Is CoolSculpting Right for You?

September 20, 2017

Before After CoolSculpting in San Francisco. 8 week's after. procedure by Kathleen Welsh

CoolSculpting a non-surgical fat freezing treatment is not for everyone. Even if you are a candidate, you may wonder if the treatment is right for you. That decision will be up to you and your doctor. Understanding what CoolSculpting does and does not do will help you make an informed decision.


CoolSculpting is not meant for weight loss for obese people. It is designed to get rid of pockets of fat for people who are at a healthy weight. At the time of your consultation with Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. you will learn all the details of CoolSculpting and Dr. Delgado will be able to tell you if CoolSculpting is right for you, and the results you can achieve.

CoolSculpting is not surgery and does not have many of the same risks. However, it is still a cosmetic procedure that should only be performed when it is safe. As a procedure that is popular worldwide, it is a proven effective and safe for the right candidate.


At the time of your consultation, your medical history will be reviewed. Certain medical conditions that would exclude you from treatment, such as several blood disorders that react negatively to exposure to cold temperatures. In addition, you may not be a good candidate if you have any of the following:

  • Sensitivity to cold such as Raynaud’s disease, urticaria, Chilblains, or pernio
  • Allergic or sensitive to; fructose, glycerin, isopropyl alcohol, or propylene
  • Nerve pain like diabetic neuropathy
  • Infected or open wounds
  • Any bleeding disorders
  • Rashes, eczema, or dermatitis in the treatment area
  • Devices like a defibrillator, or pacemaker
  • Anxiety disorder


If you have been thinking about CoolSculpting to get rid of your muffin top, tummy bulge, underarm area, thighs, chin, or other areas of small pockets of fat, call now (415) 898-4161 for a consultation with Dr. Delgado and learn if you are a candidate!

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Dr. Miguel Delgado


Dr. Delgado, MD is a world-recognized plastic surgeon and specialist in the treatment of male breast enlargement, also called gynecomastia. He has developed new techniques and owns and operates, which has become the largest gynecomastia forum in the world. Dr. Delgado holds the two most coveted credentials; the certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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