Yes. The Thermage® radiofrequency system allows application on both light and dark skin, being a safe treatment.
Through electrical impulses, energy is generated that heats the deep dermis, there is a cooling system that cools and protects the outermost layer. The heat stimulates the generation of collagen, causing an immediate contraction of it. Thermage® does not require anesthesia or topical application of anesthetic cream. During the following months the formation of new fibers takes place, replacing the old ones and rejuvenating the appearance of the treated area. The radiofrequency system provides smoother skin, thus providing a more youthful appearance. Thermage® is not intended to replace surgery.
Collagen retraction is obtained immediately, but it is from 2-3 months that the first improvements can be observed. In younger skin, the results can be noticed earlier.
Usually only one session is required. Your doctor will advise you on the need or not for new applications.
You notice heat that disappears at the end of the session. We remember that the device has a cooling system that cools the superficial layers of the skin.
Yes, it can be combined with botulinum toxin, photorejuvenation with pulsed light, use of resorbable implants, peels or facial mesotherapy. The treatments enhance each other, being able to increase their effects. The combination must be indicated by a specialized doctor and maintaining the recommended times between each of the treatments.