The Most Common Questions About Sublime RF Skin Tightening

Sublime RF skin tightening is just like the name says…sublime! If you’re looking for a way to smooth your skin and improve the sagging that can add age to your face, take a look at some of the most commonly-asked questions to see if this treatment is right for you.

What exactly is Sublime RF Skin Tightening?

Sublime RF skin tightening is a non-invasive wrinkle and skin tightening treatment. It uses the Candela ELOS laser to heat the skin which produces more collagen and corrects mild laxity in the skin.

How does Sublime work?

The Candela ELOS laser uses a combination of infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energy to re-shape the skin within the deep dermal layer. The energy triggers the growth of new collagen for overall improved appearance, creating smoother, fresher, more youthful looking skin.

What areas are treated with Sublime?

Typically, Sublime treatments are performed on the lower half of the face to correct mild laxity in the jowl area. However, other areas can be treated, such as the eyes area, brow lines, cheeks, and neck.

What do Sublime treatments feel like?

Sublime RF skin tightening treatments are comfortable and gentle on the skin. Many patients report that it feels like a warm pulse.

Do I need to take time off work or school after a Sublime treatment?

Because Sublime RF skin tightening is non-invasive, no downtime is required. You can go right back to your regular routine.

How soon will I see results from a Sublime RF skin tightening treatment?

One of the best things about Sublime skin tightening treatments is that you will see results immediately.

What will happen the day of my Sublime treatment?

The day of your Sublime treatment, you will arrive at our medical spa, and we will have a brief consultation with you to go over last-minute questions. We will prepare your skin by washing it, then we will apply a conductive gel and begin the machine. The treatment will last about 45 minutes.

What should I do before and after my Sublime treatment?

To prepare for your Sublime treatment, you should avoid sun exposure, toners, and skin products that contain retinols or harsh chemicals. After your treatment, avoid lying flat right after the session, as well as at night. Avoid any steam exercise, agitation to the skin, or sun exposure.

How many Sublime treatments will I need?

Depending on your goals, we recommend Sublime treatments every 4-6 weeks, for a total of 3-6 treatments in total. We can give you a more accurate number after your complimentary consultation.

Are there any side effects from Sublime treatments?

Side effects from Sublime treatments are very minimal. Some patients experience mild redness or slight swelling immediately after treatment that can last up to a week.

Can I get Sublime treatments if I’m pregnant?

We do not recommend patients who are pregnant or nursing to get Sublime RF skin tightening treatments.

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Am I a good candidate for Sublime?

Sublime skin tightening treatments are FDA approved for all skin types and colors.

What other treatments does the Candela ELOS laser do?

The Candela ELOS laser also performs IPL photofacial treatments for sun damage, enlarged pores, unwanted freckles, and uneven skin tone.

If you’re interested in Sublime RF skin tightening treatments, contact us at Pure Touch Skin Center and schedule a free consultation! We would love to help get you the smooth, more youthful skin you want.