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FDA Clears CoolSculpting for Double Chin Treatment

Allergan plc news release; 2017 Dec 12

Allergan plc has announced that the CoolSculpting treatment is the first and only non-surgical fat reduction technology to be US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared for improved appearance of lax tissue in conjunction with submental fat, or double chin, treatments. CoolSculpting for the double chin is already clinically proven to reduce fat up to 20% in the treated area after 1 treatment. An 18-week clinical study of CoolSculpting in submental fat treatment found that 77% of patients showed improved appearance of lax tissue and 75% of patients reported their chin looked more toned following treatment.

CoolSculpting is available through a network of CoolSculpting Centers worldwide. Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and aesthetic specialists that offer CoolSculpting can be found at www.coolsculpting.com.

Citation:

Allergan receives FDA clearance for the CoolSculpting treatment to improve appearance of lax tissue in the double chin. [news release]. Dublin, Ireland: Allergan plc. December 12, 2017. https://www.allergan.com/News/News/Thomson-Reuters/Allergan-Receives-FDA-Clearance-For-the-CoolSculpt. Accessed December 20, 2017.

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