Frequently Asked Questions
*Please note every patient’s experience is different and results may vary. At your complimentary consultation your CoolSculpting team will determine your treatment plan and help determine your goals and expectations.
*Am I good candidate for CoolSculpting®?
Good candidates have noticeable bulges in certain areas they’d like to improve the appearance of. The CoolSculpting fat reduction procedure is specifically designed for those who have unwanted fat that resists diet and exercise. Unlike gastric bypass surgery, the CoolSculpting procedure is not a weight loss solution for people who are obese. It is, however a non-surgical alternative to liposuction. Request a one-on-one consultation with us to determine if the CoolSculpting procedure is right for you.
*How much does CoolSculpting® cost?
The price for CoolSculpting procedures varies depending on your areas of concern, the number of sessions needed, and your ultimate goals. We will help create a customized treatment plan, in person, that’s tailored to your body, your goals, and your budget.
*How long does a CoolSculpting® session take?
We will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals. The length of your CoolSculpting® session will vary depending on the number of areas being treated during one visit. We may schedule additional sessions in order to meet your goals.
*What does the CoolSculpting® procedure feel like?
As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, you will feel pressure and intense cold. This soon dissipates. Many people read, watch videos, work on their laptop, or even take a nap during their treatment.
*Is CoolSculpting® safe?
The CoolSculpting® procedure is FDA-cleared for the flank (love handles), abdomen, and thighs. With over one million CoolSculpting® treatments performed worldwide, it is proven to be a safe and effective treatment for non-surgical fat reduction.
*When will I see results?
You may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after two months. But your body will still flush out fat cells and continues doing so for up to four to six months after treatment.
*What are the side effects of CoolSculpting®?
During the procedure you may experience deep pulling, tugging, pinching, numbness or discomfort. Following the procedure, typical side effects include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging and pain. Rare side effects may also occur. The CoolSculpting® procedure is not for everyone. You should not have the CoolSculpting® procedure if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. The CoolSculpting® procedure is not a treatment for obesity. As with any medical procedure, ask us if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.
*Can I return to normal activities after the procedure?
Yes, you can. The CoolSculpting® procedure is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Often times, patients return to work after their CoolSculpting® session is over.
*What happens if I gain weight afterwards?
Many people, after seeing the results from their CoolSculpting® procedure, take even better care of themselves. However, if you do gain weight, you may gain it evenly all over your body, not just in the treated areas.1
- Data on file. ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc.
*Do I take special supplements or follow a strict diet?
No supplements or pills are required and you do not have to adopt new diet and exercise habits. Many patients feel more motivated to take care of themselves after their CoolSculpting® treatment. It is as if they get a second lease on their body and want to start anew again by taking even better care of themselves.
Many patients prefer to fill out the paperwork prior to their arrival. Please find the forms attached below, download, complete, and please bring them with you to your appointment.
Prior to your FREE CoolSculpting® consultation, please help us expedite your experience by downloading and filling out the BODY questionnaire below. Please remember to bring it with you when you come in for your appointment.
Prior to your FREE CoolSculpting® consultation, please help us expedite your experience by downloading and filling out the HIPPA compliance form below. Please remember to bring it with you when you come in for your appointment.
Prior to your FREE CoolSculpting® consultation, please help us expedite your experience by downloading and filling out the FACE questionnaire below. Please remember to bring it with you when you come in for your appointment.
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