The 4D Cavi treatment head emits ultrasonic sound energy at 40-50kHz at two separate modulations, which penetrates the skin to a depth of approximately 8-9mm. This is just deep enough to reach the subcutaneous fat layer. This causes the following distinct therapeutic effects :-
- Low pressure bubbles are formed within the fat cells (known as “Adipocytes”), causing the cell membranes to rupture, releasing the contents into the space between the fat cells (the “interstitial space”).
- The ultrasonic sound energy pulverises the adipocytes, causing the cell membranes to rupture and forcing the fat cell contents to release their contents.
- The contents of the fat cells (Fatty Acids, Triglycerides and water) spill out from the broken cell membranes and are released into the interstitial space. This mechanism of action is not “liquefaction of fat”, it is the instant emptying out of the cells rather than the destruction of them. (referred to as lipolysis).
- The second modulation causes a positive pressure wave through the interstitial space, promoting accelerated lymphatic drainage, to accelerate the results beyond anything you may have experienced before!
This amazing process takes place with no affect to the neighbouring structures such as skin, blood vessels, and peripheral nerves. Within 48 hours after treatment, undertaking some form of (preferably cardio vascular) exercise to raise your heart rate, therefore increase your metabolic rate, will ensure you retain the results delivered during the treatment. Your body will use the fuel available in your blood stream, which includes the Fatty Acids and Triglycerides released by the 4D Cavi treatments. Once the “fuel” in the bloodstream has been used up, your Liver will begin to target the remaining fat deposits (starting with those most easily broken down – the treated areas) for further “fuel”. Therefore, the more exercise you undertake between treatments, the better your results will be! 4D Cavi Inch Loss is a fantastic means of “reminding” your body about those long dormant fat deposits that no amount of exercise seems to be able to target. This is why we find 4D Cavi delivers simply astonishing results for such a wide variety of clients!!! Even if you’ve tried other ultrasonic cavitation treatments before (such as 3D Lipo, or Cavi Sculpt), they simply can’t compare to the amazing results we can achieve with our all new 4D Cavi treatments! Each “treatment” session comprises 20 minutes of 4D Cavi application.
If you are a healthy adult, over the age of 18 and capable of performing a little regular exercise, to burn off the “fuel” released by the treatments, the answer is usually a resounding “YES”!!! However, there are some medical conditions (referred to as “Contra-indications”) that mean we CANNOT treat you. This is in the best interest of your health and to ensure there are no complications with your condition, so please don’t be offended if we are unable to treat you as a result of one of these conditions being present :-
- Pacemaker or internal defibrillator.
- Superficial metal or other implants in the treatment area.
- Any form of prosthesis, replacement joint or metal plates in the treated area (e.g. lower leg prosthesis)
- Severe concurrent conditions, such as cardiac disorders.
- Pregnancy and nursing.
- Patients with a history of diseases stimulated by heat, such as recurrent Herpes Simplex in the treatment area, may be treated only following a prophylactic regime.
- Any active condition in the treatment area, such as sores, psoriasis, eczema or undiagnosed rashes.
- Any surgical procedure in the treatment area within the last 3 months or before complete healing.
- NOTE :- 4D Cavi is perfect for treating areas covered by a tattoo, as it will NOT cause fading.
If you are in any doubt and the answers to your questions are not contained within this site, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to discuss the treatments with you in more detail.