CoolSculpting® in Austin
CoolSculpting® Procedures in Austin
SHAPE WHAT YOU SEE… WITHOUT SURGERY AND LITTLE TO NO DOWNTIME
Traditionally, liposuction has long been the method of choice when it comes to removing unwanted body fat. However, this method is incredibly invasive and painful, with a long recovery time. Furthermore, results can vary.
Thankfully, the cosmetic surgery industry has advanced in leaps and bounds since liposuction first hit the market. Now, we can offer far less invasive treatments that achieve the desired results.
CoolSculpting® is an effective way to precision-treat areas for unwanted fat removal. The fat-freezing procedure is FDA approved, and clients can enjoy permanent results without any of the risks associated with invasive procedures.
Real People… Real Results!
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As a non-invasive procedure, patient satisfaction is high!
“The treatment itself was not uncomfortable and afterward I felt great.”
Many of us have stubborn fat despite diet and exercise.
CoolSculpting technology uses controlled cooling to target and kill only these fat cells.
In the weeks to follow, your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates dead cells.
CoolSculpting results are long term,* because treated fat cells are gone.
A Little About Victory Medical
Victory Medical is based in Austin, TX and we only provide cosmetic treatments that are considered non-invasive. Achieving your aesthetic goals should not mean undergoing unnecessary pain and suffering, nor should it mean exposing yourself to unsafe or risky procedures.
Our full menu of non-invasive treatments means you can restore your body confidence while experiencing minimal risk and recovery times.
This is why we love CoolSculpting® for fat removal. You can rid yourself of those unwanted bulges in a safe and easy way.
What is CoolSculpting®?
Our Austin CoolSculpting® procedure uses a controlled cooling technique on targeted areas of the body. It consists of a machine with an attached pad. A thermal gel is then applied to the pad to ensure full contact with the body during use. The procedure essentially cools fat cells, so they crystalize (freeze) then die. The body then naturally processes and eliminates them.
What Can You Expect from a CoolSculpting® Procedure in Austin?
You will first discuss which areas to target with your specialist. Depending on how many areas are to be treated, the procedure will take between 30 – 60 minutes to complete. Different pad sizes may be used to treat different sized areas.
You will be asked to sit or lie on the treatment table, and the specialist will apply the gel pad. As the treatment begins, it is normal to feel intense cold. This typically dissipates after a few minutes. You may also experience a gentle pulling or cramping sensation.
After approximately 10 – 15 minutes, the treated area will become numb. When the treatment is completed, the area is massaged for a few minutes, during which you may feel a tingling sensation in the treated area, which will gradually return to normal.
Many clients are able to read or use their phones or tablet during treatment. Some clients even take a nap. After the session has finished, you will be able to go about your day as normal. Many of our clients pop in during their lunch break, then return to work as soon as the procedure is over.
Are the CoolSculpting® Results Permanent?
Since the treatment eliminates fat cells, the results can be permanent. However, you may need more than one treatment to achieve your desired results. When you go for your initial consultation with your specialist, you will receive a personalized treatment plan for your fat-freezing procedure.
Are There Risks I Should Be Concerned About?
The treatment is completely non-invasive, so there are no incisions made or any surface area to heal. This makes our Austin CoolSculpting® procedure extremely safe.
After treatment, you may experience temporary redness, swelling, blanching, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping, aching, itching, or skin sensitivity. If you have had your submental (chin and neck) area treated, then you may experience a sensation of fullness in the back of the throat. All of these side effects typically disappear after a few days.
The machine also has a built-in freeze detector which causes it to shut down if the sensors pick up that a freeze is occurring.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The Austin TX CoolSculpting® fat-reduction procedure is specially designed for those who have unwanted fat in targeted areas. Unlike weight-loss surgery (e.g., gastric bypass), the CoolSculpting® procedure is not a weight-loss solution for people who are obese. Good candidates for the CoolSculpting® procedure have noticeable bulges in certain areas they’d like to get rid of. Many people want a non-surgical alternative to liposuction.
Take our “Am I a Candidate?” Quiz or request a one-on-one consultation with a CoolSculpting® provider who will determine if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.
The price for CoolSculpting® procedures varies depending on your areas of concern, the number of treatments needed, and your ultimate goals. Most patients opt to receive treatments in multiple body areas in order to achieve their goals. The cost typically ranges between $2,000-$4,000 for their personalized treatment plan depending on the number of areas treated.
For more information on CoolSculpting® cost, click here.
Create a customized treatment plan, in person, with your CoolSculpting® provider that’s tailored to your body, your goals, and your budget. Many CoolSculpting® practices even offer flexible payment plans to help patients achieve their goals.
Your CoolSculpting® physician will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals. The length of your CoolSculpting® treatment will vary depending on the number of areas being treated during one visit. The latest technology of CoolSculpting® can treat a patient in 35-60 minutes, some patients have more than one treatment during the same office visit. Some practices even have multiple CoolSculpting® systems and applicators, so it’s possible for a patient to have multiple areas treated at once. You and your provider may also schedule additional treatments or office visits in order to meet your goals.
Many people read, check email, or even take a nap during their treatments. Still curious? Hear about the CoolSculpting® experience from people just like you.
In the U.S., the CoolSculpting® procedure is FDA-cleared for the treatment of visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen and flank, along with bra fat, back fat, underneath the buttocks (also known as banana roll), and upper arm. In China, the cryolipolysis system is used for fat layer reduction of the abdomen and flanks. In Taiwan, the CoolSculpting® procedure is cleared for the breakdown of fat in the flank (love handle), abdomen, and thigh. Outside the U.S., China and Taiwan, the CoolSculpting® procedure for non-invasive fat reduction is available worldwide. See What Is CoolSculpting®? for more details.
Yes! The CoolSculpting® procedure can treat visible fat bulges under the chin (submental) and jawline (submandibular). Freezing away fat from a double chin is as easy and tolerable as using the CoolSculpting® procedure in other parts of the body (e.g., abdomen, flank/side, thighs). It is also FDA-cleared to affect the appearance of lax tissue with submental area treatments. With CoolSculpting® treatment for a double chin, patients see results after just 1 to 2 visits. And with no surgery, and little to no downtime. See Lose Your Double Chin for more details.
Once the treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), they die and are naturally processed and eliminated from the body. Check out the How It Works of the CoolSculpting® procedure to learn more.
As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, you typically feel intense cold. This soon dissipates. With some applicators, you’ll feel some pulling as suction is applied. The area generally goes numb within 5 to 10 minutes during treatment. Many people read, watch videos, work on their laptop, or even take a nap during their CoolSculpting® treatment.
After the treatment, you may feel some tingling as the area is massaged for 2 or 3 minutes. Patients are usually able to return to normal activities following their appointment. What to Expect has more information about what happens before, during, and after your CoolSculpting® procedure.
In the US, the CoolSculpting® procedure is FDA-cleared for the treatment of visible fat bulges in the submental area, thigh, abdomen and flank, along with bra fat, back fat, underneath the buttocks (also known as banana roll), and upper arm. It is also FDA-cleared to affect the appearance of lax tissue with submental area treatments. Read more on CoolSculpting®’s safety by clicking here.
The CoolSculpting® procedure is not for everyone. You should not have the CoolSculpting® procedure if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease, or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. The CoolSculpting® procedure is not a treatment for obesity. As with any medical procedure, ask your physician if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.
During the procedure, you may experience sensations of pulling, tugging, mild pinching, intense cold, tingling, stinging, aching, and cramping at the treatment site. These sensations subside as the area becomes numb. Following the procedure, typical side effects include temporary redness, swelling, blanching, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping, aching, itching, or skin sensitivity. Sensation of fullness in the back of the throat after submental area treatment. These effects are temporary and generally resolve within days or weeks. Though rare, some additional side effects may occur. As with any medical procedure, ask your physician if the CoolSculpting® procedure is right for you.
Yes, you can. The CoolSculpting® procedure is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities immediately. Patients often return to work on the same day after a CoolSculpting® treatment is completed.
Always be sure to schedule a follow-up assessment with your CoolSculpting® provider to review your results and discuss the option of additional treatments. Try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A healthy body is a happy one. And we want you to be happy with your results!
You may start to see changes as quickly as 3 weeks after your treatment, and will experience the most dramatic results after 2 months. Your body will still continue to flush out fat cells for up to 4 to 6 months after treatment. The Before & After gallery shows what results look like several weeks after CoolSculpting® treatment.
No supplements are required after your CoolSculpting® treatment. It’s not a diet and exercise program, so you won’t need to change any of your lifestyle habits. Many patients do feel more motivated to take care of themselves after a CoolSculpting® treatment. It’s as if they got a second lease on their body! They want to take even better care of themselves.
Many people, after seeing the results from their CoolSculpting® procedure, feel even more motivated to stay close to their ideal weight. However, if you do gain weight, you may gain it evenly all over your body, not just in the treated areas*. Learn more about fat cells and weight loss.
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CoolSculpting® is an elective aesthetic procedure, which means that it is a voluntary cosmetic treatment. Insurance providers and FSA companies manage what services they will cover, but typically, aesthetic treatments such as the CoolSculpting® procedure are not covered. We encourage you to check directly with your insurance or FSA provider. You may also check with your local CoolSculpting® providers to see if they offer financing options, see below.
How Do I Find Out More About CoolSculpting®?
We understand that our clients have a lot of questions about treatments like CoolSculpting®, so we are committed to ensuring you are fully informed of the treatment and what to expect. We will also inform you of the CoolSculpting® results you can expect to achieve and which areas of the body we are able to treat.
If you would like to understand more about the CoolSculpting® fat freezing procedure we offer in Austin, please call our experienced team or explore our website further. You can complete the online contact form, email us, or chat with us via our live chat facility. Our clinic is based in Austin, if you would like to book a consultation contact us today.
CoolSculpting® is an extremely effective, non-invasive alternative to liposuction, and we are thrilled to be able to offer such a safe fat removal treatment to our clients. The results will give you the body you have always desired, without taking on any of the unnecessary risks that you have with invasive alternatives.