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What is radiofrequency skin tightening?

Radiofrequency is a popular skin tightening treatment. As well as its anti-ageing qualities, the treatment is also useful for reducing fat in specific areas. It is a nonsurgical method of tightening your skin. Our Exilis® Elite technique is designed to tighten and lift the skin while reducing fat and signs of fine lines and wrinkles.

Radiofrequency can work using several different technologies. Some of the most common types include Exilis, Thermage Profound RF, and Thermi, all of which work in the same way. The radiofrequency waves warm up the deep layer of your skin, which causes your body to release heat-shock proteins. These proteins then work to stimulate your body to create new collagen fibres

How does radiofrequency skin tightening work?

Our radiofrequency technique uses oscillating electric currents through an antenna or electrode to create electromagnetic waves. When these waves are conducted through the skin, they work to produce an exothermic reaction. This means it is a catalyst for heat production within the body. This heat stimulates the production of collagen, causing your body to release heat-shock proteins, tightening the underlying skin.

At PICO Clinics, we offer the Exilis treatment. It is designed to tighten and lift the skin while reducing fat and signs of ageing. The procedure uses two applicators, and it can be used to treat your face, neck, and other areas of your body.

How long does radiofrequency skin tightening last?

Some patients can see results almost instantly after the treatment, whilst others may notice them over a period of three to five months. The treatment itself is non-invasive and non-surgical, so there is no need to worry about long recovery times. Once the treatment session is complete, you can go about your daily life so there is no need to book time off work to recover.

Benefits of radiofrequency skin tightening?

There are several benefits to radiofrequency treatment. One obvious benefit is skin tightening and the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines. Many patients who undergo this treatment can experience a more youthful look as skin is revitalised and refreshed. 

Due to the fact that the treatment stimulates the production of collagen, it can also help to fight the effects of sun damage. This is because UV rays can cause collagen to break down. As well as this, the treatment has also been known to contour patients’ faces by improving the skin’s laxity.

Radiofrequency for skin tightening reviews

The general consensus of radiofrequency reviews is positive. Most people praise the treatment for being non-invasive whilst claiming the treatment only causes mild discomfort. As well as experiencing soft, smoother skin, a lot of patients claim that the treatment has given them a lot more confidence and helped them to achieve their desired look.

Radio frequency skin tightening before and after

A radiofrequency skin tightening treatment can make a noticeable difference in one’s appearance. The results for some patients can be noticeable straight away, and for others, it can be a process that develops over time. 

There is no denying that the results of this treatment can help people achieve their dream transformations, helping them to feel more confident.

How can we help you?

At PICO Clinics, our team of fully registered GMC doctors has gone through extensive training to ensure that they can provide you with the best possible treatment. 

As well as guiding you through your radiofrequency journey, they are on hand to put your mind at ease and answer any questions that you might have.

If you’d like to find out more about how PICO Clinics can help you, then you can book a free consultation online with one of our experienced medical team members today.

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