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Genetic predisposition, lifestyle choices, gravity, or a life event like pregnancy can all lead to stubborn bulges of fat that remain even with regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle.  CoolSculpting brings a cool, patented non-invasive treatment to help both men and women lose those bulges, pooches, and rolls for a more confident you.  It’s been Hollywood’s secret go-to non-surgical method for fat loss!

Here at TDI we pride ourselves on bringing you the most cutting-edge procedures and products on the market.  To offer you the most ideal body solutions, we offer a whole suite of technologies to bring both men and women the best in body contouring including CoolSculpting, Vanquish ME and Kybella.  CoolSculpting is most commonly used to specifically  treat unwanted stomach fat, lovehandles, muffin tops, double chins and back fat.  The results are truly transformative!

Although seemingly widely available, the CoolSculpting experience is unique at The Derm Institute.  Your treatment is truly tailored and customized to your individual needs. We use a multi-modality approach to body contouring, including state of the art technologies such as Cellutone with every CoolSculpting procedure to aid in skin tightening and fat breakdown, along with VANQUISH ME  radio frequency heat fat elimination, and injectable fat elimination through Kybella. Every patient interested in CoolSculpting receives a complete consultation to determine the best course of treatment, whether that be multiple courses of just CoolSculpting or a combination “Fire and Ice” technology (a combo of Coolsculpting and Vanquish ME) to reach the desired, truly sculpted result.


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COOLSCULPTING is a revolutionary non-surgical procedure which utilizes controlled cold temperatures to target and crystalize fat cells to permanently reduce stubborn fat in the desired area.  These “frozen” fat cells die off and are eliminated naturally by the body.  With Coolsculpting you can reshape your body with us while relaxing and walk out the same day!  Whether you are a man looking to reduce stubborn lovehandles, or a mom looking for a “mommy makeover”, CoolSculpting can be customized for your needs.  In the weeks and months following your treatment, the fat layer is reduced, revealing a slimmer you!  The Derm Institute is equipped with the newest and most advanced modalities in CoolSculpting—including CoolAdvantage and CoolAdvantage Plus, which reduce your treatment times to as short as 35 minutes!

See how it works:

Commonly treated areas for both men and women include:

  • Flanks (love handles)
  • Abdomen
  • “Muffin top”
  • “Bra bulge”
  • Under the buttock area (banana roll)
  • Knee fat
  • Upper arms
  • Inner and outer thighs
  • Double chin or neck fat
  • Armpit pooches
  • Back bulges



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Dr. Chiu is a national expert in body sculpting, working as a consulting expert for CoolSculpting and VANQUISH ME, and The Derm Institute is one of Los Angeles’ Kybella Centers of Excellence. Every CoolSculpting candidate that comes to our practice is evaluated based on this multi-prong body sculpting approach, which includes both heat and cold fat treatment methods. By utilizing the numerous technologies available, we ensure that you get the best results personalized for your unique body needs.

For more information about what to expect during your treatment, take a look at our CoolSculpting Pre and Post Directions.

Want to feel more confident in your body?  Contact us  for your personalized consultation today!

Common Questions

How does CoolSculpting work?

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure – an applicator is applied to the surface of the skin to deliver precisely controlled cooling which permanently removes the fat cells in specific areas of the body. The fat cells in the treated area are gradually eliminated through the body’s normal metabolic processes. The result is a reduction in fat bulges that is visible in most patients as early as three weeks to three months after treatment. The results are amazing!

What areas of the body can CoolSculpting be used on to eliminate unwanted fat?

Common areas to address with CoolSculpting include but is not limited to:

  • Abdomen (belly fat or muffin top)
  • Flanks (love handles)
  • Knees
  • Chin (double chin)
  • Back
  • Bra Bulges
  • Armpit pooches
  • Under Buttocks (aka ‘banana roll’)
  • Thighs and arms

Am I a candidate for CoolSculpting fat removal?

CoolSculpting is ideal for anyone, man or woman with pinch-able fat who already have a healthy diet and lifestyle. Ideal candidates have stubborn fat or bulges that do not seem to improve even with exercise. CoolSculpting is not intended for significant weight loss and is not recommended as a weight-loss solution. Here at TDI we ensure that your goals are discussed and that the best and most complete plan of treatment is executed, so that you get consistent results.

How long does CoolSculpting take?

Treatment sessions vary from 35 minutes to hours, depending on the areas being treated. The key is to follow through on the complete plan personalized for you by our team, with a minimum of two sessions as this yields the optimal results.

Does CoolSculpting hurt?

No! Most people only experience sensations of pulling, tugging or pinching at the beginning of the process as a vacuum uses pressure to draw tissue into the applicator. There may also be feelings of tingling in the initial five minutes of the procedure, after which you can relax, watch a movie, read a book or simply lay back.

I hear about many different treatments for non-surgical fat loss—what is the difference between CoolSculpting, Vanquish ME, and Kybella?

Coolsculpting uses cryolipolysis or cold to eliminate fat, while Vanquish ME uses radiofrequency heat energy to target fat cells; Kybella is an injectable medication that dissolves fat in small areas. At The Derm Institute, we will offer all these modalities and look at your body type and area of concern to customize a treatment plan which determines the best treatment or combination of treatments for you. Typically Vanquish ME  is used for debulking, Coolsculpting is for “sculpting” definitive bulges or problem areas, and Kybella is used for small areas to perfect and contour.

When can I return to normal activities?

Since CoolSculpting is completely non-invasive, patients generally resume their routine activities immediately, including returning to work and exercise regimens. Some patients experience redness, minor bruising, tingling, or numbness in the treated area, but this is temporary.

When can I expect to see results after COOLSCULPTING?

CoolSculpting can reduce fat in the target area by an average of 25%. Results are seen as early as three weeks to three months after the treatment.

How long do results last?

Fat cells destroyed by CoolSculpting and removed from the body are permanent. However, with weight gain, fat cells can still expand. If you maintain good exercise and dietary habits, the results should be longterm.

How much does CoolSculpting cost?

The price of CoolSculpting depends on the applicators used and the total number of sessions required to achieve the desired results. Because this depends on each patients’ needs, an in-office consultation and body mapping is required to determine pricing. It is crucial not to undertreat as this can be a waste of resources. Complete “treatment to transformation” is key.

What makes CoolSculpting at TDI different from other practices and providers?

Here at TDI our approach for treatment always mirrors our belief that everyone is unique, and that patient care should be individualized. Rather than going to another practice where you are simply assessed and then given the same course of treatment as everyone else, at TDI Dr. Chiu has created a fully-customizable body contouring experience. Every CoolSculpting procedure is coupled with Cellutone, to tighten the skin and help eliminate fat faster. Whether the best treatment for you is CoolSculpting, Kybella, or a combination of both Vanquish ME and CoolSculpting (the Fire and Ice treatment), we work with you to find the most optimal and realistic plan to achieve your goals.

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