Bass Plastic Surgery in New York, NY was one of the first in the country to offer CoolSculpting, a revolutionary technology that represents the first significant device used for noninvasive body contouring. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Bass has been at the forefront of nonsurgical body contouring research, having been an investigator in the FDA clinical studies for this product. For those individuals who have small to moderate bulges on the tummy, love handles, and back or chest folds, Coolsculpting offers a noninvasive option for fat reduction when diet and exercise alone just aren't working. Advantages include no anesthesia, no pain, and no recovery time. CoolSculpting uses a technology called cryolipolysis that successfully freezes the fat cells without harming the surrounding tissues or muscles. Fat cells that have been cold shocked fail to renew (apoptosis) and are eliminated slowly over several months.
The best candidates for CoolSculpting will have some or all of the following:
- Minimal to moderate stubborn fat deposits
- A desire to reduce the size of their waist, thighs, and arms
- A desire for a noninvasive approach with no downtime
- Realistic expectations for their outcome
"I had a breast reduction with Dr. Bass in July. Everything from the consultation to the follow up appointments to the office staff was wonderful. I'm so pleased with the results and should've done this years ago. Dr. Bass is attentive and very thorough. The office staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend Dr. Bass!!!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Oct 02, 2017
"Great facialplasty/peel - Dr. Bass and his whole team were terrific. They were professional, thoughtful, and made sure that every step in the process was easy and successful...."- Anonymous / Vitals / Apr 24, 2019
"I had surgery performed by Dr. Bass. I found him to be caring with more aftercare than to had anticipated. I am a patient at the Great Neck office and found everyone there to be helpful, thorough, and caring. I would highly recommend this practice."- M. / Healthgrades / Nov 18, 2020
"Great Surgeon for Male Rhinoplasty - Dr. Bass performed my rhinoplasty along with a medically indicated septoplasty. I'm happy with the results, in terms of both look and function (i.e. snoring is cured, breathing noticeably improved).Male rhinoplasty is a difficult procedure to get right; my understanding is that it has a lower patient satisfaction rate than most cosmetic procedures. Thus, it is especially important to find the right surgeon with the knowledge, skill and experience, who can discuss expectations in a clear and honest manner. I fully recommend Dr. Bass.Dr. Bass is very patient and caring, especially for a surgeon of his renown. Pre-operative consultation was very thorough and he was generous with his time. Recovery from any nasal surgery is unpleasant and good post-operative care is important; again, I'm pleased with his & his staff's empathy and responsiveness.Finally, I'm grateful that Dr. Bass was able to accommodate my schedule and coordinate with her colleague Dr. Franziska Huettner (another outstanding surgeon), so I could have multiple procedures with the downtime of one."- A. / RealSelf / Aug 23, 2020
"Tummy Tuck 1/8/18 - Had gastric bypass 6/6/17Lost 130 pounds Tummy Tuck 1/8/18Today is 3 days post opp ,I’m feeling better today ... day 2 I felt like a Mack truck hit meI wasn’t in major pain just very sore .Feeling better today trying to move more"- B. / RealSelf / Jan 10, 2019
What to Expect
CoolSculpting will be performed onsite in our office as an outpatient treatment. A roll of skin and fat is drawn into an applicator by firm suction. The fat is then chilled under careful temperature control for 60 minutes, becoming so cold that it is firm and doughy but not cold enough for water to freeze. Typically, 2 applications are made in a single treatment. During the treatment, patients may watch TV, read, nap, or use their cell phone, as it is noninvasive and does not produce pain. Some redness or tenderness may occur in the treated area for a few days afterward.
Over the next 2 – 3 months, fat cells die and are eliminated. The contour will reduce slowly over 3 months or more. A moderate reduction in fat is expected, which will be noticeable in how clothing fits and in photographs. Studies have shown that on average about 20% of the fat layer is removed in a single application. This treatment is ideal for those who only need a small amount of fat reduction to achieve their aesthetic goals or who are unwilling to undergo a surgical procedure like liposuction. but want to make progress on contour reduction.
A More Contoured Physique
If you're looking for a slimmer, more contoured physique and are unable to attain it by diet and exercise, then CoolSculpting is an effective option that requires no downtime. Remove that stubborn fat today by calling our office for a private consultation.
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