Radio Frequency is a term for ‘Energy’ in the form of a stream of photons of light that are moving at the speed of light.
The Radio Frequency technology when applied to the skin therapeutically, delivers very controlled deep heating at the desired tissue depth to tighten the supporting structures on your face and body. RF technology comfortably penetrates the tissues deep down into the dermal layers where collagen fibers exist. When the collagen fibers are heated to the proper temperature, the fibers, and connective tissues contract and multiply, which firms and tightens and improves your body shape and the appearance of your skin.The radio frequency face lift has been approved by the FDA as a non-surgical treatment for wrinkles and facial skin imperfections. This treatment requires no downtime.
Best of all, results are immediately noticeable and they become even more, so in the weeks following the treatment as the build-up of collagen affects further skin contraction.
RF is an alternative for patients who are not ready for more invasive treatments such as Botox and surgery. RF creates the look of a brow lift, tightening of the forehead tightening of skin under eyes, diminishing large pores, lifting laugh lines, jowls and sagging around the jawline, as well as wrinkling along the neck and decollete. RF improves skin laxity, renewing facial contours by accelerating collagen and elastin renewal.
Three days before beginning treatments clients are advised to drink at least 2 liters of water per day. This is so that the Ultrasound and Radio Frequency waves can target water molecules under the skin’s surface and so the more that are available the more successful the treatment will be. It is also advisable to do the same for 3 days after the treatment.
The treatment is fairly relaxing and pain-free. First, an in-depth consultation will take place during which a treatment plan will be discussed and tailored to your own specific needs. We will record your measurements required and ask you to sit or lie down depending on what area is to be treated.
The vacuum handpiece is then used to increase
blood circulation through the area and facilitate lymphatic drainage. Your measurements will be retaken and results recorded. Using Ultrasonic cavitation combined with radio frequency and vacuuming reduces fat cells, rejuvenates and tightens any loose skin.
The abdomen, thighs, flanks [saddlebags], hips [love handles] and buttocks are the most commonly treated areas.
Treatments can range from 15 to 45 minutes depending on the body area treated.
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