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Did You Know…
Just before the laser is fired, a jet of frozen air is sent to the skin to protect the skin from the laser energy and to decrease the pain.
In the past some doctors tried to dye the patient hair dark so that more of the laser energy would be absorbed by the hair and thereby the laser would more effectively remove the hair. Unfortunately, it did not work because the dye did not reach the hair follicle.
Neurotoxins are medications developed from the bacteria known as clostridium botulinum. Researchers noticed that people infected with this bacterium had suffered muscle weakness. Dysport and Botox have been developed from this discovery.
The light from a hair removal laser passes through the skin and is absorbed by the hair follicle. The laser energy is absorbed by the hair follicle and is destroyed. Since people have different skin colors, we need to have lasers with a variety of colors of laser light.
The word “Cosmetic” is derived from the Greek word “Kosmos” which means “of this world.”
The idea behind the CoolSculpt machine started after doctors noticed that children who sucked on popsicles lost the fat in their cheeks without damage to the skin. It is amazing what can develop from a simple observation.
A tan can absorb some of the energy of laser light and prevent the laser light from reaching the hair follicle. Do not get a tan before laser hair removal.
In the 1450s, women would shave their pubic hair to get rid of lice. And then they would have a pubic hair wig made as a replacement.
The same laser that is used for hair removal, can get rid of toe nail fungus.

Weight Loss

Tips for Maximizing Results After CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is an opportunity to reduce fat cells in treated areas 25 percent. While that might not sound like a big difference, it can be a matter of inches. The decision to treat yourself to CoolSculpting means you’re serious about getting rid of those stubborn areas of fat that remain no matter how well you eat or how hard you exercise. It’s natural to want to do anything you can to maximize the results.

You’ll find several tips online, but like everything, you must evaluate the source and always check with your certified CoolSculpting provider before following them. We’ve taken some of the most common tips for maximizing results after CoolSculpting and given you the ones that work and the ones that won’t.

Massage post CoolSculpting.

Massage of the treated area will help the healing by getting rid of edema and softening the scar tissue. Ask your partner to massage the area twice each day for the first two weeks. Be sure to ask your partner for a foot rub and a back rub.

You should wear a waist compression garment after CoolSculpting to help sculpt the area.

Your certified CoolSculpting provider’s consultation is where all the sculpting begins. CoolSculpting is as artistic as it is a procedure. Your provider is trained to have an eye for symmetry and results. A compression garment can help with any swelling you have and help you heal in the shape that you desire. Most patients wear a garment like SPANX.

Watch your diet and exercise.

Ding. Ding. These are the two most important factors in getting great CoolSculpting results, and maintaining them. In fact, as the treated areas begin showing results, many patients start to exercise even more and diet becomes even more important. CoolSculpting results become their inspiration.

If you’d like to schedule a complimentary consultation about CoolSculpting, call Fremont Laser at (510) 792-1579 or use our contact form.

CoolSculpting: Fantastic Results for Men, Too

Top Fat-Busting Procedure For Men and Women

By now, everyone knows that CoolSculpting is one of the top fat-busting procedures out there. It’s quick, easy, painless, and requires no downtime. Best of all, the results are incredible. With ambassadors like Debra Messing and Molly Sims, as well as superfans like Lindsay Lohan and Jennifer Aniston, CoolSculpting is a revolutionary non-invasive method of weight loss that has claimed its place in the world of aesthetic treatments.

But what you may not know is that CoolSculpting is also highly popular for men as well as women. It should come as no surprise, since CoolSculpting has so many benefits and yields such impressive results. After all, men don’t want those love handles, man boobs, and unsightly bulges. In fact, Bloomberg included CoolSculpting as one of their “Eight Best Cosmetic Procedures for Men That You Can Get During Lunch” in 2015.

Just like women, men appreciate the fact that CoolSculpting sessions won’t keep them from work. After each treatment, anyone can resume work immediately. In fact, the sessions usually only take about half an hour, the same amount as most lunch breaks. Painless, convenient, badda bing badda boom.

Also, men (like most women) aren’t the biggest fans of dieting and taking supplements. With CoolSculpting, although eating well is important, you aren’t expected to stick to strict diets. Men love the fact that CoolSculpting offers the ability to define musculature for a more “chiseled” look, and it tends to be able to finally take care of those trouble spots that just won’t go away, no matter how much diet and exercise is put in.

The most common areas that men target with CoolSculpting are the belly, love handles, and moobs (man breasts). These areas can be treated more than once, and they have great results with CoolSculpting treatments. Once the results settle, a leaner, healthier physique is apparent.

Another reason that men love CoolSculpting is because it keeps their secret. For example, with a procedure like liposuction, the results are instant—a telltale sign that an individual has had weight loss surgery. However, with CoolSculpting, the results are gradual. With CoolSculpting, the results are layered so that it will just appear as though he has been working out and eating well.

It depends on each individual’s specific goals and health, but some men have gotten their desired results in just one trip. Be sure to ask us about how many sessions you may need based on your personal goals.

More and more men are finding themselves in med spas, like Fremont Laser & Skin Care to improve their appearance through technology. The result is a newer, slimmer you that doesn’t jolt people with a drastic change. With CoolSculpting, no one will know you’ve had cosmetic work done unless you tell them. If you’re considering CoolSculpting—male or female—please don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more about this amazing treatment.

Exercise and Diet and STILL Can’t Get Toned?

Why All the Exercises in the World Can’t Sculpt Certain Trouble Spots

diet-exersice-coolsculptConsistent workouts and sit ups later, some areas just aren’t cooperating. Toning your body involves increasing muscle and reducing body fat. This allows the muscle to be visible, such in the case of “six-pack” abs. There are many exercises for toning different parts of the body; your arms, your abs, your legs, hips, smaller back, and back among others. However, not all exercises will help you achieve results in these areas.

Here are some common mistakes that you might be making:

  • Increasing the number of reps for a certain exercise
  • Using lighter weights and expecting results
  • Using machines to get your body toned
  • Buying toning equipment you heard about that may not give you the required results
  • Using products and supplements, that promise results through sensational marketing

All you need to gain results in various trouble spots is to build enough muscle in the area and reduce body fat for the muscle to gain visibility. Right? Not always. To help gain optimal results from diet and exercise, ensure you’re giving yourself the support you need.

Proper Nutrition

Eating healthy is necessary to gain the best results from your workout sessions. You can work out for five days each week and burn many calories; nonetheless, if you are not eating right, you are likely to gain no results in sculpting certain areas.

Ensure you eat vegetables, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats to gain results from exercising. Avoid chips, crackers and pretzels as snacks, choose salmon as opposed to steak, and snack on nutrient rich food.

Eating three solid meals a day is a misconception when you are exercising. Break this into four to five meals throughout the day to keep your body energized for transition as you work out.

Change Up Your Fitness Routine

Your body needs a variety of exercise to gain results. If you find that a certain exercise does not work for your abs, change it to a different routine. For instance, if sit ups do not reduce the fat on your tummy, you adjust how you do them to gain results. Moving sideways as you incline as opposed to facing upwards as you tilt will improve the side abs.

Change workout routines every three weeks or more. The change shocks the muscles that were not being utilized by the previous routine into action. You will soon see great results for the trouble spots that bother you.

Get Your Cardio In

There is much debate over the need to sweat during your workout. The perspiration issue aside, the key is to get your heart rate up. When your workout feels too easy, push yourself a bit. Use heavier weights or increase reps. Feel your heart rate increase and you know you are doing it right.

Avoid the One Muscle Group Per Day Syndrome

Don’t exercise a single muscle every day. The body needs variety in exercises to gain results faster. You can choose upper body muscles for one session and lower body muscles for the next session. For instance, you can mix chest exercises with back exercises to gain faster results.

Finally, avoid over training. Muscles need rest to develop. Therefore, ensure that you get enough rest after workouts for better results. Remember, toning your body is about the reduction of fat and increase of muscle. Not overexerting one group.

Accept That Some Areas are Stubborn

There are certain areas that are notoriously stubborn to exercise. There are procedures like CoolSculpting designed to target these resistant fat cells when it seems like all the exercise and diet in the world just won’t sculpt stubborn areas.