Conveniently located to serve Houston and SugarlandWith the help of BodyTite in Houston, patients can restore tighter skin and eliminate small pockets of stubborn fat. This state-of-the-art procedure utilizes radio-frequency energy to effectively lift and contour trouble areas of the body.
Which Areas Can BodyTite Treat?This skin-tightening treatment is incredibly versatile and is safe for use on numerous regions of the body. It can tighten loose skin on the inner and outer thighs, arms, tummy, knees, chest, and buttocks. Several areas can be addressed during the course of a single treatment session. BodyTite can also be paired with traditional liposuction to enhance its results. This can be discussed during a consultation with Dr. Ayim.
Am I a Good Candidate?If your skin is experiencing mild to moderate drooping, this treatment option is for you. Patients often choose BodyTite when their skin sags as a result of the aging process or extreme weight loss. Patients who want to avoid surgical procedures because of the prolonged downtime and potential complications are ideal candidates for BodyTite. The best candidates are within 30% of their ideal body weight and are in overall good health. If you are currently pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to local anesthetics, you may not be an ideal candidate for BodyTite treatment. This skin-tightening option is also not ideal for patients who have skin infections in the targeted areas or have autoimmune diseases.
PreOp date 11/20/2019
Post op 2/3/2020
Procedure – BodyTite to abdomen, hips, waist, back bra rolls, lower back
2 months post op
How BodyTite WorksBodyTite uses controlled radio-frequency energy to heat the tissues from the inside and the outside simultaneously, achieving two different types of improvement. The BodyTite handpiece has two projecting aspects: a cannula (a thin metal tube) and an electrode. It is shaped in a way where the cannula can be inserted under the skin while the electrode projection stays outside the skin and is in contact with the skin’s surface. While the cannula is inside the skin, it produces RF energy that travels towards the electrode. This creates intense controlled heat that affects the skin tissues and the fat cells. As a result of this, the skin tissues’ collagen production rate is increased for healthier and tighter skin. At the same time, the fat cells are being liquefied and removed through the cannula, a process called RFAL (Radio-Frequency Assisted Lipolysis). While the heat involved is quite intense, it does not damage the surrounding tissues, making it a very precise and safe treatment.
The Treatment ProcessTreatments typically take around one to three hours. At the start of the session, local anesthesia is injected into the targeted regions. This effectively numbs them to any pain or discomfort. Once the anesthesia has taken effect, a tiny incision is created to allow access for the cannula, which is then inserted into the skin. RF energy is emitted as the handpiece is moved around the area, creating even results.
After Your Treatment SessionOnce the BodyTite treatment is complete, you will be able to return home. Downtime and recovery time can last around five to ten days, and a degree of swelling and bruising may be present. You will notice results right after your treatment session, and these will continue to improve as new collagen protein grows in your skin tissues. It can take around three to six months for full results to be apparent.