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Dr. Michele Green takes a closer look at various dermatology treatments. For instance, you can find out how Thermage works, details about laser skin treatments such as Fraxel, or info on what CoolSculpting is, all via our blog and get information from one of the best dermatologists in New York City.1

How to Treat Chicken Pox Scars

When an adult or a child catches chicken pox for the first time, in most cases the illness passes without any lasting issues, but the illness does have the potential to cause some very serious side effects and problems. One of the post-illness symptoms that a person can have after chicken pox is residual scarring…

How many treatments are necessary for CoolSculpting?

 Q: How many treatments are necessary for Coolsculpting? How many Coolsculpting treatments does the average person generally have or need? I understand that if they do multiple areas then that will increase the number of treatments. But if they have one area, such as the abdomen, why would they need more than one treatment…

Can an entire body be CoolSculpted at the same general time?

Q: Can an entire body be CoolSculpted at the same general time? Q: Can an entire body be coolsculpted at the same general time? Or a things done in regions – like one region at a time with a break? A: You can definitely do several areas of Coolsculpting on the same day. Depending on…

Sagging skin on upper arms, will CoolSculpting help?

Q: Sagging skin on upper arms, will CoolSculpting help? A: Coolsculpting with the new Cool-petite for arms will reduce the amount of fat in the arms. However, to tighten the skin I would recommend Thermage. We often do both procedures to help reduce both the fat and tighten the skin in the arms and legs….

Do the new CoolSculpting Advantage 35 minute applicators cause fewer side-effects than the older 60 minute machines?

 Q: Do the CoolSculpting Advantage 35 minute applicators cause fewer negative side-effects? A: We have all of the Coolsculpting applicators – both the old ones and the latest new ones. We use all of them deepening on different size of the patients and they each still have a roll. The older applicators are highly…

Timing In-between Treatments

Q: How long should I wait before my second Coolsculpting treatment? A: The timing of the procedure depends on how many treatments I feel that the patient will need in a given area. If I feel that the patient will definitely need two treatments then I recommend one month after the first treatment. If there…

Can you get CoolSculpting after liposuction?

Q: Can you get CoolSculpting after liposuction? A: An in person examination would be necessary to judge the full effects of your liposuction to determine if you are a good candidate for Coolsculpting. I have many patients who I have helped through coolsculpting after liposuction. Please consult an expert in Coolsculpting for the best cosmetic…

Could CoolSculpting improve my health and cholesterol, since fat is removed from my body?

Q: Could Cool Sculpting improve my health since fat is removed from my body and that could mean less cholesterol? A: No. Coolsculpting is not a weight loss device, but rather it removes a bulge of fat in a given area by 25%. Coolsculpting will not affect your cholesterol levels which are maintained by diet,…

How many inches can I expect to lose from CoolSculpting?

Question: How many inches can I expect to lose with one treatment of CoolSculpting? A: The results from Coolsculpting vary between patient to patient and depends on the amount of fat each area had that was treated. The procedure is used for body sculpting and is normally not measured by the inches lost on the…

Is there any numbness, soreness and swelling after Coolsculpting?

Q: Is there any numbness, soreness and swelling after Coolsculpting? A: It is completely normal to have swelling for a couple of weeks after the Coolsculping procedure. It will take up to about four months before you see the full result of the treatment. However, if your swelling is getting worse, my suggestion would be…

How to choose a clinic for CoolSculpting?

Q: How do I choose a clinic near me for CoolSculpting? A: Coolsculpting and Choosing the Right Physician. Coolsculpting is a fabulous procedure and it is very important to find the correct physician to perform the procedure. I would consult a board certified dermatologist with years of expertise who is certified in CoolSculpting for the…

Coolsculpting and Choosing the Right Physician

Q: How to choose the right physician for CoolSculpting? A: Coolsculpting is a fabulous procedure and it is very important to find the correct physician to perform the office. I would consult a board certified dermatologist with years of expertise who is certified in Coolsculpting for the best cosmetic results. Best, Dr. Green Find out…

Is there any pain after CoolAdvantage

Q: Is there any pain after CoolAdvantage? A: The new CoolAdvantage delivers 35 minutes of treatment time compared to the previous one hour treatment. It is much more comfortable and delivers comparable or better results. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green Find out more about CoolSculpting at https://www.michelegreenmd.com/coolsculpting-nyc Special offer: Free CoolSculpting consultation if…

Numbness from CoolSculpting

Q: I had CoolSculpting done 7 weeks ago and I’m still numb. Is that normal? A: One of the most common side effects is numbness at the treated area. The numbness can last for two weeks or more at times. If you are concerned you should return to your treating physician for examination. It is…

What’s better Coolsculpting or Sculpsure?

Q: What’s better Coolsculpting or Sculpsure? Which gives the best results for the tummy and love handles? A: Coolsculpting has been consistently giving fabulous results since its inception 9 years ago and patients come back for new areas and are happy with the results. Sculpsure is new and the jury is still out on its…

Is there any bruising from CoolMini?

Q: Bruising with mini CoolSculpt? I am having mini Coolsculpting on my under chin area next week. I am worried about bruising or redness as I am going on a work trip the next day. Is this common? A: You can have some bruising from the Cool-mini but it generally will not last more than…

Will CoolSculpting help reduce Cellulite in any way?

Q: Will Coolsculpting help reduce cellulite in any way? A: Coolsculpting is amazing at treating fat bulges but was not designed for skin tightening or cellulite. If you are interested in skin tightening then you should look into Thermage. Best, Dr. Green Find out more about Coolsculpting at https://www.michelegreenmd.com/coolsculpting-nyc Special offer: Free Coolsculpting consultation if…

How should my stomach feel 2 weeks after Coolsculpting

Q: How should my stomach feel 2 weeks after Coolsculpting? I know…it’s too early to see results, and stop Googling! But what should I feel like? I had a large applicator on lower abdomen and the small applicator on top. Right now I’m hoping it’s just swelling, but my stomach is bigger than before. When…

What is the average cost of a CoolSculpting procedure?

 Q: What is the average cost of a Coolsculpting procedure? A: The cost of the procedure depends on the applicator. The small applicator costs $750 and the large applicator costs $1500 (note: this question is from October 2015, please contact us for more updated info). The size of the applicator depends on the area…

Does Coolsculpting tighten loose skin and fat pockets?

Q: Does Coolsculpting tighten loose skin and fat pockets? I’m quite firm everywhere except my inner thighs, bum and love handles. They are quite soft and squishy. Will Coolsculpting shrink and tighten these areas? A: Coolsculpting is a great method which has developed by a Harvard trained dermatologist that allows us to reduce fat in…

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