9 FAQ’s About Cryolipolysis

How does it work? Cryolipolysis destroys fat cells. Increased inflammation recruits a number of immune cells into the area of freezing. This results in mediating lysis (death) of fatty cells with gradual slimming of the targeted area within several weeks. Is it a one-time solution? Cryolipolysis helps in burning the fat cell. However, it is a must to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Excessive calorie intake could trigger the remaining fats cells to compensate and increase in size. But not to worry here at RxDx we also have nutritionist and dietitians to support you in every step even post the procedure. Is there an age limit? Patients must be older than 18 What are the side effects? There are no long-term adverse effects associated with Cryolipolysis. However, slight bruising and numbness are expected, which tends to last for a few days. Is it safe? The procedure has been FDA approved and the method is 100% non-invasive this means no scalpels, needles, anesthetic or sedation. What is the recovery time? No restrictions or limitations, patients are free to resume their daily routine immediately after treatment. How many sessions are required? The length of procedures varies depends on the targeted area and the number of areas being treated. Is it suitable for loose skin or fat skin? The procedure is not designed to tighten loose or stretched skin. This may require more invasive approaches such as lipectomies or skin tightening treatment. Can it cure obesity and cellulite? No, it is not a substitute for invasive body contouring methods and nor is it a treatment for cellulite. If you have further questions then...

11 Common FAQ’s About Laser Hair Treatment

How does Laser Hair Treatment work? A concentrated beam of light is aimed at the hair follicle. Pigments in the follicles absorb the light that destroys the hair. Is it is safe? Laser hair removal safety depends on the type of laser system being used. There are laser hair removal systems that are FDA approved, so be sure that you’re going to a certified dermatologist using one of the FDA-accredited laser systems. Can laser hair removal be done in a single long session? Hair grows in different cycles at different timings. It is impossible to get rid of all hair growth in one session. Laser hair removal treatment will target hairs that are grown on your body and other follicles about to sprout new hair. The number of sessions required for completion of the procedure differs from individual to individual. How long should one wait between the sessions? Treatment sessions are 4-5 weeks apart however it again depends on factors such as the color of the hair, area to be treated, hair coarseness and overall hair growth density.  The treatment sessions are 6-7 weeks apart for treating arms because growth cycles are slower, however, for the other body areas, treatment sessions generally are 8-10 weeks apart. Can it cause more hair growth? Every individual has their own hair growth patterns. Some will lose body hair over time, and some will grow more hair in new places as they age. After the Laser Hair Removal, new hair follicles may form, but the amount of hair will be less compared to pre-treatment condition. Can it cause skin cancer? Absolutely not, Laser...