Recovery: 1 week and 6 months for full results
Cost: $750 - $1500
Why choose us for CoolSculpting?
Dr. Kayastha was the first person to offer CoolSculpting in the Capital District. He has years of experience evaluating and treating patients with CoolSculpting. Every potential patient is evaluated personally by Dr. Kayastha to ensure that they are a good candidate for the procedure. If you are not a good candidate for CoolSculpting or if another procedure may better help you achieve your goals Dr. Kayastha will tell you so. If you have a consultation with someone who is not a plastic surgeon they cannot adequately discuss alternative treatments with you and are unlike to tell you if you are not a good candidate for CoolSculpting. Dr. Kayastha has seen many patients who have spent their hard earned money on CoolSculpting when they were not a good candidate for it.
What is a CoolSculpting?
Stubborn fat can be present almost anywhere on the body and can be nearly impossible to remove with diet and exercise alone. Liposuction is a popular body contouring procedure, but requires medication, incisions, downtime, and risks associated with a minimally invasive surgery. Now, patients can say goodbye to their stubborn fat with the help of CoolSculpting a non-invasive procedure with minimal to no downtime. With controlled cooling technology, CoolSculpting can freeze your stubborn fat away for good.
We are excited to add the latest CoolSculpting® applicator to our arsenal for freezing fat. This new applicator allows us to treat the thighs. Unlike the previous applicators it is not vacuum based. Therefore it can treat areas that were not able to be “CoolSculpted” before. This is ideal for the outer thighs and other areas of non-pinchable fat bulges. Dr. Kayastha was the first physician in the Capital District to offer CoolSculpting® to his patients and therefore has the longest experience with this exciting technology. Dr. Kayastha will tailor the optimal CoolSculpting® treatment regimen for you. All consultations for CoolSculpting® are performed by Dr. Kayastha personally and not a nurse or staff member. Dr. Kayastha personally adjusts the settings for the device during your treatment to get you the maximum effect. He also carefully hooks you up to the machine to ensure your safety and comfort.
Why choose us for CoolSculpting® in Albany?
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Who is a Candidate for CoolSculpting?
Candidates for CoolSculpting are those that are within their healthy weight range, but struggle to eliminate pockets of stubborn fat in areas such as the abdomen, flanks, back, thighs, upper arms, and under the chin, which can all be treated with CoolSculpting. Candidates who have mild to moderate amounts of stubborn fat and wish to avoid a surgical procedure can benefit from CoolSculpting for effective body contouring.
The CoolSculpting treatment process is performed in-office. No anesthesia or sedation is necessary as CoolSculpting does not cause any significant discomfort. During the treatment process, the appropriate handpiece will be selected depending on the size of your treatment area. Controlled cooling will then be delivered, while the skin is pulled up into the machine to bring fat cells closer to the cooling surface. You might feel pulling and a cold sensation at first, but your treatment area should become numb within a few minutes. You can then sit back as your fat cells are destroyed. This process can take approximately 35 minutes per area to treat. For example to have your love handles treated it would take an hour and ten minutes (2x35minutes).
In a clinical study CoolSculpting® has been shown to reduce fat in the treated area of test subject patients after a period of 4 months. The follow-up ultrasound images indicate an average fat layer reduction in the treated areas of 22.4%. (See study.) After the initial treatment is complete, further reductions can be obtained with additional treatment if desired. Individual reductions may be more or less, depending on the case.
After treatment with CoolSculpting, there is no downtime required so you can get right back to your normal routine. Results are not immediate, as your body will need time to process and naturally eliminate your destroyed fat cells. This can take several months. Although some patients can see results after just one treatment session, multiple spaced-out sessions are recommended for optimal contouring. Once fat cells are removed, they cannot return. You can help ensure long-lasting results after treatment by maintaining a healthy weight through regular exercise and a healthy diet.
To learn more about CoolSculpting and to find out if you are a candidate, contact K Plastic Surgery today. Dr. Kayastha can meet with you during a consultation to discuss your goals and develop your treatment plan.