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What is a Medical Spa and Should you Go?

28 Nov 18 Blog Comments Off on What is a Medical Spa and Should you Go?

What is a Medical Spa and Should you Go?

Many have heard the term med spa, but few people know what it is and what happens there.

What are medical spas? The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has defined a medical spa as a combination or hybrid of a day spa and an aesthetic medical center. Each spa will have four core elements. CoolSculpting New YorkFirst, the spa cannot engage in invasive or surgical medical services. Every medical spa will have a licensed physician that will be the general supervisor of the entire operation. All technicians performing any procedure must be trained, experienced, and qualified practitioners. Lastly, there must always be onsite supervision from licensed healthcare professionals.

What can you do to determine if your medical spa meets all the above standards? The sole focus of the AmSpa organization is to develop and implement the best operating and safety practices for all Med Spas to follow. Ask to meet doctors before treatments to get a feeling for how the spa is run. It is also okay to ask about documentation to show they can legally treat you. Lastly, do your research. Our medical spa values safety and transparency above all else. You can trust our spaces for CoolSculpting in NYC.

What are some typical procedures that you do at your medical spa?

  • Dermabrasion
  • CoolSculpting
  • Laser hair removal
  • Microneedling

Doctors do not always need to be on-location, but you should meet with a doctor first before having treatments performed. If you are looking for a world-class medical spa in NYC, look no further than us. Turn to us for CoolSculpting in New York City.

 
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20 Nov 18 Blog Comments Off on CoolSculpting and Liposuction: Which is Right For You?

CoolSculpting and Liposuction: Which is Right For You?

When it comes to removing fat from the body, individuals have many different options to consider. Some promise fantastic results, but some of them are risky for a person’s health and wallet. CoolSculpting NYCFor those trying to remove fat from specific parts of their body, like arms, thighs, or bellies, dieting does not work well. Diet and exercise make people lose weight, but the weight loss is not targeted to specific areas of the body. Therefore, many people who eat right, and are active, still have love handles or a muffin top. Two of the most commonly used weight loss procedures for people with fat in unwanted areas is Liposuction or Coolsculpting. Liposuction is a surgical treatment that takes out fat directly from the body. CoolSculpting is a method of freezing fat in the body so that the body can naturally process the excess fat.

CoolSculpting uses cold applicators to freeze away fat from the body. It is a relatively painless way to reshape your body. There is no need for surgery, hospital stays, or medication required with going for CoolSculpting. This procedure is ideal for candidates that are close to desired weights but need a little extra help.

Liposuction is an invasive medical process that requires a recuperation period. It is the quickest way to remove fat from the body, but that is because the process requires the body to be opened and for fat to be directly taken out. This method of weight loss is for those that have trouble keeping with a healthy diet and exercise regiment.

To discuss what your options are, you should visit us at one of our medical spas in New York City. We specialize in CoolSculpting NYC.

17 Oct 18 Blog Comments Off on Freeze Out Your Fat: Coolsculpting Gets Rid of Pesky Fat Areas

Freeze Out Your Fat: Coolsculpting Gets Rid of Pesky Fat Areas

For most, dieting and exercise are not enough to sculpt the body they desire. Those same people usually have at least one complaint about their physique that they wish they could change. The problem for these people is that fat tissue has grown in their body at a young age and exercising, and dieting does not help much with fat loss.CoolSculpting NYC

When working out, people are shrinking the size of the fat cells in the body, not getting rid of them. You can only shrink the cells so much, which means that extra help is needed.

To help lose weight under the chin or behind the arms, some people will resort to surgical treatments or experimental medications. The two above options are not ideal for any person because they can be unsafe and leave people’s bodies worse than when they started.

Would you consider a non-invasive, FDA approved fat reduction treatment? If so, then come to our medical spa in NYC to learn more about Coolsculpting.

Coolsculpting uses cold temperatures to freeze out fat cells in the body. The cold kills the fat, and the dead cells are naturally flushed from the body over the course of the next several months.

Coolsculpting is not designed for those who need to lose over twenty pounds of weight. Coolsculpting is for those who are having trouble shedding the last few pounds before achieving their goal for body image. Another benefit of the treatment is that it only presents minimal side effects (soreness and minor bruising).

For the best Coolsculpting NY has, visit us at our med spa today!

 

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10 Oct 18 Blog Comments Off on Freezing Away Unwanted Body Fat in NYC

Freezing Away Unwanted Body Fat in NYC

Losing weight, in healthy and natural ways, can be difficult because of the intense and consistent regiment required to achieve such goals. For those who spend the time and energy eating right and working out, unfortunately, they may not achieve the results they fully desire. For most, the desires of a healthy lifestyle are twofold: to live longer and to have a fit body. What is one to do if pesky body fat remains in certain areas?Coolsculpting NYC

Traditionally, individuals had the option of going for invasive medical procedures or taking experimental drugs. Now, people are starting to use Coolsculpting, which is a safe, non-invasive weight loss method that works. Procedures are done in local clinics, and patients can immediately resume their daily routine after treatments.

Coolsculpting works by freezing fat out of the body. Cool applicators, with the help of a vacuum, is applied directly to the area being treated. The vacuum is necessary to pull tissue in the freezing component. Throughout the process, the applicator will be moved to target the entire treatment zone. After treatments, fat cells will begin to die, and over the course of several weeks they will naturally flush themselves from your body.

When going for treatments, you will never see a needle or an anesthesiologist. There are only minimal side effects, like redness, minor bruising, and soreness. People tend to see results as soon as a month after treatments, but for others it takes closer to three months.

People who are strong candidates for this procedure will have:

  • Achieved, roughly, the ideal weight desired through healthy eating and exercise. Coolsculpting is meant to help with extra pockets of fat.
  • Stubborn body fat that won’t go away. Usually, Coolsculpting is done to double chins, thighs, and flanks.
  • A clean bill of health from your doctor that this procedure is safe for your body. Our doctors will let you know if you should continue with Coolsculpting.

We offer high-quality Coolsculpting in New York. Our medical spas in NYC are perfect places for you to achieve the full standards you have set for yourself and your body. Visit our med spa today.

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21 Sep 18 Blog Comments Off on Realistic Expectations for Coolsculpting

Realistic Expectations for Coolsculpting

The first time a person goes through a new medical procedure, it can cause fear and anxiety. Thoughts of the unknown and potential side effects can cause people not to go for specific treatments. Do not let fear and anxiety dictate your actions. One great way to lessen concerns about medical procedures is to research the process. Managing expectations helps people to make smarter decisions for themselves and their bodies.Coolsculpting in NYC;

Coolsculpting is a relatively new weight loss treatment, and as such people are sometimes scared of having the procedure done. Once you educate yourself about Coolsculpting and how it works, you will learn there is little to fear.

The first step of Coolsculpting is visiting your physician to decide if you are a strong candidate for the procedure. Doctors will look for subcutaneous fat and individual’s expectations. Not all body types work for Coolsculpting.

If you are a solid candidate, you will then head to a medical spa in NYC for treatments. You will speak with technicians about your desires, and they will create a Coolsculpting plan.

After treatments, patients can expect to lose the weight over the next few months. It is possible for patients to lose upwards of 25% of fat in treated areas.

Coolsculpting is safe, and FDA approved. There is nothing to worry about when going for this weight loss method. Give us a call for the best Coolsculpting NYC has to offer.

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11 Sep 18 Blog Comments Off on Is Coolsculpting Safe for both Men and Women?

Is Coolsculpting Safe for both Men and Women?

Men and women equally want to look good, and so both will do a lot to maintain a healthy body and lifestyle. Living healthy feels good, but it can also help to make the body look good. Unfortunately for both men and women, sometimes all the work in the world is not enough to sculpt the body they desire. In times like these, Coolsculpting works magic. Med Spa in New YorkCoolsculpting is safe and effective for both men and women.

Coolsculpting is safe for men, and it can help them to shed stubborn body fat.

The FDA has approved Coolsculpting on eight different areas of the body. These include:

  1. Flanks
  2. Thighs
  3. Banana rolls
  4. Abdomen
  5. Back
  6. Double chin (submental area)
  7. Bra fat
  8. Upper arms

Patients have the option for treating more than one area during a single visit or they can come back later. Two regions cannot be done at the same time. Instead, you can do one after the other.

If you are a man who cannot seem to get rid of body fat, you should consider visiting our medical spa New York City. We offer the highest-quality Coolsculpting that NYC has. For more information about this weight loss treatment, please reach out to us today.

 

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17 Aug 18 Blog Comments Off on Important Facts about Coolsculpting

Important Facts about Coolsculpting

Are you a healthy weight because of proper nutrition and exercise, but you still have embarrassing fat spots that make you feel less adequate about your appearance? If you have though about pills or powders, please reconsider. Those substance can be dangerous for your health. Another popular option is liposuction, which requires surgery and weeks of downtime. For most, this option is unreasonable and not worth the risk. What can a person do? How about Coolsculpting? For most, Coolsculpting NYCCoolsculpting is a new term, even though the process has been around for since the 2000s. Learning more about the process helps patients know that the treatment is safe and that it works. In fact the process is one of the most effective, non-surgical methods for reducing fact and sculpting the body.

Important facts to know about Coolsculpting include:

  1. The FDA has approved cool sculpting as a safe and effective method of reducing fat. This just goes to show that the process is and worth considering.
  2. Unlike other fat reductions procedures, with Coolsculpting there is no need (ever) for needles, surgery, sedations, or downtown. After treatments, patients can immediately go back to daily life. Results can take some time to show (1 to 2 months for results to begin).
  3. Most areas of the body (areas that are pinchable) can be treated for Coolsculpting. This includes the love handles, bra fat, back fat, double chin, and more.

For Coolsculpting NYC, let us be your first call. Visit us at our medical spas in NYC.

 

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09 Aug 18 Blog Comments Off on A Safe Fat Loss Procedure

A Safe Fat Loss Procedure

Sometimes in life, people hear promises that are just too good to be true. Frequently we see this with weight loss supplements that claim that you don’t need to exercise or change eating habits. In many cases those pills or powders do nothing, and in some cases they can actually be harmful to a person’s body. CoolSculpting NYCLooking and feeling good should not harm you, and this is why many people turn to strict diets and exercise regimens. Unfortunately for many, exercise and diets do not give the desired results of a toned body. Sometimes pesky fat patches remains on hips, bellies, chins, or thighs no matter what you eat or how active you are. This is because diet and exercise focuses on weight loss and not fat loss.

In a human’s younger years, they begin to develop fat that is carried with them into adulthood. Exercise and dieting get rid of the weight around the fat, but does not necessarily get rid of the fat. In situations like these, CoolSculpting can be a friend. CoolSculpting uses cold temperatures to freeze fat cells away. CoolSculpting kills fat cells, and then the body naturally sheds the fat. The process is relatively quick and painless, and the dangers associated with the process are very low. The FDA has certified CoolSculpting as a safe, non-invasive weight loss treatment.

If you do not like the way you look do not turn to chemicals. Come to our medical spa NYC, and see how this treatment can give you the body you’ve always wanted. We are the first name for CoolSculpting NYC

21 Jul 18 Blog Comments Off on Side Effects and CoolSculpting: FAQ pt. 2

Side Effects and CoolSculpting: FAQ pt. 2

In our previous article on frequently asked questions and side effects, we only began to scratch the surface of common issues that most new patients have. In this article, we will continue the list of FAQs and CoolSculpting.

Which area of the body has the most side effects? CoolSculpting is a targeted weight loss treatment, which means that weight loss comes only from parts of the body that are treated. No place is worse than any other. Side effects do tend to be more apparent for those that use larger applicators on the lower abdomen). Of course, it is imperative to know that results vary on an individual basis.

Are there any rare side effects associated with CoolSculpting? Yes, rare issues can occur. If a person suffers from cryoglobulinemia or paroxysmal, he/she should not go for CoolSculpting.

Do serious side effects exist? Serious issues are very rare for this type of treatment. To this day, not a single life-threatening case of CoolSculpting exists. Before going for treatments, a patient will meet with a doctor to discuss medical history and underlying problems. This is the best method to determine if CoolSculpting is right for you.

Can I get nerve damage from treatments? Multiple studies indicate that there is no direct connection between treatments and long-term nerve damage. It is normal to feel numb after a session, and that numbness can last for up to six weeks. The numbness is not associated with nerve damage.

Issues exist with almost any medical or cosmetic treatment. CoolSculpting does have risks associated with it, but those risks are minimal and not always experienced. CoolSculpting is safe, effective, and has few side effects.

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08 Jul 18 Blog Comments Off on FAQ on CoolSculpting’s Side Effects: PT 1

FAQ on CoolSculpting’s Side Effects: PT 1

CoolSculpting has helped many people across the United States to reduce unwanted fat on specific parts of their body. This weight loss procedure has been approved by the FDA as safe and effective. med spa new yorkThe typical candidate for CoolSculpting will only be slightly above their desired weight. The treatment is designed to help people get rid of stubborn fat spots that won’t go away with just dieting and exercise. Although there are many benefits to CoolSculpting, and it is relatively safe, there are potential side effects that everyone should know about. If your issue is not listed on the below list, do not hesitate to reach out to our doctors for more information.

Is the cold applicator going to give me frostbite? Worldwide over two million treatments have been done, and there is only one recorded case of frostbite. This was the cause of a practitioner’s error. The frostbite resolved itself without damage to skin or its color

Does this weight loss treatment cause bumps or dimples? CoolSculpting offers consistent and even reduction of fat. The procedure is designed to get rid of bumps and dimples

Does CoolSculpting increase cholesterol? The weight loss process eliminates from through the lymphatic system. Analysis of blood samples of post-treatment patients shows no changes in the blood lipid levels or cholesterol levels.

CoolSculpting is a great and useful way to reduce unwanted fat in the body. For more information, please reach out to us in our med spa New York.

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27 Jun 18 Blog Comments Off on When is CoolSculpting the Right Answer?

When is CoolSculpting the Right Answer?

CoolSculpting is a newer weight loss treatment that has been cleared by the FDA as safe and effective. Khloe Kardashian and Mariah Carey love it, and so does Molly Sims. Will you like it as well?

CoolSculpting uses cold temperatures to freeze off unwanted body fat on specific areas of the body. CoolSculpting, which is also referred to as cryolipolysis, is a noninvasive treatment that can reduce fat and tighten skin.

Cryolipolysis is done to specific parts of the body that have more than the desirable amount of fat. The procedure can be done on chins, arms, legs, and stomachs. It is like liposuction, in that you are spot treating, rather than fully slimming. In fact, CoolSculpting can not help you lose a ton of weight. It probably will not take off more than twenty pounds. CoolSculpting is for those who are in good to decent shape, and they have some stubborn fat that will not go away. The treatment will only make small dents for people who are overweight and with stretch marks.

If you feel like CoolSculpting is right for you, you should visit us at our med spa NYC. Let our board-certified doctors discuss your options and your possibilities as a candidate.

11 Jun 18 Blog Comments Off on What Is a Medical Spa, and What Can They Do for You?

What Is a Medical Spa, and What Can They Do for You?

Have you ever heard of medical spas? In recent years, medical spas have become more popular for both men and women. A medical spa is sometimes referred to as a med spa or medi-spa. Med Spa ManhattanSimply put, they are spaces that combine traditional day spas with medical clinics. At our medical spa, we work to blend the best of both worlds. We offer a relaxing spa atmosphere that provides procedures only available in a doctor’s office.

All medical spas are run by and affiliated with medical doctors. Having doctors on the premises allows us to perform a wide range of spa and medical treatments. Although a doctor is on the staff, not all procedures are done by them. For instance, Coolsculpting is performed by a technician who is under the strict supervision of a doctor.

Not all medical spas provide the same services, but in general, patients are most likely to find treatments for hair removal, acne, aging skin, and weight—treatments typically located at a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Non-medical therapies consist of massages, seaweed wraps, and facials.

If a place like this sounds right for you, please visit our med spa in NYC.

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