Time, environmental influences, and genetics often can contribute to a number of symptoms, including skin inelasticity and fine lines. Many patients who are dissatisfied with their appearance due to these common signs of aging hesitate to undergo surgical procedures; however, they may still desire the smooth, well-defined contours of their youth. Dr. Eugenie Brunner, a top facial plastic surgeon and laser expert, offers non-surgical Thermage treatments for instances of mild skin laxity and wrinkles. Thermage is a state-of-the-art technology that can help tighten skin, reduce the appearance of creases, and enhance definition on both the face and body. The minimally-invasive technique heats the deeper layers of the skin and delivers radiofrequency energy into the targeted area. This combined approach, using radiofrequency and heat, has a two-fold effect: the heat causes the collagen to contract, firming the skin, and the energy stimulates new collagen production for gradual improvement in vibrancy and youthfulness.
Thermage is most commonly used on the face, neck, and eye areas, but the device also can be beneficial for areas of the body, such as the abdomen, arms, and thighs. Dr. Brunner will be happy to develop a customized treatment plan during the initial consultation that addresses patient concerns. Though the device utilizes heat, the Thermage system includes a cooling mechanism to help protect the upper layers of the skin. Additionally, Dr. Brunner may give medication to relax you during your treatment to further enhance patient comfort. While individual experiences will vary, most Thermage treatments last between one to two hours. In many cases people feel comfortable returning to normal activities after the procedure, though they should avoid exercise and strenuous movements for approximately 24 hours. Side effects are typically minimal and may include temporary sensitivity or redness in the treated area.
Directly following treatment, some patients may see immediate enhancement in the firmness and contour of the skin; however, most improvement will occur gradually over the course of several weeks. Final results for skin tightening can take up to six months to attain.
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An eyelid lift or blepharoplasty can correct these issues and remove the puffiness and bags under the eyes that make you look worn and tired.
A facelift can “turn back the clock” and restore the youthful appearance that reflects the way you feel by removing excess skin and tightening sagging tissue.
The Fraxel Re:pair laser is a non-surgical enhancement that is the premier fractional ablative CO2 laser designed for treatment of wrinkles, sun damaged skin, texture irregularities, acne scarring, brown spots due to sun exposure and aging, and generalized redness.
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COVID-19 Update & Curbside Skincare Pickup
To our lovely patients and friends,
We are beyond thrilled to announce that beginning today, our office is open and ready to see patients for all appointment needs, including cosmetic!
The wait is over and we are happy that we will be able to see you all again! To ensure your safety, we will be implementing new protocols that will protect all of our patients while at our office:
- Prioritizing Cleanliness: All rooms and high touch areas will be disinfected frequently. Disinfectants, hand sanitizer, and related supplies will be available to staff and patients at all times.Staff will open doors for all patients, and wash hands between each patient interaction.
- No ‘waiting rooms’: Patients will be asked to arrive when it is time for their appointment to avoid waiting.
- Staggered Appointments: We will be staggering the appointments to ensure adequate time to wipe down spaces in order to maintain a safe and clean environment.
- Screenings: We will be screening patients over the phone and at the time of their appointment to ensure they are healthy
- Reduced & Healthy Staff: Any of our staff who can work virtually will be working outside of the office, and all staff will be screened daily to ensure they are healthy
- Protective Equipment: Our staff and patients with appointments will wear a mask and gloves at all times. We ask that all patients come to their appointment with a mask! Dr. Brunner will even be wearing a protective shield to ensure your safety!
We will continue to offer Virtual Appointments for all of our patients. Additionally, we will continue curbside pickup at our office for all your skincare needs! Patients should call 609.921.9497 or email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding the products they are interested in, and Kim or Melisssa will coordinate a curbside pickup for you!
We ask everyone’s full cooperation as we prepare to open under very special circumstances.
We look forward to welcoming you back into our office and promise to take every necessary precaution to care for you in a safe environment.
Dr. Brunner and the Entire Team!