Bay of Plenty & Tauranga
Shape Studio

Am I A Candidate For Cooltech Treatments?

If you have sufficient pinchable tissue and are close to your ideal weight, then you are likely a good candidate for this treatment, however CoolTech Fat Reduction is not a treatment for anyone who is obese (BMI 30+), as it is not a weight loss solution. If you are underweight (BMI of less than 18) or if you have lost a great deal of weight and have loose rolls of skin that are not filled with fatty deposits, generally you are not a candidate for CoolTech Fat Reduction treatments. There are some medical conditions listed below that make fat freezing treatments not suitable for some individuals.

Contraindications for CoolTech Treatment

  • Cold urticaria / Allergic reactions especially cold
  • Raynaud´s disease.
  • Cryoglobulinemia or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria.
  • Hypoproteinemia.
  • Blood coagulopathy or excessive bleeding or bruising
  • Use of blood thinning medications
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Liver disease
  • Fever
  • Any acute infectious diseases
  • Scars or hernia in the treatment area
  • Any skin disease in the treatment area, presence of open wound, extensive skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis active psoriasis, fragile, hypersensitive, skin at the area of intended treatment.
  • History of local or recurrent skin infection
  • Chronic disease with functional involvement (heart, liver and/or kidneys failure)
  • Autoimmune diseases with skin related LES, scleroderma, Sjögren syndrome (Dermatological, rheumatologic).
  • Peripheral neuropathies: Autoimmune (Multiple Sclerosis) immunology, metabolic disorders (severe diabetes), infections or toxic.
  • Use of drugs that influence the immune system and impaired immune system (such as HIV)
  • History of current deep vein thrombosis or thrombophlebitis or varicose veins
  • Any prior aesthetic or medical surgery affecting the treating area or before complete healing, 6-10 months prior to the treatment.
  • History cancer, active or recent malignancy under drug therapy Premalignant moles, neoplasm on the treatment area
  • Do not treat patients who have undergone synthetic filler procedures (i.e. silicon) in the designated or adjacent treatment area
  • History paradoxical adipose hyperplasia