Coolsculpting for Inner Thighs - London, GB

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I visited two clinics before going ahead with the...

I visited two clinics before going ahead with the procedure and the different approaches were quite marked. Both agreed that I was a great candidate for the procedure and that it would be effective, but the first place immediately said that two treatments would be essential, then tried to upsell to flanks / stomach by grabbing at me and saying they could get a good result there. Given that I'm not unhappy with those areas / relatively slim anyway (5 ft 3 / 8 stone 4), it was a little insulting and definitely hard sell overkill. The same place gave me horror stories of other clinics, pointed to their award from Zeltiq on the wall - which it transpires is granted on the basis of licence fee paid... which brings me to the next point - they would not budge on price, even if I did book their recommended double session in one go.
Instead, I went with the Cavendish Clinic who had a much more measured approach of wait and see 3 months after the treatment, and whose clinician has much longer experience of carrying out the procedure. They also gave a small discount on the fee, with an additional discount built in for any follow up or subsequent treatment on other areas. A much more pleasant room / atmosphere for the treatment to be carried out in and Tanya was very friendly and pleasant to deal with. She also made an additional check for suitability based on the leg muscles being tensed to check that it was fat not flabby muscle being pinched. They're open 6 days / week and late in the evenings so booking the consult and treatment itself was very simple and fast.
The procedure itself was a complete non event - no pain, discomfort during or after. For weeks I thought I'd thrown a lot of money away on magic beans because nothing so uneventful could possibly work, right? Wrong. I'm a month in and already have lost an inch on each upper thigh - there's a marked visual difference, especially from behind (she hauled my lard round from the back of my leg). A strange side effect is that it seems to have slightly changed the texture of the skin in the area treated - much softer and there's been no hair growth there since the treatment was done - maybe the follicles have been frozen into submission temporarily?
I'm very happy with the results and will probably go back for more CoolSculpting.

One criticism - it's not precision shaping. There is some unevenness to the profile of my inner thigh which is more marked now. It's only 4 weeks in, so will wait and see how it evens out but by its nature, this procedure can't shape as well as something that's being hand guided.
NB price below is in £ sterling not USD
Cavendish Clinic

4 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 Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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