Best for skin tightening, smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles
Typical areas ideal for RF including ‘bingo wings’, lower abdomen, and back of thighs.
What is Radio Frequency?
Radio Frequency is ideal for treating loose skin to create a more youthful appearance. It can treat most areas of the body including the stomach, face and arms. The radio waves selectively heat the treated area, which may result in tighter and firmer skin which may help you achieve a more toned appearance.
How does it work?
The localized heat causes immediate contraction of collagen fibers and at the same time increases the metabolism of fibroblasts, thereby accelerating the production of new collagen and elastin, which ultimately tightens the skin layers, creating smoother, healthier and younger looking skin.
What happens during treatment?
Before any treatment you will have a consultation with your PPP doctor to discuss any aesthetic goals or ask any questions you may have. After a treatment plan is agreed, we will begin to target the selected areas.
Your PPP doctor will place the device on the nominated area, slowly increasing the temperature of the tissue without damaging the skin’s surface. The area is given a deep tissue heat massage, causing new collagen and elastin formation. Depending on the individual, the course of treatments may result in a more toned and tighter appearance to the skin.
After the treatment you’re able to resume your normal daily activities with no required downtime.
How long will it take?
The body takes up to 15 minutes per area the size of your hand. The course is 6-8 sessions at weekly intervals over which the improvements may become visible.
Is this treatment permanent?
No. A full course of 8 treatments are required followed by maintenance once a month.
Is this treatment safe?
This treatment has been fully certified and approved in UK and Europe.
Are there any side effects?
This treatment is completely safe, with no side effects apart from a little heat during the procedure and temporary redness of the skin afterwards (rarely happens).
What is the aftercare?
- Drinking 2 litter of water daily is beneficial for all 3D SCL treatments.
- Keep treated skin away from any excess heat and no hair removal for 48 hours.
- Avoid using ‘active’ products for 2-3 days before and after the treatment.
Cautions and contraindications
Radio Frequency is unsuitable for pregnant and breast- feeding women. Your PPP doctor will discuss further medical contraindications during your face-to-face consultation.