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Radiofrequency therapy – the non-invasive innovation in skin tightening

Radiofrequency therapy is one of the newest, innovative treatments for non-invasive facial skin tightening. It offers very impressive results in patients with skin elasticity still intact. The energy of radiofrequency is used to combat wrinkles and tighten the face, neck and décolleté, resulting in a natural, relaxed and more youthful appearance.

Treatment Overview

What is radiofrequency therapy?

This radiofrequency therapy for face lifting is the latest development in aesthetic medical technology and is based on the effect of radiofrequency (RF) penetration to a depth of about 4.5 mm under the skin. This is the same depth at which I perform a surgical facelift procedure. Radiofrequency therapy tightens and smoothes facial skin more gently than any other therapy to date and is suitable for all skin types.

With the help of fractional radiofrequency and heat, which is not generated on the surface but in the depth of the skin, a strengthening of the existing collagen is achieved. At the same time, the therapy activates fibroblasts, which safely produce new collagen from within through the natural process of collagenogenesis.

How does radiofrequency therapy work?

The radiofrequency energy targets what is known as the SMAS (Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System). That is, the layer that is operated on during a surgical facelift to lift and correct sagging skin. In the same way, the treatment selectively focuses on problem areas and on multiple layers, creating a natural and gradual effect.

RF energy heats the underlying layers, causing the skin to tighten and stiffen, as well as stimulating collagen and elastin production. Because RF energy is delivered so deeply, it can provide faster and more dramatic results than compared to laser treatments.

An alternative treatment is fractional RF microneedling. RF microneedling adds the element of radiofrequency therapy to traditional microneedling (microneedling). Here, the RF energy is delivered through small needles. In addition to the micro-injury benefits of traditional microneedling, RF Microneedling also delivers energy further into the dermis.

Is radiofrequency therapy dangerous?

Radiofrequency therapy is a completely non-invasive method that leaves neither incisions nor scars. It does not interfere with internal organs, does not cause any injuries, is painless and absolutely safe.

Compared to laser treatments, radiofrequency therapy does not cause photosensitivity and can be performed all year round. Its effect is not affected by exposure to sunlight, as radiofrequency targets the depth rather than the surface of the skin. It also requires no anesthesia or recovery time and allows an immediate return to normal daily activities.

Radiofrequency therapy can be a very effective alternative to classic facelifts and thread lifts for all those patients who do not yet have the right indication for surgery and who may be afraid of needles or other invasive methods such as thread lifts.

Am I a candidate for radiofrequency therapy?

Radiofrequency therapy is especially suitable for men and women in their 30s to 60s. If you have shown the first signs of sagging and the first wrinkles, but the skin still retains a relatively high degree of flexibility, you are usually suitable for radiofrequency treatment. It can be applied to any part of the face and body where there is sagging, wrinkles and fine lines. In particular, on the face I see very good results on the cheekbones, double chin, neck and décolleté. If you want to improve your skin quality together with skin tightening, the treatment with radiofrequency microneedling, as radiofrequency alone, would be beneficial.

Microneedling with radio frequency
Microneedling with radio frequency

What can I expect after radiofrequency therapy?

Immediately after the treatment you may experience mild irritation and slight redness or swelling, which will gradually subside over the next few hours. This is a treatment that has no downtime at all.

Are the results visible immediately after radiofrequency therapy?

Der Effekt der Straffung und Hautverjüngung ist unmittelbar nach der Sitzung offensichtlich und verbessert sich kontinuierlich über die nächsten 2-3 Monate hinweg. Der Prozess der Kollagenherstellung ist im Gange und bietet das vollständige Resultat nach etwa 2 Monaten.

“Radiofrequency therapy is one of my favorite treatments. You get deep and long-lasting results.”

Dr. Kelly Vasileiadou

Radiofrequency therapy cost

In my practice, your well-being and an optimal result is our top priority. Each patient has an individuality whose needs are the focus of my treatments. Therefore, it is not always possible to give a general estimate of the costs. Therefore, please understand that we cannot quote generally valid prices for radiofrequency therapy. The cost of each treatment also depends on your personal initial situation and your wishes.

Are you interested in radiofrequency therapy and would like to know more about the prices?

Write us a message and make your appointment! Only in the context of a medical examination can we give you a personal and binding estimate that is tailored to you!

Prices for radiofrequency therapy start from CHF 250. A specific, customized offer will be made to you after a personal consultation with clinical examination.

Schedule your appointment with Dr. Kelly® today.

Before you decide on a treatment, you have the great opportunity for a personal consultation. Our goal is to care for you not only medically, but also from person to person.

Dr. Kelly® | Aesthetic Surgery and Medicine
by Dr. Kelly Vasileiadou

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CH-6333 Hünenberg See

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