The Radio Frequency is a therapeutic alternative effective, safe and easily applied to the cellulite and the sagging facial and body skin.
The mechanism generates heat directly to the skin acting on the sagging, adipose tissue and connective tissue. Radiofrequency produces a warming that affects the skin and the subcutaneous fatty tissue, helping to improve circulation and promoting the production of new collagen and that triggers tissue contraction. The overall result is tighter, brighter skin and a significant reduction in sags, cellulite and wrinkles.
- The heating produced by radio frequency promotes lymphatic drainage to reduce the fluids and toxins adhered to adipocytes and tissue affected by cellulite.
- The new collagen promotes to tight the tissue, reorganization of the SEPTA fibers and overlying dermal thickening.
- After controlled thermal injury and tissue retraction there is an inflammatory response and fibroblasts migration, which will further strengthen the structure of collagen, resulting in rejuvenation of the treated area.
The immediate effect is the retraction of collagen. In the long term what the treatment is meant to achieve is the gradual restructuring of deep collagen, including the formation of new fibers to replace the damaged tissues, promote homeostasis and improve the skin condition reducing the traces of time.
This process is slower and occurs in between three to six months after treatment. There is evidence that important changes in the remodeling of collagen are occurring around the sixth week after the application of radio frequency.
Radio Frequency Side effects
- Redness and swelling after session.
- Any small bruising in areas of capillary fragility (rare).
Radio Frequency Procedure
The procedure is simple. Prior to starting the session photos are taken and area marked. Subsequently gel is applied on the clean skin and the energy delivered using a treatment hand peace on the skin. Treatment time is variable depending on the area to be treated. Areas small as the face and arms are often carried out in 25 or 30 minutes, while wider as (strips) thighs or abdomen areas can extend for 45 to 60 minutes.
Once the session is finished, moisturizer gel or cream is applied on treated areas and patient can incorporate to daily activities avoiding direct sun for the next 48 hours. It is recommended to drink plenty of water after the session, since it will help the final result.
Radio Frequency Contraindications
- Active infections
- Autoimmune diseases.
- Metallic prostheses, cardiac devices, fibrilators or cardioverter carriers.
- Serious heart disease.
- Coagulation disorders.
- Neuromuscular and connective tissue diseases.
- Severe over-weighted patients are not good candidates
- Moderate to Severe lipoatrophy on the face
- Recent collagen implants