At some point, we all start to notice a bit of loose skin here and there, fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, and other forms of skin aging. And though aging is inevitable, you shouldn’t have to live with its effects on your skin if you don’t want to. That’s where J-Plasma skin tightening comes in.
While a variety of cosmetic procedures can help reduce skin laxity, lines, wrinkles, and signs of skin damage, few are more effective and long lasting than J-Plasma. Below, the cosmetic dermatology experts at Arijai Aesthetics share what you need to know if you’re considering this unique and highly effective treatment.
What Is J-Plasma Skin Tightening?
J-Plasma skin tightening is a minimally invasive procedure designed to rejuvenate and tighten loose and aging skin. Treatments use a highly specialized device that generates cold helium plasma from a combination of helium gas and radiofrequency energy.
During the procedure, your practitioner makes very small incisions in each treatment area, through which a tiny probe is inserted. That probe distributes a stream of plasma beneath the surface of the skin, and when the plasma makes contact with your subcutaneous tissues, its heat causes them to contract. At the same time, excess helium gas gently cools the treatment area to mitigate thermal damage to the tissues.
The result? Instantly tighter, smoother skin.
Which Areas of the Body is J-Plasma For?
J-plasma skin tightening is effective on almost any area of the body. While it’s often referred to as a facelift alternative, it can also serve as an alternative to liposuction on areas outside of the face and neck.
Whether you’re struggling to get rid of a lower tummy pooch, excess tissue on your triceps, or loose skin anywhere else, chances are J-Plasma can help correct the issue you’re looking to address. While your practitioner will determine whether your specific area(s) are eligible for treatment, generally, the J-Plasma procedure is suitable for:
● Breast lift
● Belt lift (obliques and abdomen)
● Tissue around the knees
● Extra chin tissue
● Butt lift
● Arms and thighs
What Kind of Results Can You Expect With J-Plasma Skin Tightening?
First of all, because J-Plasma requires only the tiniest of incisions, you should expect no significant scarring after the procedure. While you should notice immediate tightening results, the full results of the procedure may not be evident for several months to a year.
Because of the way plasma interacts with the subdermal tissues, it stimulates collagen production in addition to its immediate tightening effects. But your skin will continue to tighten throughout the healing process and for some time after the initial healing is complete.
As your skin produces and deposits more collagen throughout the treatment area, you should notice dramatic rejuvenation — even from a single treatment. Patients have found that J-Plasma skin tightening can shave up to 10 years off their appearance!
How Long Is the Recovery Process After a J-Plasma Treatment?
Recovery and downtime are unique to each patient and depend highly on the size and location of the treatment area. Usually, there’s some soreness and one to three days of downtime immediately after the procedure.
Most patients find that after skin tightening treatments, they’re back to their normal routine within one to two weeks. Redness throughout the treatment area may last as long as four weeks after the procedure.
Who Is a Candidate for Skin Tightening Treatments
First and foremost, your practitioner will determine whether you’re a good candidate for the J-Plasma procedure at your initial consultation. Generally though, J-Plasma is suitable for individuals with mild to moderate facial skin laxity or loose skin in other areas of the body.
This procedure is safe for all skin types.
Schedule a Skin Tightening Consultation at Arijai Aesthetics
If you’re tired of dealing with loose or sagging skin on your face or body, let our team at Arijai Aesthetics help you achieve the youthful appearance you’re looking for. When you schedule a consult with our team, we’ll determine whether you’re a candidate for J-Plasma treatments and develop a completely custom protocol designed to deliver dramatic results.
To find out whether J-Plasma is right for you, feel free to request a complimentary virtual consultation or give us a call at (952) 435-0605. If you have questions or concerns, go ahead and send us a message, and we’ll be in touch promptly.