Sublative skin rejuvenation is the most popular skin rejuvenation treatment today. It is an excellent solution for a variety of skin issues and can help the skin look both healthier and younger. This type of treatment is often used in patients who have texture and tone issues like fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation.
How Does Sublative Skin Rejuvenation Work?
In sublative skin rejuvenation, bi-polar radio frequency waves are sent into the deeper layers of the skin. This prompts the skin to create brand new collagen and will also promote skin tightening. The treatment is non-invasive, requiring no injections. Patients are numbed using a topical numbing cream before the treatment begins. For most people, the procedure is pain-free. Patients may feel a mild sensation of heat as the medical aesthetician applies the treatment tool, but this is not uncomfortable and will quickly pass. The sublative skin rejuvenation treatment encourages the body to make its own new collagen, which can produce the kind of remodeling and restructuring that would require injectable fillers otherwise. The remarkable thing about the eMatrix machine used for sublative skin rejuvenation is that it is able to target the deeper layers of skin without disturbing the top layer of skin. In other types of treatments, the top layer of skin can become very overheated, often to the point that it is removed. Sublative skin rejuvenation with eMatrix preserves all healthy skin. People who are looking for a procedure that has faster healing and less downtime but still has amazing results will love sublative skin rejuvenation because of its unique approach.
The Benefits of Sublative Skin Rejuvenation
Patients who choose sublative skin rejuvenation for their skin care concerns can enjoy less fine lines, reduced textural issues, less wrinkles, and a reduction in acne scarring and non-acne scarring. Sublative skin rejuvenation is especially effective in dealing with the damage left behind by excessive sun exposure. The overall skin texture and tone will be greatly improved for most people after a sublative skin rejuvenation procedure. These benefits are usually fully evident within 3 to 5 months, as the new collagen takes some time to grow. However, some people even see results after their very first treatment.
Sublative Skin Rejuvenation Versus Other Non-Invasive Cosmetic Treatments
Sublative skin rejuvenation is one of many non-invasive cosmetic treatments available today. Options such as Botox and dermal fillers are different than sublative skin rejuvenation because they add something to the skin to bring about the desired changes. For example, dermal fillers replace depleted collagen with substances like hyaluronic acid. This allows for immediate skin plumping. With sublative skin rejuvenation, nothing is added to the body. Instead, the body will create the replacement collagen itself. For people who want to go with the most natural treatment possible, sublative skin rejuvenation may be the best choice. Sublative skin rejuvenation does take longer to show results, however, it also lasts longer than dermal fillers or other injectables in most cases. Injectables like Juvederm and Restylane and sublative skin rejuvenation are essentially two different solutions to the same problem. The medical aesthetician at Patterson Skin Clinic can help each patient decide which treatment is best for their specific situation.
What Can Patients Expect Post-Treatment?
After the treatment, patients may have redness and swelling for anywhere from a couple of hours to a few days. Patients who are uncomfortable with the skin redness can apply concealer if they wish. The skin will have very small crusts that will be there for from 5 days to 14 days, but this is easy to conceal with makeup if desired. The skin will continue to improve steadily, and after a few months, most people see a dramatic difference. Most people are able to go back to their regular routine right away if they wish. Patients should be sure to use a high-quality moisturizer after a sublative skin rejuvenation treatment. The medical aesthetician will tell patients which type of topical creams and treatments must be avoided after the sublative skin rejuvenation. Usually, patients will be cautioned to avoid alpha hydroxy acids and Retin-A type treatments after sublative skin rejuvenation, as this can uncomfortably aggravate the skin. When patients are out in the sun after a sublative skin rejuvenation treatment, they should always use a strong high-quality sun block. Sun exposure and tanning beds should be avoided as much as possible.
How Many Treatments Are Needed?
This depends on the individual patient. For optimal results, most people have between 3 and 5 treatments in total. The medical aesthetician will help each person determine which treatment schedule will be best for them. Treatments only take around 30 minutes each, so the treatments are easy to fit into the day. They can even be done on a lunch hour.
Who is This Treatment For?
Sublative skin rejuvenation is an excellent option for all skin types and for any degree of pigmentation. It is especially well suited to anyone who has fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, non-acne facial scars, and hyperpigmentation. Anyone who is looking for a non-invasive way to get smoother, clearer, and younger looking skin may find this to be the best treatment option for them.
Are There Any Side Effects?
There are no side effects reported to date. Sublative skin rejuvenation has proven to be a very effective non-invasive way to achieve smoother and more beautiful skin for many thousands of people today. Because sublative skin rejuvenation is a completely natural way to encourage the body to create new collagen, there are no foreign substances introduced to the body. This means that there are absolutely no side effects or complications!
Ready to get the skin you’ve always wanted? The Patterson Skin Clinic can help. Dr. Patterson is one of the leading cosmetic surgeons on the Gulf Coast, and he is pleased to offer a wide range of cosmetic surgery procedures as well as non-invasive treatments like sublative skin rejuvenation at the Patterson Skin Clinic. Click the button below to arrange a free consultation with the medical aesthetician!