RF Body Contouring
How does radio-frequency skin tightening body contouring improve the appearance of cellulite?
This skin tightening treatment combines gentle light and radio-frequency energies (ELOS™) to manipulate the superficial fat tissue layer that contributes to cellulite. The heat from the light and RF energies increases metabolism of this fatty layer and shrinks the size of fat cells.
Is this treatment safe?
RF skin tightening treatments are very safe for all skin colors and can be performed even on tanned skin. There are no long-term health hazards from light.
What kind of results can I expect from an RF skin tightening treatment?
You can anticipate gradual improvement of cellulite in treated areas. Firmer and tighter skin surface is also reported. Most patients notice re-contouring of areas such as saddlebags and love handles, which are measurable by a reduction in circumference or girth. Added benefits of treatment include improved circulation and relief from muscle aches in the treated areas.
How frequently do I need treatments?
The initial treatment series consists of 4 treatment sessions; treatments are performed once a week for a month. Some patients see the improvements in as soon as 1-2 sessions. Maintenance treatments are typically done once every three months after the initial series in order to keep up the results achieved. Each treatment session is between 45-60 minutes long but this time varies depending on your size and how many treatment sites are indicated.
Does the treatment hurt?
This RF skin tightening, body contouring treatment may feel like a warm deep tissue massage for some patients, while it can feel uncomfortable or “pinchy” for others. The treatment settings are tailored to each patient according to individual sensitivity and gradually increased as tolerated.
What happens after each treatment?
The treated area may appear flushed or pink from the heat for a short while, and may feel warm for several hours after treatment. You can resume normal activities immediately.
Who should get RF skin tightening, body contouring treatment for cellulite?
RF skin tightening, body contouring treatments are for anyone who wants improvement of the appearance of cellulite or loose skin in their thighs, hips, buttocks, abdomen, or upper arms. Contouring of unwanted bulges and disproportionate fatty areas is also a benefit of these treatments. The effects of body contouring and reduction of girth for some patients may be enhanced by compliance to healthy lifestyle.