Took the Plunge--athletic 39 Y.o Guy - New York, NY
- NYC guy
- updated 1 year ago
39 male with very good diet (nothing processed)...
- 6 Feb 2012
39 male with very good diet (nothing processed) and exercise regimen (weights, running, interval training, and pretty much have no body fat except i can pinch an inch or 2 on my lower back/love handles. so after realizing diet and exercise werent getting rid of this, i finally decided to do go for Zeltiq 1 week ago.
I did only one side/love handle because (1) i wanted to do this as an experiment to see if it would work and (2) didnt want to waste 1500 doing both sides if it doesnt work.
so, during the first week after the procedure, i noticed the following: the treated area was extremely red and sensitive for about 2-3 days after, which has gone away after 1 week. I'm still pretty swollen and bloated in the treated area, but I'm told that is normal. There is so far no difference at all compared to my other side (not treated) but I also understand it might take a few weeks.
I'll post an update here in about a week, but if any one else has any feedback or similar situation, let me know. thanks.
So, at the 2 week mark post-Zeltiq treatment. All...
- 12 Feb 2012
5 week mark--update: 1. visually--the treated...
- 4 Mar 2012
1. visually--the treated area looks exactly the same as the untreated area. i do not see any change. huge bummer.
2. feeling--the treated love handle still feels periodically tight, bloated, swollen. all of this varies from day to day. i'm hoping this means something is going on where my body is trying to eliminate the fat, but who knows.
So, today is exactly 2 months (8 weeks) since the...
- 24 Mar 2012
3 months post-procedure, no benefit at all. guess...
- 29 Apr 2012
i never actually saw a doctor, only the person who administered the treatment. she was nice. i have not, however, received any followup from them, which is odd. you'd think they'd want to know what's going on.