If you are considering noninvasive body contouring, you are likely looking for the treatment option that best suits your needs and goals.
Warm Sculpting and CoolSculpting are two of the most popular procedures for eliminating unwanted fat and reshaping common trouble spots, without incisions, anesthesia, or downtime.
Continue reading to learn the differences between Warm Sculpting vs. CoolSculpting and which option may be right for you.
What Is Warm Sculpting?
Warm Sculpting, also known as SculpSure, is a non-invasive body contouring treatment that uses hyperthermic lasers to eliminate unwanted fat and tighten skin.
During treatment, an applicator with four paddles is secured to the abdomen, flanks, back, thighs, or chin in order to selectively heat and destroy subcutaneous fat cells.
The warming sensation is paired with a cooling effect to improve patient comfort and maintain safety.
In the coming weeks and months, the destroyed fat cells are naturally eliminated from the body via the lymphatic system. Patients can begin to note visible slimming and toning around four-to-six weeks.
Each Warm Sculpting treatment takes just 25 minutes, and patients are free to resume all normal activities immediately after.
What Is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical fat removal treatments that delivers controlled cooling in order to freeze and eradicate stubborn fat bulges.
During the procedure, a curved applicator suctions fatty tissue in between two cooling plates. Patients may feel a tugging or pulling sensation and then noticeable cooling of the tissue to four degrees Celsius.
Depending on the area being treated, each CoolSculpting session can last 35-60 minutes.
Following treatment, frozen fat cells are cleared away through natural detoxification channels.
Warm Sculpting vs. CoolSculpting – Which Treatment Is Best?
When it comes to Warm Sculpting vs. CoolSculpting, many patients are curious as to which one is best.
Both treatments are nonsurgical and destroy subcutaneous fat cells in similar ways, though Warm Sculpting employs heat and CoolSculpting uses freezing temperatures. They are also FDA-cleared and recognized to be much safer than liposuction.
However, Warm Sculpting requires a shorter treatment time and uses four applicators to simultaneously target multiple areas of unwanted fat.
On the other hand, CoolSculpting employs a single applicator to target one localized pocket of fat.
Additionally, Warm Sculpting avoids the pulling, tugging, numbness, and bruising that are commonly associated with CoolSculpting.
Finally, CoolSculpting is limited to pinchable areas of fat that can be vacuumed into an applicator. SculpSure does not operate with the same restriction, making it a more versatile alternative.
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If you are deciding between Warm Sculpting vs. CoolSculpting, please call our office today to schedule a consultation with one of our highly skilled and experienced providers.