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Over time, our bodies can develop stubborn fat in places that won’t go away, regardless of how much you diet or exercise. 

stubborn fat

Sometimes, there are some problem areas where it is difficult to lose excess weight. Genetics and hormonal fluctuations can be the cause of this unwanted fat. The most common problem areas are the neck, chest/arms, stomach/abs, love handles, thighs, knees, and back.

We at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York are here to help you change the way you feel about your body. 

 

what treatments are available?

To treat stubborn fat, we offer liposuction of the chin and neck as well as:
  • CoolSculpting® is a noninvasive procedure used to help patients eliminate stubborn fat from the body using controlled cooling that affects cold-sensitive fat cells without disrupting surrounding tissue. 
  • SculpSure® is an innovative, FDA-approved, noninvasive laser treatment that reduces stubborn fat in areas like the abdomen and flanks by heating and destroying the fat cells. 
  • Liposculpture is a minimally-invasive method for removing fat from problem areas, with quick, long-lasting results. This procedure is performed by our two plastic surgeons, Dr. Brown and Dr. Hoffman.

 

what is coolsculpting?

The procedure is a non-invasive fat reduction procedure, so there is no downtime required after treatment, and there are minimal side effects. Patients typically do not experience any discomfort during the procedure. Treatment can last anywhere from 1-3 hours, depending on areas being treated. 

The CoolSculpting treatment areas are placed between two cooling panels and patients feel a cooling sensation that quickly dissipates. This treatment works to freeze fat cells, then the body naturally expels the dead cells from the body. 

No anesthesia or downtime is required for a CoolSculpting treatment.

Results can be seen as soon as 3 weeks, but prime results show about 2 months after treatment.

Real Patients Before and After photos

Kybella to Treat Double Chin

Kybella to Treat Double Chin

Kybella to Treat Double Chin

Kybella to Treat Double Chin

Abdominoplasty to Sculpt Midsection

Abdominoplasty to Sculpt Midsection

Fat Reduction In The News

Top Derm Solutions to 2016’s Biggest Beauty Dilemmas – Robert T Anolik, M.D., featured in DuJour

Top Derm Solutions to 2016’s Biggest Beauty Dilemmas – Robert T Anolik, M.D., featured in DuJour

Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, M.D., featured in Allure Magazine discussing Fat Freezing with CoolSculpting

Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, M.D., featured in Allure Magazine discussing Fat Freezing with CoolSculpting

stubborn fat

Questions and Answers

Q: How Much Is Treatment?

A: Price of treatment will vary depending on areas being treated and the length of treatment. Call your doctor to find out a more personalized plan for you. 

Q: Is This Treatment Safe?

A: CoolSculpting has been approved by the FDA. Clinical trials have proven treatment to be safe and effective.

Q: Are There Any Side Effects?

A: Some side effects include: temporary redness, swelling, blanching, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping, aching, itching, or skin sensitivity.

Q: Is It Possible To Gain Weight After Treatment?

A: Yes. If you do not maintain a healthy lifestyle after treatment, it is possible to gain back weight. 

Q: Does Insurance Cover Treatment?

A: Insurance typically does not cover this treatment because it is a voluntary cosmetic surgery. 

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317 East 34th Street New York, NY 10016

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 7:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: September through June as needed

(212) 941-5055

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325 Meeting House Lane, Bldg. 1, Ste. C Southampton, NY 11968

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(631) 305-2402

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