ThermiSmooth Body (Thermi250) is a is the first FDA-approved device of its kind and revolutionary non-invasive aesthetic device that tightens skin, lifts, contours the body and reduces cellulite, using advanced Radio Frequency (RF) technology. The treatment method is simple, comfortable, pain free, and the series can even be done during your lunch hour and you can return to work immediately following the treatment.
Q: What is ThermiSmooth™ Body or ThermiSmooth 250™?
A: ThermiSmooth Body and ThermiSmooth 250™ are the same device. This technology is the strongest radiofrequency treatment on the market that targets laxity from eyes to thighs, cellulite, and unwanted fat.
Q: How does ThermiSmooth 250™ Body treatment work?
A: ThermiSmooth 250™ Body works by delivering high powered temperature controlled Radio Frequency using specially designed thermistor-regulated hand pieces that gently heat the skin’s surface and desired tissue promoting the creation of new collagen. This is a precise, safe, comfortable, and non-invasive treatment. Heating of the skin promotes 3 different kinds of effect. Some of those effects are immediate, such as contraction of collagen, collagen remodeling and increased elasticity. With time further tightening of the skin is apparent due to the stimulation of fibroblasts which leads to new collagen production over the long term. Continued improvements may be seen post treatment over 6 months.
Q: What is RF energy?
A: RF (Radio Frequency) is a type of electrical energy that creates heat in the target tissue through resistance. Due to its controllable properties, the energy can be applied precisely for depth and temperature.
Q: Is the ThermiSmooth™ 250 Body treatment painful?
A: Most people tolerate the treatment well, and have little or no discomfort. Actually patients often say it feels like receiving a warm hot stone massage.
Q: How many ThermiSmooth 250™ body treatments will I need?
A: Most people undergo a series of 6 treatments approximately 2 weeks apart.
Q: How long can I expect the ThermiSmooth 250™Body results to last?
A: Clinical research has shown that the effects of the procedure can last about 12 months or more. Results may vary.
Q: How soon will I be able to see results from the ThermiSmooth 250™ body treatment?
A: This varies from person to person however you may see some results after just 1 treatment. For optimal results a series of 6 treatments is recommended.
Q: What pre and post care do I need to follow?
A: Prior to treatment, all metal objects should be removed including all jewelry and piercings. Patients should hydrate well before and after treatments for optimal results. You should avoid exposure to direct sunlight and tanning beds for 24 hours before and after treatments. Soothing, non-irritating creams and moisturizers may be used after treatments.
Q: How soon can I return to my normal activities after the treatment?
A: This treatment has no down time. You may immediately resume your normal daily activities following treatment.
Q: What can I expect after the ThermiSmooth 250™ body treatment?
A: People may experience warmth and mild redness to skin that usually dissipates about 30 minutes after treatment but can last up to 2-4 hours. Your treated area may be mildly swollen immediately after treatments. Depending on the area treated you may experience some mild “aching”, similar to a sore muscle after a workout. This should resolve in 24-48 hours. Heating of the skin promotes 3 different kinds of effect. Some of those effects are immediate, such as contraction of collagen, collagen remodeling and increased elasticity. With time further tightening of the skin is apparent due to the stimulation of fibroblasts which leads to new collagen production over the long term. Continued improvements may be seen post treatment over 6 months.
Q: Am I a good candidate for the ThermiSmooth 250™ body treatment?
A: If you have cellulite, laxity and unwanted fat anywhere on the body- from head to toe, you are a good candidate.
Q: Are there contraindications to the ThermiSmooth 250™ body treatment?
A: Some of the contraindications that will exclude you from being a good candidate are: Implanted devices such as, but not limited to, pacemakers, defibrillator, cochlear ear implant or any other implantable mechanical device affected by radio frequency. Also Pregnancy.