Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening

what is skin tightening?

it  is a non invasive radio frequency treatment to reduce the appearance of line and wrinkles and tighten loose/sagging skin.

Why skin tightgening?

It is an appropriate treatment for the face/body because the ageing process sees a reduction in the amount of fat, particularly on the cheeks. Instead of plumping out the tissues (the outcome of filler treatments), it simply aims to tighten up the sagging skin in areas such as the nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and jowls.

Who is the best candidate for skin tightening treatment?

The best candidate is someone who is starting to lose elasticity in their skin and is showing early signs of sagging and wrinkles.

For safety reasons, you may not be able to get this treatment if you have/are:

  • Active inflammation and/or infection in the treatment area
  • Current or history of cancer
  • A degenerative neurologic disease or any other disease around the treatment area that’s triggered by heat (e.g. herpes)
  • An Internal defibrillator/pacemaker
  • Metal implants (excluding dental) in the treatment area
  • Uncontrolled thyroid gland disorder
  • Varicose veins
  • Pregnant or are undergoing an IVF procedure
  • Skin-related autoimmune diseases

Silicone implants and/or injections in the area

How does skin tightening work?

The radio frequency works by safely and comforably heating the dermal layer of the skin. This triggers the skin to produce collagen and elastin, giving an instant appearence of tighter smoother, and younger looking skin.

Is the treatment painful?

No. It is a comfortable treatment that some people describe similar to a hot stone massage. Gel is applied to the skin and then the Radio Frequency hand piece is applied and massaged around the skin. You will feel warmth and The Doctor will check that this is at a comfortable level for you.

How long does the treatment take?

Each session lasts 20-40 minutes depending on the area being treated.

When will i see results?

You should see results from your first treatment, results vary from person to person. This is a progressive treatment, so you will see even better results after each treatment. After a completion of your course you can continue to see results for up to 3/4 months. We recommend you maintain this result by having a treatment every 3/4 months after.

Are there any side effects?

The treatment area may look a little red/flushed and bed warm to the touch, but this will go away in 1-2 hours You can return to your daily schedule immediately after your treatment, and apply make up if desired.