My bruises are uneven from the coolsculpting application. One side is about an inch from my belly button while the bruise on the other side is about 3 inches from my belly button. Will I have uneven results?
CoolSculpting Was Applied Unevenly. Will I Have Uneven Results?
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Even Results With Two CoolSculpting Applicators
Results from CoolSculpting will not be complete until three months at a minimum. If additional treatments are necessary you may choose to find a provider with a high volume of CoolSculpting treatments. In additional to having more experience in assessing the patient and delivering the treatment, these medical practices may be able to offer special pricing that is not available to all practices. As the top CoolSculpting provider and the only Premier Crystal Practice in our region, we offer one free CoolSculpting treatment with each treatment purchased.
the effect of the coolsculpting reaches farther than the bruised areas so you may still derive an equal result. Sometimes doctors see an asymmetry pre-treatment and purposely place the applicators differently to achieve more symmetry.
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CoolSculpting and bruising
Although I appreciate your concern, it is very unlikely that you will have uneven CoolSculpting results if adequate suction was used and the applicator was placed properly with respect to your anatomy. It is normal not to bruise exactly the same on each side because no person is exactly symmetrical and sometimes bruises can tract differently along different tissues in the same person.
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This is completely fine. You should not be uneven with your end results.
Dr. Grant Stevens Marina Plastic Surgery Associates Marina del Rey, CA The Institute
CoolSculpting Bruises, Not always what they seem
Hi, it is not uncommon for one treatment area to bruise differently on one side of the body than the other, even when the applications were in the exact same spot. Just as no two bodies are alike, no two sides of any person are alike. We all have asymmetry and we may heal (and bruise) in different ways on either side of the body. The important thing is that the treatment is applied in the same location on both sides. Even some variation in placement should not pose significant differences in your results. As always, if you are still concerned I suggest you consult with your doctor.
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