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Profound® RF Cellulite Reduction

Profound® RF Cellulite Reduction img 1Cellulite can give your legs the dreaded “cottage cheese” look, and losing weight doesn’t necessarily decrease the amount of cellulite on your legs. Profound® RF treatments for cellulite use radiofrequency energy to create fractional thermal injuries within the skin, stimulating cell and tissue regeneration for smoother thighs.

Why Choose SpaVie?

  • SpaVie is proud to be a premier destination for cellulite reduction, with 4 treatment options available.
  • Our aesthetic providers are highly experienced in using a range of non-surgical techniques to enhance the face and body.
  • SpaVie’s location in Plymouth serves the Twin Cities as well as outlying communities including Minnetonka, Wayzata, St. Cloud and Sartell.

Best Candidates for Cellulite Reduction

Candidates for cellulite treatments with Profound RF should be in good health with realistic expectations for their results. While cellulite is most common in women, anyone with cellulite or wishing to improve the tone and texture of their skin can be good candidates for Profound treatments.

Depending on your needs and goals, Dr. Harrington may have additional or alternate treatments to recommend. CoolSculpting® is a popular fat reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to destroy fat cells without surgery, and is commonly applied to the thighs, love handles and buttocks. The Profound device can also be used for skin tightening treatments on the face or body.

What to Expect

Before your Profound treatment, your aesthetic professional will apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area, followed by an injection of numbing medicine. Then, the Profound device will be passed over your thighs. The device contains five pairs of microneedles with electrodes delivering radiofrequency energy directly into your skin and tissue.

The bumpy appearance of cellulite is caused by the connective bands of fibrous tissue (septae) that are present within the natural fatty layer just below the skin. As the septae tighten, they pull downward on the skin, creating an uneven, dimpled appearance.

Profound RF cellulite treatment addresses the root causes of cellulite in a few different ways:

  • Increases the skin’s thickness, which minimizes any underlying contour irregularities
  • Remodels the fibrous bands by promoting an increased production of collagen
  • Reduces fat trapped within the septae to reduce the visibility of cellulite

Recovery & Results

After your Profound cellulite reduction treatment, you can expect to have some redness and mild soreness on the treated area, but these side effects should fade within the first day. You can return to your normal routine immediately following your appointment, but refrain from strenuous activities for at least the first 24 hours. You may also develop some temporary bruising or swelling, which should fade within 1 to 5 days of your treatment.

Your results should gradually develop over the following several weeks and months. You should notice your skin developing a smoother, firmer texture. Your cellulite should slowly start to diminish after treatment.

Profound RF Cellulite Reduction FAQs

Q. How many Profound RF treatments will I need to get rid of my cellulite?
The exact number of necessary treatments depends on the amount of cellulite present, how your body responds to treatments and your ideal results. Many people only have a single Profound treatment and notice a substantial improvement in the texture and quality of their skin. However, you may wish to schedule a second or even a third treatment to build upon your initial results.
Q. Will Profound treatments for cellulite make my thighs slimmer?
No. Profound treatments are not meant for body contouring purposes. If you’re interested in slimming down your thighs, you may wish to consider CoolSculpting.
Q. Will Profound treatments help with skin laxity?
In most cases, yes. Profound RF treatments stimulate your skin’s healing processes, including a boost in collagen and elastin production, helping your skin look and feel firmer.
Q. When should I see my final results?
Most people who get a single Profound treatment for cellulite reduction see a noticeable improvement in cellulite and skin texture at about 6 months post-treatment.
Q. Is the treatment painful?
Due to the topical anesthetic used, most people don’t find Profound treatments to be painful. However, you may feel some mild discomfort during the procedure. If you’re worried about pain, ask your aesthetic provider about taking an over-the-counter pain reliever prior to your treatment.

*This information is for education only and is not meant as a guarantee of results. Your results may vary.

Profound RF Cellulite Reduction
Service Type
Profound RF Cellulite Reduction
Provider Name
Dr. Jennifer Harrington,
2855 Campus Drive, Suite 520,Plymouth,Minnesota-55441,
Telephone No.(612) 268-6997
Profound RF cellulite reduction, offered at SpaVie medical spa in Plymouth, Minnesota, can get rid of cellulite on the thighs for a smoother, younger appearance.
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