Both UltraShape and CoolSculpting are FDA-approved non-invasive body contouring treatments. Either can be used to reduce circumference size of the abdomen, thighs, or love handles. But, that’s where the similarities end and the differences begin.
While CoolSculpting uses fat-freezing technology, UltraShape utilizes gentle ultrasound wavelengths to rupture fat cells. UltraShape is a completely pain-free treatment with no downtime.
Most patients need fewer treatment sessions with UltraShape to achieve their desired results. An optimal outcome takes up to 6-treatments with CoolSculpting. Significant improvement is seen with just 3 UltraShape procedures.
CoolSculpting appointments are generally a little longer. Patients should expect to be in-office 2-hours with CoolSculpting and about 1-hour with UltraShape.
Both treatments have little to no downtime. However, the majority of men and women find there are more side effects such as swelling, bruising, and tenderness with CoolSculpting. UltraShape is so gentle that there are no side effects or visible signs of treatment.
Each procedure has advantages. Ultimately, it’s up to you and your physician to determine the right treatment plan for you. Doing a bit of research before choosing a procedure can ensure an optimal outcome with long-term results.
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For more information about UltraShape treatments at the Laser Skin Center in Long Beach, CA – or to schedule your consultation, call us today at (562) 418-6550.