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Frequently referred to as the “non-invasive tummy tuck”, Renuvion™ may be the perfect way to improve your sagging skin non-surgically. This popular procedure only requires one treatment, and is able to achieve 50% to 80% of what a surgical procedure is able to.
Renuvion is an advanced skin tightening treatment that delivers dramatic results and uses only pinhole-sized incisions. This helium gas and radiofrequency energy procedure teams up with liposuction to improve sagging skin, lessen lines and wrinkles, and correct surface abnormalities of the skin. Renuvion is an excellent option for women who want to restore their abdomen after having children, or for weight loss patients who have been left with excess, hanging skin. It even works well for areas where collagen production has significantly slowed down.
Advantages of Renuvion
Renuvion uses a combination of helium and radiofrequency. The helium gas is ionized by the radiofrequency and converted into cold helium plasma, which flows through a long, thin cannula tube that goes directly underneath the skin. When this helium plasma stream comes into contact with the tissue, it causes the collagen fibers to contract, which pulls them tighter and triggers the body’s collagen production.
Something that makes Renuvion stand out from similar procedures is that it includes a cooling feature that keeps the tip of the device at a safe temperature, but allows the heating to continue. This ensures optimal efficiency and patient safety.
The best candidates for Renuvion have mild to moderate sagging skin that they want to tighten up, but would prefer to not undergo surgery. For those with more severe sagging skin, surgery may be the best option. We will determine what procedure is best for you during your consultation with us.
Renuvion is performed by our plastic surgeon, Dr. Ethan Larson. Before your Renuvion treatment, local anesthesia will be administered. Once you have been properly numbed, a long, thin cannula will be inserted underneath your skin to deliver the helium, thereby triggering the heat to produce immediate skin tightening. The procedure time is approximately 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the size of the area being treated.
Most patients are able to return to their regular activities the next day, although you will wear a compression garment for the first week or two. You may also have slight skin redness and/or soreness in the treated area. Early results — firmer, tighter skin — will become apparent instantly, and as the brand-new collagen production progresses, your skin will continue to become tighter and more elastic over the following 6 to 9 months.
Locally owned and founded by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ethan Larson and board-certified nurse practitioner Laura Zimmerman, ZL Medaesthetics is a plastic surgery practice and full boutique medspa in Tucson AZ offering the area’s most advanced lasers, skincare, injectables, and energy treatments. We deeply care about our results and your natural look, and our goal is to achieve painless perfection.
We offer patients an extraordinary experience, with concierge-style services that are above and beyond the expected. With a true collaboration between all aspects of aesthetic medicine — surgical and non-surgical — we perform our aesthetic treatments with knowledgeable and highly skilled hands. Our providers attend courses all over the country seeking out the very best techniques and methods, and we are driven by the goal to achieve the best version of you.