Beauty • 23 January 2020
In the first of three articles introducing TriPollar, the first is here to explain the innovative radio-frequency technology behind their products.
Simple to use and remarkably efficient, TriPollar treatments deliver body shaping, skin tightening, reduction of cellulite and treatment of wrinkles from the first treatment, and long-lasting results after a course of treatments, without surgery or downtime. The radio frequency technology in TriPollar devices works by warming the layers of fat and immediately tightening the skin, this in turn aids the production of collagen which brings about successful long-term results. The TriPollar Pose is suited for use on the body, whereas the TriPollar Stop is for the face, hands and neck. TriPollar devices are simple to use and extremely efficient at tackling cellulite and wrinkles and are the home use ‘baby’ of their highly successful professional devices.
How Does TriPollar Work?
TriPollar technology utilises painless, focused and optimal radio-frequency energy to the dermis and to subcutaneous (situated under the skin) fat layers. Controlled energy is delivered via three or more electrodes, and is limited to the treatment area. TriPollar radio frequency is clinically and histopathologically proven to simultaneously and homogenously heat both superficial (dermal) and deep (hypodermal) layers. TriPollar products have a unique configuration of sophisticated control algorithms that causes the tissue to heat from within while keeping the epidermis safe, meaning a painless and pleasant treatment for you in comparison to other similar devices. This focused delivery results in immediate visible results. It's even safe to use TriPollar technology for treatment of fine lines and very delicate areas of the face without causing damage or pain. These include areas around the lips and around the eyes. For improved results it is recommended to undergo a course of treatments.
This short video shows how collagen and elastin are treated with the TriPollar Stop. As they are heated, they contract and are pulled together, resulting in immediate skin tightening. The deep heating accelerates the conformational changes of the collagen and the elastin, resulting in tighter and smoother skin. In addition, the thermal effect triggers the fibroblasts to increase the production of new collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid which in turn reveal the newly achieved younger skin appearance.
Using the TriPollar Pose the heating of fat cells accelerates metabolism and causes them to shrink. The rise in temperature forces fat cells to secrete fatty acids (liquid fat), which are disposed via the blood and lymph system. The desired result is achieved with a defined body shape and minimised cellulite appearance.
Treatment Time and Lasting Results
Results are said to be visible right from the first treatment and can last for months to years if maintained. It also depends on the chronological ageing of the patients and their life style. According to TriPollar, however, ongoing maintenance every 4 – 8 weeks could be required. A treatment session can be expected to last about 10 - 60 minutes, depending on the area being treated, and are usually recommended once every week with an average of 4 - 8 sessions in a treatment programme, followed by ongoing maintenance to prolong the results. With continued use, the device has been proven to slow down and reverse the signs of ageing on all skin types and tones.