What is Venus Freeze and what does it do?
Venus Freeze is a revolutionary technology that offers non-invasive skin tightening and wrinkle reduction, cellulite reduction, and circumferential fat reduction. Radio frequency and pulsed magnetic fields on the handpiece create a unique combination that has the ability to penetrate deeply, quickly, comfortably, and safely into the skin. This technology is FDA-approved. Unlike other lasers and machines, because Venus Freeze has no lights or laser components, this treatment can be done on any skin type. Patients can just relax during the treatment feeling only a warm sensation. Venus Freeze was created by Venus Concept, and you can read more about their developments, this technology.
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The magnetic pulse component induces the release of growth factors required for the sprouting of new blood vessels, as well as for proliferation of dermal fibroblast. Simultaneously, the RF component induces collagen and elastin synthesis by causing controlled thermal damage in the dermis, which triggers the self-repair mechanism of skin tissue as well as enzyme-mediated lipolysis. The result is a marked improvement in skin tightness and elasticity, decreased subcutaneous fat mass, improved blood circulation, and stabilization of collagen strands, resulting in cellulite reduction and generally firmer and tighter skin.
Venus Freeze treatments are done as a series, usually with one session a week, with a total of 6-10 treatments performed (depending upon whether the face or body is being treated). A maintenance program is suggested after the initial treatments are completed to help maintain your long-term results.
What areas are treated with Venus Freeze?
There are two treatment heads of different sizes that allow multiple areas of the body to be treated. For the face and neck, each procedure takes about 30 minutes, with targeted heat points met and maintained during the treatment time. For the body, the most common treated areas are the thighs (front and/or back), hips, and buttocks. However, the stomach or waist can also be treated, as can the arms. Most patients select 1-2 large areas for body treatments (about the size of an 8x10 paper) to be treated within each 30-60 minute procedure.
Venus Freeze treatments may be done on their own, or they may be combined with other treatments.
What is a Venus Freeze treatment like?
Before you begin a Venus Freeze series, photos and/or measurements may be taken for later comparison and a consent will be reviewed and signed. During each treatment, a technician will apply a glycerin gel to the treatment area and will glide the Venus Freeze head over the selected areas. Radio frequency will deeply penetrate into the skin, heating it. Specific temperatures will be taken with a heat gun during the course of your treatment so that the proper temperature is reached and maintained for targeted amounts of time.
During a Venus Freeze treatment, you will feel a heat sensation as the machine moves over your skin and concentrates on the affected areas. You should have a warm feeling and some slight heat from the treated area for about a few hours after the procedure. Although very rare, you might have some minimal bruising from a treatment, but this should be very light, if any. There is a very small, but possible chance of a burn to the skin if the machine head stops in a skin area for too long or if the treatment area becomes too hot. Treatments require no patient downtime and you can return to work or other normal activities immediately.
What kind of results can I expect from Venus Freeze?
You should have realistic expectations about your treatments and remember that Venus Freeze should be done in conjunction with regular exercise and healthy eating. Venus Freeze treatments should not be used as a weight-loss program. Multiple sessions are required for the best results, and you should expect your progress to improve with each visit. Venus Freeze is not permanent so a maintenance program will need to be done to maintain your results long-term.You should expect to see general skin tightening and wrinkle reduction, cellulite reduction, and circumferential fat reduction.
How much does Venus Freeze cost?
For the body, Venus Freeze is offered as a package of eight 30-minute treatments for $1199, treating 1 large areas. If additional areas need to be added for more time, those can be priced during a consultation. For the face and neck, six 30-minute treatments cost $999. After you have completed an initial package, maintenance Venus Freeze treatments are offered at discounted rates. Should you wish to do smaller areas of the body for less than 60 minutes, or wish to add wood therapy to your Venus Freeze treatments, we can price those for you during your free consultation with our technicians.
Our prices are based upon our technicians' high levels of experience, the care you receive, our value-added benefits, the direct supervision of a Board-certified doctor, and the consumable costs for our treatments. While other offices may offer different pricing structures, we are confident that you will not receive the same level of care from any other facility.