Freeze away fat with nonsurgical CoolSculpting. Since fat cells freeze at higher temperatures than surrounding tissues, CoolSculpting technology safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin. The treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen) and then die. Over time, the body naturally processes the fat and eliminates these dead cells, leaving a more sculpted, trimmer appearance. At Charles P. Virden, MD in Reno, Nevada we will develop a customized CoolSculpting treatment plan that addresses each patient's problem areas, which may include additional sessions may further enhance the results. The individualized treatment plan will be tailored by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Virden to the patient's body, goals, and budget. The CoolSculpting procedure is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the flank (love handles), abdomen, and thighs. CoolSculpting is the only FDA-cleared procedure to use controlled cooling to safely target and eliminate fat that is resistant to diet and exercise without surgery. CoolSculpting results are proven, noticeable, and lasting, so patients look and feel great from every angle. With more than 1 million CoolSculpting treatments performed worldwide, it is proven to be a safe and effective treatment for nonsurgical fat reduction.
"I came in from out of state to have my procedures done with Dr. Virden. He is extremely personable, knowledgeable and confident in what he does. On the day of my pre-op, as I was flying into Reno, my flights were diverted and delayed and I didn't get in until late. Dr, Virden went above and beyond to meet with me outside of normal office hours to make sure I was ready and confident for surgery the next morning. He is caring and attentive and checked in on me over the weekend after the surgery. I'm extremely happy with my results. My breasts look amazing and my tummy flat! I have had minimal pain after surgery and I attribute that to having an extremely skilled surgeon. I highly recommend Dr. Virden!"- Google User / Google / Nov 22, 2016
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"Couldn’t Have Been a Better Experience! - From start to finish I have been so happy with my process. Dr. Virden was attentive, listened and really makes you feel like you’re his only patient. I chose breast augmentation and he included me in every part of the process, making himself available for questions and helping me to understand what to expect. The virtual picture they sent me was amazing to see and really helped me choose w..."- H. / RealSelf / Nov 12, 2017
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"I had an amazing experience with this Dr. and his staff. I was lucky enough to meet with Mrs. Virden, she did some injections around my eyes and her work is flawless. The medical staff is amazing and the office staff is caring and wonderful. Thank you to all the staff at Dr. Virden'soffice."- S.A. / Yelp / Aug 15, 2017
Good candidates have noticeable bulges of fat in certain areas they’d like to get rid of without the time and expense of surgical liposuction. Request a one-on-one consultation with us to determine if the CoolSculpting procedure is right for you. The CoolSculpting fat reduction procedure is specifically designed for those:
- Who have unwanted fat that resists diet and exercise
- Who are not obese or looking for a weight loss solution
- Who want to reduce fat without surgery
- Who do not have cryoglobulinemia or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria
What to Expect
It’s easy to sit back, relax and say goodbye to stubborn fat. The length of a CoolSculpting session will vary depending on the number of areas being treated during one visit. Additional sessions may be recommended to meet the patient's goals. After the area(s) to be treated are selected, the device is positioned on the body and controlled cooling is applied. As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, patients will feel pressure and intense cold, but this soon dissipates. Many people read, watch videos, work on their laptop, or even take a nap during their treatment. During the procedure, patients may experience deep pulling, tugging, pinching, numbness, or discomfort. The CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure is completely nonsurgical, so patients can typically return to work and normal activities immediately. Following the procedure, typical side effects include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, and pain.
In the weeks and months following the procedure, the body naturally processes the crystallized (frozen) fat and eliminates these dead cells. Once the treated fat cells are gone, they’re gone for good. Patients may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after their treatment and will experience the most dramatic results after two months, but the body will still flush out fat cells for up to 4 – 6 months after treatment. Many people, after seeing the results from their CoolSculpting procedure, take even better care of themselves. However, if patients who do gain weight, they will usually gain it evenly all over their body, not just in the treated areas.
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Are you ready to love every view of you? The sooner you set up your consultation, the sooner you’ll see results in those areas that have resisted all efforts through diet and exercise. Contact us today to find out if the CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure is right for you.