Radio Frequency Skin Tightening (RF)
What is radio frequency skin tightening RF?
Radio frequency skin tightening RF is heating up the various skin layers to stimulate collagen production, which smoothen and lifts the skin’s surface.
Radio frequency skin tightening RF is a technique that uses RF energy to heat tissue and stimulate subdermal collagen remodelling and reduce fine lines and loose skin. The technique induces tissue remodelling and production of new collagen and elastin.
How radio frequency skin tightening RF works?
The RF waves experience natural resistance from the skin as they penetrate the various layers and skin heats up from the resistance to the RF waves. This heat helps boost collagen strength within the skin. The more collagen that is produced, the tighter the skin becomes.
Generally, several sessions are needed before any visible change is noticeable. You should keep in mind that the results will be gradual, as your body’s tissues respond to the treatment and the targeted heat.
What are the indications of this procedure?
• Mild to moderate loose skin on your face, neck, arms or abdomen.
• Residual skin laxity after an operative procedure.
• If you would like an improvement in the quality of your skin.
What are the contraindications of this procedure?
• Active infection on treatment site.
• Keloidal tendency.
• Sensitive Skin.
How much time required to do the radio frequency skin tightening RF procedure?
On an average 30 to 40 minutes.
How much gap require between two procedures?
Normally 4 to 6 weeks gap requires.
How many sittings of radio frequency skin tightening RF required?
To see decent result 8 to 12 sittings.
Do I require maintenance procedure?
Yes, as and when you feel you can do it.
Is it painful?
Not exactly you feel a bit hot sensation during procedure.
Is the result permanent?
No, you need maintenance procedure.
Which areas we can treat with this radio frequency skin tightening RF procedure?
Mainly face but can be done on any part of body.
What care require before and after radio frequency skin tightening RF procedure?
Sunscreen and sun protection and follow instruction given by doctor.
How much will be recovery time?
No down time or hardly any downtime.
Can we combine this radio frequency skin tightening RF procedure with other procedures?
Yes, we can be combined radio frequency skin tightening RF with following procedures –
• Derma Roller.
• Thread Lift.
What are the side effects of radio frequency skin tightening RF procedure?
Mild swelling of the treated skin, redness, sinking of the treated area, and sensitivity.