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CoolSculpting for Fat Reduction

If diet and exercise failed to trim your stubborn fat, the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology can give you the results you desire safely and efficiently with CoolSculpting – the world’s number 1 treatment for fat reduction and body contouring. Under the supervision of New Orleans board certified dermatologist Dr. Mary Lupo, a sought-after authority on nonsurgical procedures, patients can reduces fat for good in nine different areas on the face and body with CoolSculpting. The treatment contours in a way that is not invasive and, in turn, requires no demands on your time and body for recovery. More than 8 million treatment cycles have been performed worldwide since CoolSculpting was first cleared in 2010 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for nonsurgical correction of those pesky fat pockets.
How does Coolsculpting Treatment Work at New Orleans LA - Step 01 Many of us have stubborn fat despite diet and exercise.
How does Coolsculpting Treatment Work at New Orleans LA - Step 02 CoolSculpting effectively targets fat cells underneath the skin without damage to the skin or surrounding tissues. Treated fat cells are frozen and then die.
How does Coolsculpting Treatment Work at New Orleans LA - Step 03 In the weeks that follow, the body naturally processes an eliminates these dead fat cells. Treated fat cells are gone for good!

Join the ranks of CoolSculpting’s many satisfied patients

CoolSculpting is based on research from Harvard University, which goes back at least 40 years. The well-established science revolves around the idea that controlled cool temperatures selectively target (freeze or “crystallize”) and eliminate fat cells without damaging surrounding skin and tissues. The lipids in fat freeze at warmer temperatures than water in other cell types. Cells in targeted areas of localized fat are then naturally processed by the body’s lymphatic system in the months following treatment. According to the makers of CoolSculpting, Allergan, after a single CoolSculpting treatment, the targeted fat layer is permanently reduced by 20 to 25 percent.

Today’s CoolSculpting treatments are FDA-cleared to target more areas than any other nonsurgical fat reduction technology:
  • Flanks
  • Abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Back
  • “Bra fat”
  • Underneath the chin
  • Jawline
  • Buttocks
  • Upper arms


Patients in the New Orleans, LA area who are seeking a non-invasive alternative to liposuction should contact our team at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology about the benefits of a Coolsculpting treatment.


As with all other procedures at the Lupo Center, CoolSculpting starts with a consultation. Dr. Lupo asks about the areas that bother you most. After evaluating the areas you are most interested in improving, Dr. Lupo discusses ways to get your desired result with an individualized treatment plan. She will show you before and after photos of our successfully treated patients so you can see results using different treatment plans for each patient. But remember, each patient is unique in the amount of fat they have and the way their body metabolizes the fat after the treatment so treatments will vary. Once we have a plan in place for you, we will start with the number one most bothersome area first and address it until your needs are met - we call this approach “treat to complete.”

Many people are great candidates for CoolSculpting; however, it is not a substitute for traditional weight loss methods such as diet and exercise. You will also want to discuss conditions such as allergies and sensitivities, which may increase your risks of complications and interfere with post-treatment results.

The Lupo Center is transparent about costs and can discuss financing options as well as promotions and savings with treatment packages.

Coolsculpting Treatment at New Orleans LA


Your appointment starts with marking the treatment area and selecting the appropriate applicator for your needs. Once the treatment site is cleansed, the applicator is attached to the body and you are put in a seated position. Once you are comfortable and relaxed, the CoolSculpting treatment begins. Patients may feel some tugging, mild pinching, cramping and intense cold at the site of treatment, due to the pressure from the vacuum applicator and the cooling from the treatment. These sensations are well-tolerated and after a few minutes the targeted area becomes numb as the applicator reached the controlled cool temperatures. Many of our patients read or even doze off during the procedure.

Afterward, the applicator is removed and the area is massaged to further enhance the breakdown of fat. Immediately following, patients may notice temporary redness, bruising, blanching, tenderness or itching.

Dr. Lupo - Treatment Related Videos

Prepping the inner thigh before a CoolSculpting treatment

Prepping the inner thigh before a CoolSculpting treatment
Prepping the inner thigh before a CoolSculpting treatment

Dr. Lupo's Amusing Not Cool Coolsculpting Confession - Arm Fat

Dr. Lupo’s #NotCool CoolSculpting Confession – arm fat
Dr. Mary Lupo on Coolsculpting for arm fat.

Dr. Lupo's Funny Not Cool Coolsculpting Confession - Back Fat

Coolsculpting to reduce back fat as described by Dr. Mary Lupo.
Dr. Mary Lupo uses a Cullutone device after a coolsculpting treatment to break up frozen fat cells.

Amazing Results by Using Cellutone Device After Coolsculpting

Cellutone device after a CoolSculpting treatment breaks up frozen fat cells to achieve the best result
Dr. Mary Lupo uses a Cullutone device after a coolsculpting treatment to break up frozen fat cells.


One to three days afterward, we will check in on you to make sure you are feeling well and to discuss any side effects that you may have questions about. We will schedule a follow-up appointment to take after photos to track your progress. Patients may start to see changes as quickly as three weeks after a treatment and will experience the most dramatic results after two months. The body will continue to flush out fat cells for four to six months after treatment. Based on your original assessment plan, multiple treatments may be necessary to achieve optimal results.

While results are patient-specific, once fat cells are treated, they cannot regrow. The ability to store fat cells at the treatment site is diminished, though fat can be distributed elsewhere.


Many patients love their CoolSculpting results so much that they are inspired to improve their diet, exercise and lifestyle choices!

Call (504) 777-3047 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Lupo at her New Orleans office. Schedule A Consultation

Frequently Asked Questions

CoolSculpting is based on the science of cryolipolysis, which refers to the freezing and eventual death of fat cells. CoolSculpting providers precisely plan and apply cool temperatures in a controlled manner with specialized applicators. In the months following treatment, targeted fat cells are processed by the body naturally.
As the applicator isolates the treatment area and applies cooling, patients may experience a tugging, pinching, and intensely cold sensation. This is temporary. As CoolSculpting goes to work, you will not feel anything. The area goes numb. Side effects are also temporary and may include blanching, redness, itching, and tenderness.
Depending on the size of the area to be treated, each session can take as few as 35 minutes. You may require more than one treatment session to get the results you desire. Since each patient responds differently to CoolSculpting, your provider will discuss the need for additional treatment during the follow-up visit.
CoolSculpting is FDA-cleared to treat nine different areas of the face and body, including belly, thighs, double chin, backside, and arms. These areas are notoriously stubborn to reduce with diet and exercise alone because they often arise due to genetic and hormonal factors that have nothing to do with how well you eat or your level of physical activity.
CoolSculpting is worth the wait! While results are not visible right after treatment, the process that stimulates the destruction and eventual removal of fat cells is fast. Some patients see a noticeable improvement in one month. Optimal results are typically visible in around two to three months.
There is no single “universal” treatment for cosmetic improvement. While more than 8 million treatment cycles have been administered worldwide since 2010, individuals who have had recent surgery, or suffer from allergies, sensitivities, and conditions such as cryoglobulinemia, should discuss alternatives with their doctors. Additionally, CoolSculpting is not a substitute for weight loss techniques and procedures such as liposuction.
Once the area is treated, the fat cells there are gone for good. With fat reduction through diet and exercise, cells are only reduced in size. They are not destroyed. So, CoolSculpting offers lasting results.
We encourage you to contact your CoolSculpting provider. Many factors contribute to your costs, including the number of areas to be treated, the treatment package that you purchase, and your body’s response to CoolSculpting. We are happy to discuss ways to reach your goals during a consultation.

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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.

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I have been thinking about fillers for years but was nervous. I did not want to look 'done' and did not want go through something painful. I had gone to Dr. Lupo years ago for Botox and loved the results. After a consultation with her, I knew I was ready. She assured me she would make me a better version of myself. I have a long narrow face and I am in my mid 40's. Age and environmental factors have not been kind. She recommended a filler for my lip area and smile lines for some added fullness. I had no down, minimal bruising, and no pain. I feel like I look 30 again! She also advised me on my skin care routine if I wanted to make any changes in the future. Her staff was so kind and assuring. She is a miracle worker with needles and an amazing dermatologist.
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