What is Ultrasonic Cavitation?
Ultrasonic cavitation is a simple procedure that relies on sound waves to flush fat from the body instead of intensive surgery. During an ultrasonic cavitation procedure, noninvasive machines target specific body areas with low-frequency sound waves (they’re what put the “ultrasonic” in “ultrasonic cavitation”) and, in some cases, light suction. This process heats and vibrates the layer of fat cells below the skin’s surface. The pressure eventually causes the fat cells to liquefy and release their contents into the bloodstream. Proponents of the procedure believe that the body is then able to process these fatty acids through its proverbial waste-disposal plant: the lymphatic system.
The procedure works on the principle of low frequency. Ultrasounds are elastic waves that are not audible to people (above 20,000Hz). A piezoelectric effect produces the waves by use of quartz or ceramic substance. The sound produced is easily propagated through various physical states be it solid, liquid or gaseous forms. Therefore, Ultrasound Cavitation is an application that uses ultrasound, without any surgical operations needed, to efficiently transmit an energy signal through human skin disrupting adipose tissue.
Results can vary greatly from patient to patient. However, most proponents of ultrasonic cavitation claim that you may see three results:
1. Tightened skin and reduced cellulite (due to the production of new collagen and elastin fibers).
2. Reduced circumference in the treated area (due to fat-cell release).
3. An overall contoured appearance (due to a combination of the benefits listed above).