Exilis Elite is a non-invasive face and body contouring
device designed to tighten skin while reducing fat and signs of
fine lines and wrinkles.
It uses a combination of monopolar radio frequency (RF) energy,
ultrasound to stimulate fat lipolysis (the breakdown of fat cells)
and collagen remodelling (for skin tightening), alongside skin
cooking, helping to contour the body and face.
The manufacturers state that no other device uses both ultrasound
and radio frequency energy to provide similar results.
How does it work?
The Exilis Elite uses a combination of radiofrequency energy
(3.4Mhz up to 120 Watts), ultrasound and skin cooling to deliver
controlled heating to target deep tissue, addressing deeper
wrinkles, sagging skin and jowls, as well as the superficial skin
layer, treating finer lines.
The device comes with a handpiece to treat the body and a smaller
one for treating the face. This is kept in almost constant motion
as it treats.
The tip of the applicator on the end of the handpiece uses focused
thermal (heat) energy to disrupt the collagen fibres deep within
the skin. The aim of treatment is to raise the temperature at the
skin surface to 40-42°C for 4 or 5 minutes in each area treated to
achieve the collagen tightening. This will be felt as a warming
sensation by the patient.
Collagen has a triple helix structure, which begins to unravel when
affected by heat. Over time, the healing process encourages the
production of new collagen fibres, smoothing the skin and reducing
the appearance of deep wrinkles and fine lines. The new collagen
fibroblasts help to tighten loose or slightly sagging skin, giving
an overall more youthful appearance, and the collagen network is
strengthened and stimulated, improving skin texture and laxity.
The animation below shows how it works:
The applicator tip has a built-in thermometer so there is no risk
of overheating and also has an option for something called ‘layered
advanced cooling’, allowing the practitioner to precisely control
the heat and level at which the energy is delivered. This controls
whether the Exilis delivers energy to the superficial skin layer or
whether the energy is targeted to the deeper tissue. The real time
control of cooling and heating also means that the treatment is
comfortable at the surface of the skin for the patient, and
although during the treatment the skin may feel slightly warm,
there will be no pain or bruising.
Visible results can generally be seen after one treatment, with
more prominent results seen 2-3 months following treatment.
What is it used to treat?
The Exilis Elite is used to treat everything from superficial, fine
lines to deep wrinkles within the deep tissue on the face, neck and
body. Skin becomes smoother and lines are reduced, while the body
and face are reshaped and recontoured.
Fat deposits in hard-to-reach areas can be reduced, all with
long-lasting results provided that you continue to maintain a
healthy diet and lifestyle.
It is suitable for those with stubborn, mild to moderate fat
deposits, and can postpone or even eliminate the need for more
invasive treatments, like liposuction, in the future.
It is not a weight loss solution.
Exilis Elite is used to treat love handles, bingo wings (flabby
arms), saddle bags on hips and thighs, post-baby tummies, turkey
necks and jowling in the face.
Before and After Photographs
Face Treatments with Exilis
Body Treatments with Exilis