Coolsculpting Upper Arms - Beaverton, OR

I had Coolsculpting done on my arms on July 14,...

I had Coolsculpting done on my arms on July 14, 2016. The technician at The Waldorf Center didn't place the protective gel pad properly on my left arm. At 40 minutes into the procedure, the pad had sucked into the cup and my skin outside the cup began to feel like it was burning. They shut the machine off to fix the pad, but then it wouldn't turn back on. So, I had only 40 minutes done on my left arm and the full 60 on my right. She didn't apologize or even seem to care that because of her ineptitude I will likely end up with uneven arms. All she had to say was that they could redo the left arm for free if there's any asymmetry. Free? I had already paid for it and it's hardly my fault she didn't know what she was doing. Then when she took my right arm out of the cup, she barely wiped off the gel and told me to get up so she could walk me out. I know it was probably running into her lunch hour, but it was very painful and she wouldn't even give me two minutes to catch my breath before I had to go pay. She did not give me the massage that gives optimal results. I don't know if it's because she was in a hurry or if she was as ignorant about the massage as she seemed to be about placement. But it's probably a good thing I didn't get the massage so my arms might end up being closer to the same size. I don't know her name, she bother to introduce herself. But I cannot recommend this office that would let anyone this inept perform procedures. She had trouble setting up the machines, she screwed up placement of the pad, she had no knowledge of late onset pain and rudely informed me I would have no pain when I tried to ask questions, and really made me feel like I was bothering her just being there. There's too many other places around that perform this service to waste your money here for what I'm sure will be shabby results. The worst part is having to wait 8 or more weeks to see how bad it is. And then possibly having liposuction to fix it.

So as to the procedure itself.....I had read other people say they went numb after 10 minutes. I did not and it was mildly painful and uncomfortable the entire time. After the cup came off my right arm, it felt like pain just poured into my arm. Once I was outside, my boyfriend massaged it and the pain went away in about 5 minutes. I've had mild pain since then, especially at night trying to sleep. But nothing worth even taking aspirin for. Today, my right hand and arm hurts so I really hope I'm not getting that late onset pain. I'm hoping I slept on it wrong.

Here's my before picture

Day 4 and still just very mild achy feeling. Every once in a while a get a pins and needle sensation. It worries me that my arm that was treated the full time hurts worse.

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
1 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
1 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
1 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
1 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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