ReFirme by Syneron Elos is a treatment that combines bipolar radiofrequency and light energies to heat skin in targeted areas to stimulate collagen to create a firming effect. When the skin is treated with the Refirme, skin texture, luminosity and smoothness improves, wrinkles will reduce and the skin becomes noticeably lifted. An ideal treatment for patients who have loose skin that is fairly thin. Treatment areas include the eye area, face and neck. We have found that ReFirme treatments do not work as well on heavy thick skin e.g. most male facial skin. The ideal patients are old enough to have developed a looseness to their skin but young enough to be able to generate new collagen in the skin with suitable treatment.
Patients want a gradual result, delivered safely, conveniently, with no down time. There’s no doubt that revolumisation with fat and/or fillers, in combination with surgery and ablative laser treatments, will give the fastest and most impressive results. Patients wanting surgical-level changes need surgical-level treatments. But ReFirme is a wiser option for patients who are not in a hurry and can manage to come in to the practice a few times to see gradual improvement.
Patients don’t want surgery. Don’t get us wrong. We like surgical results too. But there’s a big place for slow, safe, reasonably priced treatments that give results over time. ReFirme applies radio-frequency energy through and under the skin we treat. The radio-frequency energy creates heat under the skin, but without heating the skin itself. This energy heats and contracts collagen, and stimulates the formation of new collagen. The new collagen contracts as it matures over the following months. No down-time, gradual contraction of skin, gradual firming, gradual toning.
ReFirme is a safe and gentle treatment. The treatment is comfortable and there is no downtime, patients can return immediately to normal activities, straight after the treatment.