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CoolSculpting in Toronto

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Starts at $799
Procedure Time
1 hour/area
Recovery Time
No Downtime

How Much Does CoolSculpting® Cost?

At SpaMedica, CoolSculpting® starts at $799 for a small applicator. In contrast, treatments with a large applicator begin at $1,199.

How Long Does it Take to Recover From CoolSculpting®?

After the treatment, CoolSculpting® Ontario patients will have some swelling and tingling, and there may be numbness in the region, but there is no extensive recovery period. Patients can immediately return to normal daily activities.

How Long Does CoolSculpting® Take?

CoolSculpting® cosmetic procedures in Toronto take approximately 1 hour per area to perform. Patients often return for a second or third cycle, repeated every 6 to 12 weeks to enhance the result.

What is CoolSculpting®?

CoolSculpting® is a Health Canada and FDA-approved non-invasive cosmetic procedure that reduces or eliminates excess fat pockets by freezing the fat cells. The revolutionary technology applies non-invasive cool temperatures to freeze fat cells in target areas, which the body naturally removes.

Patients interested in CoolSculpting treatment are usually those struggling with troublesome, stubborn amounts of fat cells around their tummy and abdomen, hips, thighs, and arms, and a double chin. CoolSculpting® can help permanently eliminate excess, stubborn fat in areas where it is difficult to shed fat from healthy lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise. The procedure results in a smooth, toned appearance and a more pleasing silhouette, helping increase self-confidence and a positive self-image.

CoolSculpting procedure is the world’s leading non-surgical fat elimination treatment. It is available in over 74 countries, and to date, more than 5 million treatment cycles have been carried out worldwide. It was first approved by Health Canada in 2008. It’s Canada’s only Health Canada and FDA-approved technology for those seeking permanent fat-reduction results.

How CoolSculpting® Works

Cryolipolysis treatments in Toronto, adapted from cryotherapy, leverage the principle of using cold-based therapies for minimal skin damage. Historically, cryotherapy has been effective in treating skin lesions such as verrucae, tumours, and keratoses. Adapting this technology for cosmetic purposes significantly advanced non-invasive fat reduction treatments.

Step 1: Application of CoolSculpting® Applicator

The CoolSculpting® applicator is placed on the targeted area of your body. This initial step ensures that the area of concern is accurately targeted for effective fat cell freezing.

Step 2: Targeted Controlled Cooling

Controlled cooling begins, bringing the fat cells under the precise temperature necessary to cause damage. This phase utilizes cryolipolysis, a process where fat cells are targeted and frozen while leaving surrounding tissues unharmed.

Step 3: Natural Elimination of Fat Cells

After the treatment, the body naturally processes and eliminates the dead fat cells. Cryolipolysis was inspired by observations that children eating frozen treats often developed dimples due to eliminating fat cells in their cheeks. This phenomenon led to the development of CoolSculpting® technology.

Step 4: Visible Results

Results emerge around six weeks post-treatment and fully manifest by the 12th week. During a CoolSculpting® session, paddles cool the tissues to 4 degrees Celsius, a temperature detrimental to fat cells but safe for the skin.

Combination is The Key

SpaMedica has the best selection of non-surgical liposuction technology in Canada. Each non-invasive liposuction program is customized to include the best possible combination of devices to give the most effective permanent fat reduction, skin tightening, and muscle toning results. At the time of your consultation, your consult coordinator will review the best combination of technologies to provide the results you are looking for.

SpaMedica is Canada’s largest, oldest, and most respected private cosmetic laser center. Why are there so many non-surgical liposuction device options? The answer is simple: using only one device will not give the best results.

Superior non-surgical liposuction, permanent fat reduction, tightening and smoothing outcomes are only achieved by the customized combination of two or more of the following technologies that work in different, synergistic and summative ways to achieve the best results, including:

Simply put, the best results are achieved by combining the best technologies.

Areas of Fat that CoolSculpting® can Target

As noted above, CoolSculpting procedure can apply to several parts of the human body such as:


CoolSculpting® is highly effective for reducing double chins and refining the jawline. This non-invasive treatment targets submental fat, leading to a more defined chin contour and a youthful facial appearance. The procedure is quick, with little to no downtime, making it a popular choice for facial fat reduction.


Neck CoolSculpting® efficiently addresses fat deposits that lead to neck wattles, enhancing the neck’s profile and providing a more youthful look. This procedure is tailored to target and cool the fat cells in the neck area, which are then naturally eliminated by the body. Patients often see a noticeable reduction in neck fullness, resulting in a more toned appearance.


CoolSculpting procedure on the arms is an effective way to address stubborn fat, particularly around the triceps. Genetics often play a role in arm fat, making it resistant to diet and exercise. This treatment contours the arms, reducing the appearance of ‘bat wings’ and helping achieve a more toned look.


Excess fat across various back areas, such as the upper back and shoulders, can be efficiently targeted with CoolSculpting®. This procedure is often combined with abdominal treatments for a more comprehensive body contouring effect. It’s especially beneficial for those seeking a smoother, more defined back silhouette.


Fat freezing is highly effective for reducing stubborn fat around the midsection. This treatment targets the abdominal area, including the lower and upper abdomen, helping to flatten and sculpt the tummy. It’s popular for those seeking to reduce belly fat without invasive surgery.


CoolSculpting® offers a solution for contouring both inner and outer thighs. This treatment can help achieve slimmer, proportionate thighs by targeting and reducing unwanted fat. It’s ideal for those who struggle with thigh fat that doesn’t respond to exercise and diet.


Fat around the hips, including love handles, can be effectively reduced with CoolSculpting®. This treatment targets hip fat, helping to create a smoother, more balanced body contour. It’s a favoured option for those looking to eliminate stubborn hip fat for a more streamlined silhouette.


CoolSculpting® is also used to target and reduce fat on the buttocks. This treatment can be combined with thigh fat freezing for a more comprehensive lower body transformation. It’s an effective way to address stubborn fat and enhance the shape of the buttocks.

Who is a CoolSculpting® Candidate?

SpaMedica continues to be at the forefront of non-surgical body contouring technologies, particularly those that result in permanent fat reduction such as CoolSculpting®. We have been treating Toronto Coolsculpting® patients for over eight years, and boast some of the most experienced CoolSculpting® experts in Canada.

SpaMedica combines fat freezing with EMSculpt electromagnetic energy and Morpheus8 in a coordinated, customized, non-invasive body contouring program that guarantees visible results.

At SpaMedica, patients receive the best possible combination of focal body contouring fat reduction technologies with the highest probability of permanent and circumferential measurement reduction. We take pride in the fact that Toronto sees us as one of the best CoolSculpting® clinics in Canada!

4 Benefits of a CoolSculpting®

Natural-Looking Results
Body contours that show gradually over time have a natural appearance.

Target Different Areas
The thighs, waist, and stomach are the most popular areas, but fat freezing can enhance many body areas.

Results can last a lifetime, so long as a healthy weight is maintained.

Boost Confidence
Contouring the body and removing stubborn fat pockets can boost much-needed confidence.

CoolSculpting treatments Risks

Common side effects of fat freezing include:

Numbness or loss of sensation in the target area is expected for at least one week.

Exposure to cold temperatures can cause temporary redness around the treatment area.

Aching and bruising in the area can last for up to one week.

Unsatisfactory results
Our in-depth consultation ensures that the results are precisely what you are seeking.

CoolSculpting® vs Liposuction

While both CoolSculpting® and Liposuction cosmetic procedures offer the elimination or reduction of unwanted, excess, stubborn fat, these are very different procedures.

CoolSculpting procedure is a non-invasive procedure that involves the external application of paddles, which are used to cool the skin and freeze unwanted fat cells. With liposuction, small incisions are made at the treatment site, and a suction tool, called a cannula, is used to remove unwanted fat.

Why Choose SpaMedica for CoolSculpting®?

SpaMedica has been at the forefront of non-surgical body contouring technologies, particularly those that result in permanent fat reduction like CoolSculpting®. SpaMedica has treated Toronto Coolsculpting® patients for over eight years, having some of the most CoolSculpting® experience in Canada.

SpaMedica combines CoolSculpting treatments with EM Sculpt electromagnetic energy and Morpheus8 in a coordinated, customized, non-invasive Body Contouring program that guarantees visible results.

At SpaMedica, patients receive the best possible combination of focal body contouring fat reduction technologies with the highest probability of permanent and circumferential measurement reduction. We take pride in the fact that Toronto sees us as one of the best CoolSculpting treatment clinics in Canada!

Non-Surgical CoolSculpting® Alternatives

Here are some non-surgical alternatives to CoolSculpting® available at SpaMedica’s Toronto clinic:

The experts at SpaMedica have all the necessary knowledge and skills to deploy the above treatment methods on your unwanted localized collections of fat.

How is CoolSculpting® Performed at SpaMedica?

SpaMedica’s CoolSculpting® cosmetic procedures are performed under the supervision of Dr. Amber Chen. These procedures are designed to be outpatient treatments and require no topical or local anesthesia. During your CoolSculpting® consultation, your consultant will select the appropriate applicator to match your goals. Among these applicators are CoolCurve+, CoolCore, CoolMax, CoolFit, and Cool Smooth.

One of SpaMedica’s trained technicians will apply the CoolSculpting® applicator to the area of unwanted focal fat cells – typically the abdomen (both lower and upper) as well as the hip and flanks. Once the appropriate parameters for the CoolSculpting® are entered, the device will gently suck the unwanted fat up into the chamber.

The temperature within the chamber is then dropped to below freezing – beginning the permanent death cycle of the fat cells exposed to the freezing temperatures. If the cold temperature exposure duration is long enough (40-60 minutes), between 22 and 30% of fat cells will permanently be removed.
When the fat cell dies, a safe and slow release of the contents of the fat cells occurs. The body’s immune system eats up the fat cells, and the protein carrier system “mops up” the triglycerides and free fatty acids. There is no risk from the released fat on your cardiovascular, cholesterol, or lipid system.

In general, six weeks after a single treatment, there will be noticeable results from the body contouring and unwanted fat reduction exercise.

How to Prepare for a CoolSculpting

Non-surgical treatments like CoolSculpting® require little prep work for patients. Before scheduling a CoolSculpting® appointment at our state-of-the-art fat-freezing Toronto clinic, patients should:

  • Avoid getting sunburned.
  • Not apply lotions or creams to the target area on the day of the procedure.
  • Avoid medications like aspirin to reduce the likelihood of bruising post-treatment.

What to Expect After a CoolSculpting procedure

Immediately after the CoolSculpting treatment, the skin will be raised, swollen, and feel frozen. Our efficient CoolSculpting® Toronto team will show you how to massage the area over the following hours to help with the slight discomfort.

When you return to your home, you may experience several days where the skin and soft tissue in your treatment become hypersensitive. Do not worry because the skin hypersensitivity will eventually disappear. There may also be some bruising and discoloration from the suction.

Patients may start to see contour improvements and fat reduction after three weeks. However, it takes approximately six weeks for the final results of each CoolSculpting treatment to show.

After six weeks, your consultant may recommend additional CoolSculpting treatments to achieve the best results. Most patients receive two treatments, six weeks apart, with the final results manifesting in the 12th week. Most clinics can only offer Coolsculpting®, but at SpaMedica, if it is clear you are a non-responder, we will switch you to one of our many non-invasive fat destruction technologies until we find one that does work.

CoolSculpting® Recovery & Timeline

CoolSculpting® treatment comes with minimal recovery, and patients can return to daily activities immediately after the treatment. Running, high-impact exercise, and contact sports may be moderately uncomfortable if the skin feels hypersensitive, but participation will not delay or disrupt the CoolSculpting® results.

CoolSculpting® FAQ

What Is Non-Invasive Body Contouring?

Non-invasive body contouring is a treatment option involving non-surgical procedures that do not remove any tissue (fat or skin) from the body. It differs from surgical body contouring procedures such as tummy tuck surgery, which cuts out excess skin, and liposuction, which uses a narrow vacuum-type device to pull fat out via a small incision.

How do I know if CoolSculpting® is right for me?

If you prefer a quick, non-surgical way of eliminating stubborn fat in particular areas of your body, then you might be a candidate for CoolSculpting treatment. Note that the main aims of non-invasive body contouring treatments such as CoolSculpting procedure do not necessarily include treating obesity or improving your health.

So don’t expect your CoolSculpting® program to result in weight loss or contribute to the health benefits associated with weight loss. In summary, CoolSculpting treatments are neither a weight-loss solution nor a replacement for a healthy lifestyle.

If you are confused, expert advice is available at SpaMedica, where you’ll get the best CoolSculpting® Toronto and Canada as a whole has to offer.

Is CoolSculpting® safe?

Yes, the CoolSculpting procedure is generally a safe fat-reduction procedure for SpaMedica’s CoolSculpting® Toronto patients and others all over the world. This is why reputable regulatory bodies such as Canada Health and the U.S. FDA approve its use.

In addition, CoolSculpting® systems are designed with built-in safety measures. For example, if the CoolSculpting® device’s sensors detect that your skin is becoming too cold, the system will shut down automatically.

How Painful is CoolSculpting® Treatment?

During the CoolSculpting® cosmetic treatment, the patient will feel some mild to moderate discomfort from the initiation of the strong suction. But as the skin and fat temperature fall, the no discomfort fades away,
However, postoperative skin hypersensitivity in the treatment area is relatively standard. This generally disappears in several days, but some CoolSculpting® patients have a persistent hypersensitivity that can be relieved by nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory medication or Gabapentin.

How Much Fat Reduction Can I Expect?

Most CoolSculpting® patients can expect 2-3 centimeters of fat reduction procedure after a single treatment cycle. It takes at least 6-12 weeks to begin to see the results, and many return for a second treatment after a couple of months and a third treatment cycle three months after that.

What If I Don’t Respond Well to CoolSculpting® Treatment?

At SpaMedica, unlike other clinics, if CoolSculpting® does not work well for you, we will switch you to the Evolve Trim, Sculpsure, EMsculpt, BodyFX, Venus Legacy, and others, until we find a non-invasive modality that works. We guarantee visible and optimal results – that’s why we are the leading cryolipolysis Toronto clinic.

What If I Want to Remove More Fat After Coolsculpting®?

Suppose you want to shed a larger amount of stubborn fat than the usual non-invasive CoolSculpting® program can provide. In that case, you may have to commit more of your resources to BodyTite liposuction, which is guaranteed to work.

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