SKIN TIGHTENING & FIRMING
NON-SURGICAL FACE LIFT SINGAPORE
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The Thermage is a non-invasive treatment that helps contour the face, tighten skin, pores and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
What is Thermage & Thermage FLX?
Thermage FLX stands as the most recent development within the established Thermage treatment series available in Singapore.
It offers skin tightening capabilities, addressing concerns related to the loss of skin elasticity more efficiently than its predecessors. It is notably effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and addressing loose skin in various areas such as the eyes, face, neck, and body, all without the need for surgical intervention.
How does Thermage work?
Using a unique patented monopolar radiofrequency (RF) technology, Thermage safely heats up the deeper layers of our skin where collagen is broken down and lost as we age.
The applied heat causes the loose collagen matrix to contract and encourages new collagen to regenerate and grow again, helping to create smoother skin that continues to improve 4-6 months after treatment.
Is Thermage FLX an improvement?
Thermage FLX AcceREP technology provides for more precise and consistent treatment while integrating the Comfort Pulse Technology (CPT) with multidirectional vibration and interspersed cooling to make treatment more comfortable and less painful.
The New Total Tip 4.0 is also larger and makes treatment faster by up to 25% than the older Thermage machines.
Is Thermage FLX suitable for me?
Thermage FLX is best suited for patients aged 25-55+.
Thermage should not be performed within 4 weeks before or after anti-wrinkle injections.
It is suitable for people looking to tighten skin and reduce sagging, soften the appearance of wrinkles and facial fine lines, treat cellulite.
It is also suitable people looking to delay signs of ageing and for overall skin rejuvenation.
What can Thermage FLX treat?
Thermage is suitable for all skin types and tones.
It can be used to treat multiple areas and provides natural-looking results that improve over time and lasts 1-2 years.
Treatment areas include:
– Facial lines and wrinkles such as frown lines, Crow’s feet, nasolabial folds and marionette lines
– Face and skin sagging
– Jawline definition
– Sagging eyebags, fine lines under the eyes and saggy upper and lower eyelids
– Double chin and neck lines
– Loose skin in other body parts such as the abdomen, thighs and buttocks
What should you expect?
When considering Thermage FLX, it’s important to have realistic expectations regarding the potential outcomes. Thermage treatment may yield various positive effects, which can include:
- Enhanced skin smoothness and reduced sagging
- A more youthful appearance
- Improved definition in the jawline and chin
- Diminished wrinkles and fine lines, particularly around the forehead, eyes, and mouth
- Skin tightening in areas like the neck, arms, buttocks, and legs
- Delayed signs of aging and the onset of wrinkles
These results are influenced by individual factors and can vary from person to person. It’s advisable to consult with a doctor to better understand how Thermage FLX aligns with your specific skincare goals and expectations.
Understanding the Timing and Duration of Thermage Results
If you’re considering Thermage, you might wonder when to expect results and how long they’ll endure. Typically, you can anticipate seeing initial results after just one session.
In the following 4-6 months post-treatment, you may notice further improvements. According to clinical studies, these outcomes can often last up to 12 months.
It’s important to note that individual experiences may differ based on factors like skin condition, age, genetics, lifestyle, and diet. Consulting with a healthcare professional can provide you with a better understanding of how Thermage results may align with your unique circumstances.
What is the procedure for Thermage FLX? Does Thermage FLX involve surgery?
Thermage FLX is a non-invasive non-surgical treatment.
Thermage treatment starts with placement of a grid which guides the treatment of a specific area on the skin.
The specially designed tip is placed against the skin and radiofrequency energy then penetrates to heat deep areas of the skin to tighten the skin’s collagen and stimulate production of new collagen for more youthful and younger-looking skin.
How long is Thermage FLX procedure?
Thermage FLX treatment takes between 30 and 90 minutes depending on the area treated.
A full face Thermage treatment takes around 90 minutes.
Is Thermage FLX painful?
Thermage FLX is a very well-tolerated treatment and relatively comfortable. You will feel a brief cooling sensation as the Thermage device touches your skin.
Following this, a deep heating sensation is felt for a brief period and another cooling sensation is then felt again with a gentle vibration. You may experience mild tingling and stinging during treatment.
The level of heat is checked throughout treatment and adjusted accordingly to ensure patient comfort while producing maximum results.
Does Thermage FLX have downtime?
Thermage FLX treatment has minimal to no downtime.
Some patients may experience mild redness or minor swelling which typically subsides within 24 hours after the treatment.
Patients can usually get back to their normal daily routine immediately after treatment.
What are the risks or side effects from Thermage FLX?
Thermage FLX does not affect the outer layers of the skin, so there are minimal side effects or risks.
Is Thermage FLX safe for pregnant/ breast feeding women?
Thermage is not suitable for pregnant women due to radiowave technology used.
As the treatment may be performed without use of topical anaesthetic, it is suitable for breastfeeding women.
What should I take note of before and after Thermage FLX treatment?
Thermage cannot be performed within 4 weeks before and after anti-wrinkle injections.
You can proceed to apply makeup, continue with your daily activities and shower as normal after the treatment.
Sunscreen use after treatment is highly recommended. Apply regularly and re-apply frequently to protect the skin from sun-damage after treatment.
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