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When CoolSculpting Goes Wrong

Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Aly Boeckh
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Demand is high for nonsurgical fat reduction, as evidenced by Zeltiq’s claims on its corporate website that nearly 1.5 million CoolSculpting treatments have been performed worldwide. And while CoolSculpting, which is approved for the abdomen, flank and thighs, has been shown in studies to be relatively safe and effective, there are side effects and potential complications.

Kavitha K. Reddy, M.D., a dermatologist and director of the Cosmetic & Laser Center at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass., says her practice regularly uses CoolSculpting on male and female patients.

“… we have new patients requesting the treatment each week,” Dr. Reddy says.

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