Nonablative Radiofrequency Tx Ups Skin Elasticity Around Eyes

This article originally appeared here.
Share this content:
Nonablative Radiofrequency Tx Ups Skin Elasticity Around Eyes
Nonablative Radiofrequency Tx Ups Skin Elasticity Around Eyes

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nonablative radiofrequency treatment can improve skin elasticity around the eye area, according to a study published online July 29 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Anna Augustyniak and Helena Rotsztejn, Ph.D., from the Medical University of Łódź in Poland, and colleagues examined skin elasticity and reduction in the aging eye area in 23 patients (aged 34 to 58 years) after using a nonablative radiofrequency treatment. Patients received five treatment sessions at one-week intervals.

The researchers identified improvement of the skin elasticity in cutometrical analysis. The statistical significance level was mostly P < 0.0001 for the differences in the measurements of R2 and R6 parameters. Based on photodocumentation, which compared clinical changes before and after therapy, there was a 33.26 percent improvement.

"This treatment was used to improve skin tightness and decrease the amount and depth of wrinkles. It is a noninvasive treatment, with low risk of complications," the authors write. "The cutometrical measurements seem to be useful to assess improvement of elasticity of the skin after cosmetology or esthetic dermatology treatments."

Abstract
Full Text (subscription or payment may be required)

Share this content:

is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »


Sign up for myCME e-newsletters


Drug Lookup

Browse drugs by: BrandGenericDisease

More in Home

RSNA: Sleep Deprivation Appears to Affect Heart Function

RSNA: Sleep Deprivation Appears to Affect Heart Function

Small study finds lack of sleep affects blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

Three Low-Carb Meals a Day Can Lower Insulin Resistance

Three Low-Carb Meals a Day Can Lower Insulin ...

However, pre-meal exercising not helpful in reducing evening blood glucose levels

Augmented Reality, Gaming May Help Relieve Phantom Limb Pain

Augmented Reality, Gaming May Help Relieve Phantom Limb ...

Study finds exercising virtual limb can cut pain by as much as half

is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »