Cellulaze side effects include:
Bruising: virtually all patients experience some degree of bruising. This is managed with compression and supplements like Arnica
Soreness: since the treatment is applied to the skin itself, there is a sensation of general soreness to the area that lasts a few days to weeks
Firmness: the skin has been treated to cause firming and thickening, so this sensation is a normal consequence of the treatment
There is a...
The most common things to expect during your recovery initially would be swelling, bruising, some oozing from incision sites (for the first 12-24 hours), tenderness/soreness. Bruising and tenderness should resolve over the 2-3 weeks. Swelling may persist a few weeks longer. Some patients experience patchy areas of numbness or tingling after the procedure that will resolve over time. All of these things are quite normal and expected and do go away on their own with no extra attention...
The Cellulaze cellulite laser treatment is a minimally invasive procedure which usually requires only local anesthesia. Some light bruising can occur, but you'll be able to return to normal activities within a day or two. Your physician may ask you to wear a compression garment for a short period after treatment. Following a Cellulaze cellulite laser treatment, you may experience some aches, much like after a physical workout.
Cellulaze is a FDA approved one time treatment that utilizes a 1440 nm wavelength laser to accomplish 3 things: 1) melt away fat bulging out 2) break up fibrous septae (attachments) that create the indentations and 3) help thicken the dermis (skin) to prevent future recurrence. The procedure can take between 60-90 minutes and can be completed under local or just IV sedation (depending on the length of your procedure and number of areas being treated). To see your final...
It seems the side effects or complications are doctor dependent. In that understanding appropriate patient selection, informed consenting are paramount. Seromas are by far the #1 risk, followed by black and blue (ecchymosis), continued irregularities, burns, poor results. Regards Dr. B, MIAMI
Cellulaze is a surgical treatment so you will experience some soreness afterwards and probably bruising. Some people bruise very little and some have a lot more bruising. Arnica can help. Infection is possible but very rare, I've never seen it. The skin may feel numb afterwards, but it recovers in time.