What is Body FX?
Body FX is a relatively new device that is currently being used in a non-invasive treatments to help get rid or reduce problematic fat and cellulite deposits. It is a popular technique used for body contouring. This procedure is a being used as an alternative to liposuction utilizing focused radio-frequency energy to reduce and eliminate fat cells while smoothing the skin, improve skin tone and stimulating the production of collagen.
Body FX technique for body contouring and shaping uses a hand-held device that combines deep tissue heating, suction, and radio frequency energy to eliminate the fat and cellulite deposits. A thermal monitor is attached to the Body FX device for regulating temperature needed to improve results. The process reduces and eliminates fat cells and gives skin a more youthful glow and firmer appearance. It is used in areas where fat commonly settles such as the abdomen, buttocks, upper back near the bra line, inner knees, upper arms, thighs, back of the flanks, and the hips.
What are the benefits of Body FX?
- Patients experience little to no discomfort during the procedure
- Loss of elasticity in the abdomen, hips, thighs, and love handles
- The procedure is a non-invasive procedure which is the best alternative to liposuction
- Provides a smoother and tighter appearance to the skin
- The patient can return to his or her daily activity right after the procedure
- The appearance of cellulite is improved
- Loss of inches in the treated area
- Reduced dimpled skin
- Reduces circumferential dimensions
How many treatment is required in Body FX?
The patient is instructed to lie down. After which the technician uses a hand-held device to glide over the patient’s treatment area for about 30 minutes or so. A mild suctioning and hot sensation is felt on the skin during the procedure. To achieve best results, weekly session with 6 to 12 treatments is recommended.
How safe is the treatment?
Body FX is a non-invasive procedure making it safer compared to liposuction surgery. By using Body FX, patients are able to return to their normal daily routine after the procedure. To minimize discomfort, body temperature is constantly monitored. Patients are advised that a warm skin sensation and a gentle pulling sensation could be felt during treatment. The skin may also appear to be slightly reddish or irritated but expect this to disappear within a few days.
How quickly will I see the result?
Results vary depending on skin condition and individual patients in general. However, visible physical results such as tighter skin can be noticed after a single treatment. For best results however, it might take months of treatment.
What to expect with Body FX?
Body FX treatment combines suction, deep tissue heating, and radio frequency energy to eliminate fat deposits and smoothen the skin. Radio frequency energy distributes the heat into the target areas causing the destruction of fat cells. Deep tissue heating stimulates collagen production thus tightening the skin. All in all, patients can expect fat loss while enjoying young, firm skin.