Pre-Post Care Protocol for Body Contouring
Body Contouring Treatment Protocols
Body contouring procedures have gone from a ‘does-this-actually-work’ to a multi-million dollar business when they became the contouring choice du jour. If you’re short on time, terrified of needles, or have stubborn fat, you could find relief with nonsurgical body-sculpting procedures. It goes without saying that you should only go to a certified professional who is familiar with the specifics and risks of the treatment you are considering.
As per our experts, the key to getting the best possible outcomes from any treatment is to follow the pre- post-treatment instructions.
In order to keep our high safety standards and get you the best results, we’ve put together some important information that you should go over before you start your treatment.
People who are NOT candidates for this procedure
- History of seizures
- Pacemaker or Defibrillator
- Metal and synthetic or silicone fillers
- Abdominal mesh
- Auto-Immune Diseases or Immunosuppression – scleroderma, Psoriasis, Skin Disorders
- Undiagnosed skin lesions
- Active tan, sunless tanning creams
- Active infection or open lesions
- Blood Thinners
- Poorly controlled diabetes or Poor skin healing history
- Avoid sun completely for 1-2 weeks prior to the treatment, no fresh sunburns
- The treatment area should be clean and dry
- Men must be freshly shaved
- Do not apply any lotions or oils
- Stay well hydrated before and after the procedure
- Stop taking anticoagulants 7-14 days prior to the treatment to avoid bruising, if medically permitted
- Avoid very hot water and direct heat exposure (tanning bed or sun) for 2 days post treatment.
- Wear SPF 30 or above, apply every hour
- Avoid scrubbing and scratching the treated area
- Moisturize the skin
- Stay well hydrated
- No peels, acids, or retinol on treated areas for 2 weeks
- Do not scratch, rub or pick at skin
- This treatment works best with a healthy nutritional and exercise plan.
- The typical response to treatment is erythema, slight edema, and tighter skin look
- Mild bruising may occur from the vacuum aspect of the procedure
- Erythema and purpura are common responses and resolve after a few days up to 2 weeks
- The number of treatment sessions is typically 6-8, performed once a week.
- Some clients may get satisfactory results after 4 sessions
- Some clients may need 2-4 additional sessions
- Very few do not respond to treatment
- Maintenance treatment recommended every 3 months or more according to individual response
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