INDIBA FAQs

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How does INDIBA Therapy work?

INDIBA is an electromagnetic current which is delivered to the body via electrodes at a radiofrequency of 448kHz. This current gradually increases the treated tissue temperature. The temperature rise triggers the body’s natural regeneration, repair and defence responses. For the current frequency of 448 kHz other effects can also be obtained without heating the body’s tissues, demonstrated via molecular research; bio-stimulation.

 

Is there a limit of sessions?

There is no limit; the number of sessions will depend on the disorder or condition to treat and its severity. You can have maintenance treatments to prolong the results if you have a chronic problem or you want to benefit from more lasting effects.

How long does INDIBA take to work?

Class IV laser therapy (now called photobiomodulation) devices were cleared in 2004 by the FDA for the safe and efficacious reduction of pain and increasing micro-circulation. Therapy lasers are safe and effective treatment options to reduce musculoskeletal pain due to injury. The biggest risk to injury during laser therapy treatments is to the eye, which is why certified, protective eyewear is always required during LightForce® treatments.

 

How long does a therapy session last?

This depends on what is being treated. Some treatments, such as the face, can have results by the end of the very first session. With fat reduction results are seen over a couple of weeks, some people report a reduction in a couple of days. Your professional will be measuring your results.

 

 

How long do effects last?

The effects may last for a long time depending on the treatment session features. Often the result lasts longer once you have had a couple of sessions and can last up to several months after your last completed session. Your provider will be able to give you a better idea of what to expect during a consultation.

 

 

Are there any side effects?

INDIBA therapy is innocuous to the body and very pleasant. However, very sensitive skin or when very high temperatures are reached there can be some mild redness that will fade quite quickly and/or momentary tingling in the skin. Your health professional will go through this with you.

 

 

Can I be treated with botulinum toxin in the face?

It is recommended to not apply INDIBA until 15 days after infiltration to avoid the risk of migration and dissemination. Ask your health professional.

 

 

Can I be treated in case of deep peels, laser, ILP, Etc.?

Yes, providing there is no extreme sensitivity induced by the other treatment techniques and skin has returned to its natural state. Your health professional will go through this with you.

 

 

Can I sunbathe before or after an INDIBA session?

Sunbathing is not contraindicated for radiofrequency therapy.

Can i wear make up after a session?

Yes, you can apply make up after a session. Your provider may have a specific protocol whereby they apply creams to the face after a session so they may ask you not to. Please ask your professional before your session.

Can INDIBA be used with Hyaluronic acid or other fillers?

Yes. INDIBA can be applied 24 hours before treatment to improve tissue condition, and immediately after if there is any side effect (heamatoma, swelling, pain). Depending on the filler we need to wait 2 weeks or a month to continue treating the area. A correct application of INDIBA will not reduce the filler effect.

Can I be treated after a microneedling session?

Yes, INDIBA can be combined with microneedling sessions. It is recommended to start INDIBA treatment the day before the microneedling procedure, and one week after it. In case of edema, hypersensitivity, or hematoma, INDIBA can be applied immediately after.

Can INDIBA be applied to treat scars?

Yes. We have different protocols to help the cicatricial process and to improve the aesthetic of an old scar as well. We can treat recent scars, which are still in an inflammatory stage, hypertrophic scars, retracted scars and can reduce the development of keloid scars in early stages. Ask your specialist for more advice.

Can I use INDIBA to lose weight?

No. INDIBA can be used as a body remodeling treatment because it promotes lipolysis in fat deposits. It can help to show results earlier in those who are working on adopting healthy habits regarding nutrition and sports.

Can I use INDIBA after Liposuction?

Yes. INDIBA can be applied in subthermia after the surgery to reduce the oedema, haematoma and pain associated to the procedure, as well as to produce a bio-stimulation effect and accelerate the recovery. After the acute stage it can be applied to enhance the skin tightening and reduce fibrosis.

Can I use INDIBA on breast implants

Yes, there is an INDIBA protocol for Rosacea. As it is a pathology that involves an inflammatory process we can reduce this condition and help to relieve the congestion. The treatment also improves the vascularisation of the skin, helping to calm the hyperactivation phase of Rosacea.

Can I be treated with INDIBA after mesotherapy?

Yes, there is an INDIBA protocol to combine with mesotherapy sessions. It is recommended to start INDIBA treatment the day before the session, and one week after it (depending on the duration product injected). In case of edema, hypersensitivity or hematoma, INDIBA can be applied immediately after in subthermia.

Are there any contraindications?

  • Pacemakers or other types of electronic implants.

  • Pregnancy.

  • Thrombophlebitis.

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