Stubborn Fat

Stubborn Fat Pockets On The Body and Fat-Reduction

Many people struggle with stubborn fat pockets on the body that resist all efforts through diet and exercise. This can be extremely frustrating and embarrassing for patients, especially when diet and exercise do not yield the positive results they are looking for. Historically, there have been few options for these patients outside of invasive, costly, and painful surgical procedures. Now, however, there is a different fat-reduction option for these patients that is non-surgical, affordable, and is not painful, CoolSculpting, and we are excited to offer it to our patients here at Treasure Valley Dermatology.


What is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a fat-reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all efforts through diet and exercise. Utilizing the CoolSculpting device, this process is the only FDA-cleared, non-surgical treatment to reduce and eliminate this type of stubborn fat.

How Does CoolSculpting Work?

During your treatment, a gel pad and applicator will be applied to the targeted area. The CoolSculpting applicator delivers controlled cooling to the targeted fat. The CoolSculpting procedure safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin. Treated fat cells are crystalized (frozen), then die. Over time, your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates these dead cells, leaving a more sculpted you.

Fat cells that are frozen during the CoolSculpting procedure gradually die off and leave the body through the body’s natural elimination process. That’s why the results are long-term.

Am I a Candidate For Coolsculpting?

Most patients are a candidate for CoolSculpting, that’s why it is such a great treatment! We like to say “If you can pinch and inch” then you are a candidate for CoolSculpting. It is important to remember that CoolSculpting is not a weight loss technique, and only works for fat that is below the skin (subcutaneous fat), and not for deeper fat around your internal organs. Patients who are physically active have the best results with CoolSculpting, but nearly anyone can benefit. There are a few medical conditions that may exclude a patient as a CoolSculpting candidate, but these are rare and will be addressed during your consultation.

How Much Does Coolsculpting Cost?

CoolSculpting is an affordable treatment for the permanent reduction of fat. Every body type is unique and we can help personalize a treatment to meet your goals. CoolSculpting offers permanent results for less than the cost of liposuction without all the risk of general anesthesia, swelling and bruising, and recovery time. If needed, we also have customized financing solutions through CareCredit or GreenSky patient solutions.

How Long Do Coolsculpting Results Last?

CoolSculpting leads to a permanent reduction in fat in the area that is treated, which is why it is such a revolutionary treatment. It is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle after CoolSculpting. If you maintain a healthy lifestyle before and after your treatment, you’ll see permanent results. If you eat poorly and don’t exercise you can still gain weight and your results may be difficult to see.

Why Should I Have My Coolsculpting Treatment Through Treasure Valley Dermatology?

Treasure Valley Dermatology is one of the few aesthetics centers in Boise where your procedures are supervised by a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Dustin Portela. Only dermatologists and plastic surgeons receive years of training in cosmetic procedures during their rigorous residency programs. This level of expertise is critical when it comes to your health.

Many offices in Boise offer cosmetic treatments including CoolSculpting but are supervised by nurse practitioners or physicians without formal cosmetic training. Many patients have come to Treasure Valley Dermatology after complications or being displeased with their results elsewhere. As an educated consumer you owe it to yourself to select a practice with the highest level of expertise.

How do I schedule a CoolSculpting Consultation?

Are you interested in the difference that the CoolSculpting treatment can make for fat-reduction in your stubborn fat areas or skin-tightening in the submental area under your chin? Well, good news, because scheduling a CoolSculpting consultation with Dr. Dustin Portela and the team here at Treasure Valley Dermatology is simple and easy!

We will provide a comfortable atmosphere to discuss your treatment goals, discuss expectations for the CoolSculpting treatment, and make decisions regarding a treatment plan going forward.

So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch with us here at Treasure Valley Dermatology today to request your CoolSculpting consultation. You will be happy you went with the Boise CoolSculpting option with the physician advantage.

(208) 519-4333

Stubborn fat pockets can be extremely frustrating and embarrassing for patients, especially when diet and exercise do not yield the positive results they are looking for.

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