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What to Expect During a CoolSculpting® Treatment

Our bodies store unwanted fat in different places. You may store yours around your abdomen, your thighs, or even under your chin. CoolSculpting® eliminates these pockets of resistant fat to shape and slim your figure. Unlike surgical fat reduction, CoolSculpting® requires no incisions or recovery time. 

What is CoolSculpting® Elite for Body Sculpting? 

CoolSculpting® Elite is the only body contouring system that freezes stubborn fat. At New York Skin & Vein Center, we offer CoolSculpting® Elite, the most advanced and effective form of this treatment. CoolSculpting® works because fat cells freeze at a temperature that does not affect the skin. Your body’s lymphatic system filters away the damaged fat cells, leaving the area slimmer and more sculpted. 

What to Expect During a CoolSculpting® Treatment

Your treatment session begins with a gel applied to the treatment area. This gel helps the applicator make good contact with the skin. The applicators will lower the temperature, and you may feel tingling, cold, or prickling sensations. These sensations last a short time before the skin becomes numb. After reaching this point, you will be comfortable enough to read, check Facebook, or even take a nap. 

CoolSculpting® treatments usually take 30 to 60 minutes, although if you’re having more than one area treated it will take longer. Your provider will let you know how long you can expect your session to last. When your time is up, your provider will go over the treated area with a brief ZWave acoustic wave treatment to further break up and smooth out the fat. (Studies have shown up a a 30% greater response after a ZWave treatment!) You can then return to your daily routine.

Is There Any Downtime After CoolSculpting® Elite?

CoolSculpting® Elite does not require any downtime. You can return to work or your usual activities. You may notice that your skin looks red and feels mildly swollen, sensitive, or numb. These sensations will fade over the next few days. The lack of downtime lets CoolSculpting® fit into the busiest schedules, even for people without time to recover from surgery. 

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.

When Will I See Results After CoolSculpting® Elite?

Your CoolSculpting® results will appear gradually as your body removes damaged fat cells. You may start to see results within a few weeks, but full results take up to three months. Many people achieve their goals with a single treatment, while others will benefit from two or three sessions. You will see more fat reduction after each treatment. 

Am I a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting® Body Sculpting?

Non-invasive CoolSculpting® Elite is safe for almost everyone. Good candidates want to target specific areas of stubborn fat. People who see maximum results are close to their goal weight and choose CoolSculpting® for body contouring. While it does remove fat, CoolSculpting® is not a weight loss treatment. Ask about our CoolSculpting Elite guarantee too! 


*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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