Common Questions and Patient Answers

Is skin tightening laser treatment painful?

With CPT technology, the treatment includes vibration and cooling bursts that offer patients more comfort.   Patients feel heating and cooling sensations throughout treatment.  Ask your doctor if the latest technology is available at their clinic. "I felt warm and cold sensations. The cold definitely made my session more comfortable, but the heat wasn't overpowering, just very warm."

What are the post treatment instructions?

"I experienced mild redness after my treatment, but I was able to go about my day with out any pain or restrictions."

About how long is the Thermage treatment session?

"I had treatment on my face and it took 40 mins.  I plan on having treatment on my stomach and my doctor said it would take about an hr and a half. I am very happy with the results on my face. I noticed them the day after, and two months later it seems to have improved even more.  My skin looks even tighter and better today. "

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