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Zimmer Cryo 6 is a world-class cold air device that helps minimize pain by providing topical anesthetic relief. Dr. Weishar offers this option to patients who have concerns about feeling pain during their procedures. Unlike other cooling methods such as ice packs, Zimmer Cryo 6 targets the epidermis before, during, and after the procedure. By doing so, the device reduces your pain sensitivity, thus increasing your tolerance to treatment.
The Zimmer cooling device works similarly to a refrigerator compressor to deliver a steady stream of cold air to the treatment area. This form of cold therapy reduces blood flow to the area which, in turn, minimizes inflammation, swelling, and pain.
What makes Zimmer stand out from other cold therapy treatments is that it can be used during a procedure. Thanks to its thin tube and cooling adapter, Dr. Weishar can aim the stream of cold air exactly where the laser beam application is hitting the skin. The device does not interfere with the beam.
Zimmer’s Cryo 6 cooling device offers patients the following benefits:
Cryo 6 is predominantly used during laser treatments. These include but are not limited to:
In addition to laser treatments, the Zimmer cooling device can be used as a form of anesthetic prior to injections such as Botox, dermal fillers, and Kybella.
The Zimmer device works by protecting the skin which allows Dr. Weishar to increase laser energy levels while reducing the possibility of side effects. This enables her to perform treatments quicker as there will be no need to break in order to apply alternative cooling mediums. To find out more about the Zimmer cooling device or to book a consultation, call Springhouse Dermatology today!