results may vary based on a variety of factors

Coolsculpting Houston

Coolsculpting Fat Reduction | Dr. Shelena Lalji, M.D.

Affected Areas

Coolsculpting is ideal for treatment on virtually any area of the body where resistant fat is located such as: abdomen, love handles, thighs and arms.

Before and After Photos

How Coolsculpting Works *

Coolsculpting is an FDA cleared treatment that permanently removes fat from areas of that are resistant to diet and exercise. Coolsculpting typically takes only 1 treatment to see up to a 30% reduction in the fat layer and does not requires anesthesia, surgery or downtime and the results improve over 2-3 months’ time.

Over 170,000 Coolsculpting treatments have been performed with excellent efficacy and safety with amazing results. The treatment works by freezing unwanted fat cells which then crystallize and are naturally eliminated from the body through the lymphatic system. Some results can be noticed shortly after the treatment but, the final results are realized 2-3 months afterwards. Ideal candidates have areas of bulging resistant fat that does not improve with diet and/ or exercise and are healthy patients who seek a non-invasive treatment to resolve these areas. The treatments are extremely tolerable and post-treatment side effects are minimal but can include: inflammation, numbness, tingling sensation, and bruising, and generally resolve on their own within a couple weeks.

Coolsculpting Applicators

Coolsculpting has a variety of applicators specifically designed for different areas of the body and to accommodate different body shapes and sizes. The Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center is proud to have all of the available applicators, allowing us to customize a plan to suite your specific fat reduction needs. The two newest applicators are the CoolSmooth and CoolMini. The CoolSmooth is a flat applicator that can be used in areas that are hard to suction such as the outer thigh, and the CoolMini is designed to address the submental areas, or “double chin”.

Coolsculpting applicators

Coolsculpting Recovery

Coolsculpting provides maximum results, minimal discomfort, no anesthesia and no downtime with the most advanced non-invasive treatment for permanently removing fat cells. You can immediately return to your normal activities.

The Coolsculpting Process

  • Initial Consultation
  • Procedure: 60 minutes per session
  • Sessions Required for Optimal Results: 1-2
  • Recovery Time: None

“I’m very, very pleased with the Coolsculpting treatment I had, and have recommended it to all my friends that have maintained stable weight but have resistant areas of fat.” ~ Larissa *

* results may vary based on a variety of factors


Can Coolsculpting be done on any part of the body?
Virtually any part of the body can be treated. The recent addition of the CoolSmooth applicator allows us to target areas of “non-pinchable” fat that were previously untreatable.
Does Coolsculpting hurt?
There is some mild discomfort during the initial sucking and cooling of the treatment, but that soon give way to numbness. Some redness, tenderness, tingling, and numbness can occur for the first 1-2 days after treatment.
Will Coolsculpting treat my lose skin as well?
No, Coolsculpting targets the fat cells, not the top layer of skin where the elasticity of the skin resides. If lose skin is a concern we would recommend an adjunct treatment of laser skin tightening.
How many treatments do I need?
Though the number of treatmenst vary, we always recommend a minimum of two treatments per area. The second treatment is usually where the most noticible results are seen.

FREE Consultations

For more personalized information on Coolsculpting, please request your FREE consultation, or call us at 281.313.7435.