Cool Sculpting

Cool sculpting is one of the non-surgical body countering methods, which is nowadays becoming the most popular fat reduction procedure around the globe.

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What is Cool Sculpting?

CoolSculpting, also known as cryolipolysis, is a non-invasive and innovative body contouring procedure designed to reduce stubborn pockets of fat in specific areas. It employs controlled cooling technology to freeze and destroy fat cells, resulting in a gradual reduction of fat deposits. CoolSculpting targets areas such as the abdomen, thighs, flanks, and double chin, where traditional diet and exercise may have limited effectiveness. During the treatment, a specialized applicator is applied to the targeted area, delivering precise cooling temperatures that selectively target and crystallize the fat cells. Over time, the body naturally eliminates these damaged fat cells, leading to a more sculpted and contoured appearance. The procedure is comfortable and requires no downtime, allowing individuals to resume their normal activities immediately. CoolSculpting offers a non-surgical alternative to liposuction, providing individuals with a safe and effective solution to address localized areas of excess fat. By consulting with a skilled provider, patients can discuss their specific concerns, determine candidacy, and create a personalized treatment plan to achieve their desired body shape.

Cool Sculpting in Summary

Trip length

7 days

Surgery duration

1 hour


Local anesthesia

Recovery time

No recovery time

Hospital stay

No hospitalization (in most cases)

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Best Cool Sculpting Doctors

Dr. Shapoor Azizi is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 12 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Hadi Amali is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 18 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Farhood Goravanchi is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with 14 years of experience and located in Tehran, Iran.

Cool Sculpting: All You Need to Know

For many decades, plastic surgeons around the world have been employing procedures like liposuction to take off the fat that is hard to remove by simply following a diet and doing exercise. This procedure is invasive and inherently dangerous. Nowadays, there is a modern treatment known as cool sculpting or cryolipolysis, that is used to achieve the same goal.

Cool Sculpting Cost 

The cost may drastically change from one country to another. It is based on many factors such as the area of the body being treated, the skin type, the number of needed sessions, the device used, the overall clinic fees, and the experience of the doctor.

For instance, the cool sculpting procedure costs between $2,000 – $4,500 per session in the U.S., $4,000 in England, $1,500 to $3,500 in Japan, $850 to $3,500 in Australia, $2,500 in Thailand, $2,000 in Turkey, and $1,800 in India. Whereas, the average cost of cool sculpting in Iran is between $700 to $1,500 per session.

By choosing to have Cool sculpting in Iran, you can save up to 80% of the cost of the procedure in other countries.

What is Cool sculpting?

Cool sculpting is one of the non-surgical body countering methods (cosmetic surgery), which is nowadays becoming the most popular fat reduction procedure around the globe.

Cool sculpting is a non-invasive process of fat reduction without anesthesia, needles, or incisions. The concept depends on freezing fat cells underneath the skin causing them to be destroyed and thus sculpting the body, hence the name cool sculpting.

Cool sculpting is a fat-freezing method that helps you achieve a smooth appearance and an attractive figure by safely and noninvasively eliminating fat cells in certain areas of your body such as the waist, buttocks area, and stomach.

How is Cool Sculpting performed?

During the cool sculpting procedure, a device sucks the fat mass into the applicator opening and cools the fat layer down to a temperature between -15 to 7 Celsius degrees. Then, the body region is massaged for about 2 to 3 minutes in order to break down fat cells.

Cool sculpting does not cause any physical harm to the patient. It specifically targets and destroys the fat tissue.

How to Prepare for Cool Sculpting?

The cool sculpting method does not need a lot of preparation. However, for undergoing such a procedure, it is essential to make sure that you have a healthy body and that your weight is close to ideal. The ideal candidate to undergo such a procedure is a healthy fit person who is looking for a means to eliminate extra bumps.

Frequently Asked Questions of the Cool sculpting

Does cool sculpting work?

Cool sculpting is an effective treatment for getting rid of undesired fat cells.
This procedure can break down up to 20 to 25 percent of fat cells in a specific area of your body, while Liposuction can remove up to 5 liters of body fat. Typically, after 8 to 10 weeks, about 90% of the targeted fat cells may have been removed.

How much is cool sculpting?

The average cost of a cool sculpting procedure will be dependent on different factors.
In Iran, the actual cost includes the cool sculpting device, the time of the doctor performing the procedure, the number of sessions, and supplies used during the session.
Additionally, the body region receiving the procedure is one of the main factors that determine the overall cost. For instance, a small region costs approximately $850 to $1,000, a medium region costs from $1,600 to $2,000, while a large region costs from $2,000 to $4,000.

Is cool sculpting safe?

Nowadays, Cool sculpting is considered one of the safest fat removal techniques with no damage to your body whatsoever. We can say that the risks are rare and few in such a procedure.
Cool sculpting is a non-invasive treatment because it does not involve anesthesia, instruments entering the body, or cuts.
And, unlike liposuction, cool sculpting is a non-surgical procedure, so it carries fewer risks.
Besides, cool sculpting has short-term side effects that usually resolve within weeks. On the other hand, liposuction has side effects such as anesthesia reactions, blood clots, and other potentially serious complications.

Does cool sculpting hurt?

Cool sculpting is a cold method treatment, which means it freezes and removes fat cells by using specific cooling applicators applied to the wanted region. When the fat mass is sucked into the cooling applicator, you may experience an intense cold, tingling, pinching, stinging, or sucking sensation.
Patients usually evaluate the cool sculpting treatment as uncomfortable rather than painful. In fact, many patients spend their sessions watching TV or reading their favorite magazines.

How long does cool sculpting last?

Cool sculpting is done through several sessions, 25 to 60 minutes a session. That is why it takes a few weeks to produce any definite results. Typically, the maximum time estimated for the final results is about eight weeks. Based on the difference in the bodies of every patient, some may show results sooner. However, some patients may take a little bit longer to obtain the final results.

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