For those looking for a trimmer physique, Dr. E.B. McClendon is pleased to announce that the Zeltiq Procedure, a new non-invasive procedure for fat reduction, is now available at Realis Medical Spa in Houston, TX. Gentle and effective, the Zeltiq Procedure uses an innovative method of precisely controlled cooling to help reduce unsightly fat bulges and pads that do not respond to diet and exercise.
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What makes the Zeltiq Procedure different is that it uses an advanced tissue cooling technology to selectively target and eliminate fat cells without harming the skin. In just a few months, the Zeltiq Procedure gradually reduces unwanted abdominal fat, love handles (flanks), or back fat without needles, incisions, or anaesthesia and there is no downtime. Clinical studies have shown that the Zeltiq Procedure can reduce the fat layer thickness anywhere from 22% to 40% within two to four months post-procedure after a single procedure.
The science behind the Zeltiq Procedure is called Cryolipolysis, which was developed by world-renowned dermatologists at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, USA, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Their research showed that fat cells are naturally more vulnerable to the effects of cold than other surrounding tissues, and that fat cells can be safely eliminated without harming the overlying skin. This discovery led to the development of the non-invasive Zeltiq Procedure.
Dr. McClendon, Medical Director, explained that Cryolipolysis is a breakthrough in the science of fat reduction. He noted that using advanced cooling to eliminate fat cells is advantageous compared to existing devices which utilize heat, sound waves or other mechanical techniques. The proprietary Zeltiq cooling technology induces fat cells to undergo a process of natural fat cell removal which gradually reduces the thickness of the fat layer.
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"The Zeltiq procedure is different because it uses a cooling technology to safely target and eliminate fat cells without harming the skin. In just a few months following the Zeltiq Procedure, there is a gradual reduction in the thickness of the fat layer resulting in cosmetic improvement of fat bulges," said Dr. McClendon. "This is undoubtedly good news for anyone who is seeking spot reduction for specific areas of fat but is not considering a surgical invasive procedure. In fact, our patients report that they can feel a difference in how their clothes fit, even before they physically see a contour change in the treated area."
The Zeltiq Procedure is comfortable for most patients, and no pain medication is required. While undergoing the procedure, most patients keep themselves occupied by reading, working on a laptop, listening to music, or just relaxing. Also, there is no recovery time after the Zeltiq Procedure and patients usually resume their normal activities the same day, including work and exercise.