While Vanquish can feel warm it should not be
painful. We’ve not had any patients complain about Vanquish being painful. It
is important that the individual performing the treatment is qualified,
credentialed and has received proper training. If you are not receiving
treatment at a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon’s office, I
would recommend doing so. While you can take ibuprofen prior to the procedure
it may not help reduce the pain. No topical medication is needed and should not be used. If you feel pain during the procedure let the tech know and they will changed the applicator so it's not uncomfortable. Often times running a fan will help decrease the significant heat that is felt and does not impede the treatment effects.
Vanquish isn't painful, but can feel hot
Vanquish isn't painful, but can feel very hot. Discuss this with the provider. There's a tuning process that is done at the onset of the procedure; make sure that the person setting you up has addressed that. The use of a fan to cool your skin is very helpful. Neither a numbing cream or ibuprofen will be likely to be helpful.
Vanquish Is SAFE And Shouldn't Have Pain
I suggest seeing an expert, this shouldn't be painful if the applicator is applied correctly. Best, Dr. Emer.
Vanquish procedures shouldn't be painful
The most I have heard from clients is that it is hot. We use a fat and that makes things comfortable. It is possible it wasn't tuned correctly. Also, if there is moisture, it needs to be dried, otherwise a burn can form.