BOSTON, MA (ABC) - The battle of the bulge may have just gotten easier.
The FDA has approved two new procedures that can remove fat from your body without an operation.
The hi-tech device is called Zeltiq.
Technicians use a gel patch to get a good connection to the fat.
The device freezes fat cells and causes them to self destruct and be re-absorbed into the body.
Zerona, the other method, is a low power laser that is aimed at trouble spots.
Causing the fat cells to collapse in a matter of weeks.
Doctors say overweight patients shouldn't expect too much.