Set your radio frequency dial to great skin! The latest advancement in skin rejuvenation adds controlled heat to fractional resurfacing. Fractora (by InMode) combines radiofrequency and fractional resurfacing to remodel deep collagen. The result, improved skin tone, texture, wrinkles, and fine lines. Fractora is versatile so your practitioner can adjust the treatment for all skin types, making it easy to dial in great skin.
Fractora has two applications. There is an external handpiece that glides over the skin delivering radiofrequency energy, and there is also a fractional handpiece that delivers radiofrequency through microneedles that pierce the skin.
Micro-needling is based on the use of tiny needles to create micro-channels (tiny holes) in the skin. The nature of radiofrequency delivery means energy is released from one needlepoint and will connect with another needlepoint at a certain distance within the skin. The process stimulates your skin’s natural ability to heal itself and in the process produces collagen and elastin for skin tightening and rejuvenation. By delivering radio frequency through the microneedles, Fractora essentially shrink wraps the skin through tissue tightening. Fractora micro-needling is especially effective on deep lines around the mouth and eyes and for heavily sun-damaged skin.
This Fractora application is more intense and there is some downtime associated with the procedure. Redness and swelling can be expected for a few days to one-week post-procedure.
For patients who do not want treatment downtime, the benefits of radiofrequency can still be achieved with Fractora skin rejuvenation. Using just the external Fractora handpiece without the microneedles, skin tone, texture and firmness all will improve, but repeated treatments are recommended.
A recent patient has this to say about her Fractora skin rejuvenation treatment:
“I was completely comfortable the entire time. Immediately after my face was really red and hot for about 20 minutes. After that, there was zero pain and the erythema (swelling) was gone by morning. Today I’m a little bit splotchy. No poke holes are visible. I could easily go out with no makeup. Piece of cake-zero downtime.”
You may see results right away with Fractora skin rejuvenation, but collagen remodeling and skin tightening continue over the next 2 to 3 months.
Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa is one of the first aesthetic practices in San Diego to offer Fractora skin tightening and rejuvenation. Under the supervision of Gilbert Lee, M.D., triple board-certified plastic surgeon, the nursing staff has been certified and are highly qualified to perform skin tightening and skin rejuvenation with the Fractora fractional resurfacing.
For more information or to schedule a Fractora consultation, please contact us through the convenient form below or call 858-720-1440.