RF Skin Tightening

Procedure Time
Typically 15-60 minutes depending on area treated

Radio Frequency technology

Topical numbing cream

Recovery Time

6-12 months depending on number of treatments

Discomfort Level
None to mild

1-4 weeks

How Long Does Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening Last

The effects of a skin tightening treatment will last 6-12 months, depending on the number of follow-up appointments.

How Long Does It Take to Recover from Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening?

There is no recovery time linked to Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening.

What Is Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening?

Skin tightening helps repair skin that has lost its elasticity over time due to aging, childbirth, or weight loss. Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening can be employed for multiple medical and aesthetic applications, including micro-ablation, non-ablative skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, acne scar treatment, cellulite treatment, and body contouring.

Are You a Candidate for Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening?

The ideal candidates for RF treatment are people who are between the ages of 40 and 60 and showing early signs of moderate skin aging, and do not want to undergo a surgical procedure. RF treatments can be done on any body area, but are most commonly performed on the face, neck, and abdomen.

Benefits of Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening

Radiofrequency treatment is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment for skin laxity. The RF waves heat the skin and stimulate collagen production, resulting in firmer, smoother skin. Those who can benefit from this procedure include those with:

What Are the Risks of Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening

The most common side effect of RF skin tightening is mild discomfort during the procedure. You may also experience temporary redness, swelling, or bruising after treatment.

How to Prepare for Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening

To prepare for RF skin tightening, you should cleanse your skin thoroughly and remove all makeup, lotions, and oils. You should also avoid sun exposure and tanning for at least two weeks prior to treatment. On the day of your appointment, you should arrive with clean skin and wear loose, comfortable clothing.

What to Expect Post Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening

You may experience some redness and swelling, but this will quickly subside. You will see your results gradually appear within 1-4 weeks.

Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening Recovery & Timeline

There is no downtime following RF skin tightening. You can resume your normal activities immediately.

How Is Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening performed by Dr. Christopher Pavlou

Radio frequency energy is sent to multiple layers of the skin simultaneously, stimulating the body’s natural collagen. This energy is delivered through various hand pieces customized for different face and body treatment areas.

Why Choose Skin Technique for Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening?

At Skin Technique, we use the latest technology to provide our clients with the best possible results. We pride ourselves on providing a high level of service and care, from consultation to post-procedure.

Schedule a consultation at Skin Technique today if you’re looking for a non-invasive way to achieve firmer, younger-looking skin. Our experienced team will create a custom treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.

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Microneedling with Radio Frequency Skin Tightening

Microneedling uses precise needles to stimulate the replacement of surface skin cells, revealing young, glowing skin underneath. When we combine microneedling with our RF (Radio Frequency) Skin Tightening, the added benefit of extra collagen stimulation in addition to the microneedling can give remarkable results.

Microneedling with Radio Frequency Skin Tightening and/or PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

We recommend combining treatments such as microneedling with our radio frequency skin tightening and our PRP (platelet rich plasma) treatment for specific solutions to skin concerns, such as reducing the appearance of stretch marks.

Using precise needles, microneedling stimulates the replacement of surface skin cells, revealing young, glowing skin underneath, while RF Skin Tightening stimulates the body’s natural collagen. When we integrate PRP (platelet rich plasma) to the mix, the growth factors cause an increase in tissue healing and overall skin rejuvenation.

Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening FAQs

How many treatments do you need for skin tightening?

The number of treatments needed will depend on the patient’s individual goals and the extent of skin laxity. Generally, patients will need 3-5 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart to see optimal results. RF Skin Tightening is a safe and effective way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve skin laxity with minimal downtime. Contact us for a consultation to learn more!

How often should you get Radio Frequency (RF) Skin Tightening?

The great thing about RF Skin Tightening is that there is no set frequency that you need to adhere to see results. That being said, some recommend getting treatments every 4-6 weeks to maintain results. Of course, how often you get treatments will also depend on your individual goals and the extent of skin laxity that you are hoping to correct.

Schedule a treatment or learn more by contacting us.

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