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The Fat Cell Effects of Vanquish Radiofrequency Treatments

  Selective radiofrequency (RF) is the energy basis for how the fat reduction device, Vanquish, works. Through the use of an external applicator, RF-based energy is delivered to the subcutaneous fat. This is purported to cause fat cell death and it does so without discomfort or recovery. But with so many other energy-based devices that Read More…

Vanquish Radiofrequency Fat Treatments

  Energy-based devices have achieved a viable status in the non-surgical elimination of fat. With numerous devices available, the question is what is the right energy-based technology that can achieve the best results. Options include ultrasound, radiofrequency and electromagnetic waves as well as laser and thermal energies. The use of selective radiofrequency (RF) is an Read More…

Exils and Vanquish Combination Treatments for Skin Tightening and Fat Reduction

  There are numerous non-invasive no downtime body contouring procedures for skin tightening and fat reduction specifically. One of these technological approaches is that offered by BTL Aesthetics. They offer plastic surgeons two-energy driven devices that work together to produce the best outcome without patient discomfort or recovery. These two devices include the Exilis and Read More…

Product Review – Exilis Elite for Cellulite Treatment

  Cellulite is a well recognized aesthetic skin condition that occurs most commonly in women and involves the buttocks and thighs. The cottage cheese appearance is recognized today to be the result of compartmentalized fat hypertrophy and the contraction of dermal-fascial bands in the involved regions. New device based treatments continue to emerge for its Read More…

Mini-Mommy Makeover Procedures

The concept of a Mommy Makeover plastic surgery procedure is about combining abdominal and breast reshaping in one operation. The breast and abdominal components are not new and include many well known procedures such as tummy tucks, breast implants, liposuction and breast lifts in whatever combination each individual women needs. While the effects of a Read More…

The Role of the Exilis Device In Fat Reduction and Skin Tightening

The desire for fat reduction is ubiquitous and a large number of methods exist from dieting to surgery to achieve it. While liposuction and bariatric surgery are all effective means of fat removal and weight reduction respectively, they are not equivalent and have very different outcomes. But they do share the similarity of being invasive Read More…

Plastic Surgery Product Review: Exilis Non-Invasive Body Contouring

Liposuction provides the most effective method of body contouring that we currently know. Its invasive approach is the direct subcutaneous disruption of fatty deposits followed by their vacuum extraction. The final result is a combination of the fat removed and how the overlying skin shrinks and adapts to its reduced underlying support structure. While effective, Read More…

Fat Burning Topical Creams – Hype or Hope?

Liposuction is the most effective method of fat reduction that we currently know. But it is surgery and there is recovery and significant cost associated for its assured benefits. The concept of a topically applied agent that would provide some fat reduction has been one promoted and tried for decades. There have been many such Read More…

Exilis and SkinTyte Devices For Fat Reduction and Skin Tightening

As the latest statistics published by the American Society of Plastic Surgery show in 2010, the fastest growing procedures in cosmetic surgery are not surgery at all. Rather it is such non-invasive procedures as Botox, injectable fillers and focused and high-intensity light face and body treatments. This is a trend that has been ongoing now Read More…

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