Body Contouring with BodyFX
What is Body Contouring?
Body Contouring, also known as Body Sculpting, involves surgical and non-surgical procedures that improve shape, definition and smoothness of the body. Cataleya Aesthetics offers safe and effective radio frequency treatments that reduce cellulite, decrease stubborn fat and tighten skin without surgery or pain.
How does BodyFX work?
BodyFX technology uses a combination of radiofrequency energy, deep tissue heating and suction coupled negative pressure. Tissue is gently drawn into the chamber by negative pressure. A series of basic radio-frequency pulses are followed by ultra-short, high voltage pulses that travel at 1 million cycles per second. The vacuum and controlled energy pulses work synergistically to heat the skin and underlying fat, causing fat cell apoptosis (cell death) and a boost in collagen production. Tissue contraction and fat cell destruction provide beautiful body shaping results.
BodyFX is the first and only non-invasive body contouring technology in peer reviewed and published human studies to both permanently kill adipose (fat) tissue and contract skin.
Clinical Studies have shown:
- Fat destruction: 30% adipocytes (fat cells) in 2.5 cm treatment zone tested positive for apoptosis.
- Skin tightening: 13.7% average increase in collagen synthesis was noted
Ultrasound and 3-D Vectra Imaging studies:
- 27% average reduction of fat thickness layer (2.5 cm treatment zone)
- 2.78 cm average reduction of abdominal circumference
- 428 gm average reduction of adipose tissue weight in targeted area
- Reduces stubborn fat
- Reduces cellulite
- Smooths and tightens skin
- Virtually painless procedure
- Zero downtime
- Treatment Areas: abdomen, flanks, chest, back, arms, legs, and buttocks
- FDA cleared
How safe is the treatment?
BodyFX has built in thermal temperature monitoring, which allows for ongoing and accurate readings that are constantly monitored during the treatment to prevent overheating and injury.
Does it hurt?
Most users find BodyFX comfortable. During treatment, you can expect a warming of your skin and gentle pulling sensation as the radiofrequency and vacuum work to smooth out unwanted stubborn pockets of fat.
How many sessions are required?
It is recommended that weekly sessions are performed over a 6-8 week period. Gradual improvements in the treatment area can be seen following the first few treatments – with the skin’s surface feeling smoother and softer immediately. Even after the last session, body continues to eliminate dead fat cells through the lymphatic system and the skin keeps tightening. Final results manifest about 2 months after the completion of the last treatment.
What kind of post-procedure care is required?
There is absolutely no downtime for BodyFX. It can be a lunchtime procedure. Patients will notice redness and warmth in the treated area which will subside after a few hours. This warmth is equivalent to the sensation felt after a deep tissue massage and will not prevent anyone from their regular activities.
Body FX can be combined with other treatments, such as Forma and Morpheus8 to enhance the sculpting effect by addressing skin laxity and uneven tone on a deeper level. Whether you have been thinking about ways to shape your curves without surgery or downtime or maintain and boost your results of following a healthier life style, give Cataleya Aesthetics a call today at (408) 629-7097 and we will happily share all the options with you.