Renuvion J-Plasma Skin Tightening

Overview

Renuvion® J-plasma is the latest in surgical skin tightening. The device combines the use of helium gas, using radiofrequency energy to ionize it, converting it into cold helium plasma. This cold plasma flows from the device in a stream as it is applied subdermally to tighten the skin. This procedure is used in combination with liposuction and high definition liposculpture to enhance results.

Anesthesia

Anesthesia may be general, regional (spinal) or intravenous sedation in combination with local anesthesia in the area being treated.

Surgery Duration

The surgical procedure takes place over an average period of 90-180 minutes. If necessary, this period may be extended. However, the surgical procedure time should not be confused with the amount of time the patient will be in the operating room. That amount of time will also include the administering of anesthesia and postoperative recovery.

Hospitalization Period

Under normal circumstances, the hospitalization period is approximately 1-2 days.

Postoperative Care

Wear the compression garment 24/7 for 6 weeks post-surgery. Avoid lifting anything over 5 lbs for 6 weeks. Strenuous activities and exercise must be avoided for 2 months following the procedure. Keep the incisions clean and dry, inspecting them daily for signs of infection. Showering is allowed 48 hours after the procedure. No tub soaking, entering a swimming pool hot tub, or body of water while drains are in place and for 2 weeks following surgery.

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