by: Caruso Davis M, Guillot T, Yu Y, Mashtalir N, Bissoon L, Dhurandhar N, Greenway F
Published in Obesity Journal 16 (suppl. 1):S161, 2008.
Presented at NAASO Annual Scientific Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. October 3-7, 2008.
Local fat reduction for cosmetic purposes utilizes two different mechanisms. One is an ablative mechanism in which the fat cells are destroyed, exemplified by the combination of phosphatidylcholine (PC) and deoxycholate (DC). PC with DC is felt to cause local fat reduction secondary to the detergent action of DC, and it… Continue reading
A New Non-Invasive Approach for Body Contouring: the Applications of the Low-Level Laser Therapy, by David Turok, MD
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medical News – Winter 2009
Placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized, multi-site clinical study was conducted to assess the efficacy of LLLT as an independent modality for noninvasive body sliming. The study enrolled sixty-seven subjects between the ages of 18 to 65 years who satisfied the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Patients were asked to sign an affidavit stating that no modifications in their daily dietary or exercise habits will be made throughout the… Continue reading
A study by Neil Sadick, MD Clinical Professor, Dermatology – Weill Cornell Medical College*.
Patient demand for non-surgical, non-invasive, and no-downtime wrinkle treatment procedures has grown dramatically over the past decade as new treatments and technologies have been introduced.
The effects of dermal heating are well recognized to include immediate effects on collagen structure with stimulation of neocollagenesis (1).
These changes can help reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles. Radiofrequency (RF) energy is used in medicine for a few decades. Radiofrequency (RF) energy heats tissue through the induction of rotational movement in water molecules. These… Continue reading
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