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What Is DIY CoolSculpting® & Why Is it Dangerous?

Many people who hear about CoolSculpting at our Portland practice come to us with the same question: “If CoolSculpting works by freezing fat, why can’t I freeze my fat myself at home?” The deceptively simple science behind the treatment has inspired some people to take a DIY approach, using ice packs and other homemade devices …

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CoolSculpting®: The Areas You Didn’t Know You Could Treat

When patients ask about CoolSculpting at our Portland practice, they’re most commonly interested in how effective the treatment will be at slimming down their abdomen and thighs. However, the body contouring treatment is capable of sculpting so much more than just these areas, and we want patients to be aware of the other possibilities. What …

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Your Options for Overcoming Dad Bod

With summer around the corner, many male patients are asking about ways to work on their “dad bods,” a combination of concerns related to aging, stubborn fat, and excess breast tissue in men—a condition called gynecomastia. At our Portland plastic surgery practice, these patients want to feel young, sculpted, and confident as they get ready …

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