- It creates controlled trauma to the skin, whereby the body will naturally work to repair damaged tissues and cells. This process sees the production of new collagen and elastin, which helps to restore volume and bounce for a firmer, fuller, smoother surface.
- The microchannels allow radiofrequency energy to penetrate the skin at a much deeper level – 4 mm below the surface. This turns to heat and assists the body’s natural process in repairing and replenishing the complexion by further remodelling the tissues.
Ageing skin is not just confined to the face; it can also develop on the body and is often accompanied by lines and wrinkles. Whether you’re affected by lax skin, fine lines or deeper set creases (or a combination of all), the result of lost collagen and elastin causes these conditions to appear. Common areas where sagging skin develops include the jawline (jowls), neck, upper arms, thighs, chest and knees. Dr PJ Aesthetic Clinic in London is visited by many patients in the South of England who are unhappy with the appearance of sagging skin, feeling it makes them look tired and older than they’d prefer. The rise of the aesthetics industry has been like a breath of fresh air for many people by helping to improve many common age-related concerns. At our clinic especially, we see several people who wish to treat both the face and the body to achieve an all-over rejuvenated look. Various treatments available can be adapted to address various areas, and one of our favourites is Morpheus8. This fabulous treatment delivers micro-needling and radiofrequency techniques, which simultaneously lift, tighten and recontour the skin. The handheld device contains 12, 24 or 40 gold-coated micro pins and whereby micro-needling creates a series of tiny channels in the skin’s surface, which are helpful for two reasons: