Last Updated on April 12, 2022 by

How much does Coolsculpting cost?

The average cost of a Coolsculpting treatment is $2,681.  The cost of your treatment will depend on several factors:

Coolsculpting costs by body area

The cost of your Coolsculpting treatment will depend on the size of the area being treated. Larger body areas require bigger applicators. Each applicator has a disposable tip which is replaced between patients. The larger applicator tips are more expensive for the provider to purchase from the manufacturer and this cost is passed along to the patient. The smaller applicators are billed at a retail price of $750 per cycle. The larger applicators are billed at a retail price of $1,500 per cycle. Many practices will discount the price per cycle when multiple treatments are purchased at the same time.

The most expensive areas of the body to treat are the outer thighs, arms and stomach. The cheapest areas are the chin, arms and inner thighs.

  • Chin: $1,200-1,500.
  • Arms: $1,500-2,800
  • Outer Thighs: $3,000-4,000
  • Inner Thighs: $1500-$3000
  • Stomach: $2,400-2,800
  • Flanks: $1,500-3,000

Coolsculpting cost by location

The average cost of your Coolsculpting treatment will vary by location.

  • New York: $1,800
  • Los Angeles: $1,650
  • Austin: $2,100
  • Denver: $2,200
  • Detroit: $1,900

>>Related: Read our detailed Coolsculpting reviews by patients who’ve had the procedure.

Will insurance cover my Coolsculpting treatment?

Coolsculpting is an elective cosmetic treatment and will not be covered by your health insurance company.

Are Coolsculpting treatments ever discounted?

The manufacturer of Coolsculpting (Zeltiq) requires that all practices abide by their treatment pricing and discount guidelines. Within these guidelines, practices can decide how much of a discount they would like to offer a patient. It is common for practices to provide a discount for patients who buy 2 or more treatments upfront.

Coolsculpting financing options

You can finance your Coolsculpting treatment through one of several loan providers listed below:

>> Does Coolsculpting actually work? Read more about the different treatment areas and what Coolsculpting can achieve.

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Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS is a highly regarded board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey, known by both patients and peers as a problem-solver with a warm, engaging personality, and an instinctive ability to identify and truly understand the goals of his patients and the patients, themselves.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Dr. Breslow graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

Following medical school, Dr. Breslow spent 6 years training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s nationally renowned Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program. There he received extensive training in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery from some of the nation’s top practitioners. After leaving Penn, he returned to NYU Medical Center to spend one year as the Microvascular Reconstructive Fellow at NYU’s prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Breslow is Board-Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is licensed to practice plastic and reconstructive surgery in both New Jersey and New York.