How long do the results last for ?
Depending on the area the improvements can last for up to 2 years and treatments can be repeated . The positive effects of treatment will be noticeable immediately after the first treatment, but the best results will be seen by the 8th week as the skin has had time to go through a full regenerative cycle. Some areas may require repeat treatments – however it is important that clients wait at least 8 weeks before carrying out the procedure again.
How many treatments are required?
Individuals respond differently to this treatment and factors such as the existing condition of the skin need to be taken into account. If repeat treatments are desired clients must wait 8 weeks before retreating.
Possible side effects Plasma Skin Tightening the nature of the treatment means that small scabs are present for up to 7 days after your treatment.
Whilst healing time will vary from client to client in most cases these resolve in 10 days.
It is important that clients have no pre existing health problems . Such as fevers, colds and flu symptoms .
- No skin inflammation in the treatment area.
- Keloid scars
- Clients with diabetes or healing disorders
- Clients with a sunburn/sun tan should postpone treatment for up to 8 weeks or until tan/burn signs disappear.
- History of Hyperpigmentation
- Clients with Active Cold sores
- Pregnant or breastfeeding.
- This treatment is only recommended on Fitzpatrick Scales 1-3 .
Treatments around the eyes – eye lash extensions – must be removed before the treatment and not re- applied for 8 weeks. This prevents infection.
What to expect during the treatment. Plasma Pen Camberley
Arrive at the clinic with no make up. We suggest taking an anti-histamine (such as benadryl) 30 minutes prior to your appointment to help with swelling and continue to take anti-histamines for 2-3 days following your appointment. Plasma Pen Camberley
Once your consultation is complete numbing cream will be applied to the area. The procedure will begin when the area is numb. A feeling of heat and slight irritation may be felt in the area being treated. Procedures times vary from 30 mins – 120 mins depending on the the size of the treatment area.
After your treatment you will have some swelling and small “dots” that are scabs – this is quite usual. The area will feel tight and warm / hot not dissimilar to mild sun burn. Whilst this is uncomfortable it passes quickly. Swelling is a normal part of the treatment process – the extent will vary from client to client, this swelling will subside in approx 5 days and in many cases sooner.Plasma Pen Camberley
The crustations/discoloration should resolve within 3 -7 days depending on the individual and area treated. You will be able to see improvements in the treated area immediately. These improvements continue for up to 8 weeks. Essentially there is downtime, but it is considerably less then with surgery.
Following treatment you will be given thorough aftercare instructions to ensure that you see the best results. Plasma Pen Camberley