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Stubborn fat is called that for good reason – it is close to impossible to get rid of through diet and exercise. Through targeted fat reduction via CoolSculpting in San Diego at Laser Cliniqúe, we can help treat your stubborn fat deposits.

ZERO dieting, ZERO exercise, and ZERO invasive action is what we have to offer you with our latest technique known as CoolSculpting. This procedure helps kill fat cells under the skin.

Cost of CoolSculpting

How much does CoolSculpting cost? The cost of CoolSculpting is best determined based on a consultation of one’s own goals for the procedure, what location(s) will be targeted, and how many treatments will be required for the desired outcome. The ‘typical cost’ of CoolSculpting near San Diego, California, ranges from $1,000 – $4,000 with an average cost of $1,625. If you intend to have multiple areas treated, you should expect to pay between $2,000 and $4,000.

Coolsculpting Recovery

Coolsculpting treatments require very little to no recovery or patient downtime. While patients may experience mild redness or soreness in the treated area, they usually resume their everyday activities, including general exercise of a non-treated area, immediately after the treatment, and all minor side effects subside within a few days to a week. Staying well hydrated and giving the area treated with Coolsculpting a chance to breath speeds recovery time, so patients will want to refrain from tight leggings or clothing for a few days.

"I've never been anything but thrilled with the results. Dr. Ataii is the best I've ever been to, and having lived quite a few places that really means a lot. I commute from LA because there is no place else I'd rather go."

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CoolSculpting Results

CoolSculpting is a safe and effective way to help you rid your body of fat in almost all problem areas—beneath the chin and under the jawline, on the thighs, arms, abs, and flanks, and even bra fat, back fat, and the so-called “Banana Roll” that sits under the buttocks.

Results from Coolsculpting start to become visible within 2 to 3 weeks of treatment, with continual improvements seen gradually over the next 8 to 12 weeks—at which point, some 90% of targeted fat cells will be gone. (CoolSculpting begins and boosts the body’s natural process of ridding itself of fat, thus the timing.)

Even light exercise and a good diet will speed up your results. And the great news is that these results also last forever, with the fat cells destroyed by CoolSculpting never coming back again.

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CoolSculpting FAQ's

Am I a candidate for CoolSculpting?

If you have stubborn fatty body areas that you want to get rid of, then you are likely a candidate. All it takes is one consultation at Laser Cliniqúe to determine if you can take advantage of this FDA cleared procedure.

How does it work?

Unlike laser and radiofrequency treatments, our San Diego CoolSculpting does not destroy other types of body tissue besides the fat cells. When you use laser, radiofrequency, and even surgery to target fat, the procedure may, damage or extract healthy cells and tissues as well, resulting in a longer recovery time. With CoolSculpting, the patented procedure uses a cooling process that freezes the fat cells which the body then naturally processes as waste. Only the fat cells are frozen so you don’t have to worry about surgery, scars or downtime. The frozen fat cells disappear on their own and in a few months, you can say hello to a trimmer, slimmer body. Another advantage is that the procedure is not painful because there are no incisions. The procedure has little to no downtime.

Where can I use CoolSculpting?

Stand in front of the mirror and identify the parts of your body that you aren’t completely in love with. From arms to belly, love handles to thighs, you can take advantage of this non-invasive fat reduction treatment across your entire body.

How long is the treatment?

Each treatment takes about one hour. The number of treatment cycles you need depends on the quantity of fat that needs to be removed. The procedure is performed in our state-of- the-art facility that was built to provide patients and clients with comfortable, pleasant amenities. The procedure can be performed over a lunch break. The results become evident as the weeks pass, with the destroyed fat cells leaving your body. Within three to four months, you will be experience the full results of the treatment.

How many treatments will I need?

The number of treatments you need will depend on your individually-tailored treatment plan. It may be possible to achieve your goals in only one office visit. For some people, the plan may include more than one treatment. In your initial consultation, board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Ataii can recommend the areas that need treatment and the number of office visits your treatment will require for the most dramatic results.

How safe is CoolSculpting?

Our CoolSculpting San Diego procedure has been proven to be a safe and effective treatment method, as the number one non-invasive fat reduction technique, with millions of procedures performed worldwide. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the CoolSculpting procedure for treating visible fat bulges in the submental area (beneath the chin), abdomen, flanks, and thighs.

Can CoolSculpting help me lose my double chin?

It certainly can. Freezing fat away from a double chin can be accomplished just as easily as addressing stubborn fat from other areas of the body. With CoolSculpting in La Jolla, Dr. Ataii can contour your neck and treat visible fat bulges under your chin – all with no needles, no surgery, and no downtime.

What can I expect during the procedure?

On the day of your treatment, you can expect no scalpels or needles to be used in your procedure. A gel pad and an applicator will be applied to the stubborn fat area. The applicator will deliver controlled cooling to the targeted area of fat you want to address. You will probably be comfortable enough to read, check your email, or even nap during the treatment. Use the time to do whatever feels right to you.

How long do the results stay?

Nothing lasts forever unless you maintain it. Once you take advantage of the body sculpting, you will need to maintain a healthy diet and exercise. This means that your sculpted body will continue as you take care of it.

Is it really expensive?

The biggest question that our clients have is whether CoolSculpting is expensive. It’s a very affordable procedure to have and we invite you in for a complimentary consultation to discuss the actual price, which will be based upon the areas that you want to target. Remember that there is no surgery and very little to no downtime, so you don’t have to worry about an overnight in the hospital or even anesthesia, which reduces the cost when compared to liposuction.

What are the benefits of CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure with a high patient satisfaction rate. You can view some results in our Before & After gallery. This innovative fat-reduction technique has some distinct benefits, including:

  • No pre-surgery preparation required for the procedure
  • No anesthesia, scalpels, needles, or pain medications
  • Gentle treatment with minimal discomfort
  • Fat is removed from the body through natural processes
  • Little or no downtime after the procedure
  • Amazing, natural-looking results

What is my first step to get rid of stubborn fat?

If you are tired of battling stubborn fat that won’t budge no matter how much you watch your diet and exercise, the first step toward winning the battle is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ataii. He will meet with you, one-on- one, to discuss your treatment goals and concerns, evaluate your anatomy, and recommend a customized treatment plan to transform your body.

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Meet Dr. Ataii

Medical Director of Laser Cliniqúe

P. Alexander Ataii M.D. is the Medical Director and Founder of Laser Cliniqúe in San Diego. He is a skilled skin care specialist who focuses on all aspects of the skin both diagnostic and cosmetic.

  • Delivered Over 25,000 Botox Treatments
  • Delivered Over 20,000 Dermal Fillers
  • Top 250 of 42,000 Allergan Providers Nationwide
  • Patients' Choice Award Winner 2007-2020
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