Radio Frequency Body Contouring (also known as skin tightening) is becoming very popular because it helps remove fat, tighten the skin and improve tone, without any pain or downtime at all! It’s a pretty versatile treatment since it can help reduce flabby skin, contour and tighten a post pregnancy tummy, reduce saddle bags and even lift and tighten your bum. How does Radio Frequency Body Contouring work? (RF) Radio Frequency Body Contouring heats the skin to over 104 degrees which safely and comfortably minimizes the appearance of cellulite dimpling and fatty bulges, while simultaneously tightening the skin and improving the contours of the target area(s). At the deepest level, the RF alters the network of connective tissues that hold the fat cells in place, pulling them closer together so that the cellulite does not bulge out and create the well-known rippling we associate with cellulite. RF also targets the fat cells themselves, causing them to shrink in size, which has the effect of slimming down the target area. Finally, RF energizes the body’s own natural responses by stimulating the lymphatic system to aid in the drainage of unwanted toxins and encouraging the body’s natural production of collagen and elastin to reduce skin laxity, strengthen the skin, and improve the physique of the target area. The final result of this powerful deep heating is a slimmer, more toned physique. When can I expect to see results? Most people will be able to notice an immediate result in the tightness of their skin, but results continue to emerge in the days following the treatment too. Skin is remarkably smoother and muscle tone is more visible too. Normally, multiple sessions are required, generally 1 per week until you’ve had about 10 treatments in total, this depends on the results you want. Are there any side effects? Normally there are no side effects from the treatment, but some people might find the treatment area is a little red post treatment but this usually resolves after 30 mins post treatment. Areas often treated: tummy, hips, thighs, arms, knees, inner thighs, stretch marks.
Injectables and Fillers
Botox and Dysport
Botox® and Dysport® are injectables designed to smooth lines around the central brow (11’s), eyes (crows feet) and forehead look softer and less noticeable. Both Botox® and Dysport® are quick and minimally invasive. We utilize a very fine needle to administer several small injections into the muscles that cause the lines. Any discomfort is minimal and brief. You can resume normal activity immediately. Results are obvious within 2-7 days and last on average 3-4 months.
Years of exposure to sunlight, aging, disease, or injury can damage the supporting soft tissue of the outer layer of the skin. The result is a loss of youthful of volume and facial contours. Increasing this lost volume with dermal filler agents such as Restylane® family of fillers can help renew, giving the appearance of facial lift. These dermal filler products are FDA-approved and have demonstrated their safety and effectiveness.
These treatments are used to add lift, treat deep wrinkles or fine lines, and to achieve a fuller face. When injected into the lip it can give a more natural and sensuous look. Results can possibly last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years, depending on the product used and area treated.