Fat Freeze Can Cause Fat Gain – Why?


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Cryolipolysis or Fat Freezing is one of the most popular permanent fat removal treatments.

Many patients have benefited tremendously from this revolutionary medical treatment.

However, Fat Freeze has a risk of causing Fat Gain known as Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH).

Here’s 3 Fast Facts on Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia:

1. How does Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia happen?

In this condition, the treated area becomes larger rather than smaller in the weeks after the procedure, leaving a “painless, visibly enlarged, firm, well-demarcated mass” under the skin.

Based on data from the manufacturer of the cryolipolysis equipment, PAH has been estimated to occur in 1 out of every 4,000 treatment cycles, for a risk of 0.025%.

2. Is Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia treatable?

Yes, PAH can be treated successfully with liposuction, but patients must wait a few months before treatment.

That time is needed for the fat in the area of PAH to soften; otherwise, there is a risk that PAH could recur.

In some cases, more than one liposuction treatment was needed.

The good news is that PAH was successfully treated in all cases.

3. How can I minimise the risk of Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia?

Go for Fat freezing or cryolipolysis with reputable clinics that use quality Fat Freeze devices.

Reference: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180629182037.htm

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