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Pain Associated with the Treatment (300 Shots) - Bangkok, Thailand

I had it done in BKK. They applied EMLA cream on...

I had it done in BKK. They applied EMLA cream on my Face and Neck and left it on for 90 minutes before starting the procedure. That was a mistake right there. I have a very high pain tolerance. When they started on my face, I would rate it a 3-6/10 on pain scale. But when they started to work on my chin and neck, it was 8-10/10. Yes, the EMLA cream has worn off.
Lesson Learned: The procedure should start 30 minutes after the EMLA Cream is applied.


Yes I STRONGLY Recommend EMLA cream on your face and neck.
I think you will have a better experience.
But Remember , this Procedure is NOT Pain Free.
"No Pain No Gain".

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They may have not used the new protocol released in October 2012 that greatly lessens the pain. You should ask them about that.
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Oh, sorry to hear parts of the treatment were so uncomfortable. :-/ How long has it been since you had the treatment done? I'd love to hear if you are seeing any results.

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I had the procedure done on February 19. It has been almost 2 weeks. I Love the Results. I would definitely do it again. It is amazing. One word of advice: If the MD turns down the Intensity to comfort you, you may not receive the maximum effects of your treatment.
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Yeah, that makes sense about not seeing the full results if the intensity is turned down, but geesh, but a tough thing to choose between especially if a person has a low pain tolerance.

Please keep us updated on what changes you see as time goes on - hopefully nothing but great things to come! :)

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