FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How does it work?
A : Our machine uses a combination of technologies to contour your body and reduce the appearance of cellulite. Vacuum technology manipulates your skin while infrared light and bi-polar radio frequency energies gently heat fat cells and surrounding tissue.
Q: How quickly will I notice a change after the procedure?
A : You will begin to notice gradual improvement of the treated area right away as your skin’s surface starts to feel smoother and firmer. Over time you will also notice a smaller circumference throughout the treated area as well as a reduction in the appearance of cellulite, and best results will be seen at about 10 weeks.
Q : How long do the results last? Are follow-up treatments needed?
A : No treatment, even surgical is permanent thanks to the ageing process, lifestyle and gravity! Results can be maintained with just 1 top up treatment every 3-6 months. Like all techniques, invasive or non-invasive, results will last longer if you follow a balanced diet and exercise regimen.
Q : How many treatments will I need?
A : Typically it takes 3-6 treatments, 2 weeks apart to achieve the best results. . We will help determine the best treatment plan for you.
Q : Can anyone have this treatment?
A : If you are undergoing treatment for any major illnesses or conditions, it is wise to consult your doctor prior to treatment. People with conditions such as cancer, liver or kidney disease, circulation disorders or some skin conditions are not suitable candidates. If you are pregnant or nursing it is advised against treatment. Again, if you have had recent surgery, you will need to wait until you have been given the all clear by your doctor. Metal implants in the treatment area or a pacemaker would also mean you couldn't be treated.
Q : Is the treatment safe?
A : Treatment is safe and effective for all skin types and colours. There are no reported short-term or long-term side effects.
Q: Is it painful?
A : Most patients do not experience much discomfort and describe the treatment as feeling like a warm deep-tissue massage. The treatment parameters are easily adjusted to ensure a comfortable treatment experience. It is normal to experience a warm sensation for a few hours after your treatment. Some patients report a pinkish appearance at the treatment area that may last a few hours post treatment, and skin may appear pink for several hours.
Q : Is this suitable for men and women?
A : Yes, treatments are suitable for both men and women.