As skin ages, it naturally loses structure and volume, develops fine lines and wrinkles, and becomes progressively looser. But if you don’t want those natural signs of aging to take over, you don’t have to let them.
There are several cosmetic procedures that can give you smoother, plumper, younger-looking skin, but one of the most effective treatments available today is called J-Plasma (aka Renuvion or J Plasty). This minimally invasive procedure is often referred to as a surgical facelift alternative and produces dramatic results with a relatively small time investment and minimal post-procedure downtime.
What exactly does this highly effective skin tightening treatment involve and why should you consider it? Read on to learn all about the benefits of J-Plasma treatments.
What Is J-Plasma?
J-Plasma is a non-surgical procedure that uses radiofrequency energy to refresh and tighten aging and loose skin. To perform the treatment, an aesthetic dermatology professional inserts a very small wand device into tiny entry points in the surface of the skin.
The want emits helium gas and radiofrequency (RF) energy, which together create a precision stream of plasma. That plasma generates enough heat to instantly contract the tissues beneath the surface of the skin.
Excess helium gas emitted by the wand effectively cools the treatment area, and as the tissues beneath the skin’s surface contract, they naturally tighten the surface of the skin.
For a more in-depth breakdown of how J-Plasma treatments work and what you can expect, check out Why You Need J-Plasma Treatment.
Benefits of J-Plasma Skin-Tightening Treatments
Whether you’re unwilling to go under the knife to tighten up your skin or simply want to try out a revolutionary skin care treatment, J-Plasma offers several benefits other treatments don’t, including:
1. J-Plasma Works on Your Face and Body
J-Plasma can tighten up loose skin anywhere on your body. Whether you’re struggling with skin laxity after pregnancy or dealing with loose skin on your face that you don’t love, J-Plasma can significantly improve its appearance. Treatments can also help tighten up skin after dramatic weight loss.
2. J-Plasma Is Non-Surgical
While a surgical facelift or other skin-tightening procedure can yield dramatic results, any type of invasive cosmetic procedure carries considerable risks. Surgery also requires quite a bit of post-procedure downtime — several weeks in some cases.
On the other hand, J-Plasma treatments require far less downtime (usually about eight to 14 days) and carry few risks in comparison. Redness, discomfort, and a small amount of oozing are common after the procedure, but because it’s minimally invasive, most patients find they heal fairly quickly.
3. Minimal Scarring
Unlike surgical skin-tightening procedures, J-Plasma uses very small entry points in the skin, so it leaves behind extremely minimal scarring. Most surgical procedures use long incisions that put patients at risk of developing noticeable scars that may necessitate further treatments to minimize their appearance.
4. Quick Treatment, Dramatic Results
Most J-Plasma procedures last for one to two hours, and all treatments are performed as outpatient procedures. Results are evident immediately after treatment, but inflammation and redness will be present.
Results then continue to improve over a period of several weeks, becoming quite impressive as time goes on. Final results typically become evident around six months post-treatment and are often comparable — and sometimes even better than — surgical skin-tightening procedures.
Schedule a Free J-Plasma Consultation With Arijai Aesthetics
Want to reveal smoother, tighter, more youthful-looking skin with just a single treatment? Then get in touch with our team at Arijai Aesthetics to find out if you’re a good candidate for the J-Plasma procedure! We offer a wide variety of medical-grade skin care services and would love to help you explore your options and which treatments are best for your needs and goals.
To learn more about J-Plasma or schedule a free pre-treatment consultation, call our Blaine, MN, clinic at 952-435-0605. You can also request a consultation online, and we’ll get in touch promptly to get you scheduled!