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Coolsculpting® in San Diego, CA

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Men and women who struggle to spot-reduce unwanted fat have found an answer in CoolSCulpting®. You can transform the contours of your body with this non-surgical body contouring procedure designed to effectively reduce pockets of localized fat.
Safe, with proven results, CoolSculpting® uses revolutionary Cryolipolysis® technology to freeze and melt away fat cells. Patients who utilize this treatment find that they can achieve and maintain a more defined and toned physique.

Do you desire...

  • To target specific areas of localized fat accumulation
  • To achieve a slimmer, firmer physique
  • To reduce fat in a wide range of treatment sites
  • Proven results that don’t require any incisions
  • Dramatic improvements with no downtime

Target CoolSculpting® Areas

CoolSculpting® Treatment Areas
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How Is CoolSculpting® Performed?

How Does CoolSculpting® Work?

The Cryolipolysis® technology freezes fat cells while preserving the health of the surrounding tissue. Over time, the damaged cells die and are absorbed by your body. This natural removal process leaves you with a slimmer, more contoured appearance within weeks.

Who Performs the Coolsculpting® Procedure?

Many unqualified surgeons and “medi spas” will promote their CoolSculpting® procedures. However, like with any plastic surgery procedure, it is important to choose an experienced, qualified doctor who has an eye for creating amazing results.

Dr. Pollack is a board-certified plastic surgeon with years of experience helping men and women achieve their ideal appearances.

How Long Does CoolSculpting® Take?

The length of each procedure is based on the size of the treated area. On average, most procedures last one hour.


• Liposuction is a surgical procedure that uses suction through a cannula to spot remove fat
• This technique can result in mild to moderate scarring in the treatment area
• A local or general anesthetic is required during the liposuction procedure
• Patients are required to take up to a week off from work to properly heal from their procedure
• Patients must postpone workouts for several weeks following their procedure


• CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive procedure that uses Cryolipolysis® to freeze and destroy fat cells
• It does not damage the surrounding tissue
• It doesn’t require any incisions and won't leave any scarring
• These procedures are painless and don’t require the use of an anesthetic
• No recovery period; patients can immediately resume their regular activities
• Patients may need to limit their exercise routines for several days following their procedure

Visit our blog for more information on the difference between liposuction and CoolSculpting®.

Who Is a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting®?

CoolSculpting® candidates should be in good health and have realistic expectations about their procedure. This treatment is designed to target areas of stubborn fat accumulation, but it is not a weight loss procedure. Patients should be within 15 pounds of their ideal body weight to attain maximum benefits.

This fat freezing treatment leaves patients with leaner, more defined contours for an enhanced appearance.

CoolSculpting® Before and After Photos




after After one session treatment of hip/flanks




after-2 After 3 sessions treating abdomen

What to Expect After CoolSculpting®

What Will My CoolSculpting® Recovery Be Like?

Patients love CoolSculpting® over other fat reduction procedures because there is no recovery period. Patients can immediately resume their regular activities with little visible signs of treatment.

Some patients may be required to avoid strenuous exercise routines for several days following their procedure to ensure healthy healing.

Is the Recovery From CoolSculpting® Painful?

The recovery from CoolSculpting® is generally painless. However, some patients report slight irritation and discomfort. This is normal and should subside within a few days. Swelling on or around the treatment area will go down in a week or two.

How Soon Will My CoolSculpting® Results Become Visible?

Some patients will begin to notice an improvement in their physique within a couple days of their treatment. However, most patients will notice a gradual improvement in their appearance over several weeks as the body eliminates the destroyed fat cells.

Is CoolSculpting® Permanent?

Patients who maintain a healthy lifestyle and stable weight should have results that last them years. CoolSculpting® doesn’t prevent future fat accumulation, but new fat that does form is more likely to be evenly spread throughout the body.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does CoolSculpting® cost?

Our expert Coolsculpting technicians attended Coolsculpting University,

an advanced training program. The three day workshop included scientific teaching, hands-on application, as well as tips and tricks to make your treatment exceptional.

Staff training at Allergan

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Dr. Pollack is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is dedicated to providing patients with safe and effective procedures. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery and looks forward to meeting you. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Pollack, please call our La Jolla practice at 858-450-9100 today.