Thrive Med Spa with offices in Lakeview and Chicago provides fat reduction and skin tightening for the face and body throughout the Chicagoland area from the downtown Loop to the Gold Coast, River North and Evanston areas.

Exilis Treatment Video

What is Exilis Elite?

Exilis is an exciting new technology that uses radio frequency (RF) energy for body and face contouring and skin tightening. It is a non-surgical office procedure that reduces fat and firms skin in the face and body. The Exilis Elite delivers twice the energy of the original Exilis device and offers superior results in a shorter amount of time.

How does Exilis work?

During an Exilis treatment, precisely controlled radio frequency energy is used to heat the deeper layers of the skin. This heat causes fat cells to shrink and contracts the skin tissue, stimulating new collagen production in the process.

Who is a good candidate for Exilis treatment?

Exilis is recommended for any patient who desires cosmetic improvement, particularly those areas that show the signs of aging, and have not responded to other treatment options. Exilis treatment offers cosmetic improvement without surgery.

What does an Exilis treatment feel like?

As the Exilis device is guided over the area to be treated, you will feel a deep heating sensation. Exilis radio frequency energy is delivered to the deeper layers of the skin. The underside of the applicator provides cooling to the skin’s surface, keeping you more comfortable during the treatment.

How long is an Exilis treatment?

The Exilis platform was designed to deliver energy in a short treatment of under an hour for greater patient convenience and comfort. Generally, a series of four treatments will be required to achieve the desired result. The exact number of treatments will depend on your existing cosmetic concerns and the goals you want to achieve.

Is there any downtime?

There is no downtime with this procedure. There may be temporary pinkness or redness in the skin for about 20-30 minutes that quickly subsides. Since there is no downtime or special care required once you leave the office, you can carry on with the rest of your day’s activities immediately following treatment.

Is Exilis safe?

Yes, Exilis is an FDA cleared device for skin tightening There are controls built in to the device to ensure that it does not overheat the skin.

What kind of results can I expect with Exilis Elite?

Results may vary. For best result, it is recommended to follow the between treatment instructions. Keep following a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water.

What areas of the body can be treated with Exilis?

Due to the unique design of Exilis, the neck, face, body, arms and legs, back fat and knees are all treated successfully.

How long do results last?

Exilis is a relatively new device, but current studies show that those who have had treatment over 2 years ago have maintained their results. Typically, once fat cells have been destroyed, they do not come back.

What else should I know about an Exilis treatment?

It is important that you are very well hydrated before, during and after your Exilis treatment to achieve maximum results. It is also recommended that you partake is some sort of light exercise for 30-40 minutes following treatment in order to maximize results if the body is being treated for fat removal.

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