Up until now, CoolSculpting has been approved to be used on abdominal fat, love handles/muffin tops, back fat, inner and outer thigh fat and even chin fat. Now there is another area of the body that the FDA has approved for treatment. Can you guess what it is? Upper arms! If you are embarrassed or self-conscious about that stubborn fat on the bottoms of your upper arms you can now think about trying CoolSculpting there! Get more details and information in the article below.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared CoolSculpting (Zeltiq Aesthetics) for the upper arms, adding to its previous clearances for the treatment of fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen, flank, bra and back fat area, and underneath the buttocks. CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical procedure that selectively reduces unwanted fat using a patented cooling technology. It works by gently cooling targeted fat cells in the body to induce a controlled elimination of fat cells without affecting surrounding tissue.
The company will be launching the CoolAdvantage Petite applicator in order to optimize the performance of CoolSculpting in the upper arms, with full commercial release targeted for the middle part of the year. The CoolAdvantage Petite treatment will come with two interchangeable contours designed to uniquely treat the upper arms in 35 minutes.
As demonstrated with our recent FDA clearance, we are committed to investing in R&D and clinical research to provide consumers with solutions that they desire most. CoolSculptings ability to successfully treat upper arm fat is a testament to our technologys efficacy and versatility, as well as our position as the market leader in noninvasive fat reduction, said Mark Foley, president and CEO of Zeltiq.
For more information, visit www.coolsculpting.com.
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