Cool sculpting and lipolytic injection are slimming treatments that can be expected to partially thin the treated area by destroying and reducing the fat cells in the subcutaneous fat . Both are not intended to reduce weight or obesity, but to improve body and face lines.
Cool sculpting and lipolytic injections differ in areas of partial thinning, treatment time, recommended number and frequency of treatments, downtime, side effects and risks .
By checking the difference between cool sculpting and fat dissolving injection, you can choose the treatment method that suits you and aim for the ideal body line and face line .
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Subcutaneous fat is made up of a large number of fat cells , and the size of fat cells changes depending on the storage and use of inoculated energy . Fat cells become smaller by restricting your diet to reduce the amount of energy you consume, or by exercising to consume energy. On the other hand, when you drink and eat, energy is stored and fat cells grow larger. The larger the fat cells, the more weight you gain and the more your body and face lines collapse .
By exercising and restricting diet, fat cells become smaller, the thickness of subcutaneous fat decreases, and the whole body can be slimmed once, but since the number of fat cells does not decrease, by injecting energy , Fat cells may grow and rebound. However, fat cooling can reduce the number of fat cells by freezing and destroying the fat cells in the area where partial slimming is aimed, so it is said that rebound is difficult unless excessive energy is inoculated. ..
Liposuction is based on the theory of cryolipolesis (water freezes at 0 degrees, while fat cells freeze at 4 degrees), and the fat cells in the area where slimming is aimed at are frozen and destroyed at 4 degrees or less. You can expect slimming. Since the skin and other cells are damaged below 0 degrees Celsius, it is said that if the treatment site is not cooled too much by fat cooling, it will not damage the surrounding tissues and there will be almost no downtime.
Frozen and destroyed fat cells cannot return to normal cells and fall into a state called cell death, in which they cannot act as fat cells. Cell-dead adipocytes are preyed on and digested by macrophages that prey on and digest foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, cell-dead cells and their debris that have invaded the body. Adipocytes that have not been phagocytosed by macrophages after cell death are excreted from the body as sweat, urine, and feces from lymphatic vessels and blood vessels.
Cool sculpting is a type of fat cooling machine developed based on cryolipolysis theory. A cup-shaped applicator that sucks and stores subcutaneous fat together with the skin is attached to the site where slimming is aimed, and the fat cells are frozen and destroyed while keeping the temperature inside the applicator at 4 degrees, which is the temperature at which only fat cells freeze. You can expect partial slimming by reducing the thickness of fat.
Cool sculpting in 2017, and a low incidence of side effects such as adversely affect frostbite to the treatment site, and efficacy observed in action to reduce the fat cells are destroyed fat layer, the first time the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan It is a safe machine that has obtained medical device approval from . In addition to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration), which is the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, has recognized the safety and effectiveness.
Fat dissolving injection is one of the medical slimming that can be expected to be partial slimming by injecting a drug into the site where slimming is aimed at, reducing fat cells and reducing the thickness of subcutaneous fat .
By injecting a drug into the area where you want to lose weight, fat cells are destroyed and you fall into a state of cell death. Cell-dead adipocytes are preyed on and digested by macrophages that prey on and digest foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, cell-dead cells and their debris that have invaded the body, and as sweat, urine, and stool from lymphatic vessels and blood vessels. It is excreted outside the body.
It is said that the fat cells reduced by fat dissolving injection will not increase by avoiding overdrinking and eating, which inoculates excessive energy, and it is one of the treatments that makes it difficult to rebound .
There are several drugs used in lipolytic injections, but phosphatidylcholine, deoxycholic acid, and plant extracts are ingredients that can destroy adipocytes .
Phosphatidylcholine is a drug that uses lecithin, which is a type of amino acid extracted from soybeans, deoxycholic acid is a drug that uses a component that is a type of bile acid contained in human bile, and plant extracts are walnuts and seaweeds. It is a drug that uses extracts extracted from plants such as.
The mechanism by which deoxycholic acid stops the activity of adipocytes by destroying the cell membrane of adipocytes and causes cell death has been elucidated, and the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the United States, which corresponds to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, has reduced adipocytes. Has been recognized for its effectiveness and safety.
On the other hand, the mechanism by which phosphatidylcholine and plant extracts destroy adipocytes has not been elucidated. However, numerous research data have reported a decrease in fat cells.
Indications, risks, side effects, and downtime vary depending on the drug used for lipolytic injection .
|Revital cell form||Amino acids and vitamins with PPC as the main component||Less downtime and also works to improve swelling|
|Contour injection||Ingredients derived from medical herbs||Less swelling and little downtime|
|Regen Slim||Main component of PPC (not derived from soybeans)||DOC not included, relatively less swelling|
|Hyperlipolysis||Mainly PPC and DOC||Compared to others, there is less inflammation and swelling, and it is said that the fat dissolving effect appears earlier.|
|Lipo bean||Mainly PPC and DOC||It is more effective than others, but has long swelling and downtime. MFDS (Korean Food and Drug Administration) approved formulation|
|Sagoni Melt||Ginkgo extract component, carnitine, etc. with DOC as the main component||Specializes in double chin treatment. Less swelling and inflammation|
|Fat X||Amino acids and carnitine derived from plant extracts, which are mainly composed of high-concentration DOC||Contains drugs that promote metabolism. There is downtime of days to weeks, such as swelling and redness|
|Kai Bella||Main component of DOC||Approved by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) in April 2015 as a double chin improvement formulation. While the fat dissolving effect under the chin is strong, there is swelling and several days of downtime.|
|Cavelin||Contains high-concentration DOC as the main component, carnitine and artichoke extract components||A drug with a high concentration of DOC, the active ingredient of Kaibella. There is little swelling and inflammation, and not only double chin improvement but also whole body slimming treatment is possible.|
|BNLS||Mainly composed of plant extracts such as medical herbs and seaweed||A drug that is said to have excellent skin tightening and metabolism, has less inflammation and swelling, and is suitable for small face treatment.|
|BNLS Neo||DOC mixed with BNLS||An improved drug for BNLS. There is almost no downtime such as inflammation and swelling, and there is a fat dissolving effect in a few days.|
|BNLS Ultimate||Increased amount of deoxycholic acid from BNLS Neo, which has the function of inflaming and destroying the cell membrane that covers fat cells.||The effect of lipolysis is improved by containing deoxycholic acid at the maximum concentration that does not cause side effects.|
|Michelangelo||PPC, DOC with carnitine, caffeine and alpha lipoic acid||Contains metabolic ingredients to conventional drugs. It is said that pain and swelling are less likely to occur.|
Please check in advance which part of the body you are aiming for slimming, whether you can take downtime, etc. and whether the drug you want to use is available at the medical institution. In addition, deciding the drug while consulting with the doctor about the ideal body line and face line, downtime, risks and side effects will also lead to the expected effect.
Cool sculpting and lipolytic injection have different treatment sites. Cool sculpting cannot be performed on areas where the applicator cannot be attached. Fat dissolving injection can be performed almost systemically.
|Corresponding part||Cool sculpting||Fat dissolving injection|
|Eyelids (around the eyes)||×||〇|
|Under the chin||〇||〇|
|Above the knee||〇||〇|
|Recommended number of treatments||Treatment interval||How long it takes for the effect to appear|
|Cool sculpting||1-2 times||About 2 months||2 months or more|
|Fat dissolving injection||1 to 6 times * Increase / decrease depending on the drug used and the site used||About 1 to 2 weeks * Depends on the drug used and the site used||About 1 to 2 weeks * Depends on the drug used and the site used|
Cool sculpting is said to reduce about 20% of the fat cells that can be aspirated by the applicator with a single treatment, and in most cases you will feel the effect with a single treatment . However, depending on the part to be treated and the amount of fat, it may not be effective with one treatment. If the expected effect is not obtained, a second treatment is recommended for the same site .
If you wish to have a second treatment on the same site, it will take about 2 months for the fat cells that have been frozen by cool sculpting and fallen into cell death to be absorbed and digested by macrophages or excreted from the body to be effective. Because it is said, it is recommended to perform the treatment after a period of 2 months or more.
Since the safety of the third and subsequent treatments has not been confirmed, the maximum number of treatments for the same site is two .
The recommended number of treatments for lipolytic injection varies depending on the drug used and the injection site . For example, when treating a body or foot with a large amount of fat, repeated treatments are recommended because changes are unlikely to appear.
|Drugs containing PPC / DOC||Drugs containing plant extracts|
|price||About 20,000 yen per bottle||About 10,000 yen per bottle|
|Part||Number||Number of times||Number||Number of times|
|Eyelids (around the eyes)||One||1 time ~||1 ~||1 time ~|
|nose||1 ~||3 times ~||2-4||1 time ~|
|Cheeks (both)||1-2||3 times ~||2-4||1 time ~|
|Nasolabial fold (both)||1-2||3 times ~||2-4||1 time ~|
|Face line||2-3||3 times ~||2-4||1 time ~|
|Double chin||1 to 3||3 times ~||3-5||1 time ~|
|neck||1 ~||3 times ~||2-3||1 time ~|
|Upper arm (both)||5 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|back||4 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|abdomen||4 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|West||4 ~||3 times ~||10 ~||1 time ~|
|Hips (both)||8 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|Thighs (both)||8 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|Knees (both)||2 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
|Calf (both)||8 ~||3 times ~||10 ~||1 time ~|
|Ankle (both)||2 ~||3 times ~||20 ~||1 time ~|
Unlike the cool sculpting treatment, there is no upper limit on the number of treatments for lipolytic injection, so if there is no change in one treatment or if you want to get closer to the ideal body line and face line, set the treatment interval. Repeated treatment is possible by opening .
It is said that it takes about 1 to 2 weeks for the fat cells to decrease and the effect to appear after the lipolytic injection, so leave a period of 1 to 2 weeks or more before performing the next treatment. Is recommended . The recommended treatment interval varies depending on the drug used, so if you want to know the detailed treatment interval, please check with your medical institution.
The duration of cool sculpting depends on the applicator used for the area to be treated . In addition, since cool sculpting can only be performed at one location per vehicle, it will take time to perform treatment on multiple sites on the same day.
If you wish to perform treatment on multiple sites, a medical institution that has multiple cool sculpting kitchens can perform treatment on multiple sites at once, which can shorten the treatment time.
If you wish to have multiple treatments, please contact your medical institution in advance to see if you have multiple cool sculpting kitchens or if you can have multiple treatments at once.
|Applicator type||Recommended site of indication||Treatment time|
|CoolMax||Lower abdomen||60 minutes|
|CoolCurve +||flank||60 minutes|
|CoolFit||Inner thigh||60 minutes|
|CoolAdvantage||Side, abdomen, inner thigh||35 minutes|
|CoolAdvantagePetite||Side / inner thigh||35 minutes|
|CoolAdvantagePlus||Abdomen / flank||45 minutes|
|CoolSmoothPro||Outside thigh||75 minutes|
The duration of the lipolytic injection depends on the size of the area to be treated and the number of drugs to be injected .
If the area to be treated is narrow and the number of drugs to be injected is small, about 5 to 10 minutes per part, and if the area to be treated is wide and the number of drugs to be injected is large, 10 minutes per part. The procedure will be completed in about 20 minutes . In addition, it takes more time to anesthetize.
There is almost no pain during the Cool Sculpting procedure . However, when the applicator sucks fat together with the skin, it feels like it is pulled, stretched, or lightly pinched, and because the temperature of the applicator applied to the skin is 4 degrees, you may feel cold or tingling, but anesthesia is required. It is said that it is not so much.
Pain during a lipolytic injection depends on the thickness of the needle. The unit that expresses the thickness of the injection needle is called the gauge (G), and it is said that the larger the number, the thinner the needle, and the thinner the needle, the less pain during the procedure.
The thickness of the injection needle used for blood collection and infusion is generally 21G to 23G, but the thickness of the injection needle used for fat dissolving injection is as thin as 30G to 34G, and it is said that the pain during the procedure is small . ..
However, for those who are not good at injection or who are vulnerable to pain, it is possible to reduce the pain by applying anesthesia cream to the treatment site and performing epidermal anesthesia.
|Cool sculpting||Rarely possible pigmentation||May be accompanied by redness, swelling, dull pain, internal bleeding, etc. at the treatment site||Almost none * However, if it is accompanied by redness, swelling, dull pain, internal bleeding, etc., it takes about 1 to 2 weeks.|
|Fat dissolving injection||・ Allergic reaction due to the drug used ・ Excessive reduction of subcutaneous fat||・ Swelling, heat, redness, dull pain, itch / rare lump, internal bleeding, fever due to constitution or physical condition||About 1 to 2 weeks * Before and after depending on the drug used|
In rare cases, pigmentation may occur after cool sculpting, but it usually subsides within a few months to a few years .
Peeling that promotes skin turnover using a drug or machine that removes dead skin cells accumulated on the surface of the skin, and laser treatment that destroys the melanin pigment that causes pigmentation will improve pigmentation quickly. Become. If the pigmentation does not improve after a few years, please consult a medical institution that has undergone cool sculpting.
Cool sculpting is said to have almost no side effects or downtime, but immediately after the procedure, redness, internal bleeding, swelling, and dull pain may occur at the site of the procedure . Even if the treatment site is accompanied by redness, internal bleeding, swelling, dull pain, etc., the symptoms are temporary and are said to subside within 1 to 2 weeks at the longest .
Since phosphatidylcholine, which is one of the components of fat dissolving injection, uses a component extracted from soybeans , soybean allergies have a risk of causing an allergic reaction and causing serious side effects . If you are allergic to soybeans, please consult your doctor in advance.
Also, when injecting into areas such as the cheeks and face line where there is little fat, if the amount of the drug injected is large, there is a risk that the fat cells will decrease excessively and the cheeks will become lumpy, making them look older than the actual age . ..
It is said that the frequency of side effects caused by lipolytic injection is low, but depending on the constitution and physical condition, swelling, heat, redness, dull pain, and itching may occur at the site where the drug was injected .
In rare cases, lumps, internal bleeding, and fever of 2 to 3 days may occur at the injection site . It is said that the lump will subside in about 1 to 2 months, but if it remains after about 1 to 2 months, please consult a medical institution that has undergone cool sculpting.
The fee for cool sculpting varies depending on the applicator used, but it is about 60,000 to 120,000 yen per site to be treated . For example, when treating the thighs of both feet, it is counted as two places.
|Applicator type||Recommended site of indication||Estimated price|
|CoolMax||Lower abdomen||About 120,000 yen|
|CoolCore||abdomen||About 100,000 yen|
|CoolCurve +||flank||About 60,000 yen|
|CoolFit||Inner thigh||About 60,000 yen|
|CoolAdvantage||Side, abdomen, inner thigh||44,000-80,000 yen|
|CoolAdvantagePetite||Side / inner thigh||45,000 to 65,000 yen|
|CoolAdvantagePlus||Abdomen / flank||90,000 yen to 120,000 yen|
|CoolSmoothPro||Outside thigh||55,000 to 100,000 yen|
Fees for lipolytic injections vary depending on the drug used. Drugs containing phosphatidylcholine (PPC) and deoxycholic acid (DOC) cost about 10,000 to 20,000 yen per bottle, and drugs containing plant extracts are about 2,400 to 8,000 yen per cc .
|Drugs used for fat dissolving injections||Cost market|
|Drugs containing PPC / DOC||About 10,000 to 20,000 yen per bottle|
|Drugs containing plant extracts||About 2,400 to 8,000 yen per cc|
Cool sculpting has no restrictions on daily life, including exercise, bathing, and drinking before the procedure, but it is recommended to wear loose clothing that does not tighten the area to be treated on the day .
One thing to keep in mind after Cool Sculpting is to avoid overdrinking and eating too much to gain weight . Cool sculpting is said to reduce fat cells by freezing and destroying them, making it difficult to rebound. However, if you eat and drink and gain weight, the remaining fat cells will enlarge.
The size of adipocytes in adult humans is said to be 70 μm to 90 μm when the BMI value is 20 to 21 for normal body weight, and when the BMI value exceeds 27, it reaches 130 μm, which is the limit of the size of adipocytes. As a result, fat cells divide and increase.
There are no restrictions on daily life, including exercise, bathing, and drinking, before the procedure.
Please refrain from excessive exercise, drinking, sauna, pool, and bathing on the day after the treatment. There is no problem if it is a shower. From the next day onwards, you can exercise, drink, sauna, pool, and bathe, but if your body gets too warm, you may rarely experience some pain or swelling, so if you see any signs, do not overdo it and round up early. Please give me. In addition, please rehydrate frequently to suppress inflammation at the treatment site.
If you have given a fat dissolving injection to your face, please refrain from making up immediately after the procedure . However, if you touch the treatment area, you can make up immediately after the treatment. As with cool sculpting, it is important not to gain weight due to excessive drinking and eating after the procedure.
Both cool sculpting and lipolytic injection can be used together in a procedure that reduces fat cells and can be expected to cause partial thinning. When used in combination, a synergistic effect can be expected in reducing fat cells .
Cool sculpting cannot be applied to areas where the applicator cannot be worn or where there is little fat, but lipolytic injections can be applied to any area with fat. For this reason, some medical institutions also use lipolytic injections in areas where cool sculpting cannot be performed .
In addition, it is said that the slimming effect of cool sculpting takes more than 2 months, so it is said that the slimming effect will appear in about 1 to 2 weeks at the site where you want to get the effect faster. Some medical institutions recommend the combination .
Scalpsure is a machine that can be expected to lose weight by irradiating subcutaneous fat with laser energy to heat fat cells to 42 to 47 degrees and destroying the fat cells . In addition, it is said that the pain caused by heat is reduced because the skin surface is cooled at the same time as laser irradiation so that the skin does not get burned during the treatment.
M sculpt stimulates the deep part of the muscle by irradiating the part aiming for slimming with electromagnetic energy, and it destroys fat cells by causing supermaximal muscle contraction, which is more intense than the muscle contraction that occurs when exercising, and partial slimming It is a machine that can be expected.
Since the body that caused hypermaximum muscle contraction by Mscalp needs energy, it converts the fat stored in fat cells into energy called free fatty acid (FFA) to supply the necessary energy.
However, FFA produced by hypermaximal muscle contraction is overproduced and the body cannot consume energy, and FFA accumulates in surrounding fat cells and destroys fat cells. In addition, it is said that M-Sculpt can be expected to improve posture and tighten the muscles because deep muscles are strengthened by causing hypermaximum muscle contraction .
Vanquish ME irradiates a part aiming for slimming, which is a kind of electromagnetic wave, with high frequency , and high frequency vibration is transmitted to the body, and molecules rub against each other to generate heat (Joule heat) of 44 to 45 degrees. It is a machine that can be expected to lose weight by destroying fat cells .
Liposuction is a procedure in which a thin tubular device called a cannula is inserted into the layer of subcutaneous fat after making an incision in the surface of the skin for several millimeters to suck and remove the fat. Liposuction has the advantage of being effective because it can physically remove fat, but liposuction has downtime due to surgery.
A long downtime of about 1 to 2 weeks is required for facial treatment, and a long downtime of about 3 to 6 months is required for body treatment .
The Cool Sculpting is a machine that has been approved by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for its effectiveness and safety .
Allergan, Inc., the distributor, provides training to doctors at medical institutions on how to handle cool sculpting and how to treat it. A certificate is awarded to doctors who have taken training in the entire process and have acquired technical skills through practical training that assumes knowledge of the mechanism of fat cooling and treatment.
Therefore, if you are going to have a cool sculpting treatment, you can rest assured that the medical institution has a doctor certified by Allergan .
Fat dissolving injection can be expected to have the effect of partial slimming by injecting a drug into the area where slimming is aimed. However, if a doctor who is inexperienced in fat dissolving injection performs the treatment, the ideal body line and face line may not be obtained due to the excessive decrease of fat cells, and the expected effect may not be obtained.
At the time of medical examination and counseling, if you have a medical institution that has a doctor who can confirm the ideal body line and face line and decide the injection position and injection amount of the drug to be used and the fat dissolving injection , you can perform the treatment with confidence. It is possible to receive.