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Freeze away fat cells with a non-surgical fat reduction treatment

CoolSculpting allows you to shape and contour your body by freezing fat cells, reducing up to 25% of fat in the treatment zone with every session.

  • Treatment type
    Body Contouring
  • Duration
    35 minutes
  • Recovery time
    No downtime


  • No needles or anesthetics
  • No damage to nerves or other tissues
  • No surgery required
  • Eliminate pocket fats, including inner/outer thighs, stomach, back, and muffin top with targeted fat reduction
  • FDA approved to reduce chin and double chin fat

Treatment Overview

Treatment Overview

Do you find yourself looking in the mirror wishing that little bit of chub could be reduced? There is an easy solution for you! If a slimmer physique is one of your cosmetic goals, it’s easier said than done. 

CoolSculpting delivers controlled cooling to gently and effectively target fat cells. These cells shrink, crystallize (freeze), then die. Your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates the dead cells, leaving you more sculpted.

This process, called cryolipolysis, is the mechanism that allows CoolSculpting to be non-invasive yet highly effective. The death of these cells (called necrosis) gives us the ability to shape your body in intentional ways, reducing up to 25% of fat in the treatment zone.

Before the treatment

Before the treatment

Because the applicator’s suction can be strong, avoid taking anti-inflammatories, such as aspirin or Advil, one week before treatment. Your technician will measure and mark the treatment areas.

During the treatment

During the treatment

The applicator sends precise cooling into your skin from the surface. It’s not cold enough to damage your skin and other tissue, but it’s cold enough to kill fat cells. In the weeks after the treatment, your body clears away these dead fat cells little by little, producing a slimming physique

After the treatment

After the treatment

As the procedure takes an hour at most to treat one area, and some treatments take as little as 35 minutes. you don’t even have to stop your to-do list during this time. Many patients spend the time responding to emails, reading, watching tv or working. Even better, though: there’s no real downtime after CoolSculpting. You’ll have some temporary side effects, like mild soreness, rare numbness, or redness in the treatment area that fades relatively quickly. Still, these effects aren’t enough to restrict you, you get to proceed to your normal life. CoolSculpting requires no surgery or anesthesia so patients resume normal activities the same day as their treatment. That includes exercise, work, and normal, everyday activities.



The cost of CoolSculpting treatment varies from $600+ depending on the amount of fat needed to reduce. The number and size of applicators required to provide satisfactory results will determine the total cost.

Treatable Areas

  • Excess fat underneath the chin, also known as submental fullness or a double chin
  • The submandibular area below the jawline.
  • Chest and upper arms
  • Flanks, also known as love-handles or muffin top
  • Abdomen or belly fat
  • Bra fat – the area between your breast and armpit
  • Back fat
  • Fat underneath the buttocks, coined “banana roll.”
  • Thighs, including inner thighs and outer thighs


You may start to see changes as quickly as 3 weeks after your treatment, and you will experience the most dramatic results after 2 months. Your body will still continue to flush out fat cells for up to 4 to 6 months after treatment.

  • Noticeable results within 8–12 weeks
  • Permanent fat loss

Before & After Photos

Over 8 million CoolSculpting treatments have been performed globally by safely freezing fat cells without affecting the skin or other tissues. No surgery. No downtime. Individual results may vary. It should be noted that images used are for illustration only and do not guarantee specific outcomes.



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Have Questions?
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(604) 261-9121
Am I a good candidate for CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting works best if you’re already close to your desired weight (5–30 lbs) and you’re experiencing the effects of pockets of stubborn fat. CoolSculpting is not a solution for substantial weight loss. The best way to know if you’re a good candidate for CoolSculpting is to schedule a consultation with a member of our highly qualified staff.
Are there any contraindications?
Have cryoglobulinemia (a condition in which an abnormal level of proteins thicken the blood in cold temperatures), paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, or cold agglutinin disease (blood disorders in which cold temperatures lead to red blood cell death).
Are sensitive to cold temperatures, such as cold urticaria (hives triggered by cold), Raynaud’s disease (a disorder in which cold leads to reduced blood flow in the fingers, which appear white, red, or blue), pernio, or chilblains (itchy and/or tender red or purple bumps that occur as a reaction to cold).
Have poor blood flow in the area to be treated.
Have neuropathic (nerve) disorders, such as post-herpetic neuralgia or diabetic neuropathy.
Have impaired skin sensation.
Have open or infected wounds.
Have bleeding disorders.
Had a recent surgery or scar tissue in the area to be treated.
Have a hernia or history of hernia in the area to be treated or adjacent to the treatment site.
Are pregnant or lactating (making breast milk or breast feeding).
Have any active implanted devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators.
Have any major health problems, such as liver disease.
Does CoolSculpting hurt?
Initially, you may experience an intense cold sensation; however, this usually subsides as the area numbs. There are reports of some tugging and mild pinching, as the applicator uses a suction technology to draw in fatty tissue. Some discomfort may occur in the few days following treatment.
Will I feel uncomfortable during my treatment?
The treatment itself may feel a little uncomfortable at first as your body gets used to the cold, for the first five to ten minutes until numbness sets in. The applicator uses a vacuum to suction sections of fat to be cooled. As a result, you may also feel some tugging, pulling, and/or minor pinching from the applicator.
Your treatment will take 35–60 minutes for each area. During this time, you’ll be on your own in your room with a call button. You may watch TV, read, and relax. Once the area is numb, your treatment becomes comfortable.
What happens to the frozen fat cells?
CoolSculpting uses controlled freezing to kill fat cells in targeted areas. In the three months following the procedure, the body’s lymphatic system naturally sheds these cells, and optimizes permanent results.
Can I gain weight after a CoolSculpting treatment?
Yes. CoolSculpting kills targeted fat cells in a particular region of the body. That being said, there are still fat cells left, with approximately 25% of cells in the region eliminated with every treatment. This means it is vital that patients maintain a healthy and active lifestyle for not only ensuring permanent results, but for overall health and wellness.
How many treatment will I need?
Some patients are happy with their results after one treatment but most opt for a second one, 2 or more months after the first.
Will my skin be loose after my CoolSculpting treatment?
Although some people do experience some skin tightening after their full results are seen, CoolSculpting is not a skin tightening treatment. You can expect that once the fat is removed that it is possible your skin will appear more lax than before. Other treatments such as Thermage can help with skin tightening. 
Can I get more than one treatment at the same time?
Yes. If multiple areas are to be treated during a single session, multiple applicators are used at once. At Anti-Aging, we offer the advantage of 2 machines which enables areas such as the abdomen and one flank or thigh to be treated at the same time, when possible.
Do you offer financing?
Yes! We’ve partnered with PayBright, Canada’s leading finance company for treatment financing. The application process is straightforward and takes just 10 seconds!
Applying for financing with PayBright has no impact on your credit score either!