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What is Radio Frequency?



What is Radio Frequency?

Radio Frequency is FDA approved and uses energy to heat the dermis, which is the deep layer of the skin. This creates collagen and tightens loose skin.


How Many Sessions?

Typically 2-12 sessions are needed and recommended, sometimes more are needed, often times, less are needed.


Benefits of Radio Frequency

Radio Frequency effectively tightens loose skin and stimulates collagen production. If you are on a weight loss journey and you would like to avoid having excess loose skin, you will benefit from this treatment. Mother's, no matter how long it's been since you gave birth, you can tighten up that area with this treatment as well.


Who Should Not Receive Radio Frequency?

Contraindications


You will NOT be able to receive Lipo Laser if any of the following apply to you:


  • Pregnant

  • Breastfeeding

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Cancer (all forms)

  • Undergoing chemotherapy or immune therapy

  • Immunodeficiency

  • Lupus

  • High blood pressure (uncontrolled)

  • Diabetes (uncontrolled)

  • Prednisone and other steroid medications (treatment will increase inflammation)

  • Heart problems or diseases

  • Kidney damage, diseases or problems

  • Liver damage, diseases or problems

  • Hemorrhages disease, trauma or bleeding

  • Numb or insensitive to heat

  • Rosacea

  • Active implanted device such as pacemaker or defibrillator


 


If you have any of the following, you may be treated after the allowed time has passed.


  • Recent surgery (wait 6 months)

  • ​Recent scars (wait 6 months)

  • Open lesions (avoid area)

  • Skin diseases (avoid area)

  • Infection (avoid area)

  • Antibiotics (wait until course completed)

  • Inflammation (avoid area)

  • Varicose veins (avoid area)

  • Prosthesis/silicone implants (avoid area)

  • Metal implants/screws (avoid area)

  • Menstral Period (wait until after)

  • Metal contraceptive coil (avoid area)

  • Depilatory creams (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with IPL or Laser (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with Botox® (wait 3 months) or dermal fillers (wait 2 weeks)

  • Suntan (sun must be avoided the entire duration of the treatment regime)

  • Chronic inflammation (depending on severity of chronic inflammatory conditions - consider that treatment will increase inflammation and anti-inflammatory medications reduce the effectiveness of the treatment - please discuss with your doctor first)






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