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Radiofrequency Treatment Customer Review

Read Caroline’s first hand account of her experience at Suffolk Medical Clinic

Radiofrequency skin tightening treatments in Suffolk and Essex – The new way to spend lunchtime?

Patient demand for lunchtime cosmetic procedures is sky rocketing. Truly effective results in under an hour seem to be what people are looking for these days. So when I was asked by Jenny O’Neill, a director and treatment practitioner at the Suffolk Medical Clinic in Boxford, if I would like to try out one of their Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Treatments, I jumped at the chance. I mean who wouldn’t want firmer, tighter, smoother skin in under 60 minutes?

On arrival at the Clinic in Boxford, which is well situated for both Suffolk and Essex, I was warmly welcomed into the main reception area by Jenny and receptionist Emma. Shortly afterwards, my therapist Holly introduced herself and showed me through to one of the comfortable treatment rooms. My medical history was taken and Holly explained, in depth, the procedure that was about to take place and showed me the EndyMed Radiofrequency Skin Tightening treatment equipment that she would be using. She finally asked me if I had any questions, to which I replied ‘will it hurt?’ Happily, Holly’s response was ’not at all’ At this point, I must admit I was feeling a little nervous, but Holly’s professional and friendly approach really put me at ease.

So what is Radiofrequency Skin Tightening?

Radio Frequency is a treatment which involves the application of an ultrasound gel and a warm wand piece which passes over the skin in sweeping circular motions. The wand gently heats the lower levels of the skin to approximately 40°c; this tricks the brain into thinking there has been a potential injury and stimulates a healing response. This, in turn, causes increased collagen production and tightening of elastin fibres. The tightening of elastin fibres is instant, meaning the skin appears tighter and lifted from the first treatment.

My Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Treatment Experience

I made myself comfortable on the couch and Holly thoroughly cleansed my face of any makeup. Following this she applied an ultra-sound gel to the lower jaw and chin area that she would be working on during my treatment. She then switched on the EndyMed Radiofrequency equipment, which is FDA approved and began to massage my face in circular movements with the wand as the machine gently warmed my skin up to and above 40c, which is the temperature required to stimulate collagen production and tighten the elastin fibres.

I would describe the experience to be something like a warm massage and completely pain free. After working on the left side of my face for approximately 10 minutes, Holly then switched to the right side and then finished the treatment by working around my neck and chin area. By the time the treatment was completed, I felt incredibly relaxed – no pain whatsoever!

The best treatment for tighter skin?

There are many treatments out there, promising firmer smoother skin, however, EndyMed is clinically proven to do so. And I must say that I was delighted with the results that this radio frequency treatment for the face, delivered in less than an hour. Holly passed me the mirror to enable me to scrutinise my face and I am pleased to report that my skin was nicely plumped and looked a great deal smoother. In addition, it also appeared brighter and more toned than it had 30 minutes ago! The skin around my jaw line, although not sagging before also looked tighter and my slightly dull looking complexion had a lovely healthy glow to it which I rather liked!

Holly told me that to truly benefit from the long lasting results that this radio frequency treatment for the face delivers, the Suffolk Medical Clinic recommend a course of 6 treatments, as the skin continues to improve for up to six months after your final session. But for now, I was very happy and looking forward to showing off my glowing complexion to my Husband.

A skin firming treatment with no downtime!

One of the many benefits of choosing radiofrequency skin tightening treatment is that you can expect no downtime. Some people experience mild redness immediately following treatment, but this usually disappears quickly. My skin experienced no bruising or redness of any kind and I could instantly see immediate visible improvements.

Post care for Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Treatments

Holly applied a tinted Heliocare Factor 50 UVA & UVB cream to my skin, a product that the Suffolk Medical Clinic highly recommends, which offers an all year round, high level of skin protection. I was advised to avoid wearing make up for the rest of the day and to also avoid drinking alcohol, but apart from that, I could continue with my day as normal.

Suffolk Medical Clinic reports that Radiofrequency skin treatments were their fastest growing non-injectable treatments last year and now I can see why. I was delighted with the results this skin smoothing treatment delivered and I would happily recommend it to anyone who is looking to improve their skin texture, reduce sagging and skin laxity whilst improving the appearance of fine lines.

If you are interested in finding out more about this clinically proven, Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Treatment for the face, contact the friendly, professional team at the Suffolk Medical Clinic, close to Essex and convenient for Colchester, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Woodbridge and Braintree to discuss your facial skin tightening, and fractional skin resurfacing requirements.