The radio frequency is a treatment that helps in the elimination of cellulite, in the recovery of the elasticity of the body and also the face and in the redefinition of the body.
The radio frequency is a revolutionary treatment in the elimination of some aesthetic problems, being effective in the elimination of wrinkles, expression lines, localized fat, cellulite and flaccidity, being a safe method with long lasting effects.
With advancing age our skin undergoes modifications, mainly due to the action of gravity, which causes the skin or the muscles lose their tone or elasticity, leading to the appearance of flaccidity, generally in the area of the neck, cheeks and eyebrows. Already the cellulite is a problem felt by most women and appears mainly on the buttocks, thighs and hips.
RF: THERE ARE SITUATIONS IN WHICH IT IS INDICATED/BENEFITS
For a non-invasive treatment, this treatment has several advantages:
- Preventing the signs of aging, decreasing wrinkles and improving the appearance of the skin;
- Improve the quality of collagen and elastin;
- To improve the microcirculation;
- Improve the oxygenation of the skin;
- Elimination of acne, scars or stretch marks;
- Thinning of the body;
- Reduction of localized fat;
- Reduction of cellulite and sagging;
- Improve the appearance of scars.
RADIOFREQUENCY: HOW IT WORKS THE TREATMENT?
This treatment uses a system of electromagnetic waves that induce a gradual heating on the skin and its deeper layers, as well as the muscle tissues and adipose cells.
The treatments are easy to perform, does not cause pain when done correctly, can be performed on all skin types, throughout the year.
The unit of radio frequency raises the temperature of the skin and muscle twitching, as well, the collagen existing and increasing the production of more collagen and elastin fibers, giving more tone and firmness to the skin. The elevation of the temperature breaks down the membranes of fat cells, causing this to be eliminated from the body.
During the session, lying down on a couch to relax, a trained professional will apply a cream to the driver and, then, with the help of the equipment, it is triggered the current in the area to be treated, in a circular motion to avoid burns. It is expected that the skin and the subcutaneous tissue to reach a temperature between 39 and 42 degrees, and that this if you hold it for a few minutes, checking throughout the session, with a thermometer is the laser, if the temperature remains constant.
Each session takes on average 20 minutes for small areas and 60 minutes for large areas. The results can be seen in the early days soon after the first session and the result is progressive.
HOW MANY SESSIONS SHOULD CARRY OUT RADIO FREQUENCY?
It all depends on your goal, what you want to eliminate/reduce or enhance it, but basically, the number of sessions varies according to the area to be treated, the severity of the damage and the professional chosen.
For example, when you want to eliminate wrinkles, you may need a minimum of 4 to 5 sessions to be able to see results, but if you want to delete are lines of expression, 1 to 2 sessions may be enough to see results.
When the goal is to reduce fat or eliminate cellulite it is necessary a greater number of sessions to see results, usually around the 7-10 sessions, spaced 15 days between them. After the treatment session it is possible to maintain all normal daily activities without any restrictions.
The results of this treatment are progressive and long lasting, keeping for many months, the reaffirmation of the collagen remains and is evident for about 18 months, but the natural process of aging is constant, so that, to preserve the effect of the radio frequency it is recommended one to two sessions of maintenance per year.
THE RADIO FREQUENCY HAS ASSOCIATED RISKS?
The risk associated with it are the burns on the skin, occurring sometimes by the bad use of the equipment. To prevent this situation, the therapist is expected to control throughout the treatment the temperature, which should not exceed the 42, in addition, shall keep the equipment always in a circular motion.
WHEN YOU SHOULD NOT DO RF?
However, despite all of its benefits, this is a treatment that is not advised in the following cases:
- People with high blood pressure;
- Cardiovascular disease;
- Skin problems;
- Clotting problems or use of medications anticoagulants or corticosteroids;
- Respiratory diseases;
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding;
- Holders of the pacemaker;
- People with malignant tumors;
- Cancer patients to carry out treatment of chemotherapy;
- People with endocrine disorders (diabetes, Cushing’s syndrome, etc.);
- Areas with metal prostheses;
- Areas that have filler material;
- Areas with the tattoo.