Radio Frequency (RF)

Heats the meibomian glands to liquify the blockages while also stimulating collagen production, skin tightening, reduction of fine lines and wrinkles and tightening of loose conjunctival tissue (conjunctival chalasis).

Radio-frequency skin tightening is an aesthetic technique that uses radio frequency (RF) energy to heat skin with the purpose of stimulating cutaneous collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid production in order to reduce the appearance of fine lines and loose skin. The technique induces tissue remodeling and production of new collagen and elastin. The process provides an alternative to facelift and other cosmetic surgeries.

By manipulating skin cooling during treatment, RF can also be used for heating and reduction of fat. Currently, the most common uses of RF-based devices are to noninvasively manage and treat skin tightening of lax skin (including sagging jowls, abdomen, thighs, and arms), as well as wrinkle reduction, cellulite improvement, and body contouring.


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RF restrictions:
• RF is not advisable for pregnant women.
• Taking collagen injections, certain medicines that increase photosensitivity, vitamin A, RetinA, or glycolic acid, doxycycline, ibuprofen, and aspirin can also affect your eligibility for RF treatment.

How to prepare for RF treatment (Before your scheduled treatment session…):
• Avoid too much sun exposure.
• Avoid swimming in strongly chlorinated water before your treatment.
• Don’t use exfoliating or peeling products for a week before your appointment.
• Remove all makeup and other skin products.
• Wait 2 weeks after Botox or filler injections before having RF.
• Remove underwire bras before RF treatment.

RF aftercare (After you undergo an treatment session…):
• Enjoy your “uptime” as your skin will appear refreshed and tightened immediately after.
• Make sure you use “clean” moisturizer if applying makeup after the treatment.
• Use “clean” sunscreen when going outdoors.