Advanced TriLipo Technology
While we always have to realize the limits of any machine to reverse the aging process or correct the outcome of poor dietary and lifestyle choices, the Maximus is now available to improve the appearance of problem areas of the body. Radio Frequency is safe for all skin types (including sun-exposed skin) and the Maximus is the most current third generation RF device available from Pollogen, a world leader in RF research. The Maximus Trilipo technology is considered to be the most advanced non-invasive body and facial shaping system available and has a distinct advantage over other technologies with its safety profile, comfort and clinically proven results, even from the first treatment. Studies have also shown long-term collagen regeneration and cellulite improvement.
The Maximus simultaneously optimizes fat reduction for body contouring. The device also provides dramatic results in skin tightening and has been clinically proven to reduce cellulite and stretch marks, as well as lift and tone underlying muscle. Patients notice a difference after the first treatment
After 2nd series of 8 treatments with continuous improvement over further treatments. Most patients undergo a series of four to six weekly sessions, each lasting approximately 30 minutes.
With the Maximus we are able to treat small delicate areas around the eyes and mouth; broader areas of the face, neck and hands; and the large applicator targets large body areas such as thighs, buttocks and abdomen. For those worried about how the process feels, it’s actually quite pleasant – in fact, we’ve even had patients fall asleep during treatment. Best of all, there is no down time.
The MaximusTriLipo works on three different layers – the skin dermis, the subcutaneous fat layer (underneath the dermis), and the underlying muscle. The dermis is the most important part of the skin because it is here that cells create collagen and elastin, two proteins that make up the structural component of the skin. As we age, collagen quality and quantity goes down, which is why skin starts to sag and deteriorate. The cells in the dermis that create collagen are called fibroblasts and it is here that we target our therapies. By heating the fat layer underneath the skin with radio frequency energy, the Maximus increases the breakdown of fat cells and results in a release of stored fat. A major breakthrough with the Maximus TriLipo is the addition of Dynamic Muscle Activation (DMA), or muscle contraction, which optimizes the release and removal of fat during a procedure. By stimulating muscle contraction, the Maximus creates a “squeezing” effect that reduces the size of the fat cells and improves drainage of liquified fat. Additionally, the heating effect of the RF combined with the muscle activation improves blood flow and lymphatic circulation, optimizing tissue oxygenation and detoxification. The outcome? Improvedmuscle tone, a reduction of visible fat and improved body measurements.
Most patients try to build collagen through topical creams, but this is ineffective because collagen cannot penetrate through the skin. Another significant benefit of RF energy is that it heats the dermal skin layer and causes collagen fibers to contract. This contraction results in immediate skin tightening and improved skin texture.
Over and above the instant results, the heating causes fibroblast cells to generate new collagen for longer-term skin tightening, elasticity and wrinkle reduction. Collagen production and maturation usually starts in three to 12 weeks, so it’s not unusual for patients to notice an immediate improvement, and even further enhancement as the year progresses.
Targeting problem areas
Three common body complaints that are almost exclusive to women include:
1. The “bat wings” that develop on the underside of the arm when a woman raises her arms
2. Skin laxity on the abdomen after significant weight gain and loss (most commonly after pregnancy). Affectionately termed “mummy tummy.”
Previous treatments for bat wings and mummy tummy included surgery to remove the excess skin and fat but resulted in a long noticeable scar. For those patients who don’t want a scar or surgical intervention, the Maximus provides a viable option.
There is no ideal treatment to permanently eliminate cellulite, but the Maximus provides one of the best treatment options available and offers immediate improvement. Since cellulite is a chronic condition, best results require ongoing treatment. Help for face and neck While we can improve the appearance of loose, sagging skin on the face and neck with Botox or fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane, the Maximus provides us with a new treatment option. By targeting the areas of concern we can tighten the skin producing a lifting effect. This is especially helpful in the jowl area, marionette lines and neck.