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Body Contouring and Cellulite Treatment - BodyFX
BodyFX body contouring and cellulite treatment helps manage areas of unwanted, diet and exercise-resistant fat. These areas are a common concern for many cosmetic surgery patients. It could come in the form of a post-baby “pooch” after pregnancy, areas of fat around the upper legs that won’t budge, excess fat along the hips and back, or even irregularities after body liposuction. No matter what, spot removal of fat can be tough to get rid of forever.
Liposuction has been one of the most popular and top performed cosmetic procedures for many years. This procedure safely, effectively, and permanently reduces fat and refines the body contour and reduces cellulite appearance. BodyFX cellulite removal tool also can smooth out the unevenness post body liposuction procedure to give a more finished look.
In recent years, nonsurgical or minimally invasive alternatives to liposuction have been becoming more popular. BodyFX non-invasive body contouring treatments don’t need an incision or anesthesia and often come with shorter recovery time.
What is BodyFX for body contouring and cellulite removal?
BodyFX is a new, long-lasting, non-invasive solution to reduce the unsightly appearance of cellulite. Treatment will reshape your body to provide a non-surgical alternative to liposuction. This perfect solution will to get rid of your mummy tummy or muffin top and improve your general body contour.
How does BodyFX work?
BodyFX uses a combination of different clinically proven modalities including radio-frequency energy, deep tissue heating and suction coupled negative pressure. The radio-frequency energy distributes heat to the skin and underlying fat, causing the tissues to heat and contract. The vacuum and controlled energy pulses then work synergistically to provide beautiful body shaping results. Results are typically, in vivo a 40% fat cell reduction. Areas which typically achieve the greatest results include, the legs, abdomen, back fat, underarm.
“I lost inches in my thighs and my body looks and feels tighter. I would recommend this treatment to
anyone who wants to get rid of that little extra fat they are carrying.”
How safe is BodyFX in removing cellulite?
A series of RF energy is delivered by a succession of pulses at 1 million cycles per second. While this may sound intense, it is very safe. To maximize comfort, the body’s temperature will be constantly monitored, with ongoing accurate feedback of the skin’s temperature. This thermal monitoring provides the utmost in temperature control.
Does it hurt?
Most users find BodyFX comfortable. During treatment, you can expect a warming of your skin and gentle pulling sensation as the radio-frequency and vacuum work to smooth out unwanted stubborn pockets of fat.
How many body contouring sessions are required?
It is recommended that weekly sessions are performed over an eight week period. Gradual improvements in the treatment area can be seen following the first few treatments – with the skin’s surface feeling smoother and softer immediately. A “normal” treatment area is the size of two hands where it takes ten to twenty minutes of treatment per focus area. If the patient has multiple areas where body contouring is wanted, multiple treatment areas can be focused on in one visit.
What kind of post-procedure care is required?
There is absolutely no downtime for BodyFX. It can be a lunchtime procedure. Patients will notice redness and warmth in the treated area which will subside after a few hours. This warmth is equivalent to the sensation felt after a deep tissue massage and will not prevent anyone from their regular activities
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Lee Ann Klausner, MD is an expert at BodyFX. Please contact our office with any questions regarding your medical needs or to make an immediate appointment.
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