DermMedica - Kelowna, BC

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Conveniently located to serve Kelowna, BC.

Treatment Options

CoolSculpting

We will help you eliminate troublesome fat deposits permanently so you can feel more confident.

Book a consultation with us today!

Before & After Gallery

Just like skin, results may vary. These pictures (of our awesome, real-life clients!) help you see what is possible and set a realistic expectation.

We’d love to get to know you, learn more about your goals, and see what treatment options would suit you best.

By Freezing Away Stubborn Fat With CoolSculpting® You Can

Rediscover Your True Look at DermMedica

Most of us have to deal with areas of stubborn fat that we just can’t get rid of no matter what we do. It keeps us from feeling our best and feeling confident in ourselves – how rude! Thankfully, we now have CoolSculpting, a revolutionary new technology that can eliminate fat permanently by freezing it.

CoolSculpting® is a procedure that requires no downtime and that permanently zaps fat without any fuss or muss on your tummy, love handles, flanks, back, thighs, arms and more. As the first Kelowna CoolSculpting provider in 2011, we are uniquely qualified to perform treatments while you sit back, relax and wait for your fat to disappear for good.

CoolSculpting Benefits

Men and women seeking a safe and effective fat removal treatment plan in Kelowna will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Approved by the FDA and Health Canada
  • Targets particular areas of fat that can’t be removed with diet or exercise
  • Non-surgical
  • No incisions needed
  • No need for general anesthesia
  • No needles
  • No downtime: after the procedure, you can carry on with your everyday life
  • Avoid the risks and complications associated with liposuction, Zerona and Velashape

Whole Body Treatment

CoolSculpting’s fat freezing technology can be used to treat most areas on the body, including the abdomen, belly, love handles, muffin tops, back fat, inner & outer thighs, banana rolls and excess male chest fat (gynecomastia).

CoolSculpting is popular with men, as well as women. Males often prefer to use this treatment to target the chest, back of arms and chin.

Double chins and the area under the chin is best targeted by our Belkyra treatment.

CoolSculpting Treatment in Kelowna

The applicator is placed on the area with unwanted fat. When the treatment begins, skin and fat are gently, but firmly, pulled closer to the chill plates which remove heat from the tissue to just above zero degrees Celsius. The targeted area of your body is then kept at this temperature for about half an hour.

For many patients at our Kelowna clinic, CoolSculpting results in natural and noticeable fat reduction in treated areas in two to four months. This is without the risks and recovery time of more invasive treatments.

CoolSculpting is not suited to those looking to lose weight or with obesity. It is for those looking for a body-shaping procedure that can get them the smooth and slim body surfaces they’ve always wanted. Liposuction often results in lumpy or uneven fat removal, whereas CoolSculpting achieves even results. CoolSculpting gives the treated area a smooth, lean and natural look. Our patients have been very satisfied with their results.

CoolSculpting Recovery Time

Since there is no cutting, injections, or anesthesia, patients can return to their everyday life after their appointment. They don’t have to plan for downtime to recover. Redness, numbness or bruising in the treated area is common.

With our CoolSculpting treatment plans, you will generally see between 20 and 25 percent of fat cells disappear over the next few months. This relies on a natural mechanism within the body. If the patient has the same diet and exercise as before the procedure, the results should be long-lasting.

What happens to the fat? The fat will die off and be removed by a natural process in your body, making it a safe and non-invasive fat control method. Each treatment can remove as much as 25 percent of the fat layer.

CoolSculpting Certified Practice

Cryolipolysis is the technical name for the CoolSculpting treatment, and DermMedica is a certified practice. We were the first clinic in the BC Interior to receive this distinction. DermMedica’s staff receive extensive training and quality monitoring from the creators of this procedure. This certification reflects a commitment to safety and patient satisfaction.

We have been performing CoolSculpting since 2011, making DermMedica the most experienced clinic in the Okanagan area for this body shaping procedure.

CoolSculpting Treatments in Kelowna, BC

Are you a man or woman who is sick and tired of hating how you feel when you get dressed in the morning? Is your body image negatively impacting how you interact with others in your life? Have you almost given up hope about feeling good in your own skin? If so, don’t give up, we can help with one of the top body shaping treatments available today.

3 Reasons to Choose DermMedica as your Provider in Kelowna

  1. We were the first clinic to perform CoolSculpting in Kelowna, way back in 2011! Come and check out our brand new clinic which opened in 2020!
  2. No commissions. No pressure. Our providers do not receive a commission/kick back on each procedure they sell/perform. This is a big deal. The treatment plan we create for you will not be influenced by someone trying to sell you more than you need.
  3. Ask us about our Cool-Results Promise™. We guarantee results. The first and only in Kelowna.
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Treatment Spotlight:

CoolSculpting in Kelowna. It’s More Than a Treatment, It’s a Transformation.

DermMedica was the first clinic in Kelowna to offer the CoolSculpting technology back in 2011. We are experienced and knowledgeable in delivering this procedure. It is important to have an experienced clinic performing this fat reduction treatment. Dr. Crippen at DermMedica is certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery in cosmetic laser procedures and DermMedica is a CoolSculpting certified practice. Not all clinics attain this important distinction.

PROCEDURE TIME: 30+ minutes depending on area treated
RECOVERY TIME: No downtime
LASTS: Permanent
TECHNIQUE: Applicators attach to area of concern to freeze fat
RESULTS: 2-3 months
PAIN LEVEL: Minimal. Pulling sensation at onset of treatment, cool and numb during treatment
ANESTHESIA: None required

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Services & Treatments Offered

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“Fantastic Job!”

"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for awhile now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. Staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – Harold Elliot

“Surprised How Easy It Was!”

"I had excellent results with a Coolsculpting operation at this clinic. Dr. Crippen took me through everything I wanted to know before we started, and I was still surprised at how easy it was. It took a little longer than I would have liked for the results to kick in, but I didn’t change anything and I lost weight." – Ami Hamann

“Highly Recommend”

"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for a while now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring, and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. The staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – LK

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Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery

Meet Dr. Craig Crippen
MD CCFP FCFP

Born and raised in Ottawa Ontario, Dr. Crippen has attended three Canadian universities and obtained four educational titles including his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Since graduating in 2001, Dr. Crippen has continued to expand his knowledge, focusing his practice in the fields of Medical Dermatology, Vein, Laser & Cosmetic Medicine.

After receiving his M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, Dr. Crippen then completed his specialty training in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba over the next two years. He has worked extensively in public and private medicine since 2003, but in response to rising demand, Dr. Crippen has devoted his practice exclusively to both medical & cosmetic skin care procedures/treatments at his clinic.