Dallas-area men and women are always looking for new innovations to help them reach their goals of looking and feeling their very best. When it comes to fat reduction, CoolSculpting does what hours in the gym often can't — "spot-treats" specific areas of fat for a smooth silhouette without the need for surgery, needles, or recovery time.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel and his team in Dallas love sharing the benefits of CoolSculpting. Learn more about how this simple procedure can help you when you request a consultation online or call us at (214) 645-3112 to set up an appointment.
Am I a good candidate?
During your consultation with Dr. Kenkel, he will determine if you are a good candidate for the treatment. Typically, patients who are within an optimal weight range or patients who are at their stable weight but have persistent fat deposits are good candidates for CoolSculpting. He will also determine whether your skin elasticity is good for the treatment.
CoolSculpting should not be thought of as a replacement for diet, exercise, or even surgery. Dr. Kenkel can provide tips on lifestyle changes, including healthy eating habits. If he finds that you are not a good candidate for the treatment, he offers other safe and effective body contouring alternatives such as liposuction.
How does CoolSculpting work?
After your consultation and evaluation by Dr. Kenkel, an individualized treatment plan will be developed for you to achieve your goals. The treatment takes about 1 to 2 hours and is performed in his office. On your visit for the treatment, Dr. Kenkel will apply CoolSculpting technology to freeze the fat cells underneath the skin. The fat cells will gradually die over a period of a few months and are naturally flushed out of the body.
What should I know about my results?
Results from CoolSculpting treatments develop gradually. In general, patients notice improvement in treated areas 2 to 3 weeks after treatment; full results can be seen in about 3 months. Keep in mind that patients respond differently to treatments and additional treatments may be necessary. With all body contouring treatments and surgery, results are more effective for patients who exercise regularly and maintain a healthy diet. Outcomes are long lasting if patients maintain a healthy weight.