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Why is pain medication administered before the thermage procedure? My plans are to have thermage for abdomen and buttocks cellulite. I read some reviews on the internet and discovered that prior to this procedure pain medication is administered. Is it pai

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Dr. Leonard Grossman
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Get another opinion

Don't rush into procedures like thermage.
Results have been very disappointing. Have another doctor evaluate your condition. Good luck from nyc.

In brief: Get another opinion

Don't rush into procedures like thermage.
Results have been very disappointing. Have another doctor evaluate your condition. Good luck from nyc.
Dr. Leonard Grossman
Dr. Leonard Grossman
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

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The thermage procedure entails the application of energy (heat) to the skin along with a cooling spray to promote tightening.
Some patients report minor discomfort during the procedure, due to the application of heat. The procedure can take up to 2 hours and your nurse/doctor will monitor how you are tolerating the treatment and adjust the heat for optimum results and comfort. Some health care providers are prescribing a light sedative or pain medication prior to procedure to help patients tolerate it, although many patients report that the pain medication is not necessary.

In brief: The

The thermage procedure entails the application of energy (heat) to the skin along with a cooling spray to promote tightening.
Some patients report minor discomfort during the procedure, due to the application of heat. The procedure can take up to 2 hours and your nurse/doctor will monitor how you are tolerating the treatment and adjust the heat for optimum results and comfort. Some health care providers are prescribing a light sedative or pain medication prior to procedure to help patients tolerate it, although many patients report that the pain medication is not necessary.
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