Body Contouring with MiniFX
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 radiofrequency treatments that reduce cellulite, decrease stubborn fat and tighten skin without surgery or pain
How do BodyFX and MiniFX work?
MiniFX and BodyFX technology uses a combination of radiofrequency energy, deep tissue heating and suction coupled negative pressure. MiniFX is a smaller device, perfectly sized to address problematic areas such as under the chin, neck, arms, inner knees. 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.
Mini FX and 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.
BodyFX and MiniFX 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: under the chin, neck, inner knee, arms, bra line.
- FDA cleared
How safe is the treatment?
MiniFX 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 MiniFX 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 to 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 MiniFX. 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.
Mini FX can be combined with other treatments, such as Forma and Morpheus8 to enhance the sculpting effect by addressing skin laxity and uneven tone. Whether you have been thinking about ways to contour your jawline without surgery or downtime or enhance and polish 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.