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RF Skin Tightening Pre & Post Care

Thank you for choosing Elite Body Contouring for your Radio Frequency Body Skin Tightening treatment.

In order to maintain our high standards of safety and to maximise your results, we've listed some important information below which you should familiarise yourself with before you commence your treatment. 

The information listed on this page contains essential details, requirements, and/or instructions which are important for you to know before you begin your treatment with Elite Body Contouring. 

If any of the below apply to you or should you have any questions, please contact us as soon as possible prior to completing your treatment. 

Radio Frequency Face Treatment

Pre-Treatment Preparation

    • Avoid a heavy meal and fatty foods 1 hour before treatment
    • Avoid caffeine 2 hours before treatment
    • Avoid any alcohol 24 hours before treatment
    • Avoid having any laser treatments on the area 2 weeks before treatment
    • Avoid excessive sun exposure 48 hours prior to treatment (we cannot treat skin which has been sunburnt)
    • If the skin is red, irritated or broken, we cannot treat until the skin has completely healed
    • Our treatments are not suitable for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    • Please advise of any blood thinning or skin thinning medications you are taking

Combining Other Treatments with RF Body Skin Tightening:

Our StimSure Treatment can be combined with RF Body Skin Tightening on the same day, however other treatments, including: LIPOcel Body Sculpting, Cryolipolysis Fat Freezing or HIFU Skin Tightening can be performed only after 7 days from your RF Body Skin tightening treatment. If you are interested in accelerating your results with a combined-treatment approach, please speak with your Therapist to help you plan out your ideal treatment schedule.

Post-Treatment Care

  • It is normal for the area to feel warm immediately after the procedure
  • The treated area may be flushed, red and feel tingly
  • Do not wax the treated area for 3-5 days
  • Do not laser the treated area for 2 weeks
  • Do not exfoliate the skin for 2-3 days
  • Avoid hot baths, steam rooms and massage for 24 hrs after treatment
  • Avoid sun burn during the healing process of the skin for 2 weeks after treatment
  • Apply SPF 30 daily
  • Drink plenty of water
  • A review of your progress is recommended after 12 weeks during a scheduled Follow Up appointment

Maintaining Your Results

Monitor Visceral Fat Levels

Our treatments target only stubborn subcutaneous fat, but not visceral fat. Visceral fat is the deep dangerous fat around the organs that can only be influenced through diet, lifestyle (sleep, stress) and exercise. It is therefore important to keep a close eye on your visceral fat levels through the course of the treatments – eat a healthy, balanced diet, keep active, drink water, sleep and manage stress levels. 

If your lifestyle changes in a negative way, your visceral fat cells can expand and you may put on weight all over the body which can greatly impact on the success of your treatments. Non-surgical fat reduction treatments work to destroy stubborn subcutaneous fat cells, so if you are expanding your visceral fat cells (as a result of living an unhealthy lifestyle), you will compromise the results of your treatment. 

An InBody 770 body composition scan will be conducted before each treatment to help ensure you are on-track to achieve the best results. We also encourage our clients to drop-by the clinic in-between treatments to conduct regular complimentary InBody scans to help keep you on track.

Stay Hydrated

All of our treatments are non-invasive which means that no needles or cutting is involved to remove the fat from the body - instead, the fat removal happens through your body's natural waste disposal processes via the liver and lymphatic system. 

Hydration plays a critical role in how your body manages these processes, and in particular, water helps to facilitate the removal of dead toxins, which is why staying hydrated after your treatment is so important.

Your Body Contouring Specialist will calculate the right amount of water you should be drinking as a minimum for your age, weight and height, after your InBody scan has been completed.

Follow Your Treatment Course

During your consultation, our trained specialists will work with you to develop a tailored treatment plan to help you to achieve the best possible results for your concerns. 

We will use our experience and expertise to be able to provide you with the closest guide possible when advising the number of sessions required. Not following (or completing) your treatment plan will directly impact the effects of your treatment.

Give Your Body Time

The average clinical end point for our treatments is around 12 weeks from each session. This is because the body needs time to flush out all of the liquified fat cells NATURALLY. 

In most cases, more than one treatment is needed to achieve the desired results - and maintenance sessions may also be required in the future. Some clients see results a lot quicker than others, however this will vary person to person. Non-Surgical Body Contouring is a process and we are with you the whole way. All clients receive complimentary InBody Body Composition Scans through their program to help monitor results and keep you on track.

At-Home Product Care

At Elite Body Contouring, we are big believers in applying the correct post care products to help accelerate your results. We use HYDROPEPTIDE Skincare, a Dr Developed Range that utilises powerful peptides in the latest formations for ultimate anti-ageing. Your Skin Specialist will recommend appropriate skin care to help boost the results of your treatments.