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How Does Coolsculpting® Elite Work?

Have you worked hard to achieve a slimmer figure but still have pockets of stubborn fat that refuse to go away? Coolsculpting® Elite is a non-surgical way to eliminate unwanted fat and provide a more sculpted figure. This treatment works on all your big and small problem areas, triggering your body to remove fat cells without incisions or recovery time. 

What is Coolsculpting® Elite?

Non-surgical body sculpting has become increasingly popular as a way to remove unwanted fat without the recovery time or discomfort of surgery. Coolsculpting® Elite freezes stubborn fat cells without affecting the skin or other tissues. Treatments usually take an hour or less, and most people experience little to no discomfort.

How Does Coolsculpting® Elite Work?

Removing fat cells without liposuction requires damaging the fat cells and then allowing your body’s lymphatic system to recognize them and filter them away. Coolsculpting® Elite accomplishes this through cryolipolysis, which means freezing fat cells. It works because fat cells freeze at a temperature that leaves other cells unaffected. 

Removing fat cells this way takes time, so you can expect that your Coolsculpting® Elite results will take about three months to develop. Most people only need one treatment, but some people may choose to have additional ones to remove even more fat. 

Which Areas Can Coolsculpting® Elite Treat?

Each body has a unique way of storing fat, and Coolsculpting® Elite can treat almost any area your body prefers to store yours. It offers a unique variety of applicators redesigned for an even better fit to your body than older Coolsculpting® systems. Areas you can treat using this procedure include:

  • Upper arms
  • Thighs
  • Under the chin
  • Abdomen
  • Under the buttocks
  • Back and bra fat

Talk to your New York Skin & Vein Center provider about any areas you want to address. Coolsculpting® Elite allows us to treat more areas simultaneously for quicker results.

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Cobleskill.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Is There Any Downtime With Coolsculpting® Elite?

One of the biggest advantages of non-surgical body sculpting is the lack of downtime. You can return to work or other activities immediately after treatment. Your skin may look flushed and feel sensitive. These effects will fade within a few hours. You may experience some numbness in the area for a few days. 

Am I a Good Candidate for Coolsculpting® Elite?

Because Coolsculpting® Elite is non-invasive, most healthy adults can receive treatment. It is safe for all skin types and tones, although it should not be used on injured or irritated skin. Ideal candidates for this treatment are at or near their goal weight and have reasonable expectations about the results they will achieve.


*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.

Take the Next Step

To schedule your in-person Coolsculpting® Elite consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Center at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you.

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