RF, like many other forms of energy, has the capacity to produce deep dermal heating & works by heating the deeper water layer to stimulate collagen & elastin production. This encourages cell turnover which helps skin become tighter, thicker, & healthier looking.
This is not an instant gratification treatment or overnight quick fix, it takes time for our bodies to make collagen, so the best results from RF treatment will show up in about 3-6 months. Be patient & don’t give up. This is a “good things come to those who wait” treatment.
Side effects are typically minimal and short-lived. Light to mild & temporary swelling, redness, & tingling, depending on the depth of treatment needed. This is of course part of the “controlled injury that is the anticipated outcome for this treatment. The inflammatory cascade that occurs post treatment is what creates the healing that in turn produces the tightening.