Elos Refirme, refirme, face lifts, non surgical face lift, laser facial, cosmetic			lasers, laser cosmetic procedures

"Patients I have treated using the ReFirme™ procedure have smoother, plumper skin results more quickly than other skin treatments I have used."
            ~ Robert Sleightolm, MD

Non Surgical Face Lift

Lift years off your faces without surgery... with the popular Elos ReFirme ST Applicator

The FDA-approved ReFirme ST Applicator offers virtually painless and fast treatment for skin. Conventional skin treatments are time and treatment-intensive and often too painful for many patients.   

ReFirme is ideal for targeting those telltale signs of aging, including, sagging under the eyes, saggy brow lines, and nasolabial folds.

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How ReFirme Works


The ReFirme™ ST procedure combines safe and effective levels of infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energies to remodel the dermal layer of the skin by stimulating new collagen growth. Both laser and radiofrequency have been used separately for decades in medicine and surgery, but the ST exclusively combines infrared light and bipolar radio-frequency energy for ideal treatment outcomes with a very low risk of side effects and virtually no down-time.

About the Treatment


The ReFirme procedures, featuring the revolutionary elos™ technology, enables you to achieve a more youthful, toned and smooth appearance without downtime. elos™, the first and only technology that uses combined energies to effectively and gently reduce mild to moderate wrinkles and to tighten your skin. elos™ is truly the next generation of safe and effective skin rejuvenation technology. The combined Bi-Polar Radio Frequency and Light energies of elos™ technology precisely heat the connective tissue within the target treatment area. This stimulates collagen production and produces a firming effect in lax skin. Fine and mild to moderate wrinkles are reduced, noticeable lifting can be observed and the texture of your skin become more smooth and elastic.

Treatable Conditions


Conditions that may be treated include:

  • fine and mild to moderate wrinkles
  • rough and aging skin area
  • lax skin tone

Procedure & Results


Most patients start to notice improvement of wrinkles and skin texture between 3-5 treatment sessions. Some patients note improvement in laxity and firmness of skin even after the first treatment. The total number of required treatment sessions depends on your skin's condition. Refirme is a gentle comfortable treatment requiring no downtime. Many patients return to normal activities immediately after the treatment. Cooling of the skin's surface provides enhanced patient safety and additional comfort.

Pre-treatment


Before treatment, try to avoid the sun for 4-6 weeks before your treatment, or use a good sunblock on the area you will be having treated. If you have gotten tan on the area recently, please notify us. Sunless tanning products should be avoided. Don't apply any sort of products to the area. This includes lotions, Vitamin A products, makeup and perfume. For those with extremely sensitive skin, a mild topical anaesthetic may be used prior to treatment.

Potential Side Effects and Post-treatment


After treatment, mild sunburn-like sensation is expected. This usually lasts 2-24 hours but can persist up to 72 hours. Mild swelling and/or redness may accompany this, but it usually resolves in 2-3 days. Apply ice or cold packs to treatment area for 10-15 minutes every hour for the next four hours as needed. Until redness has completely resolved avoid aggressive scrubbing and exfoliants, applying cosmetics to treated area, swimming, especially in pools with chemicals, such as chlorine, hot tubs and jacuzzi, activities that cause excessive perspiration, and sun exposure to treated areas. Apply an SPF 30 or greater sunscreen daily.

Safety Information


Conditions that may exclude you from elos™ treatments include pregnancy, pacemakers/cardiac irregularities, active infection or a history of herpes in the treatment area, a history of keloid scarring, raised moles/suspicious skin lesions, tattooed area, diabetes, epilepsy, implants in the treatment area, and acne treated with Accutane within the previous 6-12 months. Please inform us of any of the above conditions so that we may assess your treatment possibilities.

FAQ


How does ReFirme Skin Tightening with elos™ work?
The combined Bi-Polar Radio Frequency and Light energies of elos™ technology precisely heat the connective tissue within the targeted treatment area. This stimulates collagen production, simultaneously firming loose skin as it diminishes fine wrinkles. Youll see the lifting effect and feel how your skin becomes tighter, smoother, and more elastic.

Is ReFirme Skin Tightening with elos™ right for me?
elos™ is safe and effective for all skin types.

When can I expect to see results?
Most people see a gradual and continual improvement over the course of their treatments. The total number of required sessions varies depending on the condition of your skin. During your initial consultation, your medical practitioner will personalize your treatment schedule for maximum results.

Does it hurt?
No. ReFirme skin tightening treatment is very comfortable and requires no topical anesthetics or other skin preparations. For your added safety and peace of mind, elos™ technology features an advanced patient comfort system, which monitors your skin and keeps it at a soothing cool temperature during the procedure. Treatment with elos™ is easy. There?s no surgery, no sedation, and no downtime. And most procedures take 30 minutes or less.