Based upon the research of two Harvard scientists who observed that cold can be applied in a non-invasive way to remove fat **, CoolSculpting, targets and freezes fat cells underneath the skin to temperatures that triggers their natural death. This FDA-cleared and patented procedure does not require anesthesia. There are no knives, suction hoses or needles. Scarring is non-existent. Patients often read, work on their laptops, listen to music or simply relax during their session. Then they resume their day with no downtime.