Body Contouring - Treatment Protocol

People who are NOT candidates for this procedure

  • History of seizures
  • Pacemaker or Defibrillator
  • Metal and synthetic or silicone fillers
  • Abdominal mesh
  • Pregnancy
  • 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

Pre-Treatment Instructions

  • 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

Post-Treatment Instructions

  • 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, retinols on treated areas for 2 weeks
  • Do not scratch, rub or pick at skin

Additional Comments

  • This treatment works best with a healthy nutritional and exercise plan.
  • 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 a common response and resolve after a few days up to 2 weeks

Treatment Spacing

  • 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