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CoolSculpting is the world’s #1 non-invasive fat reduction procedure. It is FDA-cleared, non-surgical and totally non-invasive. There is little to no downtime so you can get back to your daily activities right away. There are 100s of white papers written on CoolSculpting. As of 2018, the procedure has been done more than 7.1 million times and continues to gain momentum as it is safe, effective and allows you to contour, shape and sculpt their body in ways that diet and exercise have failed to do. Regardless if you are eating well and very active and looking for small changes to your body or just starting your journey and need a little motivation to get you going, CoolSculpting is ideal!
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CoolSculpting is not a weight loss procedure. Fat cells certainly take up a lot of space and have a lot of volume, but they don’t weigh very much. The opposite is true of muscle. Lean muscle weighs more than fat but doesn’t take up a ton of space. So although you won’t see the scale change if you do CoolSculpting in isolation, you will see undeniable results. CoolSculpting can sculpt, contour, reshape, resize, and debulk parts of your body that don’t care how many hours you put in at the gym or how well you eat. And if you are just starting a weight loss journey, CoolSculpting can help you achieve your goals faster, stay on track and see changes that you can achieve with diet and exercise alone.

Absolutely not. We have treated clients in their mid 80s and also those in their 20s. Good bad, right or wrong, how we feel in our own skin impacts how we operate in the world. So whether you are young or a more mature demographic, CoolSculpting can help boost your self-confidence and enhance your self perception. Regardless of age, CoolSculpting is effective. Depending on your age and skin laxity Bodify will have open and honest conversations with you so you will know if you may want to pursue skin tightening as well.
A little known fact: by the time you are 9-13 years old the number of fat cells you have is set. That’s right, you have the same number of fat cells you did decades ago. Well, then why do you now have fat when then you didn’t? The fat cells expanded. When we gain weight our fat cells expand; we don’t make new ones. And when we lose weight our fat cells shrink; we don’t get rid of them. So when we use CoolSculpting to freeze fat cells, they die and then over 2-4 months flush out of the body. We actually got rid of FAT CELLS and once that happens you will not remake them! However, you must do your part. You still have fat cells that can expand and give you the illusion that you “un did” your CoolSculpting results. This is why it is important to continue with whatever you are doing (or if you are just starting to eat healthy and exercise, continue ramping that up) so you can appreciate the results for a lifetime.

After many years of research, you can feel confident that the CoolSculpting procedure is based on sound science.  There are over 100 peer-reviewed publications by leading researchers and clinicians! http://coolsculptinghcp.com/fat-freezing-science/scientific-results/

This is a popular question and sometimes that answer isn’t clear cut. Both procedures will get rid of fat in a lasting one. Both procedures can dramatically improve your self-perception and confidence and both procedures are highly effective. The biggest difference we have found is that a huge percentage of people, although they hate their fat and want their body to change, are not willing to go under the knife or experience the potential side-effects that often come with liposuction. Downtime, bad outcomes, pain, and scarring are just a few of the things our CoolSculpting clients often say they are not willing to endure. Each individual must ask themselves what they are looking to achieve and what they are willing to go through in order to get an outcome they are happy with now and long term.

So many of our clients are moms. They love their children and have poured their hearts and souls into them. But what they are less than thrilled with is the impact the kids have had on their body, confidence and self-perception. Often mothers have a tough time regaining their pre-baby body no matter how hard they workout or how well they eat. Rather than continually beating themselves up, they look to CoolSculpting to reshape, contour, sculpt and resize the area(s) of their bodies that changed during and after pregnancy. Fortunately CoolSculpting works beautifully on fat regardless of if you are male, female, younger, older, mom or no mom. It will freeze away that stubborn fat and leave you with undeniable results you are thrilled with.

CoolSculpting is the perfect non-invasive fat-reduction solution for those who are struggling with diet and exercise resistant fat. Perhaps you are doing everything right in terms of exercise and nutrition but because of aging, genetics, or a whole slew of other factors, you just aren’t able to achieve the body changes you want. Or perhaps over the last several years or decades you feel you haven’t done your best and have packed on some additional weight and you’re hopeful to get back on the bandwagon and regain your confidence and body shape. In this scenario CoolSculpting is also fabulous as those who do CoolSculpting in conjunction with diet and exercise changes can truly experience massive body changes. If you are 5-25 pounds from a healthy weight and you are looking to sculpt, contour, reshape, resize, or debulk one or more areas of your body, CoolSculpting could be the perfect solution!

No. Coolsculpting is a non-surgical, noninvasive treatment which you will not need to receive anesthesia for.

CoolSculpting is the perfect non-invasive fat-reduction solution for those who are struggling with diet and exercise resistant fat. Perhaps you are doing everything right in terms of exercise and nutrition but because of aging, genetics, or a whole slew of other factors, you just aren’t able to achieve the body changes you want. Or perhaps over the last several years or decades you feel you haven’t done your best and have packed on some additional weight and you’re hopeful to get back on the bandwagon and regain your confidence and body shape. In this scenario CoolSculpting is also fabulous as those who do CoolSculpting in conjunction with diet and exercise changes can truly experience massive body changes. If you are 5-25 pounds from a healthy weight and you are looking to sculpt, contour, reshape, resize, or debulk one or more areas of your body, CoolSculpting could be the perfect solution!
At Aesthetica we believe in transparency. For the vast majority of people CoolSculpting is not painful or uncomfortable. However, there is a small subset of the population that do find discomfort both during the initial part of the treatment as the tissue cools, when we take the applicator off and do a 2 minute massage, and after the treatment is completed. For most it is nothing more than temporary stinging, tingling, cramping, and the short-lived sensation of pin pricks. If you happen to be the small percentage of people who find it uncomfortable, there is a medication that can be called in by our doctor to help minimize the discomfort. The discomfort happens when your nerve endings wake up in the days after the treatment. For most people this is not painful; for some it is. The medication is not a narcotic, but will help minimize the nerve pain. We communicate with our clients after the treatment and can easily be reached if the medication is necessary.

CoolSculpting is effective each and every time you do a treatment. Depending on body shape, size, which area(s) you are treating, and what final results you want, we can determine how many times you will want to do CoolSculpting. We have 1000s of before and after photos of our own clients so it is very easy to show you results of those who look similar to you so you can determine which outcome is most attractive to you!

CoolSculpting cost will boil down to 3 main factors. What area needs treating? How large is that area? How much fat needs to be reduced? Bodies are unique and not one size fits all, therefore your CoolSculpting treatment plan will be unique to you. At Bodify, we are open and transparent and understand that you may want to know a range so you don’t waste your time. We’ve treated people for $600 and others for $15,000, a huge range, we know! One thing we can tell you, regardless of the cost of your treatment, we guarantee your results. Our consultations are always complimentary and pressure free. They are just an opportunity to map out your custom treatment plan, show you before and after photos and discover if CoolSculpting is a good choice for you!

We have many clients who are fit! Each and every person is in their own body and often regardless of if you have a lot of excess tissue or a small amount, you want it to change. CoolSculpting can address large or small pockets equally as effectively. Often when you are very fit, the last little bit of stubborn fat is even tougher to get rid of. Spot reduction for those who are really lean is often very difficult and the wide range of applicator sizes allows us to address the areas that frustrate you, large or small, beautifully! Lean people often want to sculpt and contour and CoolSculpting is perfect for that!

Often people think I’m not doing the right things, so CoolSculpting isn’t right for me. The truth is, if you are just starting your healthy lifestyle journey, CoolSculpting might be perfect. We often find that people need a little motivation, they are so tired of not seeing the changes they want, they’ve given up. Once they invest in their own body and start to see changes, they are inspired and motivated to stay on track! Come in for a consult and see if CoolSculpting is right for you!

You should plan to experience swelling as the primary side-effect, Coolsculpting is an FDA approved treatment in both the US and Europe. 

 

The CoolSculpting procedure is completely non-surgical, which makes returning to normal activities afterwards a typically easy process. Often times, patients even return to work after their CoolSculpting treatment is over.

CoolSculpting is a non-surgical treatment to reduce the appearance of stubborn localized fat. A vacuum and chilled applicator are placed over the fat area. The vacuum sucks fat into the applicator where it is subjected to freezing temperatures. (Kind of crazy, right?) The cold causes the fat cells which are more sensitive to the cold than the surrounding tissue to die.

Aesthetica can now treat chin and neck fat!  Coolsculpting is now the only FDA treatment device approved for the treatment of chin and neck fat.  But this is in addition to all the other areas that have been approved including 

  • abdomen
  • waist and flanks
  • outer and innter thighs
  • arms
  • back
  • But really almost anywhere except for the face

The fat cells that are frozen during the CoolSculpting procedure gradually die off and are eliminated from the body through a natural elimination process.  Those cells are dead and gone and never to return.

That’s why the results are long-term. 

It takes up to 12 weeks to see the optimal results after a Coolsculpting treatment.

It takes up to 12 weeks to see the optimal results after a Coolsculpting treatment.

Many of our mom clients have had one or more C-sections. They are incredibly frustrated with the look of their abdomen and feel it is impossible to gain back their old body after a C-section. This can absolutely be true unless you get outside help from a technology like CoolSculpting. Scarring and uneven pockets of fat on an abdomen can leave moms feeling badly about their shape, size and body. Fortunately, once the C-section scar has healed- we wait at least 6 months and breast-feeing has stopped (if you chose to breast feed), we can proceed with CoolSculpting confidently and know we can reduce the excess fat around the abdomen that just won’t go away. We love sharing our own client before and after photos of moms with C-sections so you can see what type of results to expect on your own body!

The treated areas of fat are completely eliminated.  You will not get fat in other areas unless you gain weight for any OTHER reason.   You are therefore encouraged to maintain your weight by appropriate lifestyle changes or at least maintaining the diet and exercise regime that you already have.  

Yes. You will feel and look swollen for the 4-12 weeks after the treatment as your body slowly cleanses itself of the dead fat cells.

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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. ZELTIQ, CoolSculpting, the CoolSculpting logo, and the Snowflake design are registered trademarks of ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. © 2017. All rights reserved. CoolSculpting is the treatment doctors use most for non-invasive fat removal. Click HERE for patient safety information