Radio Frequency FAQ’s

What are the benefits of Radio Frequency?
  • Skin tightening
  • Improves the appearance of Cellulite
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Plumps up the skin, lifts and tones.
  • Stimulates collagen
  • Non-surgical/Non-invasive treatment
  • No downtime needed
  • Fat melting
  • Assisting other treatments such as Brazilian bum lift and Ultrasonic Cavitation to maximise the results when combined with Radio Frequency.
What are the side effects of Radio Frequency?
Along with effectively lifting and tightening tissues without surgery or downtime, a massive benefit of this treatment is recovery is very quick and easy. Side effects are typically minimal and short-lived:
  • Temporary swelling
  • Redness this usually disappears after a few hours
  • Tingling sensations soon subsides
What is the aftercare for Radio Frequency?
  • Staying hydrated post-treatment as this may produce a better result.
  • Do not vigorously rub the skin after treatment and wear comfortable clothing.
  • The intervals between sessions must be between 6 – 13 days.
  • Do not undergo laser treatments, chemical peels, waxing, use depilatories, have dermaplaning or have microdermabrasion treatments for 3-4 weeks after treatment.
  • After a Radio Frequency treatment on the face you must wait 7 days before resuming the use of Retin-A (tretinoin) in your products, Renova, differin, tazorac, ziana, Veltin, atralin, glycolic acids or any other exfoliating agents such as a Clarisonic brush.
Who may not be able to have this treatment?

If you have any of the following health conditions, unfortunately, you will NOT be able to have Radio Frequency.

    • Poor/impaired Circulation (Blood & Lymph)
    • Epilepsy
    • Pregnancy or immediately after pregnancy
    • Fever
    • Alcohol or drug abuse
    • Heart conditions/disease
    • Severe cardiovascular disease
    • Pacemaker/internal defibrillator
    • Thrombosis
    • High cholesterol
    • HIV or AIDS
    • Under the age of 18
    • Breastfeeding
    • Taking Accutane or Retinol medication
    • Taking blood thinners
    • Botox or Filler in the treatment area
    • Clotting disorders
    • Coagulation disorder or bleeding tendency
    • Epilepsy/seizures
    • Liver/Kidney stones
    • Malignant tumours
    • Tuberculosis
    • Discopathy or spondylolysis (Rf face)
    • Uncontrolled Low/high blood pressure
    • Untreated thyroid disease or other untreated hormonal disorders

    If you have any of the following health conditions, you will not be able to have Radio Frequency without a letter of consent from your GP or Medical Practitioner.

    • Skin Disorders
    • High or low blood pressure
    • Advanced untreated Diabetes
    • Cancer or recovery from cancer till off medication for 12 months and have GP approval before commencing on Radio Frequency treatment
    • Thyroid disease or other hormonal disorders
    • Any medication that affects liver function
    • On regular prescription medication
    • Severe active arthritis
    • Suppuration of soft tissues

    Treatment can go ahead but will need to be modified if you have any of the following:

    • Varicose veins
    • Dental implants, braces, coch
    • Deep bruising
    • Swollen joints
    • Broken bones
    • Metal implants
    • History of hernias
    • Cuts, burns or abrasions
    • Any active condition in the area such as herpes, sores, psoriasis, dermatitis, shingles, eczema or a rash.
    • Recent surgery
    If you have any questions or would like to know any more information about our contraindications for Radio Frequency please do not hesitate to contact us our experienced therapists will be available to answer any queries.
How many sessions are recommended?
Between 2 – 6 sessions for best results.