Scarless Skin Tightening Washington DC
The brand NEW InMode FaceTite and BodyTite system for scarless skin tightening is now available at SomenekMD. This has been shown to be an effective way to tighten the skin without surgical incisions, painful recovery and extended downtime.
Dr. Michael Somenek is excited to announce that SomenekMD Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery is the first in Washington, DC to be able to offer patients the most effective scarless option for sagging skin on the face and body. InMode skin tightening outperforms other incisionless methods such as cold and heat therapies, non-focused radio-frequency modalities, ultrasound based and injection lipolysis.
Furthermore, Dr. Somenek has the most experience with the scarless skin tightening system in the region, so he is able to deliver consistent and powerful results.
FaceTite Nonsurgical Facelift: How it works
How Inmode RF Skin Tightening Works
RFAL, short for Radio-Frequency Assisted Lipolysis, uses a thermal energy field to induce skin tightening. A cannula is inserted beneath the skin, and an electrode is placed on the surface of the skin. An electrical current flows from the tip of the cannula to the electrode, creating a contained thermal field with 100 percent energy concentration to maximize skin contraction and fat coagulation. Treatment is safe and controlled, and the device can automatically adjust the temperature as needed, producing uniform heating of the layers of skin. Heating the papillary dermis and fibrous septa around the fat clusters to a temperature of 70 degrees Celsius causes collagen to contract significantly, producing the desired tight skin. RFAL by InMode includes BodyTite and FaceTite options so that patients can receive treatment on their faces or other areas of the body as well.
WHAT MAKES RFAL REAL?
- A contained thermal field created by an electrical current, flowing directly from the tip of the cannula to the external electrode placed on the skin’s surface.
- 100% energy concentration in the treatment zone, maximizing fat coagulation and contraction of the fibrous septa.
- Optimal temperature gradient between the internal electrode and skin’s surface, with controllable temperature on both ends.
- RF power auto-adjustment in real time according to temperature and impedance measurements.
- Uniform heating of both the subdermal layer and skin’s surface via temperature monitoring and power control.
With age we lose elasticity and skin tone. If you aren’t quite ready to go under the knife, the FaceTite procedure is an excellent option. The minimally-invasive procedure, offers satisfying aesthetic outcomes without scalpel or scars, and is performed under local anesthesia. Shortly after the procedure, patients may leave and resume regular activities. For best results, they are encouraged to wear a compression garment around the treated area. In a recent study, patients were asked six months post-procedure to grade their satisfaction– and 85 percent (48 of the 55 patients surveyed) were satisfied with their contouring results and degree of skin tightening. FaceTite is a completely non-surgical skin tightening procedure that utilizes targeted radiofrequency energy to tighten the skin from within the dermis. There are no incisions, only tiny needle pricks that heal within days. The entire procedure lasts no more than 45 minutes and is proven to tighten skin instantly, though patients will see continued improvements for a period of 8-12 weeks as new collagen is forming. With FaceTite, we can now deliver beautiful results to patients without surgery.
FaceTite can be used anywhere above the shoulders, but is recommended for skin around the:
- Naso-labial folds
Is FaceTite safe?
FaceTite is considered one of the industry’s most advanced and safest facial rejuvenating and skin contouring procedures. FaceTite uses the same kind of radiofrequency technology used in MRIs, Thermage and other medical treatments that have been safely performed for years. FaceTite was developed to treat delicate areas of skin without causing cellular damage to tissues,.
FaceTite recovery time
FaceTite is minimally invasive, using only small needles to apply heating energy. The patient should expect to be tender and swollen for around 3-5 days. Most patients are usually back to work within 5 days.
Will I experience swelling after FaceTite?
Swelling is a common side effect of FaceTite. Inflammation will subside and may be accompanied by redness and bruising.