Plasma Pen Advanced Wrinkle Treatment
The Plasma Pen is a revolutionary new concept in non-invasive skin lifting and tightening. It offers an improved method of treating loose skin and wrinkles and is often used around the eyes, mouth, and neck. The FDA approved treatment stimulates fibroblasts to produce collagen results in dramatic improvement in loose skin and wrinkles.
Plasma technology converts electrical energy into energized nitrogen gas that transmits energy to the skin's surface. The effect is that heat is generated with stimulates a healing process where fibroblasts are recruited to the skin and produce collagen in abundance thereby tightening and rejuvenating the skin.
Peri-Ocular: Upper/Lower Eyelids
|Peri-Oral: Smoker's upper lip lines, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, chin
|Anterior Neck Skin
“Downtime” is variable but you can expect to be visibly bruised and swollen with scabs for 5-7 days. Each treatment come with a recovery kit with all necessary skin care and precise instructions. The scabs will come off at about a week and at that point most patient are looking presentable for most activities.
Candidates for treatment are patients with Fitzpatrick skin types I, II, III. Patients with Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI are at increased risk for pigmentary changes from the treatment and are not good candidates.
Anesthesia: Local anesthesia/numbing cream
Side Effects: Temporary swelling, mild bruising, scabbing and mild pain
Risks: Pigmentary changes and scarring
Recovery: Back to work: 1 week. More strenuous activity: 1 week
Final Appearance: 3 months for final results
Duration of Results: 3 - 5 years