We’ve been performing Plasma IQ Pen and here are my thoughts…
It is a pretty amazing procedure that requires ABSOLUTELY ZERO SURGERY….
Reverse the signs of aging with the revolutionary Plasma IQ Pen.
An excellent procedure to lift and tighten the skin, this unique plasma skin tightening technique offers skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, reduced appearance of stretch marks or scars, and smoother skin all without going under the knife!
Additionally, our plasma pen skin tightening procedure helps you reduce signs of aging such as wrinkles and crow’s feet, allowing you to regain your younger-looking skin. This procedure is also effective on the abdominal skin and hips as it can reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Other treatments are eyelid tightening, wrinkle smoothing, reduced hooded eyelids and skin tag removal.
The results of the non-surgical technique will continue to tighten for up to 12 weeks. We often recommend 2-3 sessions spaced about 6-12 weeks apart but many patients are happy with just 1 treatment. This procedure works on the principle of ionizing gas in the air to produce small plasma arch dots. When these touch the surface of the skin, the heat spreads, which subsequently gets transferred to the epidermis (outer layer of skin) and then to the papillary layer containing fibroblast cells. The eventual result is contraction and tightening of the skin.
Plasma IQ is the latest advancement in aesthetics that delivers focused, controlled plasma energy to create microinjuries safely and effectively on the skin, renewing and restoring it.
Microbeams of plasma are leveraged in a focused energy treatment, resulting in tightening and retraction of the skin tissues through controlled skin damage.
SAFE, QUICK AND EFFECTIVE
> Plasma IQ has a low risk of side effects. Extreme device precision and controlled energy settings limit the damage of surrounding skin, reduce downtime, and improve healing.
> Plasma IQ treatment can be performed in-office in as little as 30 minutes, depending on the area(s) treated.
> Two levels of energy allow for safe and effective treatments for a variety of indications and areas.
HOW IT WORKS
Ionized Gas Particles
As the device is brought close to the skin during treatment, it ionizes nitrogen gas particles in the air to create a plasma arc that looks like a spark.
Skin Retraction and Reaction
The plasma arc causes sublimation of the epidermis of the skin, turning a solid into gas, resulting in immediate skin tightening and retraction in the target area. This method of plasma sublimation is highly targeted and controlled. It does not transfer heat to the surrounding area.
The procedure creates tiny brown carbon crusts or scabs in the treated area that persist for approximately one week before falling off.
The microinjuries sustained during treatment promote the long-term firming, tightening, and smoothing effects that are part of the natural healing response.
Plasma IQ Pen results can be seen instantly although the complete results are best seen after 3 – 12 weeks. We recommend 1 to 3 Plasma IQ Pen treatments at 6 weekly intervals to give the best results. Many patients will be happy with 1 treatment.
- Are treatments safe and what does it feel like?
Yes, local numbing cream is applied for 45 minutes prior to treatment to minimize any discomfort. We also use a device that blows ultra cold air to keep you even more comfortable. Treatment may feel hot in places and there may be a tingling or burning sensation afterwards. Many patients report feeling like a sunburn immediately afterward.
Plasma IQ Pen technology has been used worldwide for several years. There have been occasional reports of temporary post-treatment hyper pigmentation (darkening of skin) but no other serious adverse events have been reported. However, with any procedure involving the skin, there is always the possibility of micro-scars but this depends on your skin.
- Are there any treatment side – effects?
Following your Plasma IQ treatment, tiny dark brown/black spots may appear or there may be an appearance more typical of a burn. This is normal.
Significant swelling (especially around the eyes) is completely normal, and you can expect it to last for up to a week. The area will often be red and warm immediately after the procedure and can be quite tender for a few days. This is completely normal.
Clients may experience a tingling or burning sensation. Crusting or a scab can develop, and it is important to keep this clean, dry and protected from intense sunlight and other sources of UV light to prevent uneven pigmentation as the treated area recovers.
- What can I expect after my Plasma IQ treatment?
Final results after Plasma IQ Pen depend on severity of skin laxity or size of lesion, the desired result, the general condition of the skin and any pre-existing skin or medical problems.
Reduction in skin folds and creases appear immediately. The tiny dark brown spots flake off over 1-2 weeks and the skin will heal within a similar period.
It is important to allow any spots or scabs to fall off naturally otherwise scarring or infection may occur. As the treated skin is sublimated, the results often last years or permanently.
Immediately after treatment, there may be a burning sensation. This will usually resolve during the remainder of the day.
Swelling is normal. This can be significant around the eyes and can last for several days and may lead to interference with vision in the initial period. Anti-inflammatory medication and/or antihistamine may help alleviate the swelling. Crusting will usually develop over the treated area; this will often initially be brown or black on the surface of the skin and flake off over the following days. It may take over 2 weeks to completely disappear.
To maximize the effects of your Plasma IQ Pen treatment we advise to keep the crustations / discoloration intact for 5-7 days and not rub them off immediately. Keep the treated area clean, away from excessive moisture and protected using a broad-spectrum sunscreen. Mineral make-up may be applied from the third day of the treatment onwards. Avoid exposing the area to extremes of heat or cold until it has healed. You will be provided with a post care healing ointment. If any doubt, contact us at 479-335-5777
- Will I need to take time off work?
The Plasma IQ Pen treatment is a much less invasive (and expensive) alternative to surgery. Your skin does, however, need a few days to heal properly.
Some clients prefer to have the treatment performed on a Friday and then return to work as normal on Monday when most of the swelling and redness should have reduced.
Plasma IQ Pen’s micro plasma flashes causes ‘crusts’ to form on the skin giving the distinctive dotting effect. You can expect these to disappear in 5 – 7 days.
Rejuvenated Treatment Prices
Upper eyelids: $700/ Under eye area: $700 / Both Areas: $1,250 / Brow: $1,200
Crow Feet: $700
Top: $400 / Bottom: $400 / Both: $700
Cheeks: $1,200 / Nasolabial: $700 / Full face: $2,250 (Add on Neck or Decolletage $1000) Neck or Decolletage $2000
Neck & Decolletage $3000
Loose skin & stretch marks: Prices start at $2,750
Please note: Depending on how large the area the price may increase. This will be discussed during your consultation.
Skin Tag / Age Spot Removal
Up to 3 skin tags: $300
$75 per additional