allowing two areas to be treated during one single session.
Is CoolSculpting painful?
No, most patients do not find the CoolSculpting procedure to be painful. Initially, as the applicators cool down, patients will experience a very cold temperature and tingling sensation; however, these will diminish quickly.
When can I return to work after my CoolSculpting procedure in Napa Valley?
CoolSculpting does not require any downtime, therefore patients can return to work, school, and even exercise the same afternoon.
What are the risks from CoolSculpting?
Allegro Med Spa’s CoolSculpting procedure is considered safe and effective. Since there are no incisions required, there is little chance for infection or other complications. Side effects from treatment may include tingling, itching, mild redness, or bruising. These will normally fade over the following days.
When will I see the results from CoolSculpting?
The results from CoolSculpting are not immediate. As the treated fat cells are reduced, the benefits from a CoolSculpting procedure will begin to show. Initial benefits can be seen in as few as four to five weeks, with the final results appearing in about three months.