Which would you recommend; Z-Wave or manual massage after CoolSculpting?
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Z Wave Post Coolsculpting
Immediately after Coolsculpting treatment, massage is very important. It helps break down the fat cells and improves your results by 60 percent.
Coolsculpting is an excellent form of non-invasive fat reduction for the right patient. Some applicators take 1 or 2 hours but the new advantage applicators take only 35 minutes and have significantly less risk for delayed onset pain (especially in the abdomen). Results are seen at 2 months and typically 1-3 treatments will be necessary on each area to achieve ideal results. The number of treatments depends on the amount of fat there and the patient's goals. There is not downtime and the results can be impressive in the right patient. We also use the Zimmer Z-wave for improved patient comfort and added results. The best candidates are those who are in pretty good shape with areas of stubborn fat that won't go away no matter what.
Sheila Nazarian, MD, MMM
Beverly Hills, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Manual massage is fine for best results
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
best of luck!
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Z-Wave vs. CoolSculpting
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