By. CityRoom Staff – Article Submitted by Adler Spa Resorts.
Italy, April 2016: Worried about stepping into swimwear for the first time this summer? Then you might want to consider Cryolipolysis, an innovative non-surgical treatment that will help contour your body, which the award-winning Adler Thermae in southern Tuscany has introduced to its comprehensive beauty and wellness offering.
Adler Thermae: exterior view & one of the many spa pools
Cryolipolysis is a medical treatment, carried out by Adler Thermae’s fully qualified in-house doctors, that destroys fat cells by “freezing” them via controlled cooling to around 4 degrees C (below the body’s normal temperature but not so low as to induce frostbite). At this temperature, a process known as apoptosis is activated, which will kill off the subcutaneous fat cells (which lie closest to the skin’s surface), leaving the skin and adipose fat cells (located below the subcutaneous level) unaffected.
Apoptosis occurs around 15 days after the Cryolipolysis treatment and the dead cells are then removed from the body naturally, through macrophages, white blood cells that are effectively the human body’s sweepers, engulfing and digesting cellular debris. Apoptosis can continue to occur for up to three months after treatment. The average reduction of subcutaneous fat is about 20% per session.
It takes about 30 to 40 minutes to treat each body area – the areas most frequently targeted are the upper arms, thighs, buttocks and abdomen – and up to three areas can be treated in one session. No recovery time is required, but patients may experience a redness of the skin and should avoid direct sunlight for five days both before and after the treatment. In summary, Cryolipolysis is a non-surgical alternative to liposuction and has much the same result, contouring the body’s lines. As with all procedures, we strongly recommend that you check with your personal health care provider for their opinion of safety and efficacy before undergoing treatment. For more information, please contact Adler Resorts (http://www.adler-resorts.com/en/)