SculpSure or CoolSculpting is Better For You? - 7 Derma Center

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June 13, 2019

SculpSure or CoolSculpting is Better For You?

SculpSure ot CoolSculpting will give you lasting results in weight loss?

CoolSculpting and SculpSure are the two leading technologies for fat reduction. Recently we discovered that many of our clients ask us some important questions:

  • What is the difference between SculpSure and CoolSculpting?
  • Which treatment is better?

There is no one single explanation to both questions. This is why we’re going to extend the answer and give you full overview of the treatments’ effectiveness, similarities, differences.

We’ll start with the similarities…

SculpSure and CoolSculpting similarities

As we all know both treatments have similar effect on the fat tissues. As much as they’re different, they also hide some similarities.

Both treatments – SculpSure and CoolSculpting – are:

  • Effectively reducing body fat.
  • Non-invasive.
  • FDA cleared.
  • Scientifically proven and safe.
  • Executed by certified professionals.
  • Rely on the lymphatic system to excrete fat cells from the body.
  • Induce lipolysis.
  • Lead to fat cells destruction.
  • Both show visible results 8-16 weeks after the treatment.

Pretty much these are the core similarities. As we see – the generals are covered. Let’s see the differences.

SculpSure and CoolSculpting differences

In general both treatments differ in: way of work, technology launch, price, session duration, number of treated areas, downtime, side effects, pain sensation, scientific results.

Way of work

CoolSculpting is well known to freeze body fat causing it to destroy and excrete from the bodily system. In contrast SculpSure heats the deep layers of the tissue and causes fat cells to melt.

When we talk about SculpSure vs CoolSculpting, we should always imagine: Heating vs Freezing.

Technology launch

CoolSculpting has been on the beauty market for many following years. It has proven its worth, effectiveness and results. In contrast SculpSure is much newer method of body fat reduction. Nonetheless it’s considered to be upgraded and more advanced way to reduce fat in a non-invasive way.

Treatments’ cost

CoolSculpting is a well-known brand that announces higher prices in return of great results. SculpSure has also proven its effectiveness but with much less spending on treatments.

This makes SculpSure more preferable option when price is on the table – and not only.

Number of treated areas

During a CoolSculpting session you can choose only one area to treat – meaning that the machine works for only one problematic body area (for example – only stomach).

In contrast SculpSure can treat multiple areas at once. Isn’t that great?

Session duration

Depending on the treated area CoolSculpting can take no less than 35 minutes. SculpSure treats multiple areas for no more than 25 minutes. This is why we call it the “lunch break lipo”.


CoolSculpting is much more invasive treatment although it doesn’t use scalp or any surgery intervention. The recovery time after the treatment can take up to 2 weeks.

SculpSure on the other hand doesn’t require any downtime. You can go on with your life with no discomfort right after the treatment.

Side effects

Since CoolSculpting uses freezing as fat reduction method and requires suction, you can experience pain and bruising after the treatment. These side effects aren’t dangerous but they’re discomforting as you pay for fat reduction not pain and bruises.

Caution: There are reports of patients that experience reversed effect – after the treatment they gain even more weight as fat cells reproduce and double their quantity. This happens very rarely, but it happens.

In contrast SculpSure doesn’t use suction and leads only to mild sensation of heating and burning. It goes away quickly. In general SculpSure is not reported to have any side effects that matter to your appearance or health.


We’d like to note that pain is a very subjective sensation. Some patients report mild discomfort, others evaluate the whole process very painful. This applies to both treatments.

Some people report pain with CoolSculpting as it brings extreme cold sensation. Along with suction, it can be very uncomfortable for a patient with thin or sensitive skin.

SculpSure heats the body’s tissues but alongside we apply cool blast cycles in order to reduce the heating sensation. Some patients report it to be calming and soothing – others report it to be too hot and uncomfortable.

Scientific results

Dermatological Surgery evaluated more than 500 CoolSculpting patients and reported “Survey results demonstrated 73% patient satisfaction and… a 23% reduction in fat layer thickness at 3 months.” However 14% of these patients didn’t see any results.

In the original article: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology the results for SculpSure are impressive. The patient satisfaction is 91%-98% with up to 25% fat reduction after the first session.

7 Derma Center recommendation

As a leading Medical Aesthetic Center in Dubai, we’ve worked with both methods and we are certified in both treatments. The core differences that matter to our clients are: price, treatment duration, downtime, results and satisfaction.

Gathering al criteria in one place we’ve chosen to continue our non-invasive fat reduction work with SculpSure as it requires more benefits to our clients:

  • Much more affordable.
  • Multiple area treatment at once.
  • Better and faster results.
  • Proven safety and minimum to no downtime.
  • No side effects.
  • Fast with long lasting results.

On top of that we’ve prepared some monthly promotions for you. Because we want you to get the best treatment, with satisfying results, on a price that is worth paying.

See our monthly offers for SculpSure HERE!

Contact us and book an appointment for FREE consultation.
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