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TriBeCa Plastic Surgery

Sydney R. Coleman, MD  |  Mary Lombardi, PA-C

What Is CoolSculpting?

coolsculpting2CoolSculpting also known as Cryolipolysis has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the non-invasive reduction of fat.

Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive procedure for people who are not overweight, but despite diet and exercise, have bulges of fat that bother them. While traditional liposuction and laser liposuction are invasive surgical procedures that are designed for fat reduction, CoolSculpting is an exciting approach that is non-invasive and has shown significant, durable, and reliable results in clinical studies for removing fat without the potential risks and downtime of invasive procedures.

TriBeCa Plastic Surgery has been using CoolSculpting in their office for over two years now and Dr. Coleman was involved in the original FDA study. Dr. Coleman is the lead author of the clinical study that examined the efficacy and safety of the exciting new technology for non-invasive reduction of fat. The fat reduction initially observed in the published paper appears to be maintained. A preview of the article authored by Dr. Coleman can be viewed as a pdf from the journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The CoolSculpting procedure by Zeltiq has been available at TriBeCa Plastic Surgery since early 2008 when the FDA study began.

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Am I a Candidate?

The CoolSculpting procedure can help both women and men get rid of those stubborn bulges for good. The non-invasive treatment works on those pesky love handles that nobody really loves and even that double chin you see in the mirror every morning. Call to schedule your consultation to see if CoolSculpting is right for you.

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Note the reduction of the upper waist on this view three months after one CoolSculpting treatment. Note the reduction of the lower abdomen in this patient four months after one CoolSculpting treatment.