FDA Clears CoolSculpting for Double Chin

coolsculpting for double chin

The medical aesthetics treatment that can freeze fat off the abdomen and thighs was cleared by the FDA in December 2017 to tackle submental fullness, commonly known as the double chin.

CoolSculpting made a splash in 2010 when it hit physician’s offices as the first non-surgical alternative to liposuction. To date, over 7 million of these body sculpting procedures have been performed.

If you are considering a career opportunity in medical aesthetics, here is why you should pay attention to this latest FDA approval.

CoolSculpting For Double Chin Reduction

Until now, fat freezing or cryolipolysis (brand name CoolSculpting) was only approved to treat large areas such as the sides of the waistline, the stomach, back, thighs, upper arms and back fat.

As of December 2017, CoolSculpting was FDA-cleared for a new area. It can now treat “lax tissue in conjunction with submental fat.” This refers to loose skin and excess fat under the chin, which is an area that is more difficult to alter with lifestyle changes.

An 18-week clinical study of CoolSculpt found that 77 percent of clients showed an improved appearance of lax tissue. Seventy-five percent of clients reported a more contoured neck following treatment, according to a press release from Allergan.

While this is the only double chin removal treatment that is FDA approved, it is not the only procedure recently approved by the FDA. In October 2017, the FDA cleared Botox to treat the appearance of moderate to severe forehead lines.

The Ultimate Body Contouring Treatment

If your clients are looking to lose stubborn body fat without surgery, CoolSculpting might be a good fit! This fat reduction treatment is an innovative way to contour the body and freeze unwanted fat with no surgery or downtime.

Here is how fat removal without surgery works:

  • The treatment uses controlled cooling to target and crystallizes fat cells.
  • The crystallized fat cells gradually die off and are naturally eliminated from the body.
  • In the weeks and months following treatment, the remaining fat cells condense, reducing the fat layer.

After a CoolSculpting treatment, the frozen fat cells begin to collapse and die off. Over the weeks that follow a CoolSculpting procedure, other cells consume the dead fat cells and are processed naturally and eliminated from the body.

Learn CoolSculpting at National Laser Institute

Are you ready to learn the most talked about fat freezing procedure? National Laser Institute, the country’s leading medical aesthetics school, now offers CoolSculpting training!

In just two weeks, you can enter the $16 BILLION medical aesthetics industry and provide treatments like laser hair removal, tattoo removal, acne reduction and body contouring.

Each of our medical aesthetics training courses combines classroom education with hands-on clinical training for the ultimate learning experience. What sets us apart from other esthetics schools across the country is we spend millions of dollars each year on scheduling real clients for you to work on!

Our Comprehensive Laser Course is perfect for estheticians, cosmetologist or individuals simply looking for a total career change. It will teach you everything you need to know to succeed as a cosmetic laser tech.

By the end of training, you will feel comfortable and confident in performing several treatments, including laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, cellulite reduction and skin tightening!

Our alumni have found jobs working in laser & niche clinics, medical spas, physician’s offices, salons, fitness centers and more!

To learn more about National Laser Institute’s course options, give us a call at 1-800-982-6817 or fill out the form on your right.