You have just received CoolSculpting for body contouring at one of our California or Washington clinics. Please read the following post care instructions.
What to Expect After Treatment
The following side effects are common immediately after treatment and usually lessen by the next day: Redness, soreness, tingling, uneven texture, lumpiness in and around treatment area. The area can also be painful to the touch.
Also common after treatment, and can last up to several weeks: Minor swelling, bruising, numbness, and soreness in and around the treatment area.
What to Avoid Immediately After Treatment
Please do not go into a steam shower, hot tub/Jacuzzi, or sauna. These can be excessive heat sources to the treated areas and should be avoided in the first 24 hours after the treatment.
How to Care for Discomfort and Soreness
- Wearing compression or fitted garments over the treated area can lessen sensitivity
- Taking Tylenol/Ibuprofen, as directed on label, can reduce soreness and/or pain
- Gently massaging the area
- Taking a warm bath
Please do not hesitate to call our office at 855.383.7546 if you have any questions or concerns about your treatments.
If you have a situation that you feel cannot wait until the next business day please call our office and follow the prompts to our after-hours message to page the 24 hr/day on-call nurse.