7 Reasons Why Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Is Better Than a Facelift
Many women choose to undergo facelifts to restore the tightness and youthful appearance of skin. While a facelift may offer great results, it’s a pricey surgical procedure that requires a lot of recovery time and carries more risks than noninvasive procedures.
A radiofrequency skin tightening treatment offers the same type of results for a fraction of the cost and time. This treatment is becoming more popular than traditional facelifts – and for good reasons!
What is Radiofrequency Skin Tightening?
Radiofrequency skin tightening uses a device to emit electromagnetic pulses into the layers of your skin. These pulses heat up the skin’s layers and stimulating reactions on a molecular and cellular level. In other words, it stimulates the growth of new collagen elastin in the skin, as well as cells, which gives you tighter, firmer, younger-looking skin. This technology can be used just about anywhere on the body, including the face.
Why Choose Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Over a Facelift?
Women are opting for radiofrequency skin tightening procedures over traditional facelifts for several reasons. Many of these reasons have to do with the safety and convenience of radiofrequency skin tightening.
1. Less Invasive
A radiofrequency treatment is much less invasive than a traditional facelift procedure, which requires anesthesia and incisions to the face. Radiofrequency skin tightening focuses on using electrodes to stimulate collagen production for a tighter, smoother appearance of the skin. Because of this, there are no surgical requirements! This means less opportunity for risks.
2. Easy Recovery
Traditional facelift procedures require lengthy recovery and prolonged downtime. This can interfere with work, family, and social engagements. Unlike a facelift, a radiofrequency skin tightening treatment has a super easy recovery. The procedure simply elevates the temperature of the skin, so you can return to work or other engagements as soon as your procedure is finished.
3. No Pain
Unlike traditional facelift procedures, which require anesthesia and notoriously painful recoveries, most patients who undergo radiofrequency skin tightening report feeling no pain at all.
4. Encourages Collagen Production
Unlike traditional facelift procedures, radiofrequency skin tightening focuses on encouraging collagen production in the skin. This helps make the skin appear tighter and more youthful naturally.
5. Ideal for Specific Areas
No need to worry about needing an entire, large area worked on! With radiofrequency treatment, you can easily choose which areas of your skin receive the treatment.
6. Not Only for the Face
Unlike a facelift, which is for the face alone, radiofrequency treatment can be utilized on other parts of the body. Additional ways the procedure can be used include reducing the appearance of cellulite or even firming up the vaginal area.
7.Perfect for a Wide Age Range
Since there is no downtime, minimal risk, and virtually no pain, this procedure can be used at nearly any age. It is great for both younger and older patients and is very gentle on the skin.
Learn More About Radiofrequency Skin Tightening
Considering radiofrequency skin tightening? Contact the office of Dr. Ghozland today to book a consultation, or call us at 310-393-9359 for more information!