fat freezing

Fat Freezing 冷冻溶脂

Fat Freezing has shown in studies that 20-30% of fat reduction can be seen with a single treatment session.

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Why Fat Freezing

When fat cells are exposed to cold temperature at -9 °C, they will be forced into programmed cell death (apoptosis) and then being removed from the body over 2-3 months. 


What is Fat Freezing

Clatuu fat freezing is an innovative body contouring treatment that utilizes controlled cooling to selectively target and eliminate unwanted fat cells.


During a Clatuu session, the area being treated is gradually cooled to -9°C using advanced cryolipolysis technology. When fat cells are exposed to this precise cold temperature, it triggers a process called programmed cell death or apoptosis.

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The frozen fat cells enter apoptosis, meaning the membranes start to rupture and they essentially self-destruct.


Over the next 2-3 months, these disrupted fat cells are recognized as waste by the body and are cleared away by the immune system. No harm comes to surrounding tissues or structures as the controlled cooling technique only impacts the more cold-sensitive fat cells.


This makes Clatuu fat freezing an effective, non-invasive means of permanently removing pockets of diet and exercise-resistant fat without surgery or downtime. The cold-induced fat cell apoptosis leads to inch loss and body contouring improvements that patients can appreciate over time.

liposuction vs fat Freezing

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that removes fat by using a suction tube inserted into the fat pocket of specific body areas, performed under general anaesthesia or sedation. The recovery time is 6-8 weeks and patient requires to wear a compressive garment for 3 months to ensure smooth skin surface.


Fat freezing, on the other hand, is a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment with minimal downtime. It targets only the subcutaneous fat layer without damaging the surrounding tissues.

Clatuu Alpha

Clatuu Alpha, equipped with advanced 360° Surrounding Cooling Technology, is one of the latest generation cryolipolysis/fat freeze machines for body contouring and fat reduction.


It comes with two applicator handpieces, which allows patient to treat both left and right side of the body simultaneously (superior than older generation of machines with single handpiece). Moreover, traditional handpiece has a smaller contact surface compared to Clatuu Alpha’s handpiece with a wider cooling contact surface to cover larger area.


In other words, Clatuu Alpha is more time and cost effective.

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Target areas for Fat Freezing

clatuu fat freezing

Love Handles




Upper Arms

Zimmer z lipo cryolipolysis

Zimmer Cryolipolysis has been successfully used to reduce fat on thighs, hips, belly, buttocks, love handles and even men’s chests.


The fat cells undergo apoptosis as a result of the focused elimination of energy provided by the cold therapy. They are then broken down and removed naturally through the lymphatic system which takes about 10-12 weeks.


Since the surrounding tissue does not respond to the cold treatment the same way as fatty tissue, the treatment is considered safe, gentle and non-invasive.

During the treatment, applicators are placed on to the targeted areas and are adjusted to a controlled temperature to 4-9 degree Celcius below normal temperature.


Excess fat will then be frozen while blood flow is maintained without damaging surrounding tissue. The applicators have a unique suction massage feature that activates during the treatment to ensure sufficient blood circulation and reduces any discomfort during and post treatment.

Fat Freezing Areas in Singapore

To achieve better results, it can combine with other heat-based devices, such as EnCurve and Vela Shape III . This combination of cold and heat technology (“Ice & Fire” treatment) provides a more effective fat reduction.

How it works

Handpiece is applied onto the treatment area with suction force applied. Fat pocket will be sucked into the handpiece and cooling process begins.

Freezing fat cells to -9 degree Celcius for 1 hour induces apoptosis (programmed cell death). These fat cells that undergo programmed cell death will be removed by the body’s metabolism over 2-3 months.

Remaining fats in the targeted area will become leaner and less dense.

FAQ for Fat Freezing

It is a wonderful choice for those who have been struggling with stubborn fat that doesn’t go away with exercises and diet regimens.

20-30% fat reduction can be achieved in one session. However, patient who desire more result can repeat the procedure on the same area after 1 month. Exercise, healthy lifestyle and diet control are important for high success rate.

Fat freeze targets localised fat pockets at specific areas to make them leaner rather than general weight loss. Other machines such as EnCurve and Redustim would be more suitable for general fat reduction.

You may experience pinching sensation for the first 2-3 minutes, after which the sensation disappears when the skin is adapted to the suction and cooling. There will be no pain for the rest of the procedure.

You can resume daily activities or exercise immediately right after the treatment. Temporary redness or soreness are possible side effects, which will subside over 2-3 days and will not impact your daily routine.