Posted on April 14, 2022 in Renuvion
Even people who “do everything right” and practice a great skincare routine to keep their skin looking as good as possible need help as the signs of aging set in. And although we spend a ton of time talking about and fixating on the face as the location of the worst signs of aging, skin throughout the body experiences increased laxity and sagging with age. When you find yourself annoyed by loose upper arm skin, double chin, wrinkled knees, or nearly any other issue, Renuvion skin tightening may be able to help.
What is Renuvion?
Renuvion is a minimally invasive, highly effective skin tightening treatment that uses a dual process to selectively heat tissues of the skin to stimulate immediate contraction and long-term structural enhancement. Simultaneous radiofrequency energy and helium plasma create a zone of optimal heat in the structures of the skin that contracts loose skin and stimulates a healing response that, in part, results in the creation of collagen and elastin to help support skin structures in the long run.
Renuvion is performed similarly to but less invasively than liposuction. First, Dr. Ellen makes a tiny incision near the desired treatment area through which the Renuvion wand is inserted into the skin. The device is moved throughout the treatment area and multiple incisions may need to be made depending on the extent of your desired goals.
Because every person is different, each procedure will be different, which means that some may be able to undergo Renuvion with local anesthetic whereas others will need general anesthesia.
Where Can You Use Renuvion?
One of the main benefits of Renuvion is how versatile a treatment it is for loose skin. When you have concerns about sagging, thin, crepey, or even small amounts of excess fat, Renuvion is likely able to help. Here are some of the common areas Dr. Ellen sees patients for Renuvion skin tightening:
- Face: often around the jawline, under the chin, or neck
- Upper chest and decolletage
- Pectoral area or breasts
- Upper arms (bingo wings)
- Lower abdomen
- Inner and outer thighs
Not everyone is a good candidate for every body area with Renuvion. During a consultation with Dr. Ellen, you’ll discuss your problem area(s) and she’ll examine them. After completing a medical background, she’ll then present you with your best options for treatment, which may or may not include Renuvion.
Renuvion Results and Recovery
Renuvion often results in immediate enhancement in skin sagging but there’s more that happens over time to enhance your appearance. With the gradual buildup of new proteins and the reduction in swelling that comes after the procedure, you’ll see longer-term skin thickening and skin texture improvement within several months that you can expect to enjoy for years to come before aging continues taking its toll on your skin health.
There’s no required downtime, although, as mentioned, you’ll have slight swelling and perhaps soreness or tenderness in the treated area following Renuvion treatments. Patients who want to maintain their results typically schedule yearly appointments for Renuvion.
Renuvion in Bloomfield Hills, MI
If you’re looking for a way to tighten skin in your problem area without pain, downtime, or scarring, Renuvion may be perfect for you. To learn more about this procedure and whether it can help you achieve the firmer, tighter body or face contour you’re after, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Ellen today. Get the process started by calling our office or filling out our online contact form.
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