Frequently Asked Questions
You may start noticing improvements as early as one month following treatment, but most patients typically see results after three months. You may need more than one treatment to achieve your desired goal. We can help you formulate your ideal treatment plan during your personal consultation.
You may feel a stinging sensation and intense cold as the CoolSculpting machine starts to cool down your target area. This discomfort should lessen as your treatment area eventually becomes numb. Many patients are able to relax, read or nap during their treatment.
There is little to no downtime with CoolSculpting. You’ll be able to resume your normal schedule immediately following treatment.
CoolSculpting is not a weight loss treatment. It is designed to improve particular body contours, not reduce the overall size or weight of your body.
Once your fat cells are frozen and disabled, they can never return, making CoolSculpting results long-lasting. You can maintain the benefits of your treatment as long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Any weight gain after your treatment will likely alter your results.
Treatment time depends on the size and number of areas you are treating and ranges from one to several hours.
The treatment is ideal for patients who are within 30 pounds of their ideal weight who need help improving specific “problem spots” of fat, such as love handles or a double chin. If you are interested in reducing your overall size or losing a significant amount of weight, we can help you formulate a medically-supervised weight loss plan to meet your personal goals.