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Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening

The ST is a safe and effective industry-leading medical aesthetic technology.This treatment combines bi-polar radio frequency and infrared light energies to precisely heat the dermal tissue within the targeted treatment area. The precise heating ensures a safe, effective, fast treatment with no downtime. By remodeling the dermal layer of the skin and stimulating new collagen growth, fine wrinkles are reduced, noticeable lifting can be observed on sagging skin, and the texture of your skin becomes smoother, more luminous and toned.

Skin Tightening treatments need to be done as a series, usually of five treatments. Your initial treatments will be done every 3-4 weeks. After that, maintenance treatments are recommended every 3-6 months to maintain the effects. These maintenance treatments will be offered at reduced rates at selected Healthmedica Locations.

How does Skin Tightening via Wrinkle Treatment with elōs™ ReFirme™ ST Applicator work?

The ReFirme™ ST procedure combines safe and effective levels of infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energies to remodel the dermal layer of the skin by stimulating new collagen growth. Both laser and radiofrequency have been used separately for decades in medicine and surgery, but the ST exclusively combines infrared light and bipolar radio-frequency energy for ideal treatment outcomes with a very low risk of side effects and virtually no down-time.

What results can one expect from the ReFirme™ ST Applicator treatment?

ReFirme™ ST can improve skin laxity and sagginess of the face, neck and some body areas such as the abdomen or upper arms. Skin texture can also be smoothed out by the tightening and firming effect of treatment. This treatment is performed non-ablatively, which means this is a non-invasive procedure. Most people leave the treatment office with only slight pinkness or no pinkness at all. Patients can return to normal activities immediately.

How many treatments are required?

Most patients will have between 3-5 treatments.

How often are treatments done?

Treatment sessions are typically 2-4 weeks apart.

How is ReFirme™ ST Applicator treatment tolerated by the patient?

The ReFirme ST procedure is well tolerated by most patients without any topical anesthetic or other means of analgesia. The treatment tip is chilled so it provides contact cooling to the skin surface for added comfort.

Is treatment with the Refirme™ ST Applicator safe?

ANY medical aesthetic procedure has risk of side effects such as superficial blistering, crusting, and pigmentary changes in the skin. These risks are rare and usually quickly resolved.

Who should be treated with the ReFirme™ ST Applicator?

All skin colors can be treated with the ST for laxity, sagginess, loss of elasticity, or textural irregularities. Treatment can be done on face, neck, or certain body areas. Individual patient candidacy should be discussed with your patients.

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