Ultrasound can be accurately performed in a clinical setting and should be the standard measurement of results of subcutaneous fat removal, according plastic surgeon Fritz E. Barton, Jr., M.D., lead author of a new study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Currently, there is no standard, reliable method for measuring nonsurgical fat reduction, despite the popularity of procedures, such as CoolSculpting (Zeltiq).

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