What is Cavitation?
Ultrasonic cavitation, or ultrasound cavitation, is a cosmetic procedure that’s used to break apart fat deposits in your body. The treatment claims to work as an effective, less invasive alternative to liposuction.
Ultrasonic cavitation, also called ultrasonic lipolysis, is a body contouring treatment that is used to remove fat deposits under your skin. This procedure is a safer alternative to surgical options, like liposuction.
The ideal candidate for ultrasonic cavitation:
is in good overall health
has realistic expectations
is already within 15 pounds of their goal weight
Ultrasonic cavitation is meant to target small areas of fat and help contour your body. It isn’t a treatment for people who are trying to lose a lot of weight.
Ultrasonic cavitation is also frequently performed on the:
How does ultrasonic cavitation work?
Ultrasonic cavitation relies on ultrasound technology to break apart fat cells.
Ultrasound waves are sent deep into the layers of your skin, causing a disruptive vibration. Fat cells then break apart from each other and are dislodged from your dermal layers.
After a few days, the fat cells are absorbed by your lymphatic system and drained as waste from your body.
Common side effects include:
What kind of results can i expect?
Results can vary greatly from patient to patient. However, you should see:
Reduced circumference in the treated area (due to fat-cell release)
An overall contoured appearance (due to a combination of the benefits listed above)
Is this procedure INVASIVE?
Is there any DOWNTIME?
How many sessions will I need?
On average, treatment requires 1 to 3 visits for visible results. Results of this treatment are permanent, as long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise. If you have a sedentary lifestyle, fat deposits may return to areas that have been treated.