The ReFirme® ST is a type of laser skin treatment utilizing radiofrequency to stimulate new collagen growth. Skin Tightening is the treatment of choice for patients that have a major event on the horizon and have absolutely no downtime for swelling, bruising or healing.
Dr. Christine performs this treatment on patients anywhere from their early 30’s to 90’s, who desire a lift or more definition and contouring of their facial structure. Brides and parents bombarded with wedding planning who wait until the last minute or anyone who needs to be camera ready within the hour will get laser Skin Tightening from Dr. Christine.
Dr. Christine utilizes this technology to offer an non-surgical solution to improve:
- Sagging jowl
- Loose cheeks
- Fine wrinkles
- Under eye area
- Laugh lines
- Neck area tightening
- Abdomen / upper arm tightening
- Improve skin texture and irregularities
HOW DOES ReFirme® SKIN TIGHTENING WORK?
The ReFirme® procedure combines safe and effective levels of infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energies to stimulate new collagen growth under the surface of the skin (dermal layer).
The ReFirme® laser precisely heats the dermal tissue within the target treatment area. This treatment stimulates collagen production and produces a firming effect and results in smoother, luminous and noticeably lifted skin.
IS ReFirme® SKIN TIGHTENING SAFE?
This treatment is safe and painless. Both laser and radiofrequency have been FDA approved and used separately for decades in medicine and surgery. The ReFirme® procedure exclusively combines these tremendously effective infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energies for safe and ideal treatment outcomes and virtually no down-time.
IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME?
This is a non-ablative treatment, which means that it in a non-invasive one. Dr. Christine can perform this simple treatment in as little as 30 -45 minutes depending on the size of the treatment area. This treatment can be done on your way to work, during your lunch hour or in preparation for your son or daughter’s wedding day. Some patients may experience minimal redness that resolves within minutes. Most patients resume their normal daily schedule feeling lifted and rejuvenated.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
Most of Dr. Christine’s patients will have between 3-5 sessions; typically 2-4 weeks apart. Results are seen from your very first treatment and last up to 2 years. you will note immediate reduction in fine wrinkles and lifting. Some of Dr. Christine ‘s patients love the results so much, they schedule their procedure 24-48 prior to major social events where they want to look their best. For many of Dr. Christine’s patients this is an indispensable tool in maintaining their youthful appearance.