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How Does CoolSculpting® Treat Stubborn Fat?

Each person stores fat in a unique way, so we all have stubborn fat in different areas. Whether your resistant fat is around your abdomen or under your chin, non-invasive body sculpting can help you eliminate it. CoolSculpting® offers the most effective way to remove your most challenging fat. 

What is CoolSculpting Elite® for Body Sculpting?

CoolSculpting Elite® uses a technology called cryolipolysis that freezes and damages fat cells. New York Skin & Vein Centers offers CoolSculpting® Elite. This is the most advanced system available to provide you with the best results. This treatment removes fat, sculpting and slimming your figure. You can have CoolSculpting® almost anywhere people accumulate stubborn fat, including the abdomen, thighs, under the chin, and upper arms. 

How Does CoolSculpting® Treat Stubborn Fat?

CoolSculpting® Elite works because fat cells freeze before other kinds of cells. Fat cells begin to freeze and crystallize as the applicators lower the temperature, damaging their membranes. Your body’s lymphatic system recognizes the damaged fat cells and filters them away for removal from the body. 

CoolSculpting® Elite has no effect on skin or other tissues, making it non-invasive and preventing the need for recovery time. CoolSculpting® Elite can remove up to 25% of treated fat in a single treatment. Many people need one treatment to achieve their desired results, but you can have more treatments if you need them to reach your goals. 

What Should I Expect During CoolSculpting®?

Your CoolSculpting® Elite treatment begins when your NYSVC specialist places a gel on your skin, followed by the applicators. Unlike legacy CoolSculpting® treatments, CoolSculpting® Elite can treat two areas in the same session.

Your skin will feel cold as treatment starts but should become numb very quickly. You can relax and occupy yourself by reading or checking your emails while treatment proceeds. Some areas take as little as 30 minutes, while others may take 60 minutes or more. 

NYSVC offers complimentary Zimmer ZWave treatment after your CoolSculpting treatment. This 5 minute session of acoustic wave therapy further kills fat and smoothes out the areas treated. 

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 After CoolSculpting®?

You can leave your CoolSculpting® Elite treatment and return to your usual activities. This non-invasive treatment requires no downtime. Your skin in the treated area may feel red, sensitive, and swollen for a few hours to days. Some people may also notice some tingling or numbness. You will have no limits on your daily activities, including your exercise routine. 

What Results Will I See With CoolSculpting®?

Most people start to see CoolSculpting® Elite results within a few weeks of treatment. Full results take about three months to develop. Since fat cells will not grow back, CoolSculpting® Elite treatments can last a lifetime if you maintain a consistent weight. This treatment changes the distribution of your body fat, so you enjoy benefits that last. And if you’re still concerned, check out our CoolSculpting Guarantee.


*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® 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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