Cellulite 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.
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- Headed by one of the leading female plastic surgeons in the nation, SpaVie is proud to be a premier destination for men and women interested in bringing out their best look.
- 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.
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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.
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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.
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*This information is for education only and is not meant as a guarantee of results. Your results may vary.