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What is Thermage?

Thermage is a non-invasive radiofrequency treatment that stimulates collagen production to improve skin laxity for a naturally younger appearance. The device safely applies radiofrequency energy to heat the deeper layers of skin, which causes immediate contraction to tighten loose skin. This triggers a healing response, which produces increased collagen stimulation. Thermage treatment can reduce visible signs of aging and tighten the skin in the jowls, cheeks, neck, buttocks, extremities, abdomen, eyelids, hands, and abdomen for a younger-looking appearance.

Why Choose UnionDerm for Thermage Treatments?

We recognize that the knowledge and technique of the physician is a key factor in choosing your provider. The board-certified dermatologists at UnionDerm have collectively performed over 1,000 Thermage treatments. In particular, Dr. Chapas and Dr. MacGregor have extensive clinical experience with Thermage, going back to their work on clinical trials. Thermage can also work in combination with other treatments, depending on the desired result. Our comprehensive range of non-surgical skin laxity and contouring devices, combined with our expertise in administering these treatments, allows us to design the most highly personalized plan for each patient.

Who is a Candidate for Thermage?

Individuals with mild to moderate skin sagging on their neck, brow, eyelid, cheeks, or jowls can often benefit from Thermage treatments. Thermage can also be used to improve skin laxity on areas of the body including the arms, thighs and abdomen. You should not receive thermotherapy if you are pregnant or have a current skin infection in the treatment area. Individuals with severe facial sagging are likely to benefit from an alternative treatment. For more information regarding candidacy, please schedule a consultation appointment today

What Can I Expect with Thermage?

Thermage is a comfortable treatment and results in minimal downtime. During the treatment, the physician gently applies the handheld device onto the affected area. Patients may feel a brief heating sensation immediately followed by a cooling sensation as the adapter touches the skin. These temperature changes indicate the dermis is reacting to the tool’s heating properties to tighten existing collagen and create new collagen.

Temporary redness and minor swelling may occur following Thermage treatments. However, there is no downtime required and most patients return to their normal activities right away. The primary result of Thermage is tighter, more youthful-looking skin. Changes may be visible within days or weeks after treatment and will typically continue to improve up to six months after treatment. A single treatment is often all that is required, and a regular skincare regimen can help patients maintain their results for years to come.

What Areas Does Thermage Treat?

    • Abdomen
    • Cheeks + Jowls
    • Eyelids
    • Neck
    • Buttocks + Extremities
    • Hands


Schedule a Consultation

To learn more about Thermage and how this treatment can help you achieve an overall younger-looking appearance, please contact UnionDerm today. A consultation appointment with one of our skilled, board-certified providers is your first step toward achieving your personal aesthetic goals.


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