CoolSculpting: Fat Loss Without Diet & Exercise!

How to Lose Fat Fast without Diet or Exercise

Americans spend billions of dollars each year on diet fads and fitness trends, and yet more than 70% of Americans are still unhappy with their bodies. Thankfully, a new technology called CoolSculpting now enables men and women to “freeze off the fat” without surgery, diet or even exercise!

A Detroit area pioneer and expert in the CoolSculpting procedure is Hour Detroit Magazine’s Top Doc Dr. M. Azhar Ali. We sat down with Dr. Ali to ask the question that’s on everyone’s mind: Is it possible to lose fat without diet and exercise?


CoolSculpting for Fat Loss


There exist a few innovative procedures that can help patients look and feel their best without diet and exercise, says Dr. Ali. He points to some of the more popular procedures he currently performs at Amae Plastic Surgery Center in suburban Detroit.

One of the newest procedures Dr. Ali offers, CoolSculpting is the only FDA-approved and non-surgical means to treat excess fat. The procedure involves a specialized machine that freezes and eliminates stubborn fat cells. Patients can lose pounds and inches without sweating excessively or turning to bland, restrictive diets.

Dr. Ali urges all his patients to live a healthy lifestyle and to eat foods that provide adequate nutrition and healthy vitamins. He reminds us that CoolSculpting is not a treatment for obesity. But for those patients who are within 30 pounds of their ideal weight, CoolSculpting can eliminate stubborn fat without all the effort.

Additionally, because there is no surgery involved, there is no scarring and no painful recovery or “downtime.”

In addition to CoolSculpting, Detroit plastic surgeon Dr. Ali offers other state-of-the-art fat removal procedures that are more effective than diet and exercise alone.

Liposuction for Stubborn Fat

Liposuction I one of the most common procedures I currently perform,” states Dr. Ali. “Most of my patients are female, but I’m getting an increasing number of men who opt for the procedure as well.”

The procedure involves the removal of the excess fatty tissue that is difficult to get rid of with diet and exercise alone. Some patients opt to have fat removed from their abdomens, some from their hips and some from their upper thighs (also referred to as “saddle bags”). Men tend to be more concerned with their abdomens, chest and love handles (also referred to as a “spare tire”).

Liposuction can remove both the superficial and deep fat that can cause a person to look unshapely and feel unattractive.

Male Breast Reduction Surgery

“Many men who come into my practice complain of having female-like breasts,” says Dr. Ali. “For these men, I recommend gynecomastia surgery.”

Gynecomastia refers to men who have excess breast and fat tissue in their chest area. In a culture where men are expected to take their shirts off at the pool or on the basketball court, having what are commonly referred to as “man boobs” can cause extreme bouts of embarrassment.

This surgery is performed with limited incisions and involves liposuction to remove the excess fat. The best part? There is very little downtime.

Mommy Makeover for a Fat Loss

For women who wish to lose weight and get their trim bodies back after having children, Dr. Ali recommends the “Mommy Makeover” combination of procedures. This may involve CoolSculpting, liposuction and/or a tummy tuck – and in some cases a breast lift or breast augmentation.

“By getting all the procedures done at one time, patients can save money, reduce downtime and lose the weight they desire, all while looking and feeling their best,” says Dr. Ali.

To learn more about getting the body you have always wanted  contact Dr. Ali at Amae Plastic Surgery in the suburban Detroit area.

Best CoolSculpting in Detroit

Dr. Ali has helped hundreds of women and men across the greater Detroit area get the body they want with non-surgical CoolSculpting, liposuction and other fat loss procedures. He will be happy to offer you a consultation to help you understand your options and decide if liposuction or CoolSculpting is right for you.

And remember, financing options are also available!

Call Detroit Area Surgeon Dr. Ali for a CoolSculpting Consultation: 248-335-7200

What to Expect While You’re Recovering from Liposuction

Bloomfield Hills, MI – A fast and dramatic procedure, liposuction is gaining popularity worldwide. And it’s no wonder: you can lose the fat that diet and exercise alone weren’t able to eliminate. But what happens when you get home? How do you achieve the best possible outcome from your procedure? Award-winning plastic surgeon, Dr. Ali, of Amae Plastic Surgery Center, sheds some light on the matter.

“First and foremost, before you have liposuction, be sure to consult with your doctor about the post-operative care you’ll need,” advises the Detroit-based surgeon. “Be sure to ask any and all questions you have, including whether or not you’ll have stitches, where to get the appropriate compression garments, and how long your recovery is expected to take. As always, communication is key.”

What are the first steps after my liposuction?

Depending on whether you’ve had general or local anesthesia, you’ll likely be out of the medical center 30 minutes to a few hours after your procedure. You’ll want someone who can drive you home, and then you’ll need time to rest in a comfortable environment. Expect to be sore and swollen after the anesthesia wears off.

Sometimes, you will be given pain medication for comfort and possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. It’s also important to walk as soon as you can after the surgery, as this will help prevent blood clots in your legs and lungs. While you should avoid vigorous exercise for a few weeks still, it’s important to keep your circulation going strong.

How long does it take to heal?

“If you’ve had just a small area treated, you should be feeling all right in a day or two. The bruising can last for a little while, usually a few days, and swelling sometimes lasts several weeks or months,” says Dr. Ali. “Luckily, most people can go back to work or school very soon after surgery.”

Of course, recovery times vary significantly from patient to patient. Although bruising and swelling are common at first, you will likely be back to your routine activities within a week or two. You may be surprised that you can jog, golf, and do light exercise fairly shortly after liposuction. After a month or so, you should be feeling back to normal. You can expect to see your final results in one to six months after liposuction after your body has adapted to your slimmer shape.

If at any time in your recovery you feel extreme pain or discomfort, have difficulty breathing or swallowing, or notice any signs of infection like fever or excessive swelling, it’s important to contact your doctor right away. “Though liposuction is now a common procedure, it is still a surgery, and all surgeries have risks,” says Dr. Ali. “It’s important that you communicate any problems to your surgeon immediately so that you receive the best care possible.”

Compression Garments

For the short-term, you’ll need to wear a compression garment to maintain the new contour created by your doctor. This clothing helps your body adapt to its new tissue and reduces looseness in your skin. Such compression also helps reduce swelling, which will speed up your healing process. Expect to wear your garment at least a month after surgery.

Long-Term Care

In the months and years to come, you’ll want to maintain your new body weight as best as you can. While liposuction removes existing fat, it cannot prevent you from gaining new fat cells. Thus, it’s crucial to keep a healthy lifestyle with consistent exercise and a good diet.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has an entire area of their website devoted to liposuction. You can also consult the Food and Drug Administration for more information.

The Final Word on Healing Properly from Liposuction

With liposuction, you can have great control over how your body looks and feels. Since this procedure is very commonly done, you can have a good idea of what to expect after talking with your doctor.

To learn more about liposuction or any other plastic surgery procedure, schedule an appointment with Bloomfield Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. M. Azhar Ali today.

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