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Is CoolSculpting effective?

Q. I canít seem to get rid of my double chin no matter how much weight I lose. I donít want to have a facelift. Iíve heard that CoolSculpting could be effective. Does it work? Is it safe? A. CoolSculpting is the trade name for cryolipolysis, which is a treatment that uses cold temperatures to destroy fat cells while avoiding frostbite to the overlying skin. It is based on a discovery…

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