How does BodyFX work?
BodyFX uses a combination of different clinically proven modalities including radiofrequency 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 contouring results.
What are the advantages of BodyFx over other non-invasive modalities?
Permanent fat reduction with tissue tightening. With the benefits, BodyFx is really unique and stands alone as an excellent way to treat stubborn body fat areas with little to no pain or side effects.
What is the BodyFx treatment like?
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.
It is a walk-in and walk-out procedure with no downtime. Patients can resume their normal activities right after the treatments. The parameters that are set are individualized to treat selected areas and provide comfort for the patients. The duration of each treatment depends on the number of areas needing therapy. Generally speaking, each area can take up to 30-40 minutes but smaller areas need less time.
What do the treatments feel like?
The purpose of BodyFx is to deliver various forms of energy to the skin and fat in order to have tissue tightening and fat reduction. As such, there is more heat as well as pulses of electricity delivered. The heat delivered feels like a warm sensation on the skin. There is also vacuum suction and the resulting feeling is that of pulling on the skin. When the desired skin temperature is reached, a pulse of electrical energy is delivered and it feels like a strong tap on the skin. Each patient's tolerance varies and the parameters can be individualized for comfort.
How many treatments do I need?
Although each patient's results vary, most people need 6-8 treatments that can be done weekly. Fundamentally, the number of treatments needed depends on the needs of the patient as well as the degree of correction required. Gradual improvements in the treatment area can be seen following the first few treatments - with the skin's surface feeling smoother and softer immediately. Maintenance treatment required and consist of 1 session every 3-6 months.
What areas can be treated with BodyFx?
BodyFx is very versatile and can treat many different parts of the body to produce fat reduction and skin tightening. Many trouble zones can be treated including abdomen, arms, upper back, lower back, thighs as well as hips and waist. Generally speaking, we recommend that your most troubled areas be treated first. In this way, we can see benefits where it really counts.
What other procedures can be combined with BodyFx?
The treatments can also be combined with other procedures such as Fractora Firm, Fractora Plus, as well as other technologies. Fractora Firm and Fractora Plus are additional therapies that promote further skin contraction and enhance BodyFx results by further promoting collagen production, skin firmness and texture.
What are the side effects of the treatments?
Treatments with BodyFx are very gentle. The energies are selected to provide the best combination of comfort and effectiveness. The ultramodern BodyFx is a form of non-surgical body contouring as such there must be energy delivered to the skin.
Like all treatments that focus on fat reduction, it is important to also adhere to a healthy diet and engage in meaningful exercise.