Carboxy Therapy is a procedure that uses carbon dioxide and claims to get rid of stretch marks, cellulite and scars, as well as plumping the skin. Micro injections of carbon dioxide are injected just beneath the surface of the skin.
Carboxytherapy is an outpatient procedure, and it usually only takes about 15 minutes.
The procedure is almost pain less.
Carboxytherapy originated in French spas in the 1930s. It uses infusions of carbon dioxide, a naturally occurring gas in the body.
People who undergo the procedure find an improvement in:
2. skin elasticity
3. fine lines and wrinkles
It also aids with collagen repair and the destruction of fatty deposit.
It can help reduce under-eye circle by increasing blood flow to the eyelid. Some physicians have also the therapy to treat erectile dysfunction, acute arthritis, Raynaud’s syndrome and alopecia caused by poor blood circulation.
For fat and cellulite reduction, the procedure is often preferred over more invasive and high-risk methods, like liposuction.
Carboxytherapy can be used on the: face, eyelids, neck, stomach, arms, legs and buttocks. It is used to treat Cellulite, dark undereye circle and stretch marks.
1. How long does the procedure take?
It is a quick (about 15 minutes) out patient procedure.
You can return to normal routine immediately, aside from swimming and bathing in a tub for 24 hours after treatment.
2. how many sessions are needed?
Mostly between 4 to 10 sessions.
3.What are the side effects at carboxytherapy?
It is a safe procedure people may have bruising at injection site, that can clear up within a week.
4. What to expect after?
When carboxytherapy is used to treat stretchmarks and scars it’s relatively pain less. This is because scar tissue doesn’t have nerves. Itching sensation at site of stretch marks is normal and should resolve in 5 minutes.
People who use carboxytherapy for treating cellulite and fatty deposit may eel pressure during the injection, similar to the sensation felt during a blood pressure test. This is caused by he expanding gas.
Treated areas will feel warm and tingly after the treatment for up to 24 hours as the carbon dioxide gas does it’s job and circulation improves.
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