Will I heal from severe swelling, welts, and indentations from Velashape? (photos)
Los Angeles, CA
6 months ago
I had very mild cellulite that I sought treatment for. I had Velashape once before and the procedure was relatively painless with some noticeable smoothing. This time, I went to a different place and the procedure was very rough with extreme suction. The machine was set to rf 60. 10mins spent on each leg. I am suffering: - Severe swelling - Welt-like raised red spots on both sides - Severe indentations on my legs. (Will this go away? Not normal) How do I heal? Take advil? Apply cortisone?
Doctor Answers (1)
One potential side effect of Velashape is burns which is particularly true if you've had sun exposure prior to your treatment. It's important to go back to your Velashape provider to be evaluated as to the cause of this reaction and to get a recommendation for the best healing treatment option(s).
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