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Body Contouring: CoolSculpting® Or Liposuction?

If you have dreamed about contouring your body to match what you see in your “mind’s eye,” now may be the time. You have multiple options to get the results you crave, and two such options are CoolSculpting and Liposuction.

When Dieting And Exercise Just Don’t Work

Some of us can watch what we eat, do sufficient exercise and still find there are areas of our body that won’t budge. Fat deposits remain, love handles abound, and that flat stomach is just a dream. Maybe you fit into this frustrating scenario, and you are about to give up.

Before you do, let’s look at some body contouring solutions. 

Body contouring is not about losing weight. Rather, it’s about altering the overall appearance of your silhouette. It is about eliminating flab around your stomach and waistline, arms, thighs, buttocks, neck, or chin. Consider what a difference that could make in your appearance.

Both Liposuction and Coolsculpting permanently remove and destroy fat cells in the area treated. Of course, fat can develop in other areas as time passes.Woman wearing oversized jeans

Which Is Best For You?


Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes stubborn fat deposits and a powerful tool to help you eliminate substantial fat deposits. It takes about 1 to 2 hours to complete and is performed on an outpatient basis. Post Liposuction you will need to rest and recover, but mild bruising and discomfort usually resolve after 48 hours.

It can take several months for you to see the final results.


CoolSculpting is a non-invasive treatment to remove areas of fat to give you a more streamlined silhouette. It can be performed in the office of Dr. Wendy Gottlieb and normally takes about 30-40 minutes. No sedation nor downtime is required.

CoolSculpting actually freezes fat cells, kills them, and your body eliminates them via your liver within several weeks. You may need additional sessions to get the ultimate results you desire.

Making Your Decision

If you are interested in one or both of these body contouring tools, be aware that CoolSculpting and Liposuction are safe and effective. You may be a candidate for one but not the other. Only by making an appointment can you discover which one might be best for you, or if you can combine the two to reach your goals.

Contact Dr. Wendy Gottlieb for a consultation if you have fat deposits and want to re-imagine your body and improve your overall look with CoolSculpting or Liposuction.

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