A pilot examine of the efficacy of the POLARGEN® ultrahigh-frequency electrical subject (40.68 MHz) radiofrequency gadget within the therapy of facial contouring.
J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2017 Nov;19(7):404-408
Authors: Kim M, Lim J, Bae JM, Park HJ
BACKGROUND: Numerous radiofrequency (RF) gadgets are used to deal with pores and skin laxity and face contouring, however few research have examined ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) electrical subject (40.68 MHz) RF gadgets.
OBJECTIVE: To guage the efficacy and security of a UHF electrical subject (40.68 MHz) RF gadget for pores and skin tightening and face contouring.
METHODS: Ten sufferers every underwent 4 periods of UHF electrical subject RF gadget therapy at 2-week intervals. Medical enchancment was evaluated with the affected person satisfaction rating utilizing a six-point scale, and scientific images taken at each go to and a couple of months after the RF therapy had been assessed. Pores and skin biopsies had been obtained from one affected person earlier than the primary therapy and instantly after the final therapy. Antagonistic reactions had been recorded at each follow-up go to.
RESULTS: All sufferers had been girls with a imply age of 51.7 ± 7.2 years. The imply satisfaction rating was four.5 ± zero.9 instantly after the final therapy session. Cheek, jawline, and neck enhancement and tightening had been obvious in all sufferers. Negative effects had been minimal, and there have been no burns or main issues.
CONCLUSIONS: The UHF electrical subject RF gadget was efficient for pores and skin tightening and facial contouring, with out vital opposed reactions.
PMID: 28557650 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]