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ThermiSmooth Specialist

ThermiSmooth® is an entirely non-invasive and virtually painless way to tighten facial skin. San Francisco and Mill Valley, California area residents who need to tighten and smooth the eyes, mouth, and eyebrow areas may find ThermiSmooth to be the ideal treatment. Dr. Evan Ransom of San Francisco Cosmetic Laser Institute is ready to help.

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ThermiSmooth Q&A

by Evan Ransom, M.D.

What is ThermiSmooth?
ThermiSmooth Face uses the same type of technology as ThermiTight, but the radiofrequency energy is delivered in a different way. In ThermiSmooth Face, radiofrequency energy is applied to the surface of the face and neck skin, but no incisions or needles are used. This treatment can improve skin texture and overall appearance while promoting new collagen growth.
What type of skin issues can ThermiSmooth help with?
ThermiSmooth can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and crepe-like skin. It’s most often used in the lip area, in the neck area, and on the eyelids.
How many ThermiSmooth treatments are needed?
To get optimal results, most people need 3-6 treatments in total.
How long does ThermiSmooth treatment take?
ThermiSmooth treatments generally take just 20 minutes each.
How does the ThermiSmooth treatment work?
Patients don’t need any anesthesia for ThermiSmooth treatment. Thus they’re fully awake and aware for the whole treatment. Discomfort is rare, and in fact, many people say that ThermiSmooth treatment feels like a hot stone massage on the face and neck. The ThermiSmooth treatment device is a small handheld tool, which is gently applied to the treatment areas while the patient relaxes. As soon as the treatment is complete, patients can go home or resume their usual routine.
Can ThermiSmooth be used in combination with other cosmetic treatments?
Yes, and in fact, ThermiSmooth meshes very well with other cosmetic treatments in many cases. To achieve and maintain optimal results, patients may have Botox or injectable filler treatments at the same time as ThermiSmooth.
Is there any downtime with ThermiSmooth?
There isn’t any downtime needed at all with ThermiSmooth treatment. Patients can even have the treatment on their lunch break and then return to work immediately if desired.
How long does it take to get results with ThermiSmooth?
Results are seen as the new collagen develops and the body eliminates unwanted fat deposits from the treatment areas. Patients will usually see some improvement within about a month, but the full results are seen at around the 6-12 month mark after the final treatment session.


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