What is bodyFX?
While you strive to maintain a healthy shape, lax skin, pockets of fat, and cellulite dimpling can cause you to look otherwise. Dr. Anna Petropoulos can help you reveal the fit, firm vision you have for yourself with BodyFX™. The best part about this amazing liposuction alternative is that there is no surgery or downtime involved. In Boston and surrounding areas, Dr. Petropoulos is a trusted resource for aesthetic treatments that incorporate advanced technology that has been proven safe and effective.
what can BodyFX help treat?
Women and men who are in a healthy weight range choose BodyFX treatments to shape up and refine common trouble spots on their arms, abdominal areas, flanks, buttocks, and thighs. BodyFX should not be used for overall weight loss. If you have lost weight or have been pregnant, it can be used to target your specific trouble spots. Improvements include:
- Tightening sagging, lax skin
- Reducing fat
- Smoothing the appearance of cellulite
During a consultation, Dr. Petropoulos will evaluate whether you are a good candidate for BodyFX. She may recommend another non-surgical body contouring option such as Vanquish™ or ThermiRF™. More significant fat reduction may require SmartLipo™, which is available from Dr. Petropoulos as well.
How does BodyFX work?
BodyFX uses radiofrequency (RF) energy and vacuum pressure to reduce fat, smooth cellulite, and tighten skin. Vacuum pressure gently draws the area into the BodyFX hand piece to maximize penetration of the RF energy. RF energy radiates heat into the skin and underlying fat to damage fat cells without harming the skin’s surface. In addition, RF energy increases collagen production in the skin for enhanced firmness over time.
The most noticeable results usually require a series of weekly BodyFX treatments for 6 to 8 weeks. Patients can expect to lose approximately an inch in circumference along with tightening and smoothing of the treated areas.
BodyFX treatments are performed in the comfort of our office. Once you are relaxing comfortably, the BodyFX hand piece is placed on the targeted area. Suction gently pulls the skin into the hand piece, a pulse of RF energy is emitted, and then the suction is released. The process is repeated until all areas are treated. There is little discomfort if any, just a feeling of warmth with each pulse. Depending on the size and number of areas being treated, each session takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes.
After BodyFX treatments, patients may immediately return to their everyday activities; there is no downtime required.
what can i expect after treatment?
After a series of treatments, our BodyFX patients have smoother, firmer, and slimmer areas and often the increased confidence they need to show off their bodies.
Schedule a consultation
If you are interested in more information about BodyFX, contact our Danvers, MA office today! Call 978-739-9500 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Anna Petropoulos.