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Thermage CPT™ skin tightening procedure is a safe and effective non surgical skin tightening treatment.

Thermage CPT™ procedure tightens and rejuvenates skin with no downtime




1. WHAT IS THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

The Thermage™ CPT skin tightening procedure is a non-invasive treatment to tighten and gently lift skin, improve facial and body contour and rejuvenate skin.

The Thermage™ CPT skin tightening procedure employs a patented capacitive radiofrequency (CRF) technology called ThermaCool to safely heat the deeper layers of your skin, stimulating your existing collagen and promoting new collagen growth. It has been clinically proven to tighten and gently lift skin to smooth out wrinkles and renew facial and body contours. This non surgical non-invasive procedure is fast and easy, and requires no downtime from normal activities. Unlike lasers, the procedure can be performed on patients of all skin types. The ThermaCool device has been cleared by the FDA in November 2001 for the non-invasive treatment of facial wrinkles and rhytides, including upper and lower eyelids and for the temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite.

2. WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

The Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure is one of the latest technologies for skin tightening. It uses Comfort Pulse Technology (CPT) to improve efficacy, improve patient comfort and improved patient satisfaction. The Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure uses 3 innovations: the new framed tip, the revised and more efficient software and the new vibrating handpiece.



Ergonomic Handpiece Enables "One-Handed Treatments"


The new kapton polyimide framed tip allows for better and more uniform tissue heating which results in 25% more tissue tightening compared to other similar skin tightening procedures. The improved software and vibrating handpiece allows for improved and greater tissue heating and tightening with better patient comfort.

3. HOW DOES THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE WORK?

The Thermage™ CPT skin tightening procedure uses a sophisticated treatment tip, the framed ThermaTip, which delivers a controlled amount of capacitative radiofrequency energy. With each touch to the skin, the ThermaTip device uniformly heats a large volume of collagen in the deeper layers of the skin and its underlying tissue while simultaneously protecting the outer layer of the skin with cooling. This deep uniform heating action causes deep structures in your skin to immediately tighten. Over time, remodelled collagen is produced to further tighten the skin, resulting in healthier, smoother skin and a more youthful appearance.

4. WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

With each touch of the ThermaTip device, you will experience a brief vibration and mild heating sensation as the radiofrequency energy is delivered to your skin and underlying tissue. Dr Joyce Lim will control the amount of vibration and energy delivered to balance procedures comfort with maximum results. The ThermaTip device is cooled before, during, and after heating to protect your skin and the vibration makes the treatment more comfortable.

5. WHAT MUST I DO AFTER THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

After the Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure, there is no downtime and you will not require any special care. You can return to your normal activities immediately after the treatment. Your skin should feel tighter and smoother after the procedure. The skin may look red immediately after the procedure but this redness will disappear after a few minutes.

6. WHAT KIND OF RESULTS SHOULD I EXPECT FROM THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

You can expect collagen tightening resulting in healthier, smoother skin and a more youthful appearance. You can expect
  • Smoother,tighter skin with less sagging
  • Redefined contours
  • Softening of wrinkles and fine lines on the face and body

7. WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO SEE RESULTS AFTER THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

You may see and feel that the skin is tighter and smoother after the procedure. However, there is additional tightening over time, with best results seen after 4-6months.

8. HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST AFTER THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Results are long lasting depending on your skin condition and the natural aging process. Some patients continue to see results up to 24 months or longer.

9. WHAT ARE THE SIDE – EFFECTS OF THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

The Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure has an excellent safety profile. Potential side-effects are generally mild and may include redness, mild swelling, small blisters and small bumps which clear within the next few days. Skin surface irregularities like depressions have not been reported since 2001, with the new Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure.

10. WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE OVER OTHER SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURES?

The Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure is an effective non invasive, non surgical skin tightening procedure. It is comfortable and does not require sedation unlike other skin tightening procedure. Unlike other radiofrequency procedures which requires four or more treatments sessions, the Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure has produced results in the majority of patients in a single treatment.
» Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure for Face and Neck
1. WHO ARE SUITABLE CANDIDATES FOR THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE FOR FACE AND NECK?

Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure for the face and neck is suitable for anyone who has mild to moderate sagging skin on the face and neck. It is safe for all skin types and is equally effective for both men and women. You will benefit from Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure if you have
  • Prominent laugh lines and marionette lines
  • Sagging skin on the mid and lower face
  • Heavy jawline and jowls
  • Loose skin on your neck

2. HOW MANY THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURES ARE NEEDED?

One treatment will improve the skin laxity, skin lines and wrinkles and redefine the face and neck contour

3. IS THE THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURES PAINFUL?

No. You will feel some vibration and a warm sensation during the treatment. The treatment takes about 45-60minutes

» Eyes by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure
1. WHAT IS THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Eyes by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure is the only procedure that smoothes and tightens skin, decreases wrinkles and hooding in the eye area without surgery, injections or downtime. It is an FDA cleared procedure for the non-invasive treatment of wrinkles, including the upper and lower eyelids

2. HOW DOES THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE WORK?

As we age and our collagen stretches, skin sags and wrinkles appear. Eyes by Thermage™ is a single treatment that uses a unique, deep-heating technology to stimulate and tighten your existing collagen as well as activate new collagen growth. The effects continue to improve for months with results that last

3. WHO ARE THE BEST CANDIDATES FOR THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Anyone who has mild to moderate skin creepiness of eyelids skin, hooding of eye lid, crow’s feet, fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

4. WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?



Before the procedure, Dr Joyce Lim will put some eye drops to anesthetise the eyes. A plastic eye shield is placed between the eyelids and the eyeball to protect the eyeball during the Thermage™ CPT Skin Tightening Procedure. You will feel a warm sensation on the eyelids as the treatment tip is placed on the eyelids. Both the upper and lower eyelids are treated.

5. WHAT MUST I DO AFTER THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

There is no downtime and you can wear make-up and return to your normal activities immediately after the treatment.

6. WHAT KIND OF RESULTS SHOULD I EXPECT FROM EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Eyes by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure improves your skin tone and texture while effectively tightening and contouring skin for an overall younger appearance. Results are subtle and improve over time as new collagen forms. Individual results may vary.

Your eyes will appear more open and alert and look brighter. There is reduction of hooding and creepiness of eyelid skin. The eyelid skin feels tighter and smoother. There is softening of crow’s feet and lines and wrinkles. The under-eye sagging are less obvious. The newly smooth skin of your eyelids makes it easier to apply eye shadow and eyeliner.


7. WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO SEE RESULTS AFTER THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

You may see and feel that the skin is tighter and smoother after the procedure. However, there is additional tightening over time, with best results are seen after 4-6months.

8. HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST AFTER THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Results are long lasting depending on your skin condition and the natural aging process. Some patients continue to see results up to 24 months or longer.


9. WHAT ARE THE SIDE –EFFECTS OF THE EYES BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

The Eyes by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure has an excellent safety profile.

In a multi-center study, patients were treated with Eyes by Thermage™, and their results followed for six months. Patients reported overall procedural satisfaction and experienced smoother skin tone and easier make-up application.


The study also showed that Eyes by Thermage™ is safe and side effects are minimal.

10. WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF EYES BY THERMAGE SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE OVER OTHER SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURES?

The Eyes by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure is the only non surgical skin tightening procedure that is effective and that can be safely done on the eyelids. It is comfortable and does not require sedation. You will see results in a single treatment.

» Body by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure
1. WHAT IS THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

The Body by Thermage™ skin tightening procedure is a non-invasive treatment to tighten and gently lift skin, improved body contour and rejuvenate skin. It can temporary improve cellulite.

The Body by Thermage™ skin tightening procedure employs a patented capacitative radiofrequency to safely heat the deeper layers of your skin, stimulating your existing collagen and promoting new collagen growth. It has been clinically proven to tighten and gently lift skin to smooth out loose skin and renew body contours.

2. WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Body by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure uses a large kapton polyimide framed tip which allows for deeper and more uniform heating of the deeper tissues. The large 16cm2 tip allows for treating a larger area in a shorter time. It is used for tightening and contouring the skin on the tummy, thighs, arms, and buttocks or anywhere where there is lax skin. Body by Thermage™ is also FDA cleared for the temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite.


3. WHO ARE THE BEST CANDIDATES FOR THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

Anyone who has flaccid and draping skin, mild to moderate skin laxity, mild to moderate skin wrinkles or anyone who is looking to improve the quality of their skin

4. WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

With each touch of the framed ThermaTip, you will experience a sensation of heat as the radiofrequency energy is delivered to your skin and underlying tissue. Dr Joyce Lim will control the amount of energy delivered to balance procedures comfort with maximum results. The ThermaTip device is cooled before, during, and after heating to protect your skin and makes the treatment more comfortable.

5. WHAT MUST I DO AFTER THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ CPT SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

There is no downtime and no special care is needed after the Body by Thermage™ Skin Tightening Procedure. You can return to your normal activities immediately after the treatment. Your skin should feel tighter and smoother after the procedure. The skin may look red immediately after the procedure but this redness will disappear after a few minutes.

6. WHAT KIND OF RESULTS SHOULD I EXPECT FROM THE BODY BY THERMAGE™ SKIN TIGHTENING PROCEDURE?

You can expect collagen tightening resulting in healthier, smoother skin and a more youthful appearance.

Arm Treatment Results
  • Significant reduction in loose skin and wrinkles
  • Smoother skin textures and tone
  • Reduction of creepiness
  • Smoother, tighter skin with less sagging

Hands Treatment Results
  • The texture of your hands will be improved. You will have smoother, softer skin.
  • Less visible blood vessels.
  • Increased dermal thickness
  • Smoothing of wrinkles. Tighter, less creepy skin.
  • Improved skin thickness and elasticity. Appreciable change in pinch test outcome

Abdomen Treatment Results
  • Marked tightening of entire abdominal skin
  • Reshaping of sagging umbilicus
  • Significant improvement of surface texture.

Thigh Treatment Results
  • You will note gradual improvement in wrinkling and cellulite
  • You will have smoother and tighter skin
 
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290 Orchard Road
#11-16/20, Paragon Medical Suites
Singapore 238859
T : 6834 9159
Email: drjoyce@joycelim.com
 
...................................................
290 Orchard Road
#11-16/20, Paragon Medical Suites
Singapore 238859
T : 6834 9159
Email: drjoyce@joycelim.com