CoolSculpting vs. Trusculpt: Pros and Cons

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CoolSculpting vs. Trusculpt: Pros and Cons

Sustaining a healthy weight is a constant battle for many people. It demands discipline and persistence every day. Despite unwavering efforts to live a healthy lifestyle, the target number on the scale may seem out of reach. That’s why people consider and resort to plastic surgery to get their dream bodies. Unfortunately, though, it’s not the answer for everyone. Surgery poses significant risks, and only some are suitable for it.

Thanks to the advancements in the aesthetics industry, non-surgical body contouring procedures are now a hit among men and women worldwide. A recent National American Journal of Medical Science study examined the prevalence and patient’s desire for body contouring procedures. Based on their findings among 128 male and female patients, almost 80% of subjects desired to undergo body contouring procedures.*

However, when researching different options, patients often wonder, “CoolSculpting vs. Trusculpt: how do they differ, and which is better? What are their pros and cons?” Find out what each procedure offers and which is right for you.

What Is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared procedure that banishes stubborn fat deposits without invasive surgery. It involves cryolipolysis, the process of cooling fat cells to a temperature that causes them to shrink and come out of the body naturally.

Patients enjoy the natural-looking improvement to their contours after the procedure. It may take up to three months to see the full results. However, once the desired results manifest, they can be long-lasting. We encourage patients to continue practicing a healthy lifestyle to prevent weight gain (which can diminish CoolSculpting effects).

Overall, CoolSculpting is a safe and effective way to reshape your body with minimal downtime. Depending on where you’re treating, you could be in and out of the spa within 30 minutes. Multiple treatment areas or a larger area may require more time.

Dual CoolSculpting is an alternative way to save time and treat up to four areas of the body at once. Compared to regular CoolSculpting, this option saves time on treatments by completing them in one day as opposed to multiple days. DualSculpting is a form of CoolSculpting that targets multiple areas of the body in a single treatment session. Using dual and quad applicators, this method targets up to 4 times the stubborn fat tissue at once. As a result, this makes it possible to treat 2-4 areas simultaneously.

With Dual CoolSculpting, dual and quad calibrated applicators on multiple targeted areas. These applicators effectively deliver targeted cooling to reduce fat cells at once. Up to four different areas of the body are safely treated at the same time with this method.

How Effective Is CoolSculpting?

Countless clinical studies have shown that CoolSculpting is an effective cosmetic procedure for reducing unwanted fat. Specifically, the treatment has been shown to reduce the size of treated fat cells by up to 25%.1 Furthermore, the full results show within three months of the procedure.

With a high success rate and a non-invasive approach, it’s no wonder CoolSculpting is such a popular choice for those seeking a safe way to sculpt their bodies. However, it’s worth noting that personal results vary, and CoolSculpting is not a weight-loss solution.* CoolSculpting is ideal if you’re close to your ideal weight and need a contouring solution to target specific areas of excess fat.

How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost?

The cost of CoolSculpting varies based on the number of areas you want to treat and the extent of the treatment required to achieve the desired results. The average cost ranges from $750 to $4000 depending on personal needs and goals. Many patients target multiple body parts with CoolSculpting, so the cost of the full treatment can add up.

Are There Side Effects to CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a safe and well-tolerated cosmetic procedure. But like any medical treatment, it can have side effects. Common ones include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, and tenderness in the treated area(s). These sensations usually resolve on their own within a few days. Some patients may also experience mild discomfort during their sessions.

The side effects that come with CoolSculpting are short-lived. Patients report a positive experience with it at Admire Aesthetics, where we have qualified practitioners perform the procedure.

What Are the Pros and Cons of CoolSculpting?

There are countless advantages for individuals considering Coolsculpting to target and destroy unwanted fat and improve and tone their physique. One of the many benefits of CoolSculpting is that it freezes and permanently eliminates fat cells in targeted areas of the body.


  •  Long-lasting fat reduction
  •  Reduces the size of treated fat cells by up to 25%
  •  No surgery, incisions, anesthesia, or scarring
  •  No downtime or recovery time
  •  Non-invasive
  •  Quick and easy treatments
  •  FDA-cleared procedure
  •  Natural-looking results
  •  A more toned and contoured physique
  •  Minimal discomfort
  •  DualSculpting can treat multiple large areas simultaneously


  •  Not ideal for patients with BMI over 30
  •  Cannot treat non-pinchable fat
  •  Temporary swelling, redness
  •  Temporary skin sensitivity or numbness
  •  Uncomfortable treatment
  •  Possibility for uneven results

What Is Trusculpt?

Similar to CoolSculpting, Trusculpt iD is a cutting-edge, non-invasive solution for body contouring. But instead of eliminating fat cells via cryolipolysis, it harnesses the power of MonoPolar RF technology. The process works by heating the fat cells until they reach a point of damage. Your body removes the remnants over time, and you’ll notice a slimmer, more contoured figure as a result.

Trusculpting’s treatment time sets it apart from CoolSculpting. Sessions are only 15 minutes long, and patients achieve a similar fat reduction. A total of six truSculpt iD pods are placed in the treatment areas for 15 minutes. The pods are activated in groups of two and gradually heat up in a series of 5, 15, 30, and 60-second bursts. They continuously rotate throughout the session. The heat is manageable, and most individuals find the entire treatment to be painless.

Whether you’re looking to slim down your abdomen or smooth out love handles, Trusculpt offers a safe and effective alternative to surgery. The team at Admire Aesthetics can create a customized treatment plan to meet your body features and aesthetic goals.

Does Trusculpt Really Work?

Studies reveal Trusculpt iD can significantly decrease fat cells in the targeted area [2]. Results are similar to other non-surgical fat reduction procedures like CoolSculpting. Trusculpt is ideal for patients with a BMI above 30. You can smooth out problem areas like the butt, abdomen, back, love handles, bra line, and thighs.

Trusculpting’s novel RF technology has a reputation for being one of the safest and most effective non-surgical body sculpting technologies available. Besides contouring the body, it also tightens the skin around the treated area.

Is Trusculpt Expensive?

Trusculpt’s price varies depending on your desired outcome and the number of treatments you need. On average, a single Trusculpt iD session can cost $400 to $1200. Consult with Admire Aesthetics to get a better understanding of Trusculpt’s cost and find out how much it will be for you.

What Are the Pros and Cons of Trusculpt?

There are so many benefits for those thinking about getting Trusculpt iD to reduce unwanted fat and sculpt their physique effectively. Aside from being a non-invasive fat reduction solution, Trusculpting also stands out with its ability to improve skin laxity. Radiofrequency technology tightens loose skin and reduces the appearance of cellulite for a smoother overall appearance.


  • Non-invasive treatment
  •  Can target specific depths of fat for precise fat reduction
  •  Can treat non-pinchable fat
  •  Can treat skin with laxity
  •  Customizable procedure
  •  Quick and convenient 15-minute appointments
  •  Tightens the skin while eliminating fat
  •  Contours the body
  •  Reduces fat cells by up to 25% in treatment areas
  •  Reduces the appearance of cellulite
  •  Delivers desired outcomes in just one or two sessions.
  •  Can target larger areas or multiple regions simultaneously
  •  Safe for people with a BMI of 30 or above
  •  No restrictions on weight, skin type, or body mass index (BMI)


  •  Results may take weeks to show
  •  Not ideal for people with low BMIs
  •  Multiple treatments may be needed
  •  Cost can add up depending on how many sessions you need
  • The remaining fat cells in and around the treatment area can still expand if you gain weight, so you’ll need to stay active and eat a healthy diet to keep up your results

TruSculpt vs. CoolSculpting: Which Should I Get?

CoolSculpting and Trusculpt iD are both excellent non-invasive body contouring treatments that help people achieve slimmer and more toned physiques. Both are safe and effective, but the best one for you will depend on your needs, goals, and preferences.

When considering Trusculpt vs. CoolSculpt, weigh the pros and cons of each treatment.

Many patients choose CoolSculpting because it has a proven track record. Since it’s widely available and used for over a decade, there’s plenty of evidence it works. The vacuum applicator makes it easy to target precise areas of fat like the love handles or belly fat. In contrast, truSculpt iD is a relatively newer technology with limited research and fewer testimonials.

TruSculpt iD also has a few things going for it. First, sessions are much shorter (only 15 minutes). It also offers impressive skin tightening benefits on top of fat reduction. With Trusculpt, you don’t have to worry about loose skin after fat removal. Another huge perk of Trusculpting is its ability to treat non-pinchable fat and skin with laxity. In addition to destroying fat cells, Trusculpt iD provides skin tightening and textural improvements to the areas being treated. Thanks to radiofrequency technology, this allows the truSculpt treatment the ability to improve skin laxity and texture significantly.

Additionally, if you want more flexibility and greater variety in treatment areas, the TruSculpt iD will ultimately provide the best results. The treatment utilizes six hands-free handpieces that are simultaneously placed on different localized fat pockets. This method allows for a more customized treatment and is able to cover a larger surface area.

Perhaps the biggest advantage of Trusculpting is that it can treat individuals with a BMI over 30. Unlike Coolsculpting, which is not suitable for those with a BMI over 30, Trusculpt iD can efficiently target and eliminate excess fat in individuals with higher body mass index. The radiofrequency energy used in Trusculpt iD penetrates deeply into the fatty tissues and destroys the fat cells, resulting in significant fat reduction. This makes it an excellent option for individuals with a higher BMI, as it can help them achieve their desired body shape and improve self-confidence.

Coolsculpting may not be recommended for individuals with a BMI over 30. Individuals with excess fat and a higher BMI usually have larger fat deposits, making it challenging for Coolsculpting’s freezing technique to have the desired effect.

But unlike CoolSculpting, Trusculpt isn’t as widely available. It may be more difficult to find a provider in your area. There’s also less research on the treatment because it’s newer.

When making your decision, think about:

  •  Your desired treatment area
  •  The kind of results you can expect from the treatment
  •  The amount of fat you want to remove
  •  The amount of time you’re willing to invest in the treatment process
  •  The potential side effects of the treatment

Schedule a consultation with a qualified provider like Admire Aesthetics to discuss your options and determine which is best for you.

CoolSculpting and Trusculpt iD Near Me in Oregon

Admire Aesthetics is a premier provider of CoolSculpting AND Trusculpt in Medford and Grants Pass, OR. Book a free consultation, and we can help you determine the better treatment for your circumstances. Call 541-210-8806 to get started.

Body sculpting can be a great option if you have undesirable fat bulges in different areas of your body and want to get rid of them effectively. Reach out to Admire Aesthetics to learn more about how body contouring treatments like CoolSculpting and Trusculpting can help you look and feel your absolute best. Men and women in Medford and Grants Pass, Oregon, look to our body sculpting specialists to help sculpt and tone their physique and achieve jaw-dropping results.

To find out which body sculpting treatment is ideal for you and your aesthetic goals, reach out to us at 541-210-8806 to schedule a free consultation with one of our specialists, or reach out to us online by filling out the form below. We can’t wait to share more about these cutting-edge technologies and exceed your body transformation expectations.


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1. Cryolipolysis for noninvasive body contouring: clinical efficacy and patient satisfaction, published in National Library of Medicine, Link
2. Ultrasound Evaluation of a Single Treatment With a Temperature Controlled Multi-Frequency Monopolar Radio Frequency Device for the Improvement of Localized Adiposity on the Abdomen and Flanks, published in National Library of Medicine, Link

Tiffany DiGiuseppe​, experienced and renowned technician for aesthetics at Admire Aesthetics.

Tiffany DiGiuseppe

Admire Aesthetics was founded by Tiffany DiGiuseppe. Tiffany has been in the medical field for 22 years. The last 14 years have been devoted to a wide array of medical aesthetics. Specifically, the last 10 years in body contouring.

Admire Aesthetics, Inc. is a CoolSculpting specialty practice located in Medford, OR. We are recognized by Allergan to be a Certified CoolSculpting facility, with the highest level of recognition given. We have performed over 12,000 CoolSculpting procedures! We take pride in always maintaining the most up-to-date treatment options and equipment to ensure the best results which are all backed by our “Admire Promise” guarantee.


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