Little to no downtime
Proven safe and effective
Comfortable, one-hour procedure
It’s very common to develop unwanted pockets of stubborn fat throughout the body after weight fluctuations, pregnancy and/or the natural aging process.
If this unwanted volume is unresponsive to diet and exercise, and you aren’t ready for liposuction, CoolSculpting Chicago may be just the non-surgical solution you need. It uses controlled cooling to freeze and remove unwanted fat cells, restoring a trim and youthful figure. One sees the results over the following days and weeks after treatment as the fat cells are filtered out of the body and you begin to tone-up in the treatment areas.
Chicago CoolSculpting works by freezing unwanted fat cells in the treatment area. Once frozen, the unwanted fat breaks down and dies off, and your kidneys flush it out.
The entire elimination process takes about three months to complete, at which point your final results will be apparent.
Harvard researchers developed the CoolSculpting technology when they discovered that children who ate popsicles regularly developed thin cheeks.
Thanks to this procedure's safe and non-invasive nature, many of our Chicago patients are considered candidates.
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 to determine if you can take advantage of this FDA cleared procedure.
You may qualify for Coolsculpting Chicago if you are:
Within 30 pounds of your ideal body weight
Interested in getting rid of stubborn pockets of fat
Not currently breastfeeding or pregnant
A smoother body contour without surgery... CoolSculpting Chicago.
Belly + Love Handles
Chin + Neck
Hips + Thighs
Calves + Knees
What To Expect
Your CoolSculpting Chicago procedure will be done in the comfort of Dr. Kotis’s Chicago office. Prior to your appointment, you will meet with a member of our team to discuss your body sculpting goals and determine if CoolSculpting is in your best interest. If you decide to move forward, we will tailor the treatment to fit your needs and your body.
During your appointment, you will lie down on one of our comfortable treatment tables. We will place a gel pad and the Chicago CoolSculpting applicators on the target areas to gently freeze away your unwanted fat. The entire session will take between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area.
CoolSculpting Chicago is virtually painless, with patients able to relax during the entire procedure. Many of our Chicago patients read, listen to music, and catch up on their emails during their sessions.
At the very most, you may feel some slight pulling, pinching and tingling sensations. However, these will diminish quickly as the cold temperature numbs your skin. The end result is the fat cells being frozen and, as time progresses, flushed out of the body resulting in an overall reduction of the stubborn fat in that area of your body treated.
Frequently asked questions
Each treatment takes about 60 minutes. 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.
On the day of your treatment, you can expect no needles or scalpels to be used in your CoolSculpting. 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.
Once your Chicago CoolSculpting procedure is complete, you will be free to resume your normal daily activities right away. There is no downtime associated with this treatment.
Some patients may experience minor numbness, tingling, tightness, swelling, redness and bruising near the treated areas. However, all of these side effects should be mild and will fade quickly.
Your results will appear gradually as your body clears away the targeted fat cells through its natural elimination process.
Many patients begin to see an improvement in as little as three weeks. However, it can take up to three months for the most dramatic results to appear, with a beautifully sculpted body contour in the treatment area.
After a CoolSculpting Chicago appointment patients can leave the office. During the next few weeks, patients’ fat cells will flush out of the body.
Patients typically notice slimmer areas three weeks after their appointment and full results at three months following treatment. Maintaining these results depends on each individual, their fat cell gain, fat cell loss and other lifestyle factors.
CoolSculpting is a pain-free procedure. When the treatment starts, you will feel some mild discomfort as you become situated. Most patients choose to read a book or listen to music during their treatment, as they feel comfortable.
Many patients begin to see an improvement in as little as three weeks.
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The specific fat cells targeted by CoolSculpting in Chicago will not regenerate. However, it is still possible to gain weight after this procedure. As such, you will need to follow a healthy diet and exercise plan moving forward to maintain your results.
In Arlington Heights and Chicago, CoolSculpting Chicago costs differ. CoolSculpting costs depend on the number of areas treated, the number of sessions and the patients’ goals. Our office proudly offers Prosper® and CareCredit® financing options to all patients for enhanced accessibility and affordability. We happily accept cash, credit card and personal check for payment. Visit our financing page to learn more about finances and procedures at our office.
We will honor written quote for CoolSculpting procedures from any board certified plastic surgeon. Listed pricing is all inclusive – no hidden fees (includes pre-op, post-op visits and fees for the surgeons, facility, and anesthesia).
Did you know there's a difference between weight loss and fat loss? The number of fat cells you have in your body does not increase or decrease with weight fluctuations. Instead, your fat cells simply shrink or expand depending on your body weight. Sometimes no matter how much we stick to a healthy diet and exercise program, certain troublesome areas never seem to shrink the way we would like.
CoolSculpting in Chicago is a safe, non-invasive way to reduce unwanted fat in the body without the pain and recovery associated with surgery. Additionally, CoolSculpting is virtually pain-free and each session can be completed in about an hour.
When considering options for reducing stubborn fat deposits in the body there are several options. Liposuction is a tried and true option for those seeking to sculpt a more appealing figure. However, liposuction requires invasive surgery, a painful recovery, and downtime following the procedure. Strenuous activity will need to be avoided for 2 to 4 weeks following liposuction surgery to allow your body to heal.
For men and women seeking body sculpting in Chicago, CoolSculpting is a non-invasive, pain-free option that does not require the same kind of disruption that liposuction brings. CoolSculpting is performed as an outpatient procedure in the comfort of our comfortable, discreet Chicago office.
During the procedure, you can relax comfortably as Dr. Kotis freezes the fat deposits that linger on hips, tummy, thighs, or other area of your body. Many patients pass the time listening to music or reading comfortably. During the procedure, your surgeon will use a special tool applied to the targeted fatty zone, freezing the fat cells and thereby killing these cells – without harm to the surrounding tissue.
There may be a bit of pinching or stinging during the initial minutes of the procedure, but you will be very comfortable during the procedure, which takes about an hour to complete. Following your CoolSculpting session, you can immediately resume your regular activities. As your body begins to sweep away the dead fat cells, you will start to see physical changes appear. Within a few weeks, your sleeker, trimmer figure will emerge.
Another surgical option when considering body sculpting is a Tummy Tuck. If you have excess skin following pregnancy or significant weight loss, and/or muscle separation in your abdomen, a tummy tuck is an ideal option for refining the contours of your body. This is the only option available that can repair or remove sagging skin following significant body changes.
A tummy tuck involves surgery in which any separated muscles will be repaired, and excess skin and tissue is removed. Once complete, liposuction is performed on the area to extract excess fat. Tummy tuck surgery will require about 2 to 3 weeks post-surgical recovery time. Once your body begins to heal and the swelling subsides, your rejuvenated, firm, youthful body shape is revealed.
A tummy tuck may not be an option for those with health concerns who cannot go under general anesthesia. In those instances, many patients can choose to treat areas with stubborn fat deposits using CoolSculpting. This non-invasive procedure will be performed while you are comfortable relaxing as we freeze your fat cells, sculpting your body for a trimmer, fitter figure – without invasive surgery, scars, or recovery time.
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