Non-Surgical Face Lift

WHY DO WE GET WRINKLES, LINES AND SAGGING ON OUR SKIN?

As we age, our skin undergoes several changes that affect its appearance and function. One of the most noticeable changes is the development of wrinkles, lines and sagging in our face. These are caused by a combination of factors, such as:

– Loss of collagen and elastin: These are proteins that provide strength and elasticity to the skin. As we age, our body produces less of them, leading to thinner, weaker and less flexible skin.

– Decreased fat and bone volume: The fat and bone tissues under the skin provide support and shape to the face. As we age, these tissues diminish, causing the skin to lose its firmness and contour.

– Sun exposure and environmental damage: The ultraviolet rays from the sun and other sources of pollution can damage the skin cells and break down the collagen and elastin fibers. This accelerates the aging process and contributes to the formation of wrinkles, lines and sagging.

– Facial expressions and movements: The repeated contraction of the facial muscles when we smile, frown, squint or make other expressions can create creases in the skin over time. These creases become more permanent as the skin loses its elasticity and ability to bounce back.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The Fotona 4D Timewalker is a non-invasive laser treatment that can achieve a non-surgical face lift in four steps. The steps are:

– SmoothLiftin: This step involves applying a gentle laser pulse inside the oral cavity to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin around the mouth and cheeks.

– FRAC3: This step targets deeper imperfections in the skin, such as wrinkles, pigmentation, and vascular lesions, using a fractional laser beam.

– PIANO: This step uses a long-pulse laser mode to heat the skin from the outside, creating a tightening effect and stimulating collagen remodeling.

– SupErficial: This step is a light peel that removes dead skin cells and improves the texture and tone of the skin.

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT DURING THE TREATMENT?

Each step targets a different layer of the skin and has a specific purpose. The smooth lifting step involves applying a gentle laser pulse inside the oral cavity to tighten the nasolabial folds and the cheeks. The fractional rejuvenation step uses a fractional laser to create micro-injuries on the skin surface, which trigger the healing process and improve the texture and appearance of the skin. The piano skin tightening step uses a high-intensity laser to heat up the deeper layers of the skin and stimulate collagen synthesis, resulting in firmer and smoother skin. The super facial peeling step uses a light laser peel to remove the superficial layer of dead skin cells and reveal a brighter and more even complexion.

AFTER THE TREATMENT

You can resume your normal activities immediately after the session, but you should avoid direct sun exposure, excessive heat, and strenuous exercise for a few days. You may experience some mild redness, swelling, or tingling sensation in the treated area, but these are temporary and will subside within a few hours or days.

HOW MANY SESSIONS

The number of treatments required for optimum results varies depending on the individual’s skin condition, age, and expectations. However, most patients see noticeable improvement after one session, and significant results after three to six sessions. The sessions are spaced four to six weeks apart to allow the skin to heal and regenerate.

Before and Afters

NON-INVASIVE LASER FACIAL
REJUVENATION

4 STEP PROTOCOL:

-STEP 1:
INTRAORAL TIGHTENING SMOOTHLiftin™ modality Er:YAG Utilizing patented Fotona SMOOTH® Er:YAG technology in an industry first, non-ablative, intraoral treatment, TimeWalker® is able to deliver a controlled and gentle energy which provides improvement of nasolabial folds, perioral wrinkles and sagging jowels while delivering rejuvenating facial tightening from the inside-out.

STEP 2:
REJUVENATION FRAC3® modality Nd:YAG Revolutionary FRAC3® technology produces a threedimensional fractional pattern in the epidermis and dermis, which selectively targets specific tissue chromophores for treatment of deeper, age-related skin imperfections, initiating neocollagenisis and healing without damaging the epidermis, regardless of skin type.

STEP 3:
SKIN TIGHTENING PIANO™ modality Nd:YAG
The next-generation, super-extended PIANO™ mode provides full thickness bulk heating for safe and controlled tightening of the dermis and epidermis, while sparing the skin from unnecessary thermal damage.

STEP 4:
LIGHT PEEL SupErficial modality Er:YAG
The final step in this comprehensive treatment delivers a cold, accurate and precise Er:YAG light peel, which improves the appearance of the skin, reduces superficial imperfections, and restores a youthful texture resulting in a glowing, pearl-like appearance of the skin.

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