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CoolSculpting is a highly effective med spa body contouring procedure for people seeking to get rid of too much fat in problem areas. It freezes and eliminates fat cells in a non-surgical manner. But the long-term impacts of the treatment, positive as well as negative, may be a concern for some patients.


Any new patient would like to know: How sustainable are the outcomes? Will freezing cause an adverse effect on the body’s shape or lead to tissue damage?


The noteworthy news is that CoolSculpting does not lead to any long-term harmful effects. The patient may feel pain or soreness for some days after the treatment. Besides that, they can enjoy their new body without any anxiety or future concerns.


Motykie Medical Spa, led by board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gary Motykie, provides essential, perspicacious, and proven non-surgical CoolSculpting treatment to patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and surrounding communities.


Safe and Effective Procedure


The freezing action of CoolSculpting only affects the fat cells as they are the only part of the body that can freeze at significantly cold temperatures. The blood vessels, nerves, and skin are water-based, and therefore they will not freeze.


Additionally, the CoolSculpting med spa procedure does not lead to the development of any lumps or hanging skin. It has been designed such that the fat reduction appears very natural.


Researchers have been able to study the long-term impacts of CoolSculpting with over three million CoolSculpting procedures already having been undertaken worldwide. At this time, there are no adverse long-term effects of CoolSculpting that have been reported.


This is a unique procedure as the body naturally eliminates the frozen fat cells forever. However, CoolSculpting is not meant for weight loss and is not comparable to a weight loss surgery. It is a treatment for fat reduction.


Reliability of CoolSculpting


CoolSculpting’s foundation is the treatment principle of cryolipolysis. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided cryolipolysis approval for fat reduction in the flanks in the year 2010, abdomen in 2012, thighs in 2014, and the submental region in 2015.


Cryolipolysis is a sought-after non-surgical body contouring procedure due to its effectiveness, safety, sustainability, and tolerability. According to published research, the longevity of the fat reduction was demonstrated through tests on two patients who received a single cryolipolysis flank treatment.


Both patients continued to sustain fat reduction results for up to five years after the initial CoolSculpting treatment.


Possible Fat Loss


The CoolSculpting treatment makes use of controlled cooling to remove small amounts of undesirable fat from the targeted sites, such as the love handles. Fat cells have an adverse reaction to cold temperatures. This enables 20 to 25% of subcutaneous fat to be eliminated in the area with every treatment session.


Rare Side Effect


CoolSculpting may lead to some mild and short-term side effects. Certain patients experience mild pain, redness, inflammation or bruising after their CoolSculpting treatment. However, these side-effects usually resolve in a few days.


Paradoxical adipose hyperplasia is a highly rare and delayed side-effect of CoolSculpting that occurs in 1 out of every 20,000 patients resulting in the development of adipose tissue in the treated site two to five months post-treatment.


Motykie Medical Spa receives patients from Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and other neighborhoods and suburbs in this part of the state for CoolSculpting.


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Now there is a simple and non-invasive solution for the treatment of the submental area!

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coolsculpting vs kybella

A 2014 study conducted by The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) showed that approximately 67% of people were concerned with chin and neck fat, consistent with the previous year.  Additionally, a recent study conducted in the United States revealed that 22.4 million people are interested in seeking non-invasive fat reduction solutions.
Two new, very different treatment options just hit the market for reducing stubborn chin fat: Kybella and the CoolMini by Zeltiq (makers of Coolsculpting).


CoolSculpting has been available for more than 5 years. It has been used to treat many other areas of the body such as the abdomen, love handles, back fat, bingo wings as well as outer and inner thighs.
The CoolMini applicator has been created to treat troublesome areas such as double chins, bra fat (front and inner arm) and knee fat.


  • 20-25% of fat is reduced with each treatment.
  • Results in just 1-2 visits.
  • Requires no needles, surgery or downtime.
  • Leading non-invasive fat reduction treatment now treats under the chin.

What is KYBELLA?

Kybella™ is an injectable treatment that has the power to destroy fat cells located under the chin. Through the destruction of fat cells, it can reduce the appearance of a cosmetic condition called a double chin. Both men and women suffer from a double chin, which has been notoriously difficult to correct. The problem with having a double chin is that it can make you appear to be much heavier than you are. Kybella™ works by targeting specific fat cells around the chin area so you will not have a double chin.
It can target and destroy these cells without causing harm to the surrounding tissue. Once the cells are destroyed by Kybella™, the body naturally absorbs and disposes of them. Gradually, your double chin will start to disappear.

Benefits of KYBELLA:

  • 80% of the patients who undergo the trial treatment noticed a dramatic change in their chin.
  • No downtime required
  • Amount of injections depend on amount of fat

Which one is right fr you? Give us a call today to schedule a consultation on each treartments.

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We were recently awarded the top CoolSculpting clinic in Beverly Hills and received the Premier Crystal Award! Thank you for choosing Motykie Med Spa as your preferred CoolSculpting clinic. We are so excited about the results we’ve been able to give our clients this far!

CoolSculpting has given our patients the opportunity to reduce those areas of stubborn fat that they have not been able to achieve through diet and exercise alone. We have had some great results with theCoolSculpting system for our patients and have recently acquired the CoolFit applicator which now lets us effectively treat areas such as the arms, calves, inner knees and more! This has really opened up the treatment options for areas of fat that were previously only reachable through invasive procedures such as Liposuction.
To find out more about CoolSculpting and to see if you are the right candidate for the treatment, please contact us to book your complimentary consultation 310-276-6772.

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With the warm days of summer upon us, we slip into bathing suits and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.  Eating healthy becomes more of a focus and grilled veggies are a way to treat your body right.

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CoolSculpting -Beverly Hills, West Hollywood & Los Angeles

Motykie Medical Spa is a premier facility for a number of outstanding, secure, and state of the art non-surgical procedures for cosmetic enhancement. The medspa operates under the leadership and guidance of an experienced, board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Motykie. Patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles and nearby areas who are keen to look for non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic solutions may visit Motykie Medical Spa for advanced treatments.

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What is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure for fat reduction without plastic surgery. The procedure involves a revolutionary fat freezing technique that disintegrates unwanted fat cells in a targeted manner to enhance the body contour and provide a more attractive and well-shape appearance. Motykie medspa is fully equipped to provide this innovative and proven treatment to patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and surrounding communities.

Cost Comparison with Surgery

Some patients wish to avoid plastic surgery procedures for fat reduction such as tummy tuck and liposuction, not just for the typical risks that are associated with a surgery, but also because of the cost aspects. Elective surgeries performed for cosmetic reasons are usually not covered under insurance health plans. Therefore, some patients are reluctant to choose these surgeries because they can cost a significant sum of money. However, such patients have a much more affordable, non-surgical alternative in the form of CoolSculpting to reduce unwanted fats and achieve the desired body contour.
CoolSculpting can be performed at a recognized medical spa, which avoids the costs of an accredited surgical facility. The procedure does not involve general anesthesia, which means the costs of the anesthesia team also get avoided. While a surgery includes the fee of the plastic surgeon as a significant cost component, a CoolSculpting procedure can be performed by an experienced CoolSculpting provider, who may not necessarily be a plastic surgeon. That makes the treatment more affordable.
A fat reduction cosmetic surgery procedure will also typically entail costs of medical tests, prescription drugs to manage pain and reduce the risk of infection, post-op garments, and post-op visits to the surgeon for review. All these costs largely get avoided with CoolSculpting. Motykie MedSpa is a state of the art facility for CoolSculpting for patients located in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and nearby areas.

Factors Affecting the Cost

The cost of CoolSculpting procedure may vary from one facility to another depending on a few factors. A key factor is the location of the medical spa where the procedure is performed. The cost of living may vary between different states, and the cost of all services, including aesthetic procedures may be influenced by the average cost of living in a particular area.
A state of the art medspa facility fitted with the latest equipment and technologies, having the back-up of an experienced support staff, and providing high quality services and comforts may cost a little more compared to an average facility providing the CoolSculpting treatment. Patients should consider all aspects while making a cost comparison between two or more different facilities for this procedure.

Average Cost of CoolSculpting

The cost of CoolSculpting will vary from one patient to another even at the same practice. The procedure is highly individualized according to the unique needs and aesthetic goals of a patient. The specific areas of treatment, the number of treatments needed, and the ultimate goals of the patient will go into determining the overall cost of the procedure for a particular patient.

Insurance and Financing

CoolSculpting is an elective procedure for cosmetic enhancement. Therefore, most insurance health plans will not provide coverage for this treatment. Patients should discuss their treatment plan and the estimated number of treatments they may need to fulfill their aesthetic goals. The total cost can be estimated accordingly, and the medical spa operator can help the patient prepare a correct cost estimate.
Patients may seek financing options through professional medical care financing firms. In some cases, the medspa may provide guidance and support with regard to getting the procedure financed in affordable installments. The payment to the medical spa is usually required to be paid in full in advance before the treatment. The patient should discuss the cost and payment aspects frankly at the time of the initial consultation.
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Dr. Gary Motykie, a board certified Plastic Surgeon in Beverly Hills, California, addressed this topic on the Marie Show!

Looking young and attractive is an innate desire of every human being. Some of the latest cosmetic treatments are helping people achieve their aesthetic goals without the need for surgery. Some people are keen to following a diet that can support their anti-aging efforts naturally. There may be no problem is following such diets for general well-being and anti-aging benefits as long as it is done in consultation with a healthcare professional. Such a natural approach can be pursued along with non-invasive cosmetic treatments for satisfactory results.

Diet Containing Antioxidants

Advocates of natural remedies believe that a diet enriched with antioxidants can provide safe and effective results for a person’s general health and appearance. Natural foods that are high in antioxidant content may be taken regularly to receive maximum benefit. Some of the popular foods that contain antioxidants include raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. In beans, kidney beans, white beans and garbanzo beans are rich in antioxidants. Artichokes and prunes are also rich sources of antioxidants.
Antioxidant supplements that can be used to reinforce the diet include milk thistle extract, which has been recommended by naturopaths for several hundred years as an effective health supplement. Bacopa extract is an important free radical scavenger. The famous Indian herb called “ashwagandha” can help boost the immune system. Green tea and turmeric extracts are also rich in antioxidant content.

Protandim with Nrf2

Protandim with Nrf2 is a key anti-oxidant compound. It combats oxidative stress and helps in regulation of the body organs. Nrf2 is essentially a protein messenger that binds with DNA. It is believed to a master regulator of the aging process followed by the body, and supports the fight against oxidative stress. Nrf2 tells the cells to perform their designated functions.
When it is activated, the Nrf2 compound enters the nucleus of the cells and induces up-regulation of the ‘survival genes.’ This gene helps cells survive against the free radical stress. Nrf2 also down-regulates the specific genes that may promote fibrosis and inflammation to enable the body organs to perform at optimal levels.

Say Goodbye to Stubborn Fat.

It’s called stubborn fat for a reason: no matter how much you eat healthy and exercise, it’s virtually impossible to lose those annoying muffin tops, love handles, and belly pooch. You’re left with two options: live with them or think surgery. Neither is cool by us. That’s exactly why we developed CoolSculpting. Only CoolSculpting targets fat cells alone, eliminating them in an easy, non-intrusive fashion that exercise and diet can’t achieve as quickly or as effectively.

The Cool Solution is the More Natural Solution.

Procedures that use laser, sonic waves and even surgery to remove fat can actually destroy other tissue in the process by burning, shattering or extracting non-fat cells. This requires downtime for your body to heal. Totally uncool. Fortunately, CoolSculpting doesn’t burn, shatter or extract any cells. Developed by Harvard scientists, our unique, FDA-cleared, patented procedure uses a targeted cooling process that kills the fat cells underneath the skin, literally freezing them to the point of elimination. Only fat cells are frozen. Your healthy skin cells remain, well, healthy. No knives. No suction hoses. No needles. No scars. Once crystallized, the fat cells die and are naturally eliminated from your body. In a few months, boom: say hello to a new you.
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Spring Specials Motykie Med SpaDr. Gary Motykie is a board certified plastic surgeon who provides a range of cosmetic surgery as well as non-surgical procedures. Dr. Motykie also provides several non-invasive and minimally invasive innovative treatments at his state of the art medical spa facility for patients in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, CA. Patients have an opportunity to receive personalized care and service at a medspa that runs directly under the supervision of an experienced surgeon.
Dr. Motykie is a recipient of the Physician’s Recognition Award in 2009 from the American Medical Association, and in 2007 from the Celebrate Life Foundation. He also ranked among America’s Top Plastic Surgeons list brought out by the Consumer Research Council of America.


Motykie Medical Spa provides proven, safe, and effective treatments to rejuvenate body and face. The range of procedures available at the medspa includes the following:

  • Peels
  • Facials
  • Facial and Body Hair Removal using Sugar or Wax
  • Eyebrow and Eyelash Tinting
  • Spray Tanning
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Latisse®


Chemical peels are a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative to rejuvenate facial skin. They provide multi-pronged benefits in a single treatment. They can minimize the depth of facial lines and wrinkles, make the skin texture smoother, reduce mild acne, and fade out brown spots. The chemical peel works by way to removing the uppermost skin layer that is made of dead cells. The new skin that replaces it works naturally to provide a vibrant and rejuvenated skin appearance.
Motykie Medical Spa offers the following peels for people in in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills:

  • Cosmelan® Depigmentation Peel
  • Vi-Peel
  • Vitalize® Peel
  • Illuminize™ Peel

Each patient may be suited for a different type of peel looking at a patient’s goals, skin type, and other skin factors.


Facials have been a highly popular treatment for rejuvenation of the face. Motykie medspa provides a unique range of facials that are proven and widely accepted as terrifically effective treatments. One of the most effective facial treatments provided at the facility is Hydrafacial™. It is an advanced facial that combines exfoliation, cleansing, hydration, extraction, and antioxidant protection – all at the same time.
It is a unique serum infused microdermabrasion procedure that helps achieve cleaner, rejuvenated skin. The results are visible immediately, the procedure involves no discomfort, and there is no down time. The Hydrafacial™ makes use of vitamin enriched serums that are infused into the skin to hydrate and soften it.

Teeth Whitening

Dr. Motykie’s facility for people in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and surrounding communities is equipped to provide state of the art teeth whitening solutions to provide a whiter and brighter smile. The teeth whitening system is designed to provide up to seven shades whiter teeth in under an hour. The procedure is safe for tooth enamel, does not cause pain, and is beneficial for natural teeth as well as veneers, caps, and crowns.
A good candidate for teeth whitening is someone who is above the age of 14, and has fairly healthy teeth. Patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or those who have severe plaque, tartar, gum disease, dental decay, or enamel demineralization may not be good candidates. Results of teeth whitening may last for up to two years with good dental hygiene practices.


Dermal filler injections are an increasingly popular, non-surgical option to reduce the signs of aging from the face. Facial skin may develop wrinkles and lose elasticity and volume due to depletion of natural collagen. This may occur due to aging, sun damage, environmental exposure, genetic factors, medications or other reasons.
Motykie Medical Spa provides FDA approved cosmetic filler treatments that are based on hyaluronic acid. These include Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Restylane, and Perlane. Hyaluronic acid stimulates collagen beneath the skin and acts as a filler to add volume to the facial skin and reduce wrinkles and lines.


Laser is a minimally invasive treatment for many skin related issues such as skin rejuvenation, unwanted hair removal and spider vein removal. Motykie medspa is equipped to provide advanced laser treatments such as Laser Skin Resurfacing and IPL Photo Rejuvenation, apart from spider vein treatment, and hair removal. Laser cosmetic treatments are based on the principle that darker pigmented tissue will absorb maximum light energy. This allows the targeted tissue points to be destroyed without causing damage to surrounding healthy tissue.


CoolSculpting is an innovative technique that freezes away unwanted fat cells, without causing collateral damage. The treatment approach does not involve invasive or heating techniques, which makes the procedure simpler and more comfortable, and reduces the risk of any side effects.
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