Freqently Asked Questions


What is Cryolipolysis or Fat Freezing?



If you have stubborn fat you can’t seem to shift but don’t want to go down the surgery route, Cryolipolysis might be just what you’re looking for. A non-invasive alternative to liposuction, Cryolipolysis is a treatment that involves the localised application of a low temperature device to kill off stubborn fat cells. Healthy men and women often struggle with certain problem areas, specific fat deposits that resist diet and exercise. Fortunately, there is an effective and affordable solution.



Cryolipolysis is a treatment that involves the localised application of a low temperature device to kill off subcutaneous (below the skin) fat cells. 

Cryolipolysis works through a process called apoptosis. Apoptosis eliminates fat cells by programming their cell death without harming surrounding tissue. 



Is the treatment painful?


No, both methods of Fat Freezing are non-invasive, there’s no need for anaesthesia or pain killers, with no recovery time. The process is very comfortable for many clients who can read, work on their laptop, listen to music or just relax throughout the procedure. You will be ready to return to your regular routine right after treatment.



Are there any side effects?

As a result of the cooling, you may feel some numbness during treatment, and the treatment area may be red afterward but this usually fades within a few hours. The suction cup method can cause mild bruising in the treatment area.



How long will the Fat Freezing treatment take?

Typically, the appointment will take 30 - 60 minutes. This will be determined in the initial free consultation.


What results can I expect?

Cryo Lipo is ideal for smaller pockets of fat that are diet and exercise resistant. It can effectively remove 20 to 30%* of the fat in the treatment area.  Results appear gradually over 12 weeks following the procedure as your body uses its own natural waste-removal system to eliminate the damaged fat cells. Some clients benefit from multiple treatments spaced over a few months. 

Cryo 21 results are achieved over a 15 – 20 day period and is suitable for any shape or size provided a healthy lifestyle is maintained. Typical results are 1-5 cms reduction per treatment.





Can the fat grow back?

The treatment destroys fat cells which are then absorbed by the body natural processes.  The same fat cells cannot grow back. Results are permanent providing that you maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid excess fat intake.


Which treatment is best for me?

The best candidates have small pockets of pinchable diet and exercise resistant fat that they want to remove. Ideal candidates for suction cup Ice Lipo Fat Freezing should be within 2 stone of their ideal weight and should be otherwise healthy.


With Cryo 21 treatment, results can be achieved in areas that are not suitable for the suction cup method including chin, arms, thighs, abdomen, ankles and calves. Any shape or size can be treated however the treatment works best for those who adopt a healthy lifestyle.


Advice on the most suitable treatment will be offered in during your free consultation. Fat Freezing is unsuitable for pregnant women and those with breastfeeding infants.



Do I need a consultation before my treatment?

We offer free face to face consultations or we can carry out a telephone consultation initially if you would like to find out if fat freezing treatment is suitable for you.  As Cryolipolysis is not a surgical procedure, we can book a consultation & treatment on the same Contact Us now for a free consultation.


Are there any aftercare requirements?

After treatment, we recommend that you increase your water intake to help flush through the lymphatic system and aid the process and maintain a healthy lifestyle. You can resume normal activities immediately.



Do you offer any other treatments?

The Wiltshire Inch Loss clinic offers additional inch loss treatments including Radio Frequency skin tightening, HIFU non-surgical face lift, HIFU fat reduction, Vaginal tightening, Touch Skin Gentle Plasma wrinkle reduction and muscle stimulation. With a full range of the latest technology we can help you achieve your body and anti-ageing goals.

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Wiltshire Inch Loss Clinic

Red Pit House

1 Stormore,

Dilton Marsh 

BA13 4BH



07815 154590




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