Plasmage

Plasmage is a new, exciting device for medical aesthetic treatments. Using Plasma Energy technology, Plasmage treats a variety of difficult areas with minimal downtime and pain. For patients, the device offers an alternative to the daunting prospect of surgery. Plasmage uses patented Fractional Plasma to sublimate delicate tissue areas with minimal side effects. Plasma sublimation is a revolutionary treatment that requires no cutting of the skin, and often no injectable anaesthetics.

Plasmage treatment

The visible results are similar to those seen with surgery, but without the need for a single cut or stitch, this non-invasive device for micro-surgery has pre-set treatment protocols to ensure procedures are both effective and safe. Plasmage is the only device to use fractional plasma meaning that it will not go above the pre-set temperatures during treatment.

Hooded Eyes

Many people are concerned with excess skin around their eyes which is often seen as an ageing and tired look. Plasmage has been developed as the only alternative to surgical blepharoplasty, the procedure removes the excess skin and treats the hooded eye with a procedure we call Blefaroplasma.

Plasmage uses plasma energy, to remove excess tissue from around the eye by a process called sublimation, the plasma tip is held 1-2mm away from the surface of the skin, and multiple shots are delivered to the treatment area close together. If the tip does touch the skin, most devices will cut out straight away, to stop any injury. However, you are likely to feel heat and discomfort in the treatment area, but treatment will only last between 10 – 60 minutes depending on the size of the area being targeted.

What Treatments are offered

Plasma sublimation is a soft surgery method that has a very wide range of rejuvenating treatments, and can improve a number of skin complaints. This soft surgery method can be used for:

  • Eyelid rejuvenation, including reducing the appearance of baggy lower and upper eyelids, as well as removing fine lines.
  • Treating a variety of skin imperfections, including pigmentation marks, moles, sun spots, warts, skin tags and fibromas.
  • Face, brow and neck lifts.
  • Improving the appearance of smoker’s lines around the mouth.
  • Tightening sagging skin.
  • Resolving outbreaks of active adult acne, as well as acne scarring.
  • Improvement in the appearance of scarring, including post-surgery scars, and stretch marks.

What should you do after Plasmage Treatment

You are likely to feel a burning sensation after treatment, but that will usually disappear in the space of a few hours. If it does persist an anti-inflammatory, such as ibuprofen is recommended. A cold compress should provide significant and immediate relief for the swelling, but an antihistamine will help if it is particularly uncomfortable.

The Skintalks clinic will offer you a special hypoallergenic cover-up to disguise the crusting, and it is important to keep the skin protected with a high factor sunscreen (SPF 30+) whilst it is healing. Do not pick or scratch at the carbon crusts as this could lead to scarring or even infection, so keep the area clean and dry. The skin will be particularly sensitive whilst it is healing, so avoid scrubs or alcohol-based cleansers.

Results

Results can be seen immediately after your treatment, but you will see even more improvement approximately 8 weeks post treatment. The optimum result occurs between 5 – 6 months after your treatment. A full consultation and assessment will be carried out prior to any treatment and an individual treatment plan developed to meet with your specific needs.

Frequently asked questions

How long does the Plasmage treatment take?

The entire procedure, including the time for the numbing cream to take effect, takes about one to one and a half hours. This depends of course on the size of the area to be treated. The healing phase can take about 7 to 14 days. The skin’s reaction to the treatment can be seen immediately. However, the resulting swelling and reddening recedes relatively quickly after the first couple of days.

What to I need to be aware of after the Plasmage treatment?

After the treatment it is especially important that the patient cares for the treated area. The treated skin should not be cooled and should be kept as dry as possible so that the area heals quicker. In addition, sunbathing should be avoided for ten to twelve weeks. We always recommend to patients to use an spf 50 sunscreen and to wear protective sunglasses.

How long is the “down-time” after a treatment?

As already mentioned, just after the procedure, swelling occurs which is most severe and visible during the first two to three days after treatment. Subsequently, the treated area builds a crust which falls off on its own over approximately the next seven to ten days. After the crust is completely gone, the skin can appear slightly pink for a few more days.

Does the Plasmage treatment need to be repeated?

The results from Plasmage are long-term and in most cases, one treatment is enough to obtain a visible yet natural tightening and lifting of the upper and lower lids. Should you require another treatment to achieve a more optimum result, this can be repeated from 6 – 8 weeks. A course of 2 – 3 sessions can sometimes be required to achieve the best results.

Cost of Plasmage

£160.00

Crows feet

£350.00

Upper of lower eyelids

£500.00

Both lids

£300.00

Neck

£200.00

Upper lip lines

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