Radiofrequency Fat Reduction
Radio frequency Fat Reduction & Skin Tightening
What is radio frequency fat reduction?
Radio frequency fat reduction treatments use controlled heat delivered by radiofrequency devices to destroy fat cells. Using a combination of Bipolar and Unipolar radiofrequencies, the device used in the procedure delivers an electrical current to the site of unwanted fat. These frequencies deliver heat at a therapeutic range, destroying unwanted fat cells and tightening skin around the area. Generally, patients use this treatment to both reduce unwanted fat and tighten skin around the targeted area.
What can patient expect from radio frequency fat reduction?
Unlike cryolipolysis, radiofrequency can be used on any large or small area of the body to reduce unwanted fat. It has no downtown and a minimal side-effect of redness, which can be reduced with cooling gels and hydrating mists applied to the area after treatment. Radio frequency fat reduction treatments work best on patients with specific spot-reduction goals, although they can be used on larger areas for more body contouring. Most patients seek radio frequency fat reduction for its skin-tightening effects.
How much does radio frequency treatments for fat reduction cost?
While radio frequency treatments can be expensive at approximately 2000 dollars per treatment, these treatments do offer more versatility than other fat reduction methods. They can be used over large areas or focused on specific problem areas to significantly reduce unwanted fat.
What is radio frequency for skin tightening?
RF or radiofrequency skin tightening also called tissue tightening or addressing skin laxity is the latest advancement in non-invasive skin tightening. Utilizing devices which host RF or radiofrequency alone or in combination with 1450 nm diode laser. Through targeted energy onto the skin the process of collagen remodeling takes place and causes a controlled wound healing process and promotes desired tissue tightening.
What results should be expected from RF skin tightening?
Clients and patients should be properly informed and have realistic expectations when determining to undergo RF skin tightening procedures. It is considered a non-invasive procedure and immediate dramatic results should not be expected. Results can take time but a noticeable difference could be experienced after one session but these results can be short lived. A series of treatments over 3-6 months is suggested and will provide improved results.
What are some RF radio frequency devices available?
Some of the different devices on the market offer RF technology alone or combine RF with different light sources. For example, some devices which can provide skin tightening RF combine with 1450 nm diode laser and are great for inflammatory acne, skin tightening, skin rejuvenation, acne scars and more. The Afit system by Hironic provides the combination of 1450 nm laser and RF with an additional attachment for standalone bipolar RF energy. Another option is combining RF with IPL, MedLaser USAs MedPulse IPL, which is E-Light technology offers the ability to produce bipolar RF alone and combine it with IPL energy for skin tightening, skin rejuvenation, hair removal, and more.