Noninvasive fat reduction

Aesthetic Device: Upper Arm Slimming

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Noninvasive fat reduction for arms

The CoolAdvantage Petite applicator from Zeltiq is designed to deliver CoolSculpting cryolipolysis treatments for fat reduction in the upper arms—the most recent indication cleared by the FDA. CoolSculpting gently cools targeted fat cells in the body to induce a controlled elimination of fat without affecting surrounding tissue. The CoolAdvantage Petite applicator includes two interchangeable contours designed to treat the upper arms in 35 minutes. Contact: 925.474.2500,

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Development of Topical Fat-Burning Gel XAF5 Advances with New Funding

Topical Fat Buring Gel XAF5

A topical fat-burning gel is moving on step closer to market thanks to a new funding agreement. Topokine Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapies for dermatology and medical aesthetics, has announced a financing arrangement with Boston-based investment firm Schooner Capital wherein Topokine will receive to immediate capital and the ability to draw additional capital to advance its pipeline products, including XAF5 Gel, a clinical-stage skin cream for local reduction of excess subcutaneous fat.

Noninvasive Fat Reduction

Navigating the growing options in noninvasive body contouring.
Noninvasive body contouring

The idea that people can go to a doctor’s office, pay a fee, lie on a table and have fat removed from their bodies, without any type of surgical incision, once seemed the domain of science fiction novels and teenage dreams. Now, with the emergence of FDA-approved devices, such as CoolSculpting from Zeltiq ( and Liposonix from Solta Medical (, those dreams have become a reality in the eyes of the media and the general public.