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CoolSculpting®

The CoolSculpting procedure eliminates stubborn fat safely and effectively, without surgery or downtime. This fat reduction treatment is the only FDA-cleared procedure to use controlled cooling to safely target and eliminate diet- and exercise-resistant fat. CoolSculpting results are proven, noticeable, and lasting, so you'll look and feel great from every angle.

Freeze away fat? It comes down to science. Fat cells freeze at higher temperatures than surrounding tissues.  CoolSculpting technology safely delivers precisely controlled cooling to gently and effectively target the fat cells underneath the skin. The treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), and then die. Over time, your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates these dead cells, leaving a more sculpted you.

You can reshape your body!  We will develop a customized CoolSculpting treatment plan that addresses your problem areas.  Additional sessions may further enhance your results. Your individualized treatment plan will be tailored to your body, your goals, and your budget.

It’s easy to sit back, relax and say goodbye to stubborn fat. After we select the area(s) to be treated, the device is positioned on your body and controlled cooling is applied. During your procedure, you may choose to read, check email, or even take a nap.

The CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure is completely non-surgical, so you can typically return to work and normal activities immediately.

You will like what you see. In the weeks and months following your procedure, your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates these dead cells. Once the treated fat cells are gone, they're gone for good.

Are you ready to love every view of you? The sooner you set up your consultation, the sooner you'll see results in the mirror—long-term results in those areas that have resisted all efforts through diet and exercise. Contact us today to find out if the CoolSculpting fat freezing procedure is right for you.

Results and patient experience may vary.

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Dr. Venter - Medical Director of Coolsculpting at Merle Norman Cosmetics & Day Spa Signal Hill

Dr. Venter is a Family Physician and Medical Director of Coolsculpting at Merle Norman Cosmetics & Day Spa Signal Hill.

He has more than 20 years of experience in Family Medicine.

Dr. Venter completed his Medical Degree at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He received further training in Family Medicine in South Africa and the United Kingdom. He also underwent training in Anesthesia in the UK. After moving to Canada, he completed his CCFP (Family Medicine Specialist).

His passion for medicine took him to many different locations around the world. He started his working career at St. Mary’s Mission hospital in rural South Africa. This environment provided exposure to a wide variety of medicine including emergency, chronic illness, obstetrics, pediatrics and anesthetics.

Further work experience was obtained at the National Health Services in the UK.

Wanderlust led to a position as a District Medical Officer for Grenfell Regional Health in Labrador where he provided coverage for remote coastal communities. During this time Dr. Venter had the opportunity to experience many adventures and developed a love for the Canadian wild. He provided medical evacuation for many critically ill patients and gained further experience working in remote locations. He also provided medical services for remote towns on the coast.

A decision to undergo further training led him back to the United Kingdom where he completed additional training in Anesthesia, enhancing his Family Practice.

Dr. Venter returned to Canada to work in Saskatchewan where he spent 7 years in the rural community of Melfort. Here he was able to provide full spectrum medical care including medical office, emergency, in-patient, obstetric, long term care and anesthesia to the residents.

A move to Calgary in 2003 led to a career in Urgent Care Medicine. Working first as a Staff Physician at the South Calgary Urgent Care Center. He then also took on the role of Medical Director of the South Calgary Urgent Care and thereafter Medical Director of all the Urgent Care centers in the Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone. Dr. Venter was able to participate and lead the Urgent Centers, becoming an established and respected provider of urgent medical care in Calgary, Cochrane, Airdrie and Okotoks.

Dr. Venter worked in leadership roles for most of his working career. He is also involved in Occupational Medicine providing coverage for worksites in North Alberta. Dr. Venter has been trained in Coolsculpting techniques by Zeltiq and is expanding his interest in Cosmetic Medicine.

Whenever he is not working Dr. Venter loves to spend his time with his family. Traveling, photography, and skiing are also activities that he uses to occupy his time. Not to forget the saltwater reef aquariums, that if you were to enter Hygieia Clinic would grasp your attention the second you walk in.

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