What to Expect During an Accent XL Procedure
The Accent XL procedure is used to treat and rejuvenate loose, sagging, aging skin anywhere on the body. It is also conducted to reduce the appearance of cellulite. The Accent XL procedure involves the use of radiofrequency on the skin's surface, as well as under the epidermal layers. It is a non-invasive procedure that generally does not require any recovery time. Below is an outline of what to expect during an Accent XL procedure.
Candidates for the Accent XL ProcedureThe Accent XL procedure is a good option for anyone who wants a simple treatment to reduce the appearance of cellulite, and to reduce the appearance of aging skin. Those who are not considered good candidates for the procedure include: * Women who are pregnant or nursing * People suffering from diabetes * People using medications such as Retin-A * People with pacemakers
Areas and Skin Conditions Treated With Accent XLThe Accent XL procedure is generally opted for when attempting to treat aging skin and cellulite. After significant weight loss or pregnancy, the skin can sag, which can be treated with the Accent XL procedure. This procedure can basically be used on any part of the body that suffers from sagging, aging skin and cellulite.
How the Accent XL Procedure is PerformedThis procedure involves the delivering of radiofrequency to the surface and underlying layers of the skin. These frequencies contour and smooth out the underlying structures of the skin. This procedure naturally encourages the skin to produce its own collagen, rather than injecting synthetic collagen. Depending on the size of the area of skin being treated and the amount of cellulite being treated, this procedure can take anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes to perform. It is generally a painless procedure, which is accompanied by cooling agents to keep the patient comfortable. The Accent XL procedure has even been known to feel like a warm stone massage.
Recovery from the Accent XL ProcedureThe recovery time from an Accent XL procedure is minimal due to the non-invasive nature of the procedure. Patients are usually able to get back to their normal day-to-day routine immediately following the procedure. Patients should expect to experience some slight redness in the affected area following the procedure, which should go away shortly after.
ResultsThe Accent XL procedure generally provides a more youthful appearance of the skin. The skin should be tighter and firmer, with an improved tone. The results are long-lasting, and should be noticed right away.
Number of Sessions RequiredThe number of Accent XL sessions required will depend on the extent of skin damage or cellulite that the patient has, as well as the size of the area affected. While some patients only require a couple of sessions, others may require as many as 10 treatments for optimal results.
Cost of Accent XL ProcedureThe cost of an Accent XL treatment varies depending on how invasive the cellulite is, and the size of the area of skin affected. Generally, patients can expect to pay anywhere between $400 to $600 per session.