Totally worth it! - San Clemente, CA

I had Coolsculpting on both my love handles (small...

I had Coolsculpting on both my love handles (small applicator) and my lower abdomen (large applicator) a week ago. I have 3 kids and have always had a potbelly, even when I'm at my thinnest. The process itself was pretty painless, the suction was a little surprising at first and it took a few minutes but then it was painless.

After the procedure it felt weird, your fat is literally frozen like a stick of butter on your body. The first 3 days were fine, a little odd sensation in the areas and a light reddish bruise, but no big deal. Starting on day 3 my lower abs became so swollen, sore and tender; forget skinny jeans, I'm wearing leggings and a big sweater, even loose jammie pants give a funky nerve sensation. Taking Tylenol helps but I wish I had something stronger for nighttime. My sides are totally fine, no pain, a little swelling and I think I already see some results there.

I'll review again in a few weeks.

I am at the 6 week mark since I had Zeltiq. I've...

I am at the 6 week mark since I had Zeltiq. I've noticed a big difference. Two inches off my lower abdomen. I'm thrilled, it's been really motivating and I'm very happy with my results.

At my 60 day follow up I was down about 4 lbs and...

At my 60 day follow up I was down about 4 lbs and 2.5 inches on my lower abdomen. Totally worth it! I have worn a bikini several times and my friends have all noticed that I look slimmer, better, have lost weight, etc. I am very happy about having it done. So much so that I went in and had it done again a week ago today (5-14-12). It feels swollen and sore, lots of pins and needles and tingling pain but I know it will be worth it.

You can see my before and after photos at...

You can see my before and after photos at
Facial Aesthetic Concepts

The staff at Facial Aesthetic Concepts is amazing! Some of the girls there have had Coolsculpting done and they even showed me their before and after pix, it looks totally worth it. The only reason I gave 4 stars is because my tummy hurts!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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It's been about 8 months and I've had a total loss of 4 inches around my lower abdomen.
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Total reduction of 2.75 inches! Awesome.
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Hi there, thanks for your review. Did your doctor tell you if this sensation would be normal and was to be expected?

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Yes, they told me to expect some odd nerve sensations in the lower abs, she even said to expect it at 3 days. Today is better, I got a solid nights sleep and I'm much less sore. I think sitting makes it worse, I felt great this am but now that I'm sitting at my computer for 2 hrs, it's a little tingly, not as bad as the past few days though. I swear I can already see results in my love handles! I still feel swollen in my lower abs but my sides look better, half the waistband bulge on my jeans that I had last week.
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I'm so glad things are getting better and YAY for seeing results! It will take time and patience, but you'll soon have your final results once the swelling goes away!

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