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CoolSculpting®

SHAPE WHAT YOU SEE… WITHOUT SURGERY AND LITTLE TO NO DOWNTIME.

The CoolSculpting® fat-freezing procedure is the only FDA-cleared, non-surgical fat-reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all efforts through diet and exercise. The results are proven, noticeable, and lasting—so you’ll look gre*at from every angle.

As a non-invasive procedure, patient satisfaction is high!

“The treatment itself was not uncomfortable and afterward I felt great.”

Many of us have stubborn fat despite diet and exercise.

CoolSculpting technology uses controlled cooling to target and kill only these fat cells.

In the weeks to follow, your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates dead cells.

CoolSculpting results are long term,* because treated fat cells are gone.

 

The science is proven. The technology is proven.

After many years of research, you can feel confident that the CoolSculpting® procedure is based on sound science. Leading researchers and doctors have published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications.

Why the CoolSculpting cryolipolysis Procedure Is Different

The CoolSculpting® cryolipolysis procedure is fundamentally different from other non- or minimally invasive fat-reduction modalities. Other methods of fat removal primarily involve necrotic cell death by damaging fat with heat or high-intensity focused ultrasound.
Other fat-removal approaches pose potential technical challenges, particularly with respect to targeting the right tissue depth and causing unintended damage to other structures close to or within the fat layer. Predictability of efficacy using these other techniques is also uncertain. In contrast, the CoolSculpting® cryolipolysis procedure induces apoptosis in fat cells only to gently and gradually reduce the fat layer while preserving all other tissue.
The differences between heat-based technologies and freezing fat cells with CoolSculpting® technology could not be more extreme.

INCOMPARABLE SAFETY

Freeze-Detection Technology –Built-in freeze-detection sensors and software monitor changes in skin, shutting down automatically if a freeze is detected.
Patented Gelpad –A thermal coupling gelpad is applied to the surface before the applicator to ensure consistent thermal contact during treatment.

Real People… Real Results!

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of Flor A. Mayoral, MD

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of Dr.Nicholas Moncrieff, PSurg

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of Grant Stevens, MD, FACS

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of Edward Becker, MD

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of Suzanne Kilmer, MD

BeforeAfter
Photos courtesy of A. Jay Burns, MD

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

The CoolSculpting® fat-reduction procedure is specially designed for those who have unwanted fat in targeted areas. Unlike weight-loss surgery (e.g., gastric bypass), the CoolSculpting® procedure is not a weight-loss solution for people who are obese. Good candidates for the CoolSculpting® procedure have noticeable bulges in certain areas they’d like to get rid of. Many people want a non-surgical alternative to liposuction.

Take our “Am I a Candidate?” Quiz or request a one-on-one consultation with a CoolSculpting® provider who will determine if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.

The price for CoolSculpting® procedures varies depending on your areas of concern, the number of treatments needed, and your ultimate goals. Most patients opt to receive treatments in multiple body areas in order to achieve their goals. The cost typically ranges between $2,000-$4,000 for their personalized treatment plan depending on the number of areas treated.

For more information on CoolSculpting® cost, click here.

Create a customized treatment plan, in person, with your CoolSculpting® provider that’s tailored to your body, your goals, and your budget. Many CoolSculpting® practices even offer flexible payment plans to help patients achieve their goals.

Your CoolSculpting® physician will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals. The length of your CoolSculpting® treatment will vary depending on the number of areas being treated during one visit. The latest technology of CoolSculpting® can treat a patient in 35-60 minutes, some patients have more than one treatment during the same office visit. Some practices even have multiple CoolSculpting® systems and applicators, so it’s possible for a patient to have multiple areas treated at once. You and your provider may also schedule additional treatments or office visits in order to meet your goals.

Many people read, check email, or even take a nap during their treatments. Still curious? Hear about the CoolSculpting® experience from people just like you.

In the U.S., the CoolSculpting® procedure is FDA-cleared for the treatment of visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen and flank, along with bra fat, back fat, underneath the buttocks (also known as banana roll), and upper arm. In China, the cryolipolysis system is used for fat layer reduction of the abdomen and flanks. In Taiwan, the CoolSculpting® procedure is cleared for the breakdown of fat in the flank (love handle), abdomen, and thigh. Outside the U.S., China and Taiwan, the CoolSculpting® procedure for non-invasive fat reduction is available worldwide. See What Is CoolSculpting®? for more details.

Yes! The CoolSculpting® procedure can treat visible fat bulges under the chin (submental) and jawline (submandibular). Freezing away fat from a double chin is as easy and tolerable as using the CoolSculpting® procedure in other parts of the body (e.g., abdomen, flank/side, thighs). It is also FDA-cleared to affect the appearance of lax tissue with submental area treatments. With CoolSculpting® treatment for a double chin, patients see results after just 1 to 2 visits. And with no surgery, and little to no downtime. See Lose Your Double Chin for more details.

Once the treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), they die and are naturally processed and eliminated from the body. Check out the How It Works of the CoolSculpting® procedure to learn more.

As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, you typically feel intense cold. This soon dissipates. With some applicators, you’ll feel some pulling as suction is applied. The area generally goes numb within 5 to 10 minutes during treatment. Many people read, watch videos, work on their laptop, or even take a nap during their CoolSculpting® treatment.

After the treatment, you may feel some tingling as the area is massaged for 2 or 3 minutes. Patients are usually able to return to normal activities following their appointment. What to Expect has more information about what happens before, during, and after your CoolSculpting® procedure.

In the US, the CoolSculpting® procedure is FDA-cleared for the treatment of visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen and flank, along with bra fat, back fat, underneath the buttocks (also known as banana roll), and upper arm. It is also FDA-cleared to affect the appearance of lax tissue with submental area treatments. Read more on CoolSculpting®’s safety by clicking here.

The CoolSculpting® procedure is not for everyone. You should not have the CoolSculpting® procedure if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease, or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. The CoolSculpting® procedure is not a treatment for obesity. As with any medical procedure, ask your physician if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.

During the procedure, you may experience sensations of pulling, tugging, mild pinching, intense cold, tingling, stinging, aching, and cramping at the treatment site. These sensations subside as the area becomes numb. Following the procedure, typical side effects include temporary redness, swelling, blanching, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping, aching, itching, or skin sensitivity. Sensation of fullness in the back of the throat after submental area treatment. These effects are temporary and generally resolve within days or weeks. Though rare, some additional side effects may occur. As with any medical procedure, ask your physician if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.

Yes, you can. The CoolSculpting® procedure is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Patients often return to work on the same day after a CoolSculpting® treatment is completed.

Always be sure to schedule a follow-up assessment with your CoolSculpting® provider to review your results and discuss the option of additional treatments. Try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A healthy body is a happy one. And we want you to be happy with your results!

You may start to see changes as quickly as 3 weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after 2 months. Your body will still continue to flush out fat cells for up to 4 to 6 months after treatment. The Before & After gallery shows what results look like several weeks after CoolSculpting® treatment.

No supplements are required after your CoolSculpting® treatment. It’s not a diet and exercise program, so you won’t need to change any of your lifestyle habits. Many patients do feel more motivated to take care of themselves after a CoolSculpting® treatment. It’s as if they got a second lease on their body! They want to take even better care of themselves.

Many people, after seeing the results from their CoolSculpting® procedure, feel even more motivated to stay close to their ideal weight. However, if you do gain weight, you may gain it evenly all over your body, not just in the treated areas*. Learn more about fat cells and weight loss.

*Data on file. CoolSculpting®.

CoolSculpting® is an elective aesthetic procedure, which means that it is a voluntary cosmetic treatment. Insurance providers and FSA companies manage what services they will cover, but typically, aesthetic treatments such as the CoolSculpting® procedure are not covered. We encourage you to check directly with your insurance or FSA provider. You may also check with your local CoolSculpting® providers to see if they offer financing options, see below.

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