Breakthrough Technology to Freeze Away Body Fat Available at Greenwich Dermatology

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Greenwich Dermatology Among First to Offer CoolSculpting in Connecticut

CoolSculpting®, an innovative technology that freezes away unwanted fat, is available at Greenwich Dermatology (http://www.GreenwichDermatology.com), making it one of the first medical practices in New England to offer this breakthrough in non-invasive fat reduction. CoolSculpting is a unique treatment that targets fat cells and does not require cutting, suction or scars.

Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), CoolSculpting gently cools unwanted fat cells in the body thereby inducing a natural, controlled elimination of fat cells. Based on science developed by the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., in the United States, this breakthrough is based on a vast body of research that demonstrates that fat cells are more susceptible to cold and are selectively, painlessly and permanently destroyed. Starting several weeks after the procedure, cooled fat cells begin a process called “apoptosis” and begin to shrink and disappear. The body proceeds to naturally and gradually eliminate the cooled fat cells, reducing the thickness of the fat layer.

“CoolSculpting is an exciting new approach that is non-invasive and has shown significant results in clinical studies for removing fat without the potential risks and downtime of invasive procedures,” said Greenwich Dermatology co-founder, Michele Gasiorowski, MD. “I have found the procedure to be extremely effective, especially on resistant localized areas such as back fat, love handles and the isolated belly fat. CoolSculpting is extremely comfortable and our patients are highly satisfied.”

Unlike many other methods of fat reduction, CoolSculpting involves no needles, surgery or downtime. During the procedure, a non-invasive applicator delivers precisely controlled cooling to the treatment area thereby specifically targeting fat. Treatments last one hour per area. Patients can have additional procedures for more pronounced effects if they desire. On average, each CoolSculpting procedure results in about 20% reduction of fat in the treated area, and patients can start to see results as soon as three weeks following treatment, with the most dramatic results occurring over a period of two to four months in most patients.

About Greenwich Dermatology
Greenwich Dermatology performs a wide variety of dermatologic treatments and has an exceptionally comprehensive laser center. Each laser is a star in its respective category and is ensured to be available on site at all times. Greenwich Dermatology is acutely conscious of embracing only those new technologies which have demonstrated their clinical value and have been documented in the scientific literature. All procedures and treatments are performed exclusively by its staff. To learn more about Greenwich Dermatology and its state-of-art the procedures, visit their website at http://www.GreenwichDermatology.com.

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