Thermage is both a trade name for a cosmetic medical treatment, and the name of the equipment manufacturer who produces the device.
Thermage Skin Tightening uses controlled pulses of radio frequency energy to contract or 'tighten' collagen in the skin by heating the mid layers of the dermis. The effect of this dermal heating is that the skin collagen coils, in effect shorting the end points. When the happens over an entire area the effect is to 'tighten' the skin. Patient selection is key for Thermage skin tightening and treatment outcomes are highly variable. The effect is never as dramatic as a cosmetic surgical procedure but the low risk factors and non-surgical nature of the treatments has lead to an increase in Thermage's popularity.
Thermage treatments are common to laser clinics and medical spas and content around Thermage are often carried on their blogs and provide patients investigating Thermage with mixed reviews. Medical blogs have focused more on areas of interest to physicians.
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Dear Ms. Bowler, I came across your website while searching negative effects anyone may have had with the DermaWand - particulary eye problems. Your site mentions "vision changes". Do you have any specifics on this? As A DermaWand user, I have reason to be concerned about this, as well as its effects on the mucous ...1 week ago
Thermage is a single treatment that offers results. What are the key reasons that men and women in Asia look to Thermage as a skin tightening treatment with proven results when they visit their cosmetic doctor? When you look at how the technology from Thermage have evolved over the years, the results are amazing. ...2 weeks ago