One factor that can play a part in choosing a health or beauty treatment is its cost. Because it usually requires multiple treatments, the cost of carboxytherapy can add up in the long term. Although the price varies by area, expect to pay between $100 and $150 per treatment.
For an average problem that requires 10 treatment sessions, the total cost is likely to rise above $1,000. You should also consider the cost of additional treatments once or twice a year thereafter.
The number of treatments also may vary according to the practitioner you visit. Depending on the severity of the case and the practitioner, you may be scheduled for somewhere between four and 15 treatments [source: McDonald].
Of course, for the effects of carboxytherapy to last, you have to do your part. For example, if you experience a successful round of treatment for cellulite, you might be able to keep the appearance cellulite away for years if you eat right and exercise. If you do not maintain a healthy lifestyle, though, you might notice the cellulite beginning to reappear after five or six months, resulting in the need for several more sessions of carboxytherapy. With more sessions comes more cost to you.
However, carboxytherapy can be less expensive than more invasive alternatives such as surgery. Surgery, in addition to being more expensive, can be risky and involve time away from home and work. Carboxytherapy, on the other hand, is said to have very mild side effects.
Read on to find out more about the kinds of side effects that come with treatment.