Preparing for Coolsculpting

Before your coolsculpting

Two weeks before treatment

  • Review your medications and herbal and dietary supplements with your physician.
    • The following may increase the risk of post-operative bleeding: aspirin, ibuprofen, glucosamine chondroitin, flax seed, vitamin E, fish oil, Echinacea, Gingko biloba, CoQ10, green tea, chia seeds, primrose oil, and garlic.

One day before treatment

  • Stay hydrated
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Get a good night’s sleep before your procedure

Day of treatment

  • Arrive ten minutes prior to your appointment time to avoid traffic and parking issues.
  • Bring a book, reading material or activity to perform while having your procedure.

After your cool sculpting

  • Following coolsculpting you may experience some discomfort that may be treated with Ibuprofen or Tylenol. Bruising or swelling may occur and last one to two weeks.
  • A compression garment such as Spanx® may be helpful for comfort but not required.
  • There are no activity restrictions following the procedure.
  • Results with occur over two to four months.
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