Plasma Pen In Minneapolis-St. Paul
What is the Plasma Pen?
Plasma Pen treatment is the newest skin tightening and rejuvenation treatment. It is approved by the FDA and CE for use in fibroblast therapy. This procedure stimulates the production of collagen in the skin to tighten the skin and smooth out any imperfections. This is a great non-invasive treatment offered at Rocheford Plastic Surgery which will leave your skin looking radiant. There are many benefits to this procedure such as no anesthesia needed, no scars, short downtime, and the results are long-lasting.
What Can the Plasma Pen Treat?
The Plasma Pen procedure has been proven to be effective in many different areas such as:
- Acne Scars
- Smile Lines
- Crow’s Feet
- Forehead Lines
- Marionette Lines
- Smoker’s Lines
How Long Do the Effects of Plasma Pen Last?
The Plasma Pen Fibroblasting treatment offered at Rocheford Plastic Surgery provides patients with glowing, youthful skin. Many patients experience results that last for up to 3 years. Most patients will start to see their results immediately following the treatment with improvements continuing over three months.
Who is a Good Candidate for Plasma Pen?
The best way to know if you would be a good candidate for the plasma pen treatment is by scheduling a consultation with one of our trained specialists. This way she can examine your skin and the areas for improvement as well as go over your medical history. Lighter skin types can benefit greatly from this treatment, but darker skin types may not be suitable.
Plasma Pen FAQs
Can Plasma Pen cause more wrinkles?
As the device and procedure are designed to stimulate collagen production in the fibroblasts, it is highly unlikely that it would cause more wrinkles rather than fewer.
Does Plasma Pen remove brown spots?
No, the Plasma Pen is focused on treating specific lines and wrinkles throughout the face, as well as other concerns such as stretch marks.
Does Plasma Pen help forehead wrinkles?
Yes, forehead lines can be treated with Plasma Pen.
Does Plasma Pen help sagging neck?
Severely sagging skin cannot be tightened by Plasma Pen treatments, although some neck lines are able to be treated.
Does Plasma Pen tighten skin?
Yes, one of the benefits of Plasma Pen treatments is that it tightens loose skin.
How many Plasma Pen sessions does it take to see results?
Most patients experience satisfactory results from just a single Plasma Pen treatment.
How long does it take to see results from Plasma Pen?
The results of your Plasma Pen procedure appear immediately but improve gradually over the course of about three months.
How often can you do Plasma Pen?
Depending on your specific concern, you may be able to have Plasma Pen treatments as often as twice a year.
Is Plasma Pen better than laser skin resurfacing?
Plasma Pen and laser treatments are two distinct procedures that come with their own benefits and disadvantages, and which one is right for you depends on your skin condition, medical history, and desired goals.
Is Plasma Pen painful?
Some experience mild discomfort, but with an anesthetic cream applied prior to your treatment, many people make it through Plasma Pen treatments without pain.
How does Plasma Pen work?
The Plasma Pen works by using atmospheric air to create plasma energy This fourth energy state works by stimulating collagen production by heating the skin to ensure the deep layers. This collagen production ultimately leads to tighter and firmer skin.
How do I prepare for Plasma Pen treatment?
Before Plasma Pen treatment, you’ll want to avoid tanning in the sun or on a tanning bed. You’ll also want to avoid other procedures for 3-4 weeks beforehand as well as alcohol and smoking. We will be giving you products that you will use before your treatment. You will want to use sunscreen with at least an SPF 30 twice a day before treatment.
What is Plasma Pen commonly used for?
Plasma Pen is typically used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, tighten sagging skin, and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
Is there anything I should avoid after getting Plasma Pen treatment?
You should avoid exercising for the first 7-10 days after treatment and avoid direct sunlight whenever possible. You should also avoid makeup for 7-10 days following treatment and you should avoid alcohol and smoking as they will impede healing.
Plasma Pen Recovery
During recovery, patients may experience some redness, swelling, and/or scabbing. These side effects typically resolve in a few days. Most people will take a week to recover fully from the Plasma Pen treatment. At this time, most patients are able and willing to return to their normal daily routines. If you are interested in getting the Plasma Pen treatment done, contact us to schedule a consultation today. Dr. Rocheford is a highly sought-after plastic surgeon serving the Twin Cities Metro area including St. Paul, Woodbury, Minneapolis, and more. Request a consultation online or call Rocheford Plastic Surgery (651) 739-1100 today.