Pelleve safely and effectively treats facial wrinkles and laxity.
Using radiofrequency waves, a gradual and constant increase of energy heats the deeper layers of the skin causing collagen bundles to contract. As the cells (fibroblasts) are heated, they become increasingly active and generate new collagen. The immediate collagen contraction causes visible firming immediately following treatment, whereas the cell stimulation results in a longer-term tightening.
Pelleve treatment is safe for all skin types and requires no downtime.
During the treatment, the energy warms the underlying tissue. Pelleve is a gentle warming, so topical anesthetic is not necessary.
The skin may appear flushed for a few minutes after the treatment. Some patients note an immediate improvement, although this usually dissipates within 24-48 hours, as the true results take weeks to months to achieve. You can apply makeup and sunscreen immediately after the treatment and return to normal activities.
Pelleve requires three treatments spaced one month apart and then one maintenance treatment every three to four months.
One can expect an increase in the skin’s tightness and an improvement in the overall texture and smoothing of the skin. The results will develop gradually as the collagen remodeling process occurs over a period of three to four months.
Pelleve is recommended for all skin types with mild facial wrinkles and laxity around the eyes who would like to revitalize their skin for a smoother, more youthful look. Tell your provider if you have a pacemaker, defibrillator implant or auto-immune disease, as the Pelleve procedure may not be right for you.