Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS THERMAGE?
You can think of it as a Non-Surgical facelift!
Thermage Skin Rejuvenation Treatment is a totally non-invasive procedure that has been proven to fix skin by enhancing its tone, form, and composition.
Thermage works by heating the under the layer of the skin, known as the dermis. This process, known as neocollagenesis, triggers the creation of new collagen and makes the skin look firmer and tighter.
With the treatment, you can expect a more smoother and youthful appearance.
HOW DOES THERMAGE WORK?
Thermage uses radiofrequency technology to heat the collagen-rich layers deep within your skin. This process remodels existing collagen and stimulates the production of new collagen. It promotes smoothness and improved texture to your skin.
The treatment begins with a cooling effect to protect the surface layers of skin and make the experience more comfortable. During the procedure, a specially designed treatment tip will be placed on the skin in the areas to be targeted. It emits radiofrequency energy that penetrates deep into the skin’s tissue, heating the targeted areas and remodeling collagen.
Finally, the treatment finishes with a delivery of cryogen that helps cool the epidermis.
WHICH AREAS CAN BE TREATED WITH THERMAGE?
A Thermage treatment on your eyes, addresses fine lines, hooding, and even the brow line can make you look worn down. Thermage also treats the upper and lower eyelids to help you look more youthful and rested.
Regarding the Face, Thermage smooths lines and wrinkles and remodels collagen for the overall health of the skin, especially the sagging skin around the neck and jawline.
Overall, Thermage is a non-invasive way to smooth the skin on your body and even temporarily improve the dimpled appearance of cellulite that can be found more frequently on the thighs and rear end.
ARE THERE SIDE EFFECTS TO THERMAGE?
The reported incidence of side effects from Thermage is less than 1%. But side effects and complications can include:
• swelling and redness;
• risk of burn, blistering and scarring;
• tingling and burning sensation for a few days after treatment;
• soreness, particularly around the jawline.
THERMAGE VS. OTHER TREATMENTS?
Thermage is the only treatment option that rejuvenates the collagen deep in your skin, with none of the negative aspects of other treatments.
Unlike injections or fillers, Thermage works across your entire face and can be also used on your arms, tummy, and thighs. .
Unlike lasers, Thermage works on all skin types and colors. Additionally, you’ll likely just need a single treatment to obtain the full benefits. Plus, there is no downtime, so you can quickly resume your work and exercise routine.