Carboxytherapy refers to the cutaneous and subcutaneous administration of carbon dioxide gas (CO2) for therapeutic purposes. Carb
What is Carboxytherapy?
Carboxytherapy is used to treat several conditions, including acne scars and skin laxity, skin ulcers, erection problems due to vascular disorders, wrinkles, stretch marks, and cellulite. Carboxytherapy is an FDA-approved procedure that is quick, comfortable, and highly effective and has relatively no downtime.
The number of sessions is dependent upon each condition being treated. For cellulite, six to 10 sessions are usually necessary, whereas for stretch marks four to six sessions are required.
Benefits of Carboxytherapy
Some of the benefits of carboxytherapy for patients in Jericho, NY and on Long Island include:
- Reduces diminishes dark circles around the eyes
- Decreases cellulite by breaking down fat cells
- Rebuilds collagen and rejuvenates skin
- Tightens skin (face & neck, eyes)
- Improves acne scars
- Destroys unwanted fat cells in localized fat pockets
- Minimizes and improves the appearance of old and new stretch marks
Carboxytherapy is a non-surgical procedure and it is performed in Virtual Skin Spa’s office conveniently located near 500 North Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is infiltrated into the subcutaneous tissue through a tiny 30G needle (0.3mm in diameter). From the injection point, the carbon dioxide diffuses easily into adjacent tissues.
This procedure is virtually painless; you may feel a little ache sensation for a few seconds. Redness and swelling disappear in 30 minutes. Usually, 6-12 treatments are needed, spaced one or two weeks apart. Carboxytherapy takes about 15-30 minutes depending on the area treated.
The results of carboxytherapy may vary for patients. The number of sessions for carboxytherapy depends upon each individual condition being treated. For cellulite, six to 10 sessions are usually necessary. For stretch marks, four to six sessions are required.
There have been no side effects associated with carboxytherapy.
The cost of carboxytherapy in Jericho, NY and on Long Island starts at $150 and up. There are several different packages available for different treatments.
Interested in learning more about carboxytherapy in Jericho, NY and Long Island? Please call Virtual Skin Spa at (917) 331-6191 to schedule your consultation. You may also use our contact form to receive additional information about carboxytherapy.