Unlike a laser treatment, the interaction of the device’s nitrogen plasma with your skin tissue is what is termed “non–chromophore dependent.” This means that in skin smoothing and tightening, it does not rely upon interacting with chromophores, the part of a molecule that gives it its color.
Instead, it delivers predictable and fully controlled energy to the skin’s deeper architecture and does not cause the thermal damage to the surrounding tissue, which is common with an ablative laser treatment. Plasma rejuvenation is uniform, causing literally no damage to the surrounding tissue. Your skin remains fully intact following a plasma rejuvenation treatment.
The results of this groundbreaking development in skin tightening include:
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The plasma pen targets the fine lines and skin laxity in the following facial areas:
The treatment is not painful, but can be slightly uncomfortable unless the area is numbed. To ensure you are as comfortable as possible, a local anesthetic cream will be applied to numb the area you choose to rejuvenate. The Plasma Pen device creates a small electrical arc of plasma energy, which is delivered to the skin to tighten the skin fibers and stimulate collagen production, creating a noticeable increase in skin tightness and a fresh, youthful quality. The device is used in a grid pattern on the area to be treated, creating tiny dots which will require about one week to clear.
The downtime is typically 1-2 weeks, as the areas where the plasma energy treated your skin will be visible for about one week. You can also expect some swelling after treatment in the eye area, which takes about 2-3 days to disappear. Tiny round scabs will form where the energy was applied and they will fall off on their own over the first week. You are then left with clear, youthful, tighter, more radiant skin.
One of the most exciting aspects of a plasma pen treatment is that most patients require just one treatment to achieve long-lasting results lasting three years or more! If your first treatment does not achieve the desired look, a second treatment can be performed in about three months. Typically, a repeat treatment is not needed until years later.
All of our providers are ahead of the curve in all the latest developments in aesthetic technology––including the extraordinary, new non-surgical skin tightening treatment, the plasma pen. Our very own Dr. Michelle Lee is the scientist responsible for the development of several groundbreaking innovations herself, and is widely regarded by her peers as being one of the finest plastic surgeons practicing in Beverly Hills.
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