The Silhouette Instalift is the newest addition to the market for facial tightening, with results rivaling those of facelifts. This is a procedure that uses sutures that are FDA approved and patented with anchoring cones that work to lift and tighten facial contours. Dr. Papantoniou is one of the few and earliest of Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons to receive expert training on the Silhouette Instalift. Silhouette Instalift is a procedure that is done under local anesthesia and takes only 30 minutes, with a short recovery period. The sutures are reabsorbed into the skin in approximately 18-24 months. They cannot be felt under the skin and are seamless. The amount of lifting cannot be accomplished with external tightening devices or fillers, and is a great option for those who require more of a lift. Read More.
The Ulthera is an energy based device that uses focused ultrasound that selectively applies energy to the layers of the skin where your collagen is located. The Ulthera stimulates skin to produce its own collagen, and to reorganize and strengthen the collagen which is already present. This device has revolutionized the way we treat the aging face and neck, it produces results that compete with surgical procedures and if started early may possibly prevent the need for surgical intervention. The results are seen after your treatment starting at 1 month and are at maximal improvement at the 6th month.For more information and photos see www.ulthera.com
Thermismooth Body (250), Thermismooth, ThermiTight
Did you know you could tighten loose skin with a procedure that can feel as comfortable as a hot stone massage? This technology utilized radiofrequency to stimulate your skin cells and turn back the clock. After the Thermismooth treatment skin cells produce collagen and the skin remodels and tightens. This can be performed topically and also via injection for deeper and more intense lifting. We are using this for virtually any area of the body…those stubborn eys and bags around the eyes, the loose skin on your thighs and belly…..
ThermiVa is the newest tool that was developed by the Thermi team, and this is the best thing to come to market for women in a long time. Featured in Elle Magazine, this article discusses recent popularity gained by celebrities who swear by the effects of vaginal tightening from the ThermiVa. ThermiVa is a long awaited answer to women for vaginal laxity, incontinence, vaginal dryness and loss of sensitivity. With 1-2 treatments that are painless, and reviews that are unsurpassed, ThermiVa is revolutionizing vaginal care for women. Gone are the days of invasive procedures with lasers which require downtime. The ThermiVa is comfortable, and you can go back to your normal routine the very same day. Both women and their significant others notice the difference with ThermiVa. We are so glad that this part of the body has been noticed and we want women to feel comfortable when reaching out to discuss treatment, it is a life changer for many of our patients.
Electromagnetic energy is used to stimulate the production of collagen in the skin, to create a more youthful firm look. This is particularly great for the face and around the eyes and mouth. It can be used off the face as well with great results for cellulite and loss of elasticity on the abdomen and thighs, especially for changes seen after weight loss or pregnancy.