BodyTite ™ is a minimally invasive radiofrequency device for skin tightening and fat reduction. The BodyTite device heats the tissues from within the skin to reduce fat and tighten skin.
What is BodyTite?
BodyTite ™ is a minimally invasive radiofrequency body contouring device for skin tightening and fat reduction. BodyTite ™ has become a hugely popular treatment worldwide. BodyTite can be used for many areas of the body such as abdomen (tummy), chest, arms, thighs and legs. There are smaller probes that can used used for the face, jawlines, chin and eye areas such as the FaceTite ™ and AccuTite ™.
How does BodyTite work?
The Inmode BodyTite ™ device uses a small fine probe that is passed underneath the skin using a small incision. This heats the tissues from within to cause shrinkage of fat and tightening of the skin. The machine is able to monitor and limit the temperature of the tissues and skin to ensure that it delivers a safe and effective amount of heat.
BodyTite ™ can be combined with other procedures such as liposuction to improve the overall appearance of the procedure.
What are the risks of BodyTite?
BodyTite ™ is usually performed under local anaesthetic for small areas. The device has built-in safeguards to assure the highest safety levels. The probes constantly monitor the internal and external temperatures and cut off if the maximum set levels are reached. The potential risks and complications include:
Frequently Asked Questions
BodyTite ™ is best suited for patients with small areas of fat or skin laxity. The ideal patient would have a normal or ideal body weight. The procedure may be suitable for those patients that would like to avoid a general anaesthetic invasive procedure. It can be used to improve outcomes following more invasive procedures. In some patients, it may be best to consider surgical options but your surgeon will discuss these with you.
BodyTite ™ can be used for many areas such as the abdomen, arms, chest, thighs, knees and legs.
The procedure is usually performed under local anaesthetic. Some patients may experience some discomfort during the procedure. Most patients will tolerate the procedure without much pain. The local anaesthetic last for a few hours postoperatively then simple painkillers should be sufficient to control any pain or discomfort.
You will see some results immediately but there will generally be some swelling early on. The skin tightening effects take several months, even up to 12 months, before they are fully noticeable.
The cost of BodyTite ™ depends on the areas being treated and generally starts from about £3950.