Vasershape Burned my Skin. Is This Normal? (photo)

I had it done & while getting it done my side would hurt whenever the lady ran the tool over it.I am home now & realized that I have burns on my side. It hurts & stings without touching it. I can see imprints left from the balls. Is this normal? What should I do & what can I do to make it go away? Please let me know. Had I known that it would happen,I would have never got it done. Take note that I am 5'1 108-110lbs. I had my tummy area done to try and help get rid of my pooch.

Doctor Answers 3

Vaser Shape burns

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You should go back and see your treatment provider. It’s quite abnormal to have burns from VASER Shape treatments. As other physicians have mentioned, there is a temperature gauge and a recommended range of temperatures for treatment. I hope that helps.

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Dr. Paul Vanek

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Mentor, OH near Cleveland

Cleveland Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 34 reviews

Vaser Shape burn

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It is quite uncommon for Vaser Shape to cause skin burn as the device has a real-time temperature reading and there is a protocol to stay under recommended temperature setting. Apply ice compress and contact the center that provided VaserShape treatment.

William Ting, MD
Bay Area Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Vasershape burned my skin. Is this normal?

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It's possible to get burned, but rare. I would recommend to go back to the place and make sure you are treated for your burns. You can also seek out a center that specializes in Vasershape. Thank you for your question.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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