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
"Dr. Virden and his wife are both lovely people. I felt very comfortable, and they both took their time in answering any questions I had. They really get on a personal level with you and do not make you feel like nothing more than a patient, I felt like a friend. Thank you. I would highly recommend and also will be back myself."- D.K. / Google / Mar 01, 2019
"I was recommended Dr. Virden by a friend for my breast reduction surgery and i’m so glad I went with him. Not only was he professional and exceptionally nice, his staff were amazing as well. Everyone made me feel so comfortable and welcomed. Dr. Virden did an excellent job with the procedure as well. I’m so thankful for him and everyone in that office. They changed my life. I highly recommend!!"- A.M. / Facebook / Feb 10, 2019
"I can't say enough about Leah at Dr. Virdens office. She is kind, gentle, and very knowledgeable. She makes you feel completely comfortable and you know she genuinely cares about you during and after your procedure. I had BBL and she checked on several times after. I'm so pleased the the outcome. I will definitely be a returning to this office."- J.S. / Yelp / Feb 01, 2019
"Dr Virden is incredible. If you are looking for natural look, he's your doctor. He did upper and lower eyes on me. I look much younger and I love the results. Very natural looking too in that you can't tell I had surgery at all. Highly recommend!"- R.M. / Google / Jan 16, 2019
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.