TRANSFORMATIVE RESULTS WITHOUT A FACELIFT
36 Steele Street, Denver, CO
EMBRACERF™ in Denver
EmbraceRF is the perfect answer for patients who have age related concerns of the face and neck (loose skin, wrinkles, skin texture and unwanted fat) but who are not yet ready for a formal surgery. Specifically, it exists as a less invasive alternative to more invasive procedures like a face and necklift. Although, candidates for this procedure include anyone with age related loose skin, ideal candidates will have only mild to moderate skin laxity.
EmbraceRF is a two step procedure that works above and below the skin. Step 1 works below the skin, sculpting the face and neck by a novel sub-dermal adipose remodeling (SARD) technique. This is a new technique in facial aesthetics and facial surgery that has no such equivalent in the medical marketplace. Although Radio Frequency Assisted Lipolysis (RFAL) devices like BodyTite and FaceTite do incorporate sub-dermal adipose remodeling, these devices are almost always combined with liposuction. Step 2 works externally, treating the surface skin of the face and neck. These 2 components, used in combination, offer uniquely customizable and powerful results.
By generating heat underneath the skin, EmbraceRF strategically “molds” the fat of the face and neck. Precision fat molding as opposed to removal, allows us to maintain the youthful fullness of the face while simultaneously tightening the skin along the neck, jaw line and nasolabial folds. This novel technique can only be performed consistently and safely using the synergistic combination of FaceTite internally and Fractora/Morpheus externally.
In most circumstances, this procedure is performed awake, in an office setting. Upon arriving to the office, you may be administered oral medications that helps you relax and minimizes discomfort during the procedure. Next, the areas of treatment will be reviewed and marked by your surgeon. Following these markings, you will be taken to a procedure room where the areas of surgery will be carefully prepped and draped in sterile fashion. After injecting small amounts of local anesthesia at the incision sites of the ear, neck, chin and mouth, a cannula is used under the skin to inject a tumescent anesthesia solution. This solution is used to fully numb the treatment area. While this portion of the procedure may feel strange, it is very well tolerated. Most patients report having minimal to no pain during the numbing portion of the procedure. Next, a FaceTite cannula is inserted and used to model unwanted pockets of fat while tightening the underneath portion of the skin. As these areas are completely numb, there is little to no discomfort during this portion of the procedure. Lastly, targeted areas of the external skin of the face and neck are treated with a fractionated skin resurfacing device (Fractora or Morpheus) to further improve your results. Liposuction of the neck, underneath the chin, may also be included. Upon completion of the procedure, the face and neck will be wrapped with surgical dressing. This should remain in place for 24 to 48 hours, at the discretion of your surgeon. The procedure itself may last from 1 to 2 hours. Once it is completed, you will be able to leave the office immediately after an evaluation by the medical staff.
First and foremost, always follow the post-operative instructions provided by your surgeon. In most cases, you will be allowed to shower 24 to 48 hours following the procedure. You can expect mild to moderate swelling, bruising and redness of the treatment area that is short lived (5 to 7 days). Depending on the degree of skin resurfacing with the Fractora or Morpheus hand piece, redness may persist longer. Your return to work and normal daily activities (e.g. driving and light house work) on average happens 2 to 3 days following the procedure. Returning to exercise and more intense activities usually occurs at 1 to 2 weeks. Most feel comfortable going to a public setting within 3 to 4 days of the procedure.
Improvements from an EmbraceRF procedure are immediately visible and will continue to improve over the 3 to 12 months after surgery. Once post-operative swelling has resolved (usually around 2 weeks after the procedure), improvements in the appearance of the treated areas will continue in a slow and steady fashion. Results will be maintained if a healthy lifestyle and nutritional plan that supports healing is embraced. Lastly, these results are permanent and will only diminish as dictated by your unique aging process and your lifestyle choices.
EmbraceRF Patient from Denver, CO
What has impressed me most about my EmbraceRF procedure is how quickly I noticed an improvement and how much of an improvement it made. I would recommend this procedure to anyone and I am truly amazed by my results.