The ReFirme™ Skin Tightening laser procedure stimulates long-term collagen growth, as well as tightens existing collagen fibers. The ReFirme™ ST procedure combines safe and effective levels of infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency (electric current) to safely and effectively tighten your skin by stimulating new collagen growth. This skin tightening laser procedure can improve skin laxity and sagginess of the face, neck, and areas of the body. ReFirme™ ST is an FDA-approved, non-invasive procedure that allows you to comfortably achieve a more youthful and lifted appearance. A series of four to six treatments is usually required to achieve optimal results. Treatments are spaced one month apart and as with other laser procedures, you must avoid sun exposure following treatment.
The ReFirme Skin Tightening laser procedure stimulates long-term collagen growth, as well as tightens existing collagen fibers. The ReFirme ST procedure combines safe and effective levels of infrared light and bipolar radio frequency (electric current) to safely and effectively tighten your skin by stimulating new collagen growth.
How much does ReFirme Skin Tightening cost?
The price for ReFirme Skin Tightening can range from $450-$750 depending on the area you are treating.
Does RF work for skin tightening?
Yes. Radio frequency is an FDA-cleared procedure for skin tightening.
Does high frequency tighten skin?
High frequency treatments increase circulation to the skin and can have a temporary lifting effect on the skin.
Is radio frequency skin tightening permanent?
No. Treatments should done every 4 weeks for a series of 4 treatments and then repeated at least once every 6 months.
Is radio frequency skin tightening safe?
Radio frequency skin tightening is considered safe, but side effects may include temporary reactions at the treatment site such as redness, swelling, blistering and bruising.
The Cutera TITAN™ is one of the only FDA approved non-invasive skin tightening and face-lifting devices, meant to improve skin tone around the jawline, chin, and neck. It is the first tailored infrared light source utilizing special wavelength filters to diminish the signs of aging, laxity, drooping, sagging and wrinkled skin. This device can be used for face contouring, body sculpturing, and reducing cellulite on legs and abdomen. It is reported to be effective on hard-to-improve “hanging'” skin on older necks and upper arm areas.
The broadband spectrum of 1100 to 1800nm was selected and tailored for ideal water absorption and allows uniform heating of the dermis to produce volumetric heating. Volumetric heating, or heating at 1-2mm deep, is necessary to produce the desired clinical result and requires a sustained temperature increase in the dermis.
Infrared light energy safely heats the deep layers below the surface of the skin without damaging the outer skin by protecting it using intense cooling. The heat causes collagen contraction and stimulates new collagen production. When the treatment head is applied, the client will feel cooling followed by a short heating cycle (approximately 6 seconds) and then a second cooling phase. During the procedure, the skin’s surface is protected through continuous cooling from the TITAN™ handpiece.