What is it ?
Ultrasonic cavitation is performed with non-invasive machines that target specific body areas with low-frequency sound waves (they are what put the “ultrasonic” in “ultrasonic cavitation”) and in some cases, light suction.
How does it work?
During an ultrasonic cavitation procedure heats and vibrates the layer of fat cells below the skin's surface. The pressure eventually causes the fat cells to liquefy and release their contents into the bloodstream. Proponents of the procedure believe that the body is then able to process these fatty acids through its proverbial waste-disposal plant: the lymphatic system.
Does it work?
Yes, but results may vary! Depending on your individual health history and body type, you may slim down more or less dramatically or have longer- or shorter-lasting results than others.
What kind of results can I expect?
Results can vary greatly from patient to patient. However, most proponents of ultrasonic cavitation claim that you may see three results:
Tightened skin and reduced cellulite (due to the production of new collagen and elastin fibers)
Reduced circumference in the treated area (due to fat-cell release)
An overall contoured appearance (due to a combination of the benefits listed above)
How many treatments do I need? How often should I be treated to see results?
Although most practices that offer ultrasonic cavitation claim you'll see results after the first session, they also caution that between 8 and 12 sessions are needed for optimum results. The exact number of treatments needed will vary due to factors such as age, weight, and the area being treated.
Is this procedure invasive? Is there any downtime?
How long do ultrasonic cavitation results last?
Ultrasonic cavitation does not destroy fat cells; rather, it empties them of their contents, which means the cells are capable of storing fat again. A balanced diet is the only way to ensure lasting results. Those who take in more calories than they burn will see their improvement start to decrease over time.