WHAT IS RADIOFREQUENCY – RF?
Radiofrequency (RF) energy is a new non-surgical tightening of the skin. RF skin tightening is used to treat sagging /aging skin and treats skin laxity and best suited to patients with mild to moderate sagging skin. It is can be used to treat :
- under the eyes
It can also be used amongst ultrasound cavitation to assist in further fat breakdown and to tighten the skin.
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR ULTRASOUND AND RF?
People with cardiac and vascular diseases, pacemaker carriers and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid undergoing the procedure. It is a fairly safe treatment for anybody else.
IS IT SAFE?
Yes, it is a non-invasive procedure (this means no cutting, leaves no scars or the need for any post-operative course) and no downtime should be experienced after the treatment.
WHICH AREAS CAN EFFECTIVELY BE TREATED?
- Abdomen and buttocks
These are the most appropriate but there is no real limitation as to areas of the body.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS :
Ultrasound Cavitation: 6 – 10 treatments spaced one week apart
Skin Tightening: 6 – 10 treatments spaced one week apart