Be prepare for two weeks of burning and needle pain. - Glendale, CA
- updated 1 year ago
I guess it"s too early to give it a "worth it"...
- 26 Jun 2012
I guess it"s too early to give it a "worth it" review now since I it"s only been 5 days after the treatment, even if I didnt pay anything for this. Here"s my story:
I"ve researched for zerona, coolsculpting and smartlipo for quite a while and consulted several doctors before I made the decision to do the coolsculpting. The med-spa I went for hair removal also has the coolsculpting machine, and one day they told me they are gonna have a drawing which offers the winner a free coolsculpting treatment (a $1200 value) or any dermal filler. To be honest, I never believe in such promotion because I never be the lucky one winning anything in my whole life. Nevertheless I still attended the event because I was seriously thinking about doing the treatment at that time. I have my wedding upcoming in September so I have to look better at that time.
I won the drawing that day and they gave me the treatment right after the event. Even though it was the third day of my menstral period I jumped on the bed without any hesitatation. I was too excited about the fact that I won the biggest prize during the whole treatment.
They put the largest applicator on my lower ab since that's the most expensive one. Same feeling as other reviewers said on this website. It's intense when the applicator suck all the fat in, but I didn't feel pain until 4 to 8 minutes. It feels like electricity or cold water is penetrating the fat which was sucked into the applicator. Totally numbed after 8 minutes and felt no discomfort the remaining 52 minutes.
After the treatment I drove home like nothing happened to me, except my abb was totally numb and it last for the first two days. Since the 3rd day, the numb started to fade away and my skin on the lower abb began to feel tinggling and bee-sting like hurts. It's totally unpredictable and the sting like feeling is getting more intense as of today. I even woke up last night because of the "hurt". I dont really want to call it hurt or pain because all the feeling is just annoying, it doesn't bother me from doing anything I normally do, except for wearing tight jeans and putting my cat on my belly. One good thing is I am preparing for my exam next month, the annoying pins are preventing me from falling asleep during my study.
I don't think there's any swelling happened, or maybe it's too subtle for me to observe. Right after the treatment, there was no red, no scar, looked like exactly the same as my abb before the treatment. In addition, it's not like cramps pain at all. I have severe cramps pain since my first menstral period all these years, I sometime want to cutoff my whole waist when the pain comes. If my menstral cramps would be the same as the pins or stings I am having now, it would be really really great.
The stuff from the med-spa is really helpfully. Since most of them tried the coolsculpting their own so they really explained what you need to expect after the treatment precisely. Therefore, everything happened to me is in progress and nothing has surprised me yet. But I hope the result will do in the next few weeks.
I will wait for the result and keep everybody updated periodically. If it turns out no effect at all, I will not review it "worth it" even if I got the treatment for free.
Too early to say "no pain" in the day 5. Even...
- 5 Jul 2012
And the tip for the pain is "use ice pack". It's so interesting that once you put the ice pack on the abs the pain just gone right away. Fascinating. Well, i'm not a doctor so what do i know...
Yesterday was day 13 and I still could feel some burning and itchy in my lower abs. However, all those feelings just suddenly disappeared as of today! Exactly like what others posted online. No ice pack is needed anymore, yaks!!
I'm taking pictures every 3 or 4 days, no difference as of today. Will post all pictures up when I reach the 4 - week mark, which is the earliest day to see result. See you all.