As we age, our bodies slow their production of the proteins that keep our skin supple, soft, and youthful. Luckily, thanks to technological advancements such as the Plasma Pen, you don’t have to accept wrinkled and leathery skin as you grow older. With the services provided by Launa Stone, RN in Calabasas, CA, you can recapture the dewy and fresh-faced appearance of your youth.
A Miracle Treatment
A Plasma Pen is a revolutionary, non-invasive method of treating signs of aging without surgery. It works by taking electrical energy and turning it into nitrogen plasma and transferring it to the skin of the individual being treated. This transference disturbs cells and causes them to create proteins that rebuild and repair your skin. The repair begins at the innermost layer of your skin and finishes with exterior improvements.
The Plasma Pen Technology
Plasma is a type of gas that can do things typical gasses cannot. In this case, the plasma serves to take electricity and convert it into nitrogen plasma. When voltage moves from one electrode to another electrode, it crosses through a barrier. Each time the charge passes through the barrier, the electricity begins to “collect” on the surface of the barrier. The electricity collecting causes a small arcing of plasma to release slightly above the skin.
The pen has a unique electrical charge that works with the barrier between the electrodes to cause nitrogen and oxygen to combine to turn into nitrogen plasma energy. Incredibly, the pen never actually touches your skin. Instead, it operates by being held close to, but not touching, the surface of the skin.
The Plasma Pen creates nitrogen plasma energy. When the medical professional uses the pen on the patient, the energy is transferred to the outer layer of skin called the epidermal layer. Then, the transferred energy passes through the epidermal layer and into the dermal structures underneath it. Here it disturbs fibroblasts, which are specialized cells that produce collagen and proteins that maintain the integrity of your skin.
When the fibroblasts are disrupted, they respond as if your skin has received a minor injury and begin a potent renewal process that rejuvenates your skin at all layers. The use of nitrogen plasma energy also encourages tissue regeneration and causes the tissues in the area to tighten, resulting in a firmer, smoother skin appearance.
When we are young, we take for granted how smooth and supple our skin is! As time passes, the interior structures of the skin begin to lose their strength, and the skin ultimately loses its flexibility. This lack of flexibility leads to the development of sagging skin and wrinkles. The dermal layer of skin also begins to thin as well.
This thinning is because our cells do not regenerate as quickly as they did when we were young. Thinning of the dermal level also impacts the integrity of the outer level of the skin. As a result, the external layer of skin begins to warp and shift over the thinning interior portion, which also contributes to fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging.
Stimulating Collagen Production
Aging skin is in dire need of collagen, a protein that serves to keep skin healthy and firm. Fibroblasts are the cells responsible for producing the type III collagen required for youthful, smooth facial skin. This type III collagen helps eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, enhances elasticity, and improves hydration. Unfortunately, as you age, fibroblasts begin to stop producing type III collagen.
However, this treatment is perfect for reinvigorating your fibroblasts to produce collagen. All fibroblasts can be awoken and returned to work if the Plasma Pen stimulates them. In addition, the pen tricks them into believing that your body has experienced an injury that needs to be repaired. The fibroblasts restart or accelerate the production of collagen to heal the damage they believe is present, which causes your skin to be naturally tightened and rejuvenated.
The Rejuvenation Process
While this treatment doesn’t provide instant results, the effects are far-reaching and noticeable. Patients also appreciate that the treatment is non-invasive and low-stress. Remember, this treatment only stimulates your body to repair your skin using processes it is made to perform. That makes this method an exceptionally natural anti-aging treatment.
The First Week Following Treatment
In the first week after your session, the outermost layer of your skin will create a protective barrier. This protective layer will look like tiny spots of dried or scabbed skin. Once this protective layer sloughs away, you’ll be left with new healthier, and younger-looking skin.
The Next 11 Weeks Following Treatment
As time progresses, you will be stunned at the transformation your skin has undergone. A dermal rejuvenating process will create new elastin and collagen proteins and bind them together with dermal fibers. This remodeling will result in your skin becoming full and lifted naturally and the overall appearance of your skin improving incredibly.
The Next Few Years Following Treatment
This treatment has spectacular staying power, as it doesn’t wear away quickly as some cosmetic therapies do. Throughout the next couple of years, your rejuvenated skin will proceed to create new blood vessels, fight signs of aging, and excrete growth factors that keep you looking radiant.
By dramatically slowing the aging process, this treatment makes your skin and fibroblasts behave as if you were young again. If you care for your skin appropriately, the results of this treatment can last for three years or more.
Signs of Aging Addressed
Since this pen serves to renew your body’s natural healing processes, it can help treat almost any area that bothers you. Some commonly treated areas include the jowls, jawline, and neckline. Additionally, loose skin, forehead wrinkles, and nasolabial folds respond well to this treatment.
The “Plasma Pen” is a versatile tool and can even minimize the appearance of stretch marks. It is also an excellent choice for smoothing and tightening the skin of the upper and lower eyelids non-surgically and can be used to eliminate tear troughs. In one session, the pen can be used on multiple areas and can be a standalone treatment or paired with other anti-aging methods, depending on your goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this a Safe Treatment Method?
This treatment method is very safe. During treatment, you do not need to be sedated, and the device never actually makes contact with your skin. It will always remain 1mm away, and it has an automatic shutoff and built-in sensor that can tell if the device is too near or too far from your skin.
What Is the Aftercare Like?
Recovery from your treatment is simple and easy to follow. First, you will need to keep the treated area protected from sun exposure and moisturized. Then you’ll also gently clean the area as part of your daily skincare regimen, as well as take a vitamin C supplement to boost the regeneration of your skin. We will give you detailed instructions on aftercare, but you will find the process straightforward and intuitive.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
Skin condition varies from individual to individual and is impacted by many factors, such as genetics, lifestyle choices, age, and ethnicity. Therefore, it will ultimately depend on your skin condition and your goals to determine how many treatments you will need.
Most patients get the results they seek from one treatment, but occasionally some patients seek a second treatment for optimal results. It is important to remember that it takes several weeks for the full effects of this treatment to become apparent, as your skin is being renewed from the inside out.
How Long Does the Session Take?
The Plasma Pen is one of the quickest anti-aging medical treatments available. This speed is due to the revolutionary technology of the machine and the skill of our expert technicians. The size of the area being treated will determine the length of time needed for treatment. However, for a large area of skin, it typically takes around two hours. This timeframe includes pre-treatment and post-treatment consultation, paperwork, and the actual treatment session.
Is the Plasma Pen for Me?
If you’re a healthy adult looking for a non-invasive anti-aging treatment that will rejuvenate your skin, this treatment could be an excellent option for you. Most individuals are good candidates for this type of treatment since it is only re-energizing a healing system that already exists in your body.
Embrace Rejuvenated Skin
Don’t spend another moment worrying over signs of aging. With the non-invasive Plasma Pen, you can reveal the skin of your youth naturally, completely stress-free! Call Launa Stone, RN in Calabasas, CA, and schedule your free consultation today!