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How Does CoolSculpting® Elite Work?

If you have areas of fat that won’t go away even with exercise and weight loss, you’re not alone. CoolSculpting® Elite is the newest and most popular and effective way to kill fat dead. CoolSculpting® Elite treats more and bigger areas than any other body sculpting treatments, letting you smooth and slim places on your body you never could before.  

How Does CoolSculpting® Elite Work? 

In order to kill fat cells, CoolSculpting® Elite applicators are applied to the areas of your body you want to slim down. The new CoolSculpting® Elite system has two applicators to treat twice as many areas in half the time of the old, obsolete systems. The treatment chills the fat down to a temperature that breaks up their cell membranes. Your skin, nerves and muscles remain unharmed.

Once these fat cells have been disrupted, your body’s lymphatic system will filter the fat away. The fat cells that have been killed can never regrow (although other fat cells left in the area can still enlarge if you gain weight). CoolSculpting® Elite requires no surgery or downtime making it the perfect choice for  seeking a non-invasive procedure. 

CoolSculpting® Elite can also treat more areas of the body than other body sculpting methods, including your abdomen, love handles, arms, neck, under the buttocks, thighs, saddlebags, back and bra fat, knees, and under the chin and jaw. This treatment can provide you a more slender, sculpted appearance in these difficult areas. 

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.

What is CoolSculpting® Elite Treatment Like?

A gel pad is placed on your skin to keep you comfortable where the applicators are placed. You may feel pulling or tugging sensations as the device lifts the skin and fat to apply the treatment effectively. You may also feel cold or tingling. The cold temperatures do not harm the skin. Treatments last about 35 minutes and you can play on your phone or nap during this time. 

What Results Will I See From CoolSculpting® Elite?

You will see up to a 25% reduction in fat after CoolSculpting® Elite. Depending on the amount of fat you have, you may need up to two treatment sessions to achieve your best results. Your reduction in fat will sculpt and contour your body, letting you enjoy the figure you worked hard to earn. 

Fat cells, once removed, never come back. However, to maintain your results, you should continue to follow a healthy lifestyle. This will make sure your body sculpting continues to look good for years to come. 

Is There Any Downtime With CoolSculpting® Elite?

You may see some redness and swelling and firmness of the skin or fat after treatment. This will go away after a day or two. You can resume your usual activities immediately after your treatment. Since CoolSculpting® Elite does not damage the skin, no healing is required. 

Am I a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting® Elite?

If you are within 30 pounds of your ideal body weight and understand what CoolSculpting® Elite can do for you, you may be a good candidate for this treatment. If you have certain medical conditions that make your skin more sensitive to cold, you should avoid CoolSculpting® Elite. 


*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 Centers at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you!

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