Injecting the CO2 deep into the cell tissue break ups up fat cells which are then removed via the body’s natural elimination process. Carboxytherapy works especially well to treat hard-to-reach pockets of fat, under the chin or around the hips.
Stretch Marks and Other Scars
Stretch marks are a form of scarring caused by skin tearing as a result of rapid weight gain. Injecting CO2 into the scar tissue results in the production of collagen, making the scarring less visible. Results are seen in the case of most stretchmarks, but is best used to treat new ones. Carboxytherapy can also be used to treat other scars, such as those caused by acne, surgery or burns.
Carboxytherapy has been shown to reduce significantly improve skin texture of cellulite-affected areas. It assist the skin with creating more collagen fibre, thus improving skin firmness. The treatment also increases circulation and lymph drainage which results in smoother, younger-looking skin.
Skin Firming and Rejuvenation
By increasing collagen production carboxytherapy can also help in firming up wrinkles and rejuvenating tired-looking skin. Some of the skin laxity issues carboxytherapy can help treat include:
- Crows Feet
- Laugh Lines
- Frown Lines
- Double Chin
- Saggy Jowls
- Lip Wrinkles