WHAT IS RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) TREATMENT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Radio Frequency is an aesthetic technique that uses RF energy to heat tissue and stimulate subdermal collagen production in order to reduce the appearance of fine lines and loose skin. The technique includes tissue remodeling and production of new collagen and elastin, RF provides an alternative to facelift and other cosmetic surgeries.
What are the advantages of radio frequency over laser treatments?
Radio frequency is the latest technology that has come along to rejuvenate the face, and body. It can be safely used around the eyes without the danger of damage to the retina which is a potential serious problem with lasers.
Another advantage is that it does not cause hyper pigmentation or dark patches on the skin which may appear after certain types of laser treatments.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM RF TREATMENTS?
RF uses the tissues resistance within the various layers of the skin to transform the radio frequency energy given to the skin into thermal energy. Since Radio Frequency energy produces an electrical current, tissue damage can be minimized, and epidermal melanin is not damaged either. With this knowledge RF energies can be used for patients of all skin types.
WHAT AREAS ARE THE BEST TREATED WITH RF?
• Aging texture on the face
• Perioral and Periorbital lines
• Sagging skin on face and neck and abdomen
• Treatment of Jowls
• Acne Scars, Pitted Scars
• Stretch Marks
• Skin Lightening specifically in darker skin type such as Asian, Latinos and African Americans
• Submental Tightening of skin (double chin).
What other areas of the body can be benefited by RF treatments?
Radio frequency can be used for the treatment of sagging skin on the face and neck as well as the abdomen. It can treat jowls,acne and pitted scars. You can treat stretch marks on the breast and abdomen. It can improve cellulite in buttocks,legs ,and thighs. it is useful in treating sub mental collection of fat or double chin.
How many treatments required and how often?
For best results, a series of 4 treatments are recommended 1 to 2 weeks apart. For the face each treatment costs $499 or you can buy a package of four treatments for $1699.