Skin laxity

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Skin laxity or loose skin is a result of many factors including aging, medications, smoking, genetics, hormones, and other factors.

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Body contouring and skin tightening

Radio frequency skin tightening uses radio frequency waves to increase body temperature to cause thermal injury to cause localized fat loss and skin tightening to improve the shape and tone of underlying tissue. The result is a body with smoother contours. Body contouring may be a result after major weight loss, when the skin may not shrink back fully. Areas that are often affected by loose, unsupported skin include the upper arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks, groin and thighs.

TriPollar Radio Frequency (RF)

Tripolar Radio Frequency (RF) is a technology is an innovative, proprietary 3rd generation technology, which was designed to overcome the limitations of previous mono-polar and bi-polar technologies. Simple to use and remarkably efficient, TriPollar treatments deliver body shaping, skin tightening, reduction of cellulite and treatment of wrinkles from the first treatment, and long-lasting results after a course of treatments, without surgery or downtime.

TriPollar treatments effectively:

  • Treat mild to moderate facial wrinkles and rhytides
  • Provide body shaping and skin tightening
  • Reduce the appearance of cellulite

How TriPollar Works

TriPollar technology, utilizing painless, focused and optimal radio-frequency (RF) energy to the dermis and to subcutaneous fat layers While treating the body. Controlled energy is delivered via three or more electrodes, and is limited to the treatment area. This focused delivery results in immediate visible results. For improved results it is recommended to undergo a course of treatments.

Superior 3rd Generation Technology

TriPollar® RF is clinically and histopathologically proven to simultaneously and homogenously heat both superficial (dermal) and deep (hypodermal) layers While treating the body.

Both 1st generation Mono-Polar and 2nd generation Bi-Polar RF technologies are non-focused, and, therefore typically require much higher energy to achieve results, attained by heating of the skin. Notably, this may cause pain and poses a higher risk of burns and damage to the skin. In addition, these technologies may require cooling mechanisms to mitigate risks, which result in less efficient heating of the skin layers.

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By contrast, TriPollar 3rd generation RF technology has a unique configuration of sophisticated control algorithms that causes the tissue to heat from within while keeping the epidermis safe. The focused Tripollar RF− due to its high density− enables the use of low energy, thereby providing immediate and long lasting results. Due to the relatively low power needed to perform Tripollar treatments, these procedures are painless and pleasant.

Treat Delicate Areas

TriPollar technology enables treatment of fine lines and very delicate areas of the face without causing damage or pain. These include areas around the lips (perioral) and around the eyes (periorbital).

Collagen Regeneration

Collagen and elastin are produced by fibroblasts. As they are heated, they contract and are pulled together, resulting in immediate skin tightening. The deep heating accelerates the conformational changes of the collagen and the elastin, resulting in tighter and smoother skin. In addition, the thermal effect triggers the fibroblasts to increase the production of new collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid which in turn augment the newly achieved younger skin appearance.

Collagen Regeneration

Collagen and elastin are produced by fibroblasts. As they are heated, they contract and are pulled together, resulting in immediate skin tightening. The deep heating accelerates the conformational changes of the collagen and the elastin, resulting in tighter and smoother skin. In addition, the thermal effect triggers the fibroblasts to increase the production of new collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid which in turn augment the newly achieved younger skin appearance.

Body shaping

Heating the fat cells accelerates metabolism and causes them to shrink. The rise in temperature forces fat cells to secrete fatty acids (liquid fat), which are disposed via the blood and lymph system. The desired results: Body shaping and minimized cellular appearance.

Facial Treatments Body Treatments
  • Skin tightening
  • treatment of wrinkles
  • Facial skin contouring
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Skin texture renewal
  • non-invasive body shaping
  • skin tightening
  • reduction of cellulite

Quick and easy treatments, superior results

  • Visible results after the 1st treatment
  • Long-term measurable results
  • Minimal discomfort, minimal downtime
  • Quick, 'walk-in walk-out' treatment
  • Suitable for all skin types and ethnicity
  • Clinically proven technologies

Cellulite

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Cellulite is a common skin condition that causes a dimpled, “orange peel” or "cottage cheese" appearance. Cellulite is caused when fat cells below the skin surface expand. The fat cells push upwards resulting in an uneven skin surface. In addition, the collagen bonds within where the fat cells are located and are stretched, causing further unevenness to the skin’s surface.

Cellulite is commonly classified into four stages by using the Nürnberger-Müller scale. Cellulite typically appears on the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks. To determine the level of cellulite, you must first perform a pinch test. Pinch the skin of your outer thigh, buttocks or abdomen between your index finger and your thumb and look for dimpling.

  • Stage Zero is when no dimpling or orange peel is seen on the skin when you are standing.
  • Stage One is when no dimpling is seen on the skin when you are standing, but when you pinch your skin you have bumps and lumps.
  • Stage Two is when you can see dimpling or orange peel appearance when standing, but not when you are lying down.
  • Stage Three is when you can see dimpling both when you are standing and lying down.

Both men and women have cellulite but it appears more frequently in women due to the types of fat and connective tissue that women have. There is no clear cause of cellulite but the most popular theories include hormonal factors, genetics, diet and lifestyle factors.

The most common treatments are creams and lotions that claim to break down the fat. The effectiveness of these solutions is mild at best since they cannot truly change the fat cells. Lymphatic massages are effective in treating cellulite but the results are often short term. Over the past decade, non-invasive and minimally-invasive therapies have been developed, which target the subcutaneous tissue.

Tripolar RF reduces the size of the fat cells in the target area and strengthen & regenerate the collagen fibres. The reduction in the volume of the fat cells causes the skin to go back to its initial form, while the strengthened collagen fibres ensure that the skin has the elasticity it requires.

Cellulite reduction treatments are safe, fast, effective and suitable for all skin types, and will not interfere with your daily routine. Results are both immediate and long-term.

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