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Thermage®: Thermage® is a noninvasive type of face lift using a device that heats the skin layers down to the dermis and subcutaneous tissue to contract the collagen underneath and stimulate production of new collagen to tighten and smooth the skin. Thermage® may be considered non-surgical plastic surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Thermage®

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Thermage®:

  • Fine wrinkles, facial and other body parts (e.g. neck, belly)
  • Sagging skin, facial and other body parts (e.g. neck, belly)

Non-Surgical Options: Thermage®

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Thermage®:

  • Anti-aging skincare

Other Surgical Options: Thermage®

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Thermage® may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Thermage®

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Thermage® may include:

  • Mild sedation

Procedure Complications: Thermage®

Possible surgical complications of Thermage® may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Thermage®

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. Unlike with laser skin resurfacing and chemical peels, Thermage® can be used on all skin colors.

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