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Bodytite™ is not an FDA approved procedure. It is a procedure approved only for clinical trials.

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Dr. Christopher T Chia
Christopher T Chia, M.D.

128 Central Park South
New York City, NY 10019
212-265-2724, 1-888-869-2762

Dr. Spero J Theodorou
Spero J Theodorou, MD

128 Central Park South
New York City, NY 10019
1-800-282-SCULPT

Dr. Alfredo E Hoyos
Alfredo E Hoyos, M.D.

Colombia Address: Cra. 15 # 83-33
Consultorio 304
Bogotá, Colombia
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 915-4274

 

BodyTite™ Liposuction FAQ


What is BodyTiteTM?
Introduced by InvasixTM, BodyTiteTM is a sophisticated and unique body sculpting system that uses Radio Frequency Assisted Liposuction (RFAL) technology to remove excess body fat. It is a minimally invasive and safe approach to liposuction, which can bring dramatic aesthetic results with minimal downtime. The device is currently awaiting FDA approval.

How does BodyTiteTM liposuction work?
The procedure begins when the surgeon inputs a very small cannula (tube) approximately 3mm in diameter into the treatment area. The probe delivers the required radiofrequency energy to burn the body fat, causing them to rupture. The liquefied fat is aspirated using a power-assisted liposuction device. Excessive heating of fat and/or dermis is avoided since all parameters are controlled in a closed loop system.

Who is a good candidate for the BodyTiteTM procedure?
Ideal candidates for BodyTiteTM procedure are those who are healthy with normal body weight, but have areas of fat that are resistant to diet or exercise. They must have realistic expectations regarding the results.

What body regions can be treated with BodyTiteTM?
BodyTiteTM liposuction is ideal for eliminating fat from the waist or (love handles), chin, inner and outer thighs, hips, abdomen, ankles, back, arms, neck, knees.

Is it a safe procedure?
Yes, it is. It is a quick, gentle and virtually painless procedure. Patients can return to their normal activities soon after treatment.

What are the benefits of BodyTiteTM liposuction treatment?

  • Better body contouring results
  • Can be done with local anesthesia
  • Minimal bruising
  • Less trauma and faster healing
  • Lesser bleeding or bruising
  • Minimal scarring

Where is the procedure done?
The procedure is usually performed at the surgical facility on an outpatient basis. When compared to traditional liposuction procedure, this procedure promises successful fat removal with less downtime and minimal side effects.

Are there any risks associated?
BodyTiteTM radiofrequency assisted liposuction (RFAL) procedure carries considerably fewer risks and complications compared to conventional liposuction methods. Patients may experience minor swelling and bruising following the procedure, but all these complications are minimal.

How long does BodyTiteTM treatment take? How many treatments are required?
For most patients, one treatment per body area is all that is normally required. The procedure typically takes about 30 - 45 minutes, depending upon the complexity and the number of areas treated.

What is the recovery time for BodyTiteTM procedure?
The recovery time for BodyTiteTM radiofrequency assisted liposuction procedure is minimal. Patients can return to routine activities within a few days.

How soon will I see the results?
Patients can expect to see the initial results immediately, with continued improvement over several months.

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