JCDSA  Vol.5 No.3 , September 2015
Safety and Efficacy of a Thermally Regulated Radiofrequency Home-Device for Rhytide and Laxity Treatment
Abstract: The growth of the medical aesthetic industry is tremendous, and not surprisingly, has been followed by the introduction of new novel technologies for home use. This study focuses on the Silk’n Home Skin Tightening (HST), a home use device that uses a thermally regulated radiofrequency (RF) delivery technology. This technology allows the end point dermal temperatures to be sustained safely for a prolonged period of time, optimizing the non-ablative dermal collagen, elastin and ground substance production. Enhancement of the clinical results of rhytides and laxity improvement are noted. In this study, the HST protocol and technology innovation is outlined. The results of a blinded, independent assessment of photographs before and 1 month after 20 biweekly sessions demonstrated that 96% of patients achieved an average improvement of 1.6 grades (32%) in their Fitzpatrick wrinkling and elastosis scale, with no significant complications.
Cite this paper: Hellman, J. , Goren, H. and Mulholland, R. (2015) Safety and Efficacy of a Thermally Regulated Radiofrequency Home-Device for Rhytide and Laxity Treatment. Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, 5, 169-175. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2015.53020.

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