Uses oscillating electromagmentic radio waves to heat the dermis to stimulate collagen and elastin and Hyaluronic acid to reduce appearance of fine lines and loose skin. It generally provides a tightening effect and can also help with cellulite and is a pleasant treatment with many likening it to a hot stone massage. Suitable for all skin colours inc. tanned skin.
Our Radio Frequency is performed with the Venus SwanTM and is best suited for a range of skin concerns including:
- Sagging and loose skin
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Circumferential reduction
Our practice uses the Venus Swan™ (MP)2 which features two applicators: the DiamondPolar™ applicator for smaller treatment areas and the OctiPolar™ applicator to treat larger areas. The DiamondPolar™ applicator is designed to enhance collagen and elastin production to reduce wrinkles and rhytides resulting in a tightened appearance of skin. It’s powered by (MP)2 technology—the combination of Multi-Polar Radio Frequency (RF) and Pulsed Electro Magnetic Fields (PEMF). Multi-Polar RF smart electrode coupling algorithm produces fast and homogeneous heat in multiple tissue depths, resulting in superior clinical results and comfortable patient experiences. PEMF is known to promote collagen synthesis, fibroblast proliferation, and angiogenesis for quicker healing and to support tissue maintenance.
Wrinkle reduction and skin tightening occur because the radio frequency causes a thermal reaction in the tissue, which stimulates the body’s natural healing response. This restoring response causes new collagen to form, along with the increased production of fibroblasts and new elastin fibres. This results in smoother, firmer skin that looks noticeably more youthful.
How many treatments are recommended? (General guide)
Most patients receive 6-8 treatments per area once a week.
The exact number will depend on each individual person and the area being treated.
How should I prepare my skin for Treatment?
Just make sure your skin is clean. Do not apply any lotions, creams or makeup before your treatment. Remove all jewellery around the area being treated. For optimal results, use of active skin care as determined by your clinician throughout the treatments.
How long should it take before I see results?
Typically, you will see results after the first treatment. Lasting and more significant results will become visible after 4 to 6 treatments. The treatments are cumulative. After your final treatment, your results will continue to improve for up to 3-4 months. After that, your face and body continue to age, so maintenance is recommended once a month or every 3-4 months, depending on the individual.
Is the treatment painful?
Treatments are virtually painless, with many patients comparing it to a relaxing hot stone massage. Absolutely no downtime.
How soon after filler/muscle relaxant injections can I have a Treatment?
While there is no clinical evidence that Venus SwanTM treatments counteract with any particular injectables, it is important to let your clinician know if you have had an injectable treatment, or are planning on having one done in the near future. Your clinician will be able to advise you on when to schedule your treatment appropriately.
CLINICAL PATIENT POST-TREATMENT INFORMATION
The treatment area may look a little flushed and warm to the touch, but this will go away within 1-2 hours. You can return to your daily schedule immediately after your treatment.
For safety reasons, you may not be able to get this treatment if you have/are:
- Active inflammation and/or infection in the treatment area
- Current or history of cancer
- A degenerative neurologic disease or any other disease around the treatment area that’s triggered by heat (e.g. herpes)
- An Internal defibrillator/pacemaker
- Metal implants (excluding dental) in the treatment area
- Uncontrolled thyroid gland disorder
- Varicose veins
- Pregnant or are undergoing an IVF procedure
- Skin-related autoimmune diseases
- Silicone implants and/or injections in the area
Before and After