What is Thermage?

Thermage provides revolutionary non-invasive face and body "lifts" that will leave you with firmer skin and more attractively contoured features. Using radiofrequency energy, Thermage tightens loose and sagging skin to restore youthful vigor to the desired areas. By altering deep skin tissues, it provides dramatic rejuvenation that is quick, safe, effective and long-lasting. Best of all, Thermage involves no downtime, so you can have the procedure done on your lunch break and return to your normal activities immediately.

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Thermage has earned renown as "the non-surgical facelift" thanks to its effective non-surgical treatment for fine lines and wrinkles in the mid-face, eyelids and brow. Now, Thermage also offers quick, non-invasive, no-downtime skin tightening for many other areas of the body such as the arms, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, legs and hands.

Now you can enjoy younger, more supple, contoured skin in one easy procedure. With Thermage, there is no need to resort to surgery, soft-tissue filler injections or astringent chemical peels.

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How can Thermage help me?

Thermage offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Tightens the skin
  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Smoothes texture
  • Improves skin tone
  • Reduces sagging
  • Flattens and softens stretch marks
  • Reduces fine lines
  • Adds fullness to the lips and increases lip definition

How does Thermage work?

[thermage2] With age, heredity or chronic sun exposure, the collagen in our skin that provides volume and elasticity begins to break down, and our skin sags and wrinkles. Most skin treatments only address the collagen in the skin's outer layer, the epidermis. Thermage is the only non-invasive procedure available in the U.S. that tightens and rejuvenates collagen in all three layers of the skin.

The key to Thermage's unique treatment process it its patented ThermaCool system. The capacitive radiofrequency (CRF) energy in the ThermaCool device gently heats the skin not just in the epidermis but all the way down to its collagen-rich underlayer (dermis) and inner layer (subcutaneous layer). This collagen stimulation not only tightens and contours various areas of the body, it also smoothes skin tone and temporarily reduces wrinkles and fine lines. Because the deepest skin layers are treated, results are long-lasting. All of this is accomplished in a single treatment with immediate results and little to no downtime.

What areas of the face and body can be treated with Thermage?

Thermage has developed many special applications to improve particular areas of the body, from the eyes and lips to the hands and tummy.

Face by Thermage®

If you find that you no longer look as young as you feel, there's a way to turn back the clock. With the Face by Thermage® procedure, you can have a naturally younger looking appearance without surgery, injections and little to no downtime.

Face by Thermage uses patented, FDA cleared technology that delivers heat into the skin to rejuvenate existing collagen and stimulate new collagen growth. The results: skin that looks and feels noticeably smoother and tighter.

Results vary from subtle to dramatic. Generally improvements are immediately visible and continue for up to six months. Results are long lasting depending on your skin condition and the aging process.

Eyes by Thermage®

[thermage3] Eyes by Thermage® offers an effective alternative to eyelid surgery or browlifts by rejuvenating the eye area. It evens skin texture, tightens the brow area, minimizes under-eye bags, softens fine lines and wrinkles, reduces crow's feet, and lifts and smoothes the skin around the eyes for a younger and more refreshed appearance.

Lips by Thermage®

If you want to define your lips and reduce fine lines around the mouth, Lips by Thermage® may be the perfect solution for you. The treatment is most effective for reducing fine lines around the mouth, adding fullness to the lips and increasing lip definition. Patients often report that after treatment, they find it easier to apply lip liner, their lipstick no longer runs or feathers, and their applied makeup lasts longer.

Body by Thermage®

Body by Thermage® uses the patented ThermaCool system to tighten many areas of the body such as the arms, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, and legs.

Hands by Thermage®

If your hands are showing signs of aging - fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin and dull skin tone - Hands by Thermage® may be for you. Designed specifically to rejuvenate the hands, treatments can take years off your hands.

Tummy by Thermage®

If your tummy is sagging, rough, wrinkled or marred by stretch marks, Tummy by Thermage® may be the solution for you. It is ideal for people who have recently had a baby, lost weight, or simply want a younger-looking tummy.

Cellulite by Thermage®

[thermage4] Other non-invasive cellulite treatments require multiple treatments and maintenance follow-up visits. Not Thermage. In only one treatment patients have reported smoothing of dimples with long lasting results.

The procedure usually takes less than 2 hours and in most cases you can go back to your normal routine immediately without pain or redness.

Thermage uses ThermaCool® technology, which is FDA cleared for the treatment of cellulite, and has been used on more than 450,000 patients.

How much downtime can I expect?

There is no recovery time with Thermage.

When will I see results?

You will see an immediate improvement in your skin's firmness, tone and texture after a Thermage treatment. These improvements will continue for four to six months afterwards as the collagen continues to regenerate.

How long do the results last?

Results of Thermage last about two years-much longer than you can expect from BOTOX® or injectable soft-tissue fillers.