Skin Tightening - Thermage RF

Collagen is the major building block of the skin. This protein helps the skin to be tight and elastic, meaning that it returns to its shape after pulled or otherwise deformed. Collagen-rich skin resists wrinkling, is thicker, and appears more youthful. Thermage is a procedure that stimulates your skin to produce more and better collagen, which makes it tighter and healthier-looking. With minimal treatment discomfort and no recovery, tighter, smoother skin, an overall more youthful appearance can be achieved.


To obtain younger, tighter skin today, schedule an appointment for a consultation for Thermage in Washington, DC at the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery.

What Are the Benefits and Advantages of Thermage?

This treatment can produce significant skin tightening effects. It has several advantages over surgical and other non-surgical techniques, including:

No postoperative recovery – can return to regular activities immediately
Can be performed without general anesthesia
Results are visible after one to two treatments and improve over time
No scalpel surgery or incisions
Can treat numerous facial and body areas


While Thermage cannot produce the same level of effects as a surgical facelift, it often produces visible results that for many people are well worth the trade off of a non-surgical procedure with no recovery.

What Is Thermage?

This treatment uses a unique form of radio frequency (RF) energy to simultaneously tighten existing collagen and stimulate the skin to produce more collagen. The result is tightened skin in Washington, DC, producing a kind of “lift” without a single incision. Before, during and after each gentle touch of the device tip, the surface of the skin is cooled with a cryogen spray, while the deeper tissue, called the dermis, is treated by radiofrequency heating.

How Is It Different?

The ThermaCool TC device at Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in Washington, DC delivers higher energies to a greater volume of tissue with potential for deep and uniform heating, while lasers and other RF technologies produce hot spots closer to the skin’s surface. It is this uniform heating effect — called volumetric heating — that causes the deeper structural tissue changes seen with the Thermage procedure in Washington, DC.

If you would like to see the results of Thermage in Washington, DC for yourself, schedule a facial rejuvenation consultation at the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery on K Street in Washington, DC today.

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