Carbon Dioxide TherapyorCarboxytherapy is a revolutionary
new skin rejuvenation treatment. Carboxytherapy originated at the Royal Spas of France in 1932, where bathing in carbon dioxide rich water was shown to promote
wound healing. We need oxygen to breathe, and so does your skin. As we age, the
body undergoes a general slowing down in many of its normal renewal processes.
What is Carboxytherapy?Carboxytherapy is a procedure that uses carbon dioxide gas (CO2) and helps to
get rid of stretch marks, cellulite and scars, as well as plumping the
How does Carboxy work?Micro
injections of carbon dioxide are injected just beneath the surface of the skin in small quantities. As
the body recognizes this, it immediately interprets it as a lack of oxygen, and
speeds oxygen flow to the area, improving circulation, which in turn stimulates
cell reproduction, breaks down fat cells, and boost collagen formation.
What areas can be treated?Treatments
are generally performed on the face, neck, arms, abdomen and thighs. The
most common aesthetic indications for treatment with carboxytherapy are for
cellulite, stretch marks, acne scars, skin laxity, baldness
and wrinkle reduction.
How many treatments are necessary?For
the face, a course of between four and six treatments is usually required for
optimum results, each session would last between 15 and 45 minutes. Combining
carboxytherapy treatments with mesotherapy, radio frequency, and cavitation offers greater results, especially
for patients with “stubborn pockets of fat”.
What to expect before and after treatment? There
is no downtime, and you can resume your normal activity immediately.
can return to work immediately after treatment. There is minimal discomfort, and most
describe as feeling like a dull throb or slight pressure in the
The gas is completely absorbed and diffused by the body normally, within a
short period, and there may be some redness or slight bruising. There are no known risks or unwanted effects
is considered totally safe.