Liposuction with Skin Tightening with Renuvion, North Carrolina
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This 38-year-old woman was very fit and had minimal if any fat deposits in her abdomen. She was concerned about some laxity of the skin of her abdomen. She did not need a tummy tuck and had almost no excess fat. There are a few external devices to help with skin tone such as Thermage however these do not reduce fat. BodyTite is another device that utilizes radiofrequency energy. The patient underwent very minimal liposuction with the Vaser device Skin tightening treatment with the Renuvion Technology which is an energy based device which uses helium gas and radiofrequency energy to facilitate collagen shrinkage and avoid thermal damage to the skin. It promotes some degree of shrinkage of loose skin. . The procedure involve sometimes involves liposuction or simple pretreatment of the area with liposuction cannulas to create a tissue plane to allow the Renuvion probe. To treat the area. The effect of the treatment sometimes takes months to take full effect. In this patient's case, the results were pretty subtle as she had very nice Pre-existing abdominal anatomy. She did notice improvement in the skin tone and creation of a bit more abdominal refinement. Minimal incisions are necessary generally hidden in the umbilicus and below the bikini line. The Renuvion device can be used to treat smaller areas under local anesthesia such as the neck, bra roll and sometimes the arms while it is frequently utilized during larger operations In conjunction with liposuction.