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Experience a revolutionary new energy-based facial treatment designed to create new elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid – the building blocks that keep your skin smooth and elastic.
We all know as we age our skin loses hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin. As a result, our face loses volume, our skin starts to sag, and wrinkles appear. Bring the snap back to your skin with only one treatment — you'll produce 2x the collagen and 5x the elastin!
A Profound treatment is clinically proven to provide lasting results without having to commit to plastic surgery. It's also a natural alternative to toxins and dermal fillers. The Profound system is the only radio frequency microneedling device approved by the FDA and equipped with real-time temperature control to allow for highly predictable results.
Your body normally doesn't produce elastin after puberty. In order to build new elastin, you need to cause a certain amount of damage to the skin to stimulate the healing process. Profound works by delivering precise temperatures, deep into your skin, exactly where it's most beneficial. This energy breaks down tissue to trigger your body's natural healing process and stimulate the creation of new elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid — reducing facial wrinkles and improving the appearance of cellulite.
Your provider will meet with you to determine if you are a good candidate for Profound, discuss your treatment goals, review expected outcomes, and develop an individualized plan of care. You will be asked to avoid taking anticoagulants 14 days prior to treatment, discontinue topical retinoids or other skin irritants 5 days prior to treatment, consider antiviral prophylaxis, avoid prolonged sun exposure and keep your skin hydrated
On the day of your treatment, you'll want to arrive with clean skin (no lotion, make-up, etc.). An analgesic medication will be administered to manage your comfort. Then your provider will use the Profound system handpiece to deliver pulses of energy to the targeted areas. The treatment typically lasts between 60 to 90 minutes, depending on the areas you want treated.
Results typically last 3-5 years (depending upon your age, health, and how you care for your skin after treatment). Most patients report seeing improvement in 6-8 weeks. Because new elastin and collagen require time to fully develop, optimal results will not be observed for at least 3-6 months.
You will likely experience minor swelling or bruising. This is a good thing – thermal injury to the treated area, stimulates wound healing, dermal remodeling and new elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid. To minimize brusing, ice immedately after treatment, then every two hours for 15 minutes. Sleep with your head elevated and wash with a mild cleanser using tepid water. The bruises should subside within 3-10 days, depending on treatment area. You will be able to apply makeup to cover up any uneveness in your complexion after two days. It would be a good idea to plan 3-7 days downtime into your social calendar — that's less downtime then a surgical facelift!