Can Zeltiq Be Used over Abdominal Scars?

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CoolSculpting over Scar

While CoolSculpting can be done over scars, it would really depend on various factors. It is best to obtain a consultation so that you may be evaluated in person to determine if you are a candidate for the treatment or if there are better alternatives to address your concerns.

San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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Zeltiq CoolSculpting can be used over scars

Coolsculpting by Zeltiq can be used to treat areas that have scars provided there are no hernias or compications with the scar.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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Coolsculpting over scars

Scars are a relative contraindication for Coolsculpting. This means that the physician should evaluate the scar in terms of age, size, depth, and contiguity with other structures before making a decision.

Steven Hacker, MD
West Palm Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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Can CoolSculpting be done over an abdominal scar.

It's a difficult question to answer with a simple yes or no since it would depend upon many factors. These would include but not limited to the location, size, maturity of the scar etc. A picture might be helpful in advising you on this matter.

Ted Brezel, MD
Long Island Dermatologic Surgeon
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