Stretch Mark Reduction Using Carboxytherapy


Rioblush™ Carboxy Therapy is a safe, minimally-invasive, all natural medical procedure, which produces dramatic and profound improvements to the skin. It is clinically proven to improve skin texture, contour and firmness.

Our skin changes over time, losing its youthful look and giving way to wrinkles, laxity, cellulite and stretch marks.

RioBlush's Carboxytherapy system is a safe, minimally invasive, clinically proven method to rejuvenate, restore and recondition the skin. Results can be rapid and dramatic. Treatment has no downtime and a single session can take between fifteen minutes and an hour. It is a  simple and safe procedure for beautiful, younger looking skin.


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How Does it Work?

As we age, subcutaneous capillaries become dormant, decreasing circulation and depriving cells of oxygen; this, combined with environmental stresses and other variables, inhibits the ability of cells to regenerate and function properly.

RioBlush's RioJuvenation System infuses CO2 just beneath the skin's surface; the body interprets this as an oxygen deficit and responds by increasing the flow of blood, providing a surge of oxygen and nutrients to the treated area, improving circulation, resulting in cell restoration.

Riojuvenation Procedure





Circulation and collagen production are stimulated by the infusion of Carbon-dioxide.


Is Carboxytherapy right for me?

Carboxytherapy can dramatically:

  • Fade and minimise stretch marks
  • Diminish cellulite, smoothing out the appearance of the skin
  • Encourage new collagen production
  • Tighten loose skin and improve scar tissue areas
  • Brighten and firm the eye contour area


How is it administered?

The technique is performed by using a micro needle to inject CO2 under the skin. The CO2 dilates the blood vessels improving the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the skin. Improved circulation helps to eliminate the build up of fluid between cells.

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Injection at more superficial levels increases circulation resulting in skin rejuvenation, tissue remodelling and improved skin elasticity. Injection at deeper levels into the fatty tissue damages and kills fat cells. The result is thicker, firmer subcutaneous tissue with better texture and fewer fat cells.

The introduction of medical grade sterile carbon dioxide (CO2) into the dermis results in vasodilatation, as the body attempts to correct what it considers an imbalance in the O2/CO2 balance. The increased blood flow creates a surge of oxygen and nutrients, which fosters cell and collagen restoration and reduction of localised fat. Recent studies suggest that CO2 introduction also stimulates localised production of venous growth factor (VFG), which leads to a long-term improvement in blood flow and tissue quality.


Treatment results with Rioblush® Carboxytherapy

Scar revision:

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CO2 sternum. Deficit following cyst removal

After x4 Carboxytherapy treatments

Extensive tissue remodelling and permanent skin improvement


18 months post treatment.

Notice the continued improvement in the area.

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Treatments typically take from 15 to 45 minutes, depending on the size of the area and type of condition being treated. Carboxytherapy is the only treatment available for both old and new stretch marks that visibly repairs the broken collagen and is safe for all skin types.  Carboxytherapy causes the formation of new collagen and subsequently thickens the skin to improve the appearance of the stretch marks by rebuilding the collagen matrix.

Stretch Marks:

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Before treatment - extensive stretch marks After - 3 months and 8 sessions
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Before treatment One year post 10 sessions

How many sessions before I see an improvement?

Most people observe improvement after the first treatment though it usually takes up to one month for the body to properly react to the tissue regeneration process. More pronounced and long-lasting results are observed after 4 to 12 treatments by which time the skin shows clear signs of healthy rejuvenation and collagen repair.

Possible numbers of treatments and time:

  • Eyelid tightening - 4 to 6 treatments
  • Stretch marks - 10 to 12 treatments
  • Cellulite - 10 to 12 treatments
  • Skin tightening body - 4 to 12 treatments
  • Skin tightening face - 6 to 12 treatments


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