-Carboxytherapy refers to the cutaneous and subcutaneous administration of carbon dioxide gas [CO2] for therapeutic purposes.
-Studies found that injecting carbon dioxide gas under the skin stimulates the production of oxygen and so improves the blood circulation..which results to a lot of beneficial effects to the skin as: improving skin elasticity, improving circulation, encouraging collagen repair, improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and destroying localized fatty deposits.
-How does Carboxytherapy treat cellulite and stretch marks?
As for the cellulite, patients could make use of Carboxytherapy to get rid of cellulite because of its effect on fat cells. Carbon Dioxide is able to destroy most of the fat cells beneath the skin.
-Is Co2 gas used in carboxytherapy safe??
Yes, It is completely safe as it is already found in our bodies as a result of a lot of biological processes.
-What is the process of Carboxytherapy?
First of all, your physician will examine your body and decide the amount of CO2 that should be injected in the site. The session will take from 10 to 15 minutes where the CO2 will be injected under the skin using very minute caliber needle (less than 0.3 mm)
The process is very simple; there is no recovery period or pre operative technique as there is no anesthesia involved in the session.