In one way or another, we’re all getting ready for summer. Some are gearing up for travel adventures; some are getting their beach bods on while others are listing down movies to download for the lazy days to come. Me, I’m a little bit of all. Haha! If you’re following me on Instagram and on Facebook, you’d know that in order to help reach my target weight, I’ve been getting RF treatments. Don’t get me wrong; I don’t solely rely on treatments to get in shape. I exercise on my own time and even started eating healthy recently as well. To see that all my efforts payoff is truly motivating.
Some people would judge me for this, I know. Some might say that getting treatments as such may make me more reliant on them especially after seeing that this “shortcut” actually works. To be perfectly honest, seeing results makes me work even harder. I’m more motivated to stick to my diet because truth be told, whatever you lose from treatments could be regained a lot easier if you don’t maintain a healthy lifestyle so there’s no point to that.
In line with that, I just want to share with you the newest addition to the line of clinics that offer Venus Freeze, one of the most effective machines for RF treatments I’ve tried. Ever since I got to try and compare it with other machines last year, I kinda stuck with it for it delivers the most note-worthy results, for me at least. It truly never disappoints me.
Baura Medical is a freshly opened clinic in Greenhills Town Center. Upon entering, I was greeted by a friendly receptionist and Dr. Baura himself. A lengthy form had to be filled up before anything else – this is, of course, to know the patient’s medical background as well as to serve as a guide in treating the patient. I’d like to commend the fact that all therapists at Baura Medical are nursing graduates. I always find it reassuring when clinic staffs have medical background.
Behind the receiving area is Dr. Baura’s consultation room and adjacent to it is one of three treatment rooms. In this room, there is a small screen where information about the clinic, treatment and after-care are flashed. Near the back end of the clinic is another consultation room for visiting doctors in case the patient prefers a lady doctor to do the treatment. The place is rather simple but quaint and well-kept.
Baura Medical offers a wide range of treatments such as IPL Laser Hair Removal, Chemical Peeling, Facial, Cautery, Skin Rejuvenation and RF Treatment among others. One particular treatment that caught my interest was their needle-less mesotherapy. With the use of cutting-edge technology, Baura Medical is now able to administer mesotherapy treatments even to those who are afraid of injections. And with nothing more than just a soft click of the device! Easy and painless!
I greeted the Venus Freeze machine like an old friend, haha. This isn’t the first time I’ll be having it done after all. I’ve been getting Venus Freeze treatments on and off since last year. There is, however, a more advance version of this called Venus Legacy. It works the same way but now built with a vacuum that sucks fat out as soon as the radio frequency melts it. But I’ll talk about that some other time. *wink!
So what is Venus Freeze? The revolutionary Venus Freeze™ is the First FDA cleared aesthetic technology, and is powered by (MP)², a revolutionary technology that combines Multi-Polar Radio Frequency and Pulsed Magnetic Fields to deliver effective treatments that are painless and require no downtime. The Multi-Polar RF delivers Fast, Pain Free, Homogeneous Heating to multiple tissue depths resulting in superior clinical outcomes Pulsed Magnetic Fields technology has been used in traditional medicine for decades and is scientifically proven with regard to its regenerative properties.
The Venus Freeze offers 100% safe, painless treatments for all skin types, providing the following immediate and long term results for the face, neck and body: Non-Surgical Body Contouring, Cellulite Reduction, Wrinkle Reduction, Circumferential Reduction an Skin Tightening. (source)
In layman’s terms, Venus Freeze basically uses heat to melt unwanted fat. The machine comes with 2 handheld devices: one for big areas like thighs and tummy, and a smaller one for the face, neck and arms. Given the small size of the second hand piece, it can sculpt and contour the face as it breakdowns the fat. Where does the fat go when melted? It is secreted from our body much like any other waste.
As always, the treatment starts with the application of a cold soothing gel on the area to ease the movement of the handheld device. The multi-polar device is then slowly pre-heated until it reaches the optimal heat level which I believe is 40 degrees. Because the metal-tipped handheld device is hot, it needs to be in constant motion. It cannot stay on one area for too long. The temperature is of course carefully monitored to make sure that the right heat is applied per area and to avoid burns.
The entire process was supposed to be painless since the tolerance for heat of the patient is to be taken into consideration. The heat is to be adjusted for the patient’s comfort but of course, the higher the temperature, the faster it burns fat. Throughout my Venus Freeze sessions, I was able to build my tolerance. However, at Baura Medical, there were a few instances though when I had to pull away from the device because the therapist leaves the hand piece on an area longer than I can bear. I understand that they were having troubles when it comes to the face because of the bones, unlike on the tummy and thigh. And they were quick to apologize and improve which I greatly appreciate. Other than those few moments of slight discomfort, the treatment was essentially painless and hassle-free.
Face and neck done, now on to my jiggly thighs. 😀 This is actually the first time I had my thighs done. I usually get Venus Freeze treatments for my arms and tummy. This is a welcome change especially since girls are all about the thigh gap nowadays – though I’m sure I’m a hundred of treatments away from achieving that. Haha! Still, I want my legs to jiggle less then I walk around wearing shorts.
I had my face, neck, thigh and lower back done. It took about 2 hours to finish everything and it was, as always, a joy to undergo. Like I said, I have high tolerance of pain and the slight discomfort from the heat is a price I’m all too willing to pay for that instant result. Yes, instant! Venus Freeze truly never disappoints. I lost around 2cm on each leg and almost an inch on waist immediately after the treatment!
For a start-up clinic with high-end machines, Baura Medical offers one of the most affordable rates. They also offer packages so you might want to inquire about their ongoing promos beforehand. The clinic has very accommodating personnel, don’t be afraid to visit them and ask. 🙂
Baura Medical is located Greenhills Town Center (behind Mcdonald’s and Seattle’s Best)
along Ortigas Avenue. Great thing about the location is that there’s always ample parking. 🙂 For more information, you can reach them at (02) 899 6686
. Also, get updates about current promos by liking their page on Facebook, HERE