Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015, Page: 21-24
First Assessment of the Proionic Effects Resulting from Non-Thermal Application of 448 kHz Monopolar Radiofrequency for Reduction of Edema Caused by Fractional CO2 Laser Facial Rejuvenation Treatments
Naranjo García Pablo, Elite Laser Clinic, Madrid, Spain
López Andrino Rodolfo, Elite Laser Clinic, Madrid, Spain
Pinto Hernán, Instituto de Investigaciones para las Especialidades Estéticas y del Envejecimiento, Barcelona, Spain
Received: Dec. 22, 2014;       Accepted: Dec. 27, 2014;       Published: Feb. 11, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2015030101.17      View  3345      Downloads  113
Abstract
Among the side effects which occur after treatment with fractional CO2 laser, one of the most frequent and incapacitating is temporary edema, which is functionally and esthetically incompatible with the patient going immediately back to their social and work life. The 448 kHz capacitive/resistive monopolar radiofrequency proionic systemis based on the subthermal electrical stimulation of biological tissues, enabling the restoration of physiological membrane potentials, as well as the ionic balance established through the membrane. This system is capable of improving membrane permeability for an adequate maintenance of cell functions, as well as improving circulation and reducing fluid retention.This study involved one application before laser treatment and one application 24 hours after laser treatment. The results of skin ultrasound presented in this study show that proionic effects help restrict edema progression, thereby reducing recovery time.
Keywords
Radiofrequency-448kHz, Edema, Biostimulation, Post-Laser, Proionic Effects
To cite this article
Naranjo García Pablo, López Andrino Rodolfo, Pinto Hernán, First Assessment of the Proionic Effects Resulting from Non-Thermal Application of 448 kHz Monopolar Radiofrequency for Reduction of Edema Caused by Fractional CO2 Laser Facial Rejuvenation Treatments, Journal of Surgery. Special Issue: Breakthroughs in Aesthetic Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 1-1, 2015, pp. 21-24. doi: 10.11648/j.js.s.2015030101.17
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