Frequently asked questions
1) Am I a good candidate for this treatment?
The best candidate is someone who is starting to lose elasticity in their skin and is showing early signs of sagging and wrinkles.
Active inflammation and/or infection in the treatment area
Current or history of cancer
A degenerative neurologic disease or any other disease around the treatment area that’s triggered by heat (e.g. herpes)
An Internal defibrillator/pacemakerMetal implants (excluding dental) in the treatment area
Uncontrolled thyroid gland disorderVaricose veins
Pregnant or are undergoing an IVF procedure
Skin-related autoimmune diseases
Silicone implants and/or injections in the area
2) How many treatments do I need to see results?
Most patients receive 6-8 treatments per area. The exact number will depend on each individual person and the area being treated.
3) How far apart will the treatments be?
ost patients receive 6-8 treatments per area. The exact number will depend on each individual person and the area being treated.
4) How long does each session take?
Each session lasts 15-30 minutes, depending on the area being treated.
5) What does the treatment feel like?
The applicator will slowly get warmer till your skin reaches the needed temperature and stays within that temperature range. But if you do feel it’s too hot, just let the operator know and they can easily lower the temperature a bit.
6) Will it be painful?
Treatments are comfortable. Some say it feels like a relaxing hot stone massage. Some even fall asleep during the treatment.
7) How long will the results last? Are they permanent?
The treatments are cumulative. After your final treatment, your results will continue to improve for up to 3-4 months. After that, your face and body continue to age, so maintenance is recommended once a month or every 3-4 months, depending on the person.
8) Is there any down time?
Absolutely no downtime. The treatment area may look a little flushed and warm to the touch, but this will go away within 1-2 hours. You can return to your daily schedule immediately after your treatment.