A contraindication is a specific situation in which a drug, procedure, or surgery should not be used because it may be harmful to the person.
What makes a person ineligible
for body sculpting?
Pregnancy and nursing mothers
Uncontrolled diabetes or any other uncontrolled medical condition affecting healing
Uncontrolled Thyroid Gland Dysfunction
Cardiac Arrhythmias or Heart-Disease
Recent or current history of cancer or actively undergoing radiation or chemotherapy
Silicone or collagen injections in the areas to be treated
Photosensitivity to 650 to 660nm of light
Current infection (including viral)
Implants in the area to be treated, to include tattoos with metal ink
Individuals must refrain from the use of blood thinners, antibiotics (within 10 days prior to treatment), steroids (3 weeks prior).
Be aware of the following risks which include but are not limited to:
Mild to moderate discomfort or pain. Many patients describe an intense heating sensation during RF therapy.
Redness or swelling of the skin that can last up to 24 hours
Nausea can occur as the body tries to process the liquified fat
Increased urination/bowel movements up to several days following treatment if fat/cellulite reduction is being performed
Though rare, I am aware the following may also be considered risks not limited to: Burns- although highly unlikely, may occur. If a burn does occur, it will typically heal over time without issue. It is possible, although extremely rare, that the burn will lead to scarring or pigment changes in the skin.