Replenish Collagen with Non-Surgical Thermage®
If you are like many patients, you may wish for a way to smooth, lift, and firm skin without surgery. There is a non-surgical technique that offers dramatic, natural results, including renewed texture and supple appearance for skin from head to toe. Sometimes called a non-surgical facelift, Thermage® provides an immediate benefit with increasing improvement over several months. With Thermage®, Dr. Dennis Hurwitz in Pittsburgh, PA, can regenerate your natural collagen to smooth, tone, and tighten your skin, with long-term results from a single treatment.
Thermage® has been used worldwide in over one million treatments, providing clinically proven results. This technology works by using targeted radiofrequency energy to stimulate collagen below the skin’s surface. The heat energy helps remodel existing collagen and encourage production of new, firming tissue. Collagen is a natural protein produced in skin and connective tissue, and is a significant source of strength, structure, and elasticity. Unfortunately, collagen naturally begins to weaken and slow in development as we age, and can also be damaged by exposure to sunlight and toxins.
Stimulated by Thermage® heat, collagen can tighten and begin to regenerate, resulting in plumping and recontouring effects for skin. The results typically include a noticeable lift and firming of sagging facial features as well as renewed skin texture. This gentle, effective technique is safe for all skin types and tones, and can benefit men and women of all ages.
By treating a number of areas on the face and body, Thermage® works to:
- Lift drooping eyelids and firm undereye sagging
- Rejuvenate cheeks and tone jawline
- Reduce sagging jowls
- Reduce skin laxity and wrinkles in the face and neck
- Smooth crepe-y lines on the legs and arms
- Treat skin sagging and dimples in the abdomen, thighs and buttocks
With safe, non-invasive treatments, you can significantly improve the look and feel of your skin and your entire appearance.
Treatment with Dr. Hurwitz
Thermage® treatment takes place in our office, and requires no anesthesia. We use the patented Thermage® Thermacool™ system to target treatment areas and administer radiofrequency waves while protecting the surface of the skin. As heat is generated to penetrate deep into underlying collagen, cooling bursts work to keep the skin surface comfortable. You can expect to feel a vibrating sensation and fluctuating temperature as the wand touches your skin, but should experience little to no discomfort.
You can expect to see and feel results with Thermage®, in as little as a single day, and can continue to enjoy improvement over a period of several months.
The Thermage® procedure can take 45 minutes to two hours, depending upon the size of the area being treated. After your procedure, your skin may be a bit red, but this typically fades within a couple of hours and no downtime is required. You can expect to see and feel results with Thermage®, in as little as a single day, and can continue to enjoy improvement over a period of several months. The long-term cosmetic benefits from this technique have been shown to last for two years and even longer for some patients.
Schedule an Appointment
Dr. Hurwitz and his team have extensive experience with all types of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments, including Thermage®. We work to provide treatment that is comfortable and delivers maximum results for patients. To schedule an appointment, please contact our team online or call our office at (412) 802-6100 today.
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