As our bodies age, they may start to show more fat deposits despite regular diet and exercise. Our skin might sag and show more cellulite. At Orlando Dermatology in Orlando, Florida, we can use radiofrequency (RF) body contouring to reduce these signs of aging.
What Is This Treatment Good For?
This treatment can:
- Reduce loose skin to enhance your appearance
- Tighten, sculpt, and tone the skin
- Boost circulation, metabolism, and lymphatic drainage
- Smooth body contours
- Increase collagen production
- Reduce the appearance of cellulite
- Shrink fatty area
It also can treat acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, cystic acne, stretch marks, and uneven skin tone. Body contouring may be able to transform your body into what you have dreamed of.
What Is RF Body Contouring?
This is a non-invasive technique that uses heat and RF energy to shape your body by getting rid of undesirable fat cells. The technology also smooths your skin where cellulite or sagging may exist.
After the fat cells have shrunk, you will see a more desirable and contoured shape. The heat used in this skin treatment boosts collagen production, giving the skin more strength. When your skin has more collagen, it will look smoother and firmer. Sagging and wrinkles will fade.
Treatments using radiofrequency use thermal heat energy to produce stunning results. Thermal heat energy is an oscillating electrical current that produces collisions between ions and molecules, making them into heat.
RF thermal stimulation is theorized to cause a micro inflammatory process that encourages the growth of new collagen – a protein that keeps our skin smooth, firm, and supple. This process makes the skin contract, which smooths, tightens, and firms the skin surface.
By manipulating skin cooling and delivering radiofrequency energy to precise skin depths, these treatments are highly effective in reducing fat pockets. RF thermal stimulation happens regardless of skin color type, so it is a powerful treatment for patients of every ethnicity. The result? Smooth, tight, more youthful-looking skin. Also, cellulite is less obvious and fat cells shrink to enhance your natural beauty.
What Are My Options?
This non-invasive body contouring treatment suctions the skin in the treatment zone and then applies RF energy and heat to the cells. Once undesirable cells are heated to the desired temperature, Contoura delivers several energy pulses to destroy those cells. They stay in the body but are disposed of naturally.
If this treatment is done for six to eight weeks, you will see impressive, long-lasting results. You will look more toned and younger.
This treatment features a handheld device that is moved over the desired area. When the device is moved on the skin, undesirable cells are heated, causing them to shrink. Simultaneously, the heat stimulates collagen production to tighten your skin. This technique shows fast results, but the best results come after six to eight sessions.
What Should I Expect?
Before we can decide which skin treatment is best for you, we will ask you to visit us for a consultation. Our skin treatment professionals will review the areas you want to treat and discuss your long-term skincare goals. After this information has been collected, a customized treatment plan will be created with the technique that is best for your needs and goals.
Who Is a Good Candidate?
There are several prerequisites to determine the ideal candidate for this treatment. The most important factor is to have a healthy and stable weight. RF body contouring is intended to remove stubborn pockets of fat. It will not replace diet and exercise for extensive weight loss.
Patients who have a low, controlled body fat percentage usually see optimal results. These types of bodies see the removal of fat deposits the fastest. If you have a larger area of fat, this is probably best treated with liposuction first.
You also should be willing to undergo several treatments to ensure the optimal amount of fat is removed. Age and health conditions are not as influential on the ideal patient for this skin treatment. This is because it is a non-invasive treatment with few side effects.
What Is the Difference Between Radiofrequency Body Contouring and Other Treatments?
The major difference between this treatment and traditional liposuction is that this method dissolves fat cells and firms collagen in the patient’s skin. The result is a naturally contoured shape. This is also a non-invasive treatment with fewer risks and less recovery time than liposuction.
Recommendations for Best Treatment Results
Are you ready for radiofrequency body contouring to produce your ideal shape? For ideal results, please keep these tips in mind:
- Drink two liters of water before your treatment
- No alcohol for at least two days before treatment
- No caffeinated beverages three days before treatment
- Avoid eating two hours before treatment
- No hot showers immediately after treatment
- Follow a low carb, low sugar diet
Contact Orlando Dermatology to Begin Your Transformation
If you have been trying to diet and exercise your way to fat loss and want better results, we can help. Visit Orlando Dermatology in Orlando, Florida, where we have years of experience helping patients attain a beautiful, toned, shapely appearance with radiofrequency body contouring. Please contact us to schedule a consultation.