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Laser Treatment with Doctor Susan Stuart,MD, in San Diego, CA.

Cosmetic Dermatology Laser Treatments

At La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, we offer patients the most effective and technologically advanced laser devices to rejuvenate your skin in a safe environment under the direction of Susan M. Stuart, MD, FAAD. Dr. Stuart is a nationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist and laser specialist who is the past President of the San Diego …

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Coolsculpting with Dr. chaffoo in la jolla CA

Technological Advances in CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting has become the most popular treatment for nonsurgical fat reduction in the United States. Controlled cooling is delivered via an applicator to freeze the targeted fat cells within the subcutaneous tissue also referred to as “stubborn fat”. It works by applying a suction applicator that draws up the skin and fat tissue into a …

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Dr Chaffoo MD San Diego

Common Questions About CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a revolutionary method to reduce unwanted fat in a completely non-invasive manner. It has been FDA cleared since 2010 with over 7 million treatments performed worldwide. Our practice has experience performing over 24,000 treatments on over 6,000 patients. With our vast experience in CoolSculpting, we would like to answer the most common questions …

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CoolSculpting® for Arms

How Does CoolSculpting Work? The process CoolSculpting uses is called Cryolipolysis®, and it was developed by Harvard-based researchers. They discovered that fat cells are more vulnerable to cold than other tissues. When fat cells absorb cold energy, they are damaged while nearby tissues remain unharmed. Eventually the damaged fat cells are flushed out of the …

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CoolSculpting at La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

This completely non invasive technology has disrupted the field of aesthetic medicine. Now patients can reduce those bulges of excess fat safely with no needles, anesthesia, or recovery time. This is the most effective method to remove fat with the application of cold which freezes fat cells. These cells are destroyed and the body eliminates …

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Our Current Newsletter

“What’s the difference between the treatments?” “How do I know which one is best for me?” Those are some of the most common questions I hear from patients interested in body contouring. While some providers may prefer one treatment to another, I think it's important to set a baseline of understanding about when each procedure …

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