Listen—there’s one place, and one place only where you should see a turkey neck: your dinner table. If you’re looking to trade in a turkey neck for a smoother, lifted and younger jawline, then now is the best time to treat yourself to Profound RF. It’s Neck-vember! Leave the turkey neck for the birds and learn more about Profound RF-a remarkably powerful device which can be used for the neck, face, and even the body.
Say Goodbye to Turtlenecks and Scarves
As Nora Ephron once said: “We all look good for our age. Except for our necks.” If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and hopelessly pulled back sagging skin—then you know what it’s like to feel vibrant and youthful and still have an aging neck betray your age. Unfortunately, the neck is covered by thin, delicate skin—the kind that’s incredibly susceptible to aging. As we get older the collagen in our skin starts to deplete, gradually causing our skin to droop and wrinkle.
That’s where Profound RF comes in. This incredible procedure delivers radiofrequency energy deep into the dermis to trigger a powerful rejuvenation response from the body; essentially, the body produces more collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid—all substances essential for keeping the skin nourished, tight and youthful. Over time, you’ll be able to see your neck naturally smooth and tighten into a sleeker, slimmer form.
A separate tip- the “sub-dermal”- also destroys unwanted fat cells and reshapes the septae which cause the appearance of cellulite, allowing for smoother, sleeker contours on the thighs.
Here’s how it works:
An initial consult with Dr. Lisa Vuich, or with Beth Wagner, RN, will determine whether you are a good candidate for Profound RF. You cannot have a radiofrequency-based procedure if you
- have a pacemaker
- have an implanted cardiac defibrillator
- are pregnant
- have uncontrolled diabetes, or another chronic medical condition that would prevent you from healing well (cancer, chemotherapy for example)
- have a bleeding disorder or are taking strong blood thinners
- have an infection in the area to be treated
Most of our Profound RF procedures are performed by Beth Wagner, RN. A topical numbing agent can be applied, and your blood is drawn for the platelet rich plasma preparation. Lidocaine is administered to the treatment zone by injection as well, using very small needles. Once you are numb, the treatment session will begin and will take approximately 1 hour.
Profound RF delivers radiofrequency energy through electrode-fitted micro needles, which are needles that are so fine that they won’t damage any tissue they pierce. Once the micro needles pierce the tissues, the Profound RF handpiece delivers enough energy to stimulate a healing response from the body. The combination of the microneedling and radiofrequency technology essentially “tricks” the body into thinking it needs to rebuild and remodel the dermis. Gradually, the skin responds by appearing more supple, smoother, and tightened.
Does it Hurt?
Naturally a treatment like Profound RF would not be performed without a numbing agent. In order to ensure your comfort, we utilize lidocaine injection to numb the treatment area, AND we offer Pro-Nox Nitrous Oxide which you can self-administer during your lidocaine prep and during the procedure itself. Sometimes referred to as ‘laughing gas’, Pro Nox allows you to relax and feel somewhat euphoric during your treatment. Don’t worry, it wears off within 15 minutes so you are free to drive yourself home with no after effects!
Non Surgical/ Minimally Invasive/Quick Recovery
One of our favorite things about the Profound RF? It’s completely nonsurgical, it is no more invasive than a dermal filler injection, and carries very little risk. We combine our Profound RF treatments with Platelet Rich Plasma- your own growth factors derived from a simple blood draw at the time of the procedure. This further boosts your collagen response and speeds healing.
There are two kinds of Profound RF handpiece available for patients: the dermal handpiece and the sub Q hand piece. Each one has a different purpose:
This handpiece delivers radiofrequency energy into the dermis, the layer of the skin that contains your collagen building cells called fibroblasts. Once the dermal layer absorbs the energy, it starts a regenerative process that rebuilds stores of collagen and elastin, two proteins responsible for keeping the skin tight and firm. It also increases production of hyaluronic acid, a sugar that’s essential for keeping the skin hydrated and nourished.
Sub Q Handpiece
This type of Profound RF handpiece goes all the way into the layer of subcutaneous fat under the skin. The radiofrequency energy then destroys the fat cells and stimulates the remodeling of the septae, the connective tissue responsible for cellulite.
Destroying the Double Chin
Here’s some good news: a double chin isn’t entirely caused by a sweet potato yams-based diet; in fact, aging, genetics, and hormonal changes are likelier culprits. The bad news? That means that an early December diet and workout regimen might not do much to treat a double chin. Thankfully, the Profound RF can help. With the Sub Q handpiece, Profound RF can do double duty by tightening skin and eliminating the fat cells responsible for the double chin. After a few months, the body naturally flushes out the destroyed fat cells and you can look forward to a sleeker, slimmer neck.
You’re vibrant, carefree, and young at heart—isn’t it time that you looked the way you feel? At Renew MediSpa, we’re grateful that we have the opportunity to help others reveal their more vital, youthful selves. So, put down those leftover-turkey sandwiches and pick up the phone: with one phone call to Renew MediSpa, we’ll help you find out if Profound RF is the procedure for you.