HOW DOES BODY CONTOURING WORK?
During a Body Contouring treatment, precisely controlled radiofrequency energy is used to heat the deeper layers of the skin. This heat causes fat cells to shrink and contract the skin tissue, stimulating new collagen production in the process.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR A BODY CONTOURING TREATMENT?
Body Contouring is recommended for any patient between the ages of 19 and 70+ who desires cosmetic improvement, particularly those areas that show the signs of an aging, unhealthy lifestyle, and have not responded to other treatment options. Body Contouring treatment offers cosmetic improvement without surgery.
WHAT DOES A BODY CONTOURING TREATMENT FEEL LIKE?
As the Body Contouring device is guided over the area to be treated, you will feel a deep heating sensation. Radiofrequency energy is delivered to the deeper layers of the skin. The underside of the applicator provides cooling to the skin’s surface, keeping you more comfortable during the treatment.
HOW LONG ARE BODY CONTOURING TREATMENTS?
The RF Body Contouring platform was designed to deliver energy in a short treatment of under an hour for greater patient convenience and comfort. Generally, a series of two or three treatments will be required to achieve the desired result. The number of treatments will depend on your existing cosmetic concerns and the goals you want to achieve.
IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME WITH BODY CONTOURING?
There is no downtime with this procedure. There may be temporary pinkness or redness in the skin for about 20-30 minutes that quickly subsides. Since there is no downtime or special care required once you leave the office, you can carry on with the rest of your day’s activities immediately following treatment.
IS BODY CONTOURING SAFE?
Yes, Our RF- Body Contouring is an FDA-cleared device for skin tightening. There are controls built into the device to ensure that it does not overheat the skin.
WHAT KIND OF RESULTS CAN I EXPECT WITH BODY CONTOURING?
You may start to see somebody contouring and skin tightening results directly after just 1 to 2 Body Contouring treatments, but in most cases, your optimal result will be achieved after the third or fourth treatment. Treatments will be spaced out over 1 to 2-week intervals.
CAN I ACHIEVE THE SAME RESULTS WITH BODY CONTOURING AS WITH LIPOSUCTION?
Body Contouring is not a replacement for weight loss and results will not be as dramatic as with liposuction. It is better used for smaller areas of localized fat that have not responded well to diet or exercise and for areas where non-surgical skin tightening is requested.
WHAT AREAS OF THE BODY CAN BE TREATED WITH RF BODY CONTOURING?
Due to the unique design of RF Body Contouring the neck, face, body, arms legs and back fat are all treated successfully.
HOW LONG DO RESULTS LAST?
RF Body Contouring is a relatively new device, but current studies show that those who have had treatment over 2 years ago have maintained their results. Typically, once fat cells have been destroyed, they do not come back. To ensure best results maintaining a healthy lifestyle is always recommended.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT BODY CONTOURING?
It is important that you are very well hydrated before, during, and after your treatment to achieve maximum results. It is also recommended that you partake is some sort of light exercise, such as walking, for 30-40 minutes following body treatments in order to maximize results. As well as maintaining healthy habits such as eating right and exercising.