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How does Cryotherapy work?

Even with plenty of exercise and dieting, some parts of the body won’t respond to those efforts to lose inches. Cryotherapy (fat freezing) is a way of destroying those fat deposits without surgery to reshape areas such as the abdomen, love handles, thighs and upper arms.

Summary of treatment

  • Procedure time 30-60 minutes
  • No downtime
  • Results can take up to 8-12 weeks
  • Recommended number of sessions: 1
  • Side effects: Soreness, bruising and temporary numbness to the area treated

Is Cryotherapy suitable for me?

Cryotherapy selectively targets the water content of the fat cell. A vacuum is applied to the area and the skin temperature is reduced to minus six degrees centigrade and maintained for a predetermined time to effectively freeze and destroy the fat cells. The fat cells are removed in a natural way over a period of around two to three months; it can take up to six months for the effects to be seen.The results of this treatment are instantly visible and long lasting and targets the areas you want.

As the treatment starts you may have a pulling sensation in the area of the body we are targeting, and you might find this a bit uncomfortable for a few minutes as the area becomes numb. Once the treatment is complete, you will probably feel a bit tender which may lead to a bit of bruising for the first couple of days. On average, the treatment will reduce the area by an inch.

There’s no downtime, no discomfort and our highly trained cosmedical staff will make sure you feel comfortable and relaxed throughout this simple procedure.

Cryotherapy is suitable for both male and females who have stubborn pockets of fat. Results may vary.

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After treatment


Treatment review


Potential side effects