FORMA is a thermal radiofrequency treatment that targets loose skin fine lines and wrinkles for facial rejuvenation.

What is radiofrequency skin tightening?

Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure aimed at improving skin laxity and overall appearance, including reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It employs radiofrequency energy to heat the deeper layers of the skin, stimulating collagen and elastin production, which are vital for maintaining the skin’s firmness and elasticity. FORMA allows targeting specific problem areas and customizing facial sculpting without downtime.

How does it work?

Radiofrequency skin tightening operates by delivering controlled radiofrequency energy into the skin. This energy generates heat in the dermal layers, causing controlled damage to the collagen fibers. As a response, the body’s natural healing process stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin, leading to tighter and firmer skin.

Collagen and elastin are critical components of the skin’s structural matrix, providing firmness, elasticity, and overall structural integrity. Heat-induced remodeling of these components results in tighter, more youthful-looking skin, and new collagen production smooths out fine lines and wrinkles.

What does it treat?

  • tighten the jawline
  • improve the nasolabial folds
  • smooth lip lines
  • raise and lift the eyebrows
  • sculpt the cheekbones
  • fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, forehead, cheeks, and mouth
  • reduces the appearance of loose, sagging neck skin
  • reduce puffiness instantly

How effective is it?

Effectiveness can vary depending on the individual’s skin and age. It is especially effective for facial wrinkles and fine lines. Some subtle effects may be noticeable immediately, but optimal results typically appear over several months as the skin produces more collagen. Multiple sessions are usually required to achieve the best results, and maintenance treatments may be needed to sustain improvements.

What can I expect?

Firmer, smoother, more radiant skin with an overall improvement in your complexion with no pain or downtime.

How long do results last?

Young individuals with higher collagen production may experience longer-lasting results. Healthy skin usually responds better to treatment and maintains results for a longer period of time. Smoking, diet, and overall health can impact the duration of results.

RF skin tightening is an effective cosmetic procedure that offers skin rejuvenation for those seeking to improve skin laxity and reduce signs of aging without surgery. It offers a safe and convenient option with no downtime.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Sheila Farhang at Avant Dermatology & Aesthetics in Tucson/Oro Valley and Beverly Hills to learn about the procedure, expected outcomes, and the number of sessions that may be recommended to accomplish your goals. She can also provide you with information on aftercare and costs.