CoolSculpting/ Coolsculpting Elite Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is CoolSculpting?

A: Coolsculpting is a non-invasive body contouring treatment that reduces areas of stubborn fat and with little to no downtime. Coolsculpting is approved by the Food and Drug Administrative (FDA) for the treatment of visible fatty accumulations in the submental (under the chin) and submandibular (below the jawline), thigh, abdomen, and flank areas, along with bra fat, back fat, under-buttocks (also known as banana roll), and under arm. It is also cleared by the FDA to affect he appearance of lax tissue with treatments of the submental are. Coolsculpting is not weight loss treatment.

Q: Does Coolsculpting work?

A: yes, CoolSculpting is clinically proven and effective in reducing unwanted can reduce the treated are by up to 20% to 25%. Based on a recent clinical study, 9out of 10 patients would recommend CoolSculpting to a friend or family member.

Q: How does CoolSculpting work?

A: CoolSculpting provides controlled cooling to the treated area. Did you know that fat cells are more sensitive to cold? After treatment, dead fat cells are removed through a natural biological process. Although this process begins a few days after treatment, it can take up to 3 to 6 months for all the treated fat cells to die and then be removed from the treated area. Those fat cells, once removed, are gone forever.

Coolsculpting uses cryolipolysis a technical way of saying fat freezing. When fat cells freeze, they die and are then naturally eliminated through the body’s natural process over the course of weeks to months after treatment.

Q: Is CoolSculpting safe?

A1: Coolsculpting has been used by doctors since 2009 and is the No.1 non-invasive treatment for fat reduction used by doctors. It has proven efficacy and there are over 100 articles published about the safety and efficiency of CoolSculpting in medical journals. More than 11 million Coolsculpting treatments have been performed worldwide.

Q: Who can have CoolSculpting?

A1: CoolSculpting is an option at FDA-authorized locations for patients 18 years of age or older who have stubborn fat accumulated that haven’t responded to diet and exercise and haven’t responded to have no reason not to be treated, including contradictions to treatment.

Q: I have medical conditions; am I a good candidate for CoolSculpting?

A: While we cannot comment on your specific conditions, we can recommend that you consult your personal health care provider or talk to a Coolsculpting provider by visiting

Q: What body type is Coolsculpting best suited for?

A: Coolsculpting may be suitable for a diverse set of patients: women and men of various age ranges, backgrounds, and ethnicities. Candidates for Coolsculpting come in all forms and sizes, and have a though “pinchable” fat that can fit in one of the many hand pieces. Coolsculpting can also be used on firmer areas, such as the outer part of the thigh, with certain applicators. CoolSculpting removed to treat stubborn fat in patients with a BMI of up to 30.

Q: What area of the body can I get CoolSculpting treatments on?

A: Coolsculpting is FDA approved to reduce fat in 9 areas of the body. You can remove stubborn fat on the double or submental chin along the jawline in the submandibular area in patients with BMI of up to 46.2. Other cleared areas include the under arm, back fat, bra fat, flank area, abdomen, thigh and under the buttocks (also called banana roll).

Q: How is CoolSculpting different form other non-invasive treatments to remove fat?

A: CoolSculpting is the only non- invasive body shaping treatment that uses cryolipolysis. Other non-invasive body- shaping treatments use heat of other energy technology. Discuss your options with your provider to select the one that’s right for you.

Q: What is the difference between Coolsculpting and Liposuction?

A: Coolsculpting is the only non-invasive fat reduction that uses Cryolipolysis to freeze stubborn fat. CoolSculpting general has little to no downtime which mean your can resume your normal activities right away. The results of Coolsculpting are observed between 1 and 3 months after treatment. Liposuction is a invasive surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and, postoperative swelling, the results are seen soon after treatment.

Payment & Pricing Questions

Q: How much can I expect to pay?

A: The prices of an average treatment plan can vary, depending on your needs, goals, what areas of the body you would like to treat and the geographic area of your body.

This may vary depending on your treatment plan, your goals, and the geographic area in which you live. Many patients may need 2 or more treatment sessions in the desired areas, so that will also be factored into your personalized treatment plan and total cost.

IT CAN VARY WIDELY FROM $2000 TO $4000 or more, depending on your needs, goals. I highly recommend that your schedule a consultation with a Coolsculpting provider who will work with you to find a personalized treatment that fits your budget.

Q: Why can’t I ask (inquire) for a price over the phone?

A: Our consultations and evaluation involve evaluating your treatment areas visually and physically and determining the number of treatments needed to help achieve your desire results. This physical evaluation cannot be done over the phone.

The Number of Coolscuplting treatments needed

Q: How many Coolsculpting treatments will I need?

A: that depends on your unique needs, many patients need two sessions of treatment in one area to achieve desired results and some patients need more than 2 sessions by area.

Q: What is the difference between a Coolsculpting treatment, sessions or visit?

A: A session is the same as a visit or appointment. A treatment is each time an applicator is used on the body. Your treatment plan may include a follow-up session with a second round of treatments approximately 2 months after your first session.

Q: Why is the second session taking place months after the first session?

A: The delay is to allow your body time to process and eliminate fat cells of your fist session. Waiting 4-6 weeks or longer also helps us determine where best to place the applicators during your follow-up sessions. As the contours of your treated areas will have changed.

After treatment

Q: Do I need to do anything special after my treatment to make sure I get good results?

A: Just continue with your normal healthy lifestyle activities, such as your exercise and follow your normal diet, while your body works to make fat cells die and are eliminated from the areas treated by their own natural processes

Q: What happens to treated fat cells? Where do they go?

A: A few days after treatment, the affected fat cells begin to die. The body it sends out a type of white blood cell called macrophages to remove dead fat cells, in the dead fat cells they end up in the liver, while the other dead cell tissue it ends up being extracted through the urine. It can take up to 3 to 6 months for all the cells to dies and then be removed from the treated area. Those fat cells once removed from the treated are, they disappear forever.

The body sends white blood cells to the treated area to remove dead fat cells, which the body uses to excreted during the week and months following treatment.

Q: When can I expect to see results?

A: Some patients begin to see results after 1 month, and more drastic results are seen at 3 months.

Q: Will I see results after my first session?

A: Many patients being to see results after their first session, but the results are more successful. Dramatic results are often seen after the second treatment session. As with exercise, you don’t always see or feel results after a day of exercise, but after several sessions. It is important to complete all recommended treatments to see the desire results.

Q: How much weight can I expect to lose?

A: Coolsculpting is NOT a weight loss procedure. It is a non-invasive treatment to reduce fat that has little to no downtime. However, you are advised to maintain your normal diet and exercise habits, as gaining weight could affect your results.

Q: Can a person gain weight after having done Coolsculpting?

A: The Elite helps remove stubborn fat pockets in the treated area. However, since the Elie is not a weight loos treatment, it is possible to gain weight after treatment if a health lifestyle is not maintained. This type of weight gain will probably occur evenly throughout the body, not just in the treated areas.

Q: Will there be any effect on my cholesterol?

A: No, there will be no changes in blood lipid levels.

Q: How long should I wait after my first treatment session before having the second session?

A: we recommend waiting at least 4-6 weeks before receiving a second treatment in the same area.

Side Effect & Downtime

Q: What are some side effect?

A: Typical and common side effect include temporary redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping pain, itching, or tenderness of the skin, and feeling tightness in the back of the throat after treatment in the submental or submandibular. Rare side effect also may occur. Elite can cause a visible enlargement of the treated area called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH), Which may develop 2-5 months after your treatment and require surgical intervention to correct.

Q: Will I have any downtime after my session?

A: As CoolSculpting is a non-invasive you should experience little to no downtime.

Q: is CoolSculpting covered by Insurance?

A: Non- invasive fat reductions procedure are generally not covered by insurance

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