ThermiTight (sometimes known as ThermiRF ) is an exciting new treatment for tightening loose, sagging skin and reducing fat. It is a treatment whereby radiofrequency energy is applied below the skin’s surface. One of the problems with other non-invasive procedures using radiofrequency or light energy is that the amount of energy delivered to the target tissue beneath the skin’s surface has been limited by the amount of energy that can be safely applied at the skin surface before damaging it.
This new technique involves the placement of a probe under the skin so the thermal energy can be safely delivered to the fat and tissue beneath the skin to tighten it from underneath without endangering the overlying skin.
Thermitight can treat a variety of areas of the face and body. The neck and jowls are the most commonly requested sites, but other areas such as the upper arms and stomach can be treated as well.
The majority of patients only require a single session. While every patient is unique and individual results may vary, most patients experience dramatic improvements in skin laxity and the appearance of age lines after just one treatment. Patients usually continue to experience improvement in appearance for months after their procedure and ThermiTight™ results have been proven to last for several years.
This procedure is usually performed using local anesthesia with the patient fully awake, although the procedure can be performed under intravenous sedation or general anesthetic if desired. Once numb, a small probe is threaded very slowly back and forth to cover all the areas beneath the skin requiring treatment. While the areas are being treated, two temperatures are carefully monitored throughout the procedure. The first is the temperature at the tip of the probe, which is the actual target tissue temperature. and the second is the temperature at the skin surface. It is critical to observe both temperatures constantly to reach safe and therapeutic ranges for optimal treatment. The main advantage to this is that the procedure is virtually painless, as opposed to other treatments using radiofrequency, light (e.g. Titan), or ultrasound (e.g. Ultherapy).
ThermiTight appointments can be made by calling the office at 780-482-1414. For your convenience, ThermiTight appointments can also be booked directly online. There is a $100.00 refundable deposit required to reserve an appointment using the online booking service (please note there is a $20.00 administrative fee deducted from this deposit). If you cannot find a convenient time using the online scheduler, please call as there may be additional appointment times available that are not visible online.
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