As more of us are visiting the pool or beach, it is no surprise that many of us are stressed about unwanted cellulite. Did you know that no matter how much you may workout, the dimples and ripples can appear on anyone? Even a super-toned physique may be prone to patches of cellulite no matter what adjustments are made to diet and exercise.
How does cellulite form? It depends on how the body holds fat deposits, not necessarily the overall amount of fat. Under the skin, fibrous cords of connective tissue secure the dermis to the muscle. In some areas, these cords align in a vertical pattern with uneven sections between them, creating small pockets in which adipose tissue, or fat, collects. The fat cells push up toward the surface producing that characteristic lumpiness associated with cellulite.
One way to treat cellulite is through Profound RF, by Syneron Candela. This is a simple, painless, non-surgical solution to reduce or remove cellulite by treating it at the source—recalibrating the fibrous cords that support the skin and breaking down the adipose tissue trapped between those cords.
What is Profound RF?
Profound is an FDA-approved device that uses temperature-controlled radio frequency (RF) clinically & scientifically proven to deliver energy directly to the deep dermis for a comprehensive treatment of multiple layers of the skin. Using a microneedle, electrodes are inserted into the subcutaneous layer of fat to distribute RF energy, which then stimulates the dissolution of adipose tissue and the revitalization of the septae. This thermal activity triggers a natural healing mechanism which also produces new elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, further enabling the treatment area to tighten. The Profound procedure works within the skin, not on top of it, to catalyze an internal transformation.
Why is Profound effective?
Collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid are three core, fundamental building blocks to a skin’s elasticity. Elastin is a protein that coils and recoils like a spring within the elastic fibers of connective tissue in the body – like your skin. Elastin works with the other three proteins to maintain skin’s structure. However, as we age, elastin begins to break down and we lose elasticity in our skin. The result? Skin that has less spring – much like a lumpy mattress with springs that can no longer recoil.
Profound is clinically proven to build elastin and stimulate collagen. By carefully heating the skin’s elastin & collagen to an exact controlled temperature for an exact amount of time, Profound leads to the creation of new elastin and collagen to repair aging skin.
What does recovery look like?
The treatment begins with a numbing solution to reduce any discomfort from the microneedles. Then, the hand-held Profound device delivers RF energy to the treatment areas, melting fat and smoothing the skin. The procedure takes one or two hours, depending on the area covered, after which the patient may resume normal activity. Some mild bruising, redness, and swelling in the treatment area is expected and temporary downtime due to this swelling or bruising can last 5-10 days. Within a few weeks, initial results begin to emerge with the maximum impact apparent 6-9 months.
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