With society’s increasing demands for having a slimmer body, new developments in the field of weight loss is continuously being developed. I-Lipo is just one of the new answers created to answer this growing demand. It is a treatment designed to provide a convenient, fast, non-invasive and safe alternative to liposuction surgery.
In contrast to liposuction surgery, I-Lipo does not use a cannula during treatment. Instead, it uses laser technology to promote fat loss and eliminates fats through the body’s natural elimination system.
How does i-Lipo works?
The doctor applies treatment pads to the target area. The procedure makes use of a low-level laser beam at 650nm to create a chemical signal that can alter your cell’s chemistry and release an enzyme called lipase. Lipase will break down triglycerides to free fatty acids and glycerol in the fat cells. In turn, the fatty acids and the glycerol are released through fat cell membrane channels. These compounds are then transported to different body tissues and are used to create energy.
How many sessions do I need to have?
8 session treatments is recommended to achieve the best results. A typical program consists of 2 treatments per week for a period of 4 weeks to achieve the 8 session treatment. However, treatment schedule will still depend on the number of areas you want to treat as well as the amount of fat you want removed.
Is there anything I should do after treatment?
Yes, you need to submit yourself to a post treatment physical exercise to ensure that your body will make use of the released fatty acids and use up the energy. A 30-45 minutes of exercise daily is recommended for you to be able to achieve the best results.
What are the benefits of i-Lipo?
Benefits of i-Lipo include:
- It puts the body in lesser stress compared to surgical liposuction.
- The procedure provides a 100% natural response of the body and does not create any unnatural reaction.
- No damage in skin, blood cells or peripheral nerves.
- It is a safe way to say goodbye to unwanted fats if compared to other lipolysis techniques.
Are there any side effects that I need to be wary about?
i-Lipo is a painless procedure with no known side effects at all. However, people with darker skin may develop pigmentation spots. However, this is only temporary and eventually disappear.
How much will it cost me?
i-Lipo will cost around $300 per treatment. However, if you want to save more, you can talk to your health professional for a full package of 8 treatments.
When can I see the results?
Visible results can be seen right after treatment. Treatments on average takes off about 2 cm of your waistline so it may take a number of treatments for you to see significant results. Gradual results is always better compared to sudden ones brought about by other treatment procedures. Gradual changes in the body is healthier and safer because you take your body fat reduction one step at a time.