FAQs2017-03-22T18:05:20+00:00

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Most new customers will have questions about our non-surgical treatment. Here are a selection of the most frequently asked questions.  If you don’t find the answer to your question,
feel free to contract us on 01524 389 305.

LIPO FREEZE

Some of our clients have reported noticeable inch loss results as soon as 3 weeks after treatment. The full results of a lipo freeze treatment are not realised until 12 weeks after treatment. This is the period of time it take for the body to remove all the dead fat cells from the body. Some people may find it takes longer than 12 weeks if they have a slow metabolis. The body continues to remove the dead fat cells from the body for up to 6 months following treatment.

Clients may feel various sensations during treatment. These include tugging, mild pinching, intense cold, tingling, stinging, aching, and cramping in the area being treated. As the area becomes numbe, these sensations subside and the client can then totally relax.

After the treatment is complete, the immediate side effects can include temporary redness, swelling and bruising. In rare cases, some clients may experience numbness for a few weeks after treatment. Once again, this is a temporary side effect. All side effects resolve themselves in the coming days or weeks.

Unfortunatley, not everyone is suitable for the Lipo Freeze treatment. If you suffer from certain medical conditions such as cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease, or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria then you can not have Lipo Freeze. Certain medication can also rule you out from having treatment such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatories and anti-coagulants. Prior to you booking an appointment, your therapist will ask you a number of medical questions to pre-qualify you for the Lipo Freeze procedure. On the day of your treatment, you will also be required to complete a consultation form that asks you to confirm that you do not suffer from any of the medical conditions listed.

Initially the client will feel a tugging sensation on the area as the excess fat is vacuumed into the cryo head applicator. Then as cooling begins, the client will feel an intense cold sensation for the first few minutes. This is simalar sensation to that experienced when you apply a medical ice pack to an injured limb. However, there is no pain involved. This cold sensation soon dissipates as the area becomes numb. Most clients are so comfortable after the first few minutes that they read a book or magazine, watch TV, or even drop off to sleep during their treatment. Following treatment, clients may feel a slight tingling sensation. Your therapist will then carry out a lymphatic massage on the treated area. This is quite relaxing also and it aids the breaking down of the destroyed fat cells.

Once the fat cells have been treated with Lipo Freeze, the fat cells are eliminated. Once apoptosis occurs (fat cell death), the body removes the dead fat cells via the lymphatic system in the weeks and months that follow.

Lipo Freeze is effective on visible fat bulges in certain areas of the body. Currently, we are able to treat, male chest, back of arms, flanks, back, upper and lower abdomen, buttocks and inner and outer thighs.

The lipofreeze procedure is intended for localised fat reduction. It is for those who wish to target stubborn buldges of fat. The lipofreeze procedure is not a weight loss solution for those who are obese. The ideal candidate has noticeable buldges of fat in specific areas of the body. Those who wish to reduce these buldges and enjoy a more contoured appearance would be most suitable.

Clients are advised to avoid drinking alcohol for 3 days after each treatment. This is because your liver will be busy processing the fat that has been broken down by the treatment. You will need to drink plenty of water, (we advise at least 2 litres per day) in order to keep yourself hydrated before and after treatment. Clients should maintain a low calorie intake, therefore ensuring that fat energy released as a result of treatment is used by the body.

LIPO FREEZE PRO

This is a heat devise and gel combination, occasionally if the gel has not quite covered the skin area you may feel a little’ sting’, just let us know and more gel can be applied. Sometimes the heat can be more sensitive in some areas than others, and again, please just let the therapist know.

Lipo Freeze is a non-surgical treatment. This enables our clients to resume their normal everyday activities immediately after treatment. There is a possibility that you may experience redness in the area treated. This can last between a few minutes and a few hours, depending on the individual. Slight bruising/swelling may occur but this will subside over the weeks that follow.

Ideal candidates for Lipo Freeze are people who are relatively fit but have stubborn pockets of fat that seem resistant to dieting and exercise. It is aimed at people who are looking to reduce fat in specific areas. Lipo Freeeze is not intended as a solution to obesity but as a body contouring solution for those who wish to sculpt their body. Importantly, this is not a replacement for a healthy diet and exercise regime.

Cryolipolysis or Lipo Freeze as we prefer to call it, was actually discovered by accident. It was noticed in that children in Russia who frequently sucked on cold popsicles developed dimples in their cheeks. As fat cells in their cheeks were frequently exposed to cold temperatures, the fat cells died causing noticeable hollows to appear.

Clinical studies have proved that fat cells are particularly sensitive to cold exposure. Cooling the fat cells causes apoptosis. This means the cooled fat cells crystalise and are therefore unable to function in their usual way. Fat cells are dissolved into the body’s lymphatic and immune system. The body then flushes effected fat cells from the system using the body’s natural process. The treated area therefore becomes smaller in size over the weeks that follow. As the fat clearance process occurs gradually, there is no harmful change to liver function or blood lipids.

Lipo Freeze PRO is a powerful combination of Lipo Freeze and Ultrasonic Lipo Cavitation. This smart pairing of treatments enhances and accelerates the results. We soon realised that by combining these two treatments, we could improve the overall result achieved than with Lipo Freeze alone. Often times, clients experience measurable inch loss immediately after treatment with ongoing results in the 12 weeks that follow treatment.

LIPO CAVITATION

Your therapist will discuss this with you when you have your Free Consultation as several conditions can exclude patients from being eligible for treatment. You must be over 18 years of age. You will not be able to receive treatment if you are pregnant, suffer with heart disease, have a pacemaker fitted, suffer from cancer or epilepsy.

The short answer is….Yes! Lipo Cavitation is the only ultra sound treatment that is effective on cellulite. It works with high cavitation ultra sound being focused on the fat tissue in a localised area. It effectively targets cellulite and fat cells and breaks it down to give the area a smoother appearance.

Lipo Cavitation is completely non-invasive in nature so there is no pain involved whatsoever. Therefore there are no known side-effects associated with this highly effective cosmetic treatment.

Many of our clients chose to relax or read during their Lipo Cavitation treatment. There’s no pain involved whatsoever, however clients may experience a mild heat sensation similar to that sensation felt during a hot stone massage. Clients can expect to hear a light vibration noise as the ultrasound waves get to work! During treatment, your trained technician will glide the hand piece with firm pressure over the area for 30 minutes. After the treatment is complete, you may resume your normal everyday activities immediately. There is absolutely no downtime, no pain, swelling or any discomfort. We recommend two sessions per week for over a 6 week period for best results.

Our Lipo Cavitation treatment takes approximately 30 minutes to perform and is relaxing due to the massaging nature of the treatment.

Providing the client maintains a healthy diet and a sensible exercise regime, the results of our lipo cavitation treatment can be long-lasting. Some clients will notice a difference after the first treatment, but we recommend a course of five to ten treatments for the best results.

Lipo Cavitation is a non-invasive body shaping technique. It reduces volume by targeting localised fat deposits and cellulite. During the process, fat cells break up so that the contents of the fat cells can be processed through the bodies own lymphatic system.

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