Frequently Asked Questions
The unique light emitted from Trifecta LipoMelt Pad System causes the fat cell membranes to temporarily alter the permeability of the cell wall. This brief change allows some of the fat contents to seep out to where it can then be processed by the body.
The Trifecta LipoMelt Pad System treatment can be effectively used on essentially every part of the body where localized fat deposits exist that are resistant to diet and exercise. This includes the face, chin, upper arms, abdomen, hips, buttocks, and upper thighs.
Clients undergoing LipoMelt have noticed an improvement with cellulite as well as skin tone and texture.
After being released, the fat is broken down into free fatty acids and glycerol and enter the blood stream. Once in the blood stream, the fatty acids can be either used as fuel or quickly eliminated by the body.
No changes are required, but you can expect better results if you reduce your caloric intake somewhat, as well as your sugars and starchy carbohydrates and increase your water consumption to 8-10 glasses a day. Meanwhile, reducing alcohol consumption will help the liver.
Do I have to exercise?
Each of your sessions will be followed by 10 minutes on the Whole-Body Vibrational unit to stimulate circulation and help burn the fat that has been released. Additional exercise will certainly increase your results.
How many sessions do I need?
You should see results from your very first session! Best results are seen after a series of sessions and 12-18 are a good fit for most. We will review the options at your initial consult. It’s like getting a tan, you want to continue to build on it frequently at first, then it’s just maintenance.
Do you have to wear goggles in red light therapy bed?
It is not required that you wear eye protection, nevertheless the lights are very bright and may be uncomfortable for some individuals with sensitivities to light.
Is Red Light Therapy similar to tanning?
No not at all. You will not get a tan from Red Light Therapy, nor does it expose you to damaging UV rays. Since the therapy does not alter the pigment or affect the melanin cells of the skin, you will have to find alternate means of obtaining a summer glow.
How often should you use a red light therapy bed?
In general, it is recommended to start with a few sessions per week and gradually increase the frequency as tolerated. For most conditions, three sessions per week for 20 minutes each can be sufficient to achieve significant benefits.
Can you overdo red light therapy?
It has an exceptional safety profile. In fact, you can’t overdo LED light therapy. Overuse won’t cause burning or damage to the skin, but it won’t fast-track your results, either. Generally, LED light therapy works best when used at least three to five times a week over a four to five week period.
Should you put anything on before red light therapy?
LED light therapy should be undertaken when the skin is clean – after removing makeup and thoroughly cleansing the skin, and before you apply any serums, moisturizers or treatments.
Are lotions or skin oils ok to use before red light therapy?
It is recommended that you not apply any lotions or oil before receiving red light therapy. This can reducuse the ability of the red light from penetrating the skin.
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