Studies have shown an average fat reduction of between 15 and 28 percent at around 4 months after initial treatment.
What side effects are to be expected immediately after cryolipolysis?
Temporary side effects for the areas that are treated may include:
- Pain or aches
- Stinging or tingling of the skin
- Skin discoloration or bruising
- Skin sensitivity or numbness
- Side effects may persist for a few days to a few weeks after treatment. Your doctor may recommend that you take an analgesic medication to relieve pain or other discomfort.
How many cryolipolysis treatment sessions are typically needed?
You may have only one problematic area that may require only one treatment session. You may have more than one problem area that may require treatment or may need more than one treatment in a specific area to achieve your desired goal. You will work with your doctor to design a plan – and the number of treatment sessions – that will best meet your desired goals.