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Coolsculpting for love handles

The flanks or love handles is the most popular Coolsculpting treated area. Ideal candidates include those who lead a healthy lifestyle however still have persistent & resistant pockets of fat. With two treatments you can expect to drop up to 40% of love handle fat.

Key Points

  • Coolsculpting works by freezing fat cells 
  • These fat cells are taken away by your body’s immune system
  • One treatment can reduce one size in just one hour
  • Downtime following Coolsculpting is minimal
  • Results can be seen as early as 5 weeks
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Coolsculpting for love handles at a glance

For: Stubborn fat. Body contouring
Procedure time: 30-70 minutes
Duration of results: Lifetime
Back to work: 1-3 + sessions
Recovery: 0-6 days
Anaesthetic: Cooling
Your specialist:  Nurse, therapist
How much: $-$$

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CoolSculpting flanks reduces love handles

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    CoolSculpting can target abdominal & love handle fat in the one CoolSculpting can target abdominal & love handle fat in the one session

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      Body Treatment Cutis Dermatology Brisbane 1

      CoolSculpting can target abdominal & love handle fat in the one session

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        How effective is Coolsculpting for love handles?

        Coolsculpting can markedly reduce the spare tire around your abdominal areas. With different applicator sizes, all treatments are tailored for your shape and size. Results are seen after just one session of Coolsculpting. 

        When will I notice the results from Coolsculpting?

        Most patients will start to notice a measurable difference in the reduction of their love handles within 8 to 10 weeks

        How long does love handle liposculpting take with the Coolsculpting procedure?

        CoolSculpting treatment will take 30 to 60 minutes per side, depending on the area of fat. A one hour of treatment can give you a one size reduction around your waistline. Coolsculpting has been proven over the past 10 years to deliver results. 

        How many Coolsculpting applications will I require?

        This depends on your goals & expectations. One session will give you noticeable results, however with Coolsculpting, we can sculpt almost any body part and provide focused fat reduction to areas such as the thighs, arms, abdomen, and buttocks. The amount of fat reduction is entirely up to you.

        What are other treatment areas frequently combined with love handles?

        The flanks are one of the less complicated treatment areas we work with. It is often combined with other treatment areas including the abdomen & back. 

        Who is a good candidate for Coolsculpting?

        Ideally you should be close to your goal weight. Coolsculpting patients should ideally lead a healthy lifestyle that maintains a reasonably healthy diet, & most importantly, intends to continue eating well and exercising in the future. To see if this treatment is for you, book a consultation with our team at Cutis Dermatology.


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        The flanks rank as one of the most stubborn areas of persistent fat in both men & women. Coolsculpting is a safe, convenient & highly effective method of targeting fat in this area. 

        Is Coolsculpting an alternative to liposuction?

        In selected patients Coolsculpting can be an alternative to liposuction. Excellent candidates have noticeable bulges in certain areas such as the abdominal area, sides of abdomen (spare tire) & the inner thigh. 


        Your CoolSculpting specialist at Cutis Dermatology will discuss your suitability for the CoolSculpting procedure and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Coolsculpting vs liposuction. 

        What areas can men use Coolsculpting for?

        The most commonly treated areas are the abdomen or flanks-‘love handles. The inner thighs, outer thighs, arms, knees, back and buttocks can also be treated with Coolsculpting. 

        Will I need to follow an exercise program or diet with Coolsculpting?

        No special dietary supplements or fad diets are required with this procedure, however if you follow a sensible well-balanced diet, this can help you achieve great results. Patients who have the CoolSculpting procedure are usually super motivated to take great care of their bodies, and health, and this has a flow on effect lifelong!

        What are the limitations of CoolSculpting?

        Cryolipolysis is not a substitute for weight loss. We recommend you continue losing weight if there is too much pinchable fat before undergoing CoolSculpting. The best results are if you are close to your goal weight. The procedure will still be effective if you choose to go through with it anyway, but you may not be completely satisfied with the change in your appearance. 

        What is the cost for Coolsculpting for love handles?

        Prices will vary from area to area & he number of applicators used. Organise a consultation with our therapists for more information. As Brisbane’s leading body contouring clinic, we always tailor treatments for patients, often combining World leading technology such as CoolSculpting & NuEra to achieve the desired outcome

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