Wrinkle Reduction Treatments
What Are Wrinkle Reduction Treatments?
Are you worried about looking older than you really are? Unsurprisingly, the onset of fine lines and wrinkles is one of the most common signs of aging. But wrinkles aren’t only caused by aging skin. They can also come from prolonged sun exposure, diet, stress, hormone changes, smoking, and other lifestyle factors that prematurely age your appearance.
If you’re ready to start looking as young on the outside as you feel on the inside, you may be the perfect candidate for a non-surgical wrinkle treatment. With just a few quick sessions of wrinkle reducing treatments, these radio frequency-based procedures can help undo the appearance of skin damage that can lead to fine lines, and restore firmer, smoother, more youthful-looking skin.
WRINKLE REDUCTION FAQ
Everything you need to know about your non-invasive wrinkle treatment.
BEFORE THE TREATMENT
Am I a good candidate for this treatment? / Will this treatment work for me?
The best candidate is someone who is starting to lose elasticity in their skin and is showing signs of sagging, fine lines, and wrinkles.
For safety reasons, you may not be able to get this treatment if you have/are:
- Active inflammation and/or infection in the treatment area
- Current or history of cancer
- A degenerative neurologic disease or any other disease around the treatment area that’s triggered by heat (e.g. herpes)
- An Internal defibrillator/pacemaker
Metal implants (excluding dental) in the treatment area
- Uncontrolled thyroid gland disorder
- Varicose veins
- Pregnant or are undergoing an IVF procedure
- Skin-related autoimmune diseases
- Silicone implants and/or injections in the area
I have darker skin – can I still get this treatment done?
Yes. Venus Concept’s wrinkle reduction treatments use technology that’s safe for all skin tones, even darker ones.
Can I do it during my lunch break?
Absolutely. Exact treatment times may vary depending on the patient, but a single session typically takes no longer than 30 minutes.
How many sessions will I need to see results?
How often/far apart should the treatments be?
Do I need to do anything to prepare for the treatment?
DURING THE TREATMENT
How long does a treatment session last?
What does the treatment feel like?
The applicator will slowly get warmer till your skin reaches the needed temperature and stays within that temperature range. But if you do feel it’s too hot, just let the operator know and they can easily lower the temperature a bit.
Will it be painful?
Treatments are comfortable. Some say it feels like a relaxing hot stone massage. Some even fall asleep during the treatment.
AFTER THE TREATMENT
How will I feel after my treatment?
If anything, you’ll feel relaxed. The treatment is comfortable and has been compared to a relaxing hot stone massage. Some patients have even fallen asleep while they were getting treated.
How long will the results last and are they permanent?
The treatments are cumulative. After your final treatment, your results will continue to improve for up to 3-4 months. After that, your face and body continue to age, so maintenance is recommended once a month or every 3-4 months, depending on the person.
Is there really no downtime?
Absolutely no downtime. The treatment area may look a little flushed and warm to the touch, but this will go away within 1-2 hours. You can return to your daily schedule immediately after your treatment.
Do I need to do anything after my treatment?
No, you do not need to do anything after your treatment.
Can I put makeup up on right after my treatment?
Yes, you can apply makeup immediately after your treatment.