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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rioblush Carboxy Therapy?
Rioblush Carboxy Therapy is a safe, minimally-invasive, all natural medical procedure and is clinically proven to improve skin texture.

What does it treat?
Rioblush is used to treat stretch marks, fine lines around eyes and mouth, dark under eye circles and to tighten and rejuvenate the skin around the face, neck, and d´┐Żcolletage. It can also be used to treat localised fat deposits that accumulate in and around the chin, arms, knees, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, back and hip areas. Lastly, it been shown to be an effective treatment for cellulite reduction.

How does it work?
As we age, blood circulation in the dermis is reduced; this means less oxygen gets to the cells. As a result, the process of creating new cells, along with collagen production slows down over time, and in some cases stops altogether. Injecting natural carbon dioxide gas under the skin tricks the body into believing it needs more oxygen. This kick starts your body's own natural restorative processes, resulting in an increase in blood flow and new collagen and cell growth. Carboxytherapy has also been clinically shown to destroy fat cells, while making the dermis look renewed and firmer.

How long does it take?
Treatments at clinics can take from 15 minutes to one hour depending on the size of the area, number of areas treated, and the type of condition being treated.

Is it painful?
Some patients may experience mild discomfort or a slight burning, itching, or tingling sensation followed by a feeling of warmth in the treated area. The Rioblush Carboxy Therapy system allows for heated gas, which improves patient comfort.

How long is the recovery time after the treatment?
The treatment requires no recovery time, but clients will be advised to avoid strenuous activity, bathing or swing, saunas for 4 hours post treatment.

How many sessions will I need?
The treatment requires on average between 4 and 12 treatments depending on the condition and the area being treated.

How long will it be before I see an improvement?
Although each person is unique, many people see some improvement after the first treatment, although it usually takes up to one month for the body to properly react to the process. More pronounced and long-lasting results are seen after 4 - 12 treatments.

How long will the benefits last?
Depending on the type of treatment, effects can be permanent (stretch marks) or last for several years (skin tightening), but the treatment does not stop the ageing process. Regular maintenance treatments will extend the benefits.