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Do you have sagging skin that you want to tighten up without resorting to surgery? Did you recently have a baby and want to tighten the loose skin left behind on your tummy? If the answer to either of these questions is “yes”, you might be the perfect candidate for Renuvion, an innovative skin tightening treatment now available at South Coast Plastic Surgery, the premier aesthetic enhancement clinic in Irvine.

What is Renuvion?

Renuvion is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses helium gas to help tighten and tone sagging skin. Also called J Plasma, the system produces a specific type of helium (plasma). Helium gas processed with radiofrequency energy causes the skin to shrink on the treatment site without causing discomfort or requiring surgery.

How does Renuvion work?

The Renuvion system works by sending a stream of energy called “plasma” into the skin structure. This energy works to shrink the collagen fibers in your skin, pulling them tighter while triggering new collagen growth. The combination of helium gas and radiofrequency energy is the magic behind this innovative, non-surgical treatment.

What is the treatment like?

The tiny device is inserted just beneath your skin in the area to be treated. The placement is so shallow that you can actually see it through your skin. Once the plasma generator has been placed beneath the skin, the heat produced from the plasma triggers instant skin tightening. Imagine shrink-wrap for your skin – this technology creates a similar tightening experience.

Why choose South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine and Ladera Ranch?

Renuvion can produce a remarkable change in the tightness of your skin, but the treatment requires an artist’s eye. The procedure must be performed by a medical professional who has an eye for aesthetics. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained plastic surgeons at South Coast Plastic Surgery are respected members of the medical community, and are known for achieving superior results.

Our state-of-the-art clinic in Irvine and Ladera Ranch is an environment built to provide the highest level of patient care and support, and you will notice the difference as soon as you enter our doors. For beautiful results with Renuvion and a pleasant, comfortable experience, we invite you to our center, where you can expect stunning results and outstanding treatment experience.

What areas can be tightened with Renuvion?

The Renuvion device can tighten your skin on a range of areas, including:

  • Upper arms
  • Abdomen
  • Love handles
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Lower face
  • Neck
  • Knees
  • Tummy

FAQ

Non-surgical skin tightening in Irvine and Ladera Ranch

Am I a good candidate for Renuvion skin tightening?

You’re a good candidate for Renuvion if you have mild to moderate sagging skin. If you have a more severe level of skin laxity, you may be a better candidate for a surgical skin tightening.

How long does the procedure take?

A Renuvion skin tightening treatment takes only about 30 to 60 minutes to perform, depending on the size of the treatment area. This procedure may be performed with local anesthesia. It can also be combined with a surgical procedure to enhance results.

When will I see the results from Renuvion skin tightening?

You’ll begin to see results almost immediately, with your skin looking tighter and firmer. Your skin will then continue to improve over the following six to nine months as collagen production continues.

What is the recovery like?

Most patients feel well enough to return to work or other activities by the following day, while others may need a few more days. You can expect some post-treatment skin redness. You will need to wear a compression garment at the treatment site for the first week or two. Most patients find the recovery period to be brief and any residual discomfort very mild and easily managed with over-the-counter pain medication.

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