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AGNES RF Facial Rejuvenation in Princeton, New Jersey

AGNES™ radiofrequency facial rejuvenation is highly effective for a range of surface and subdermal issues, including wrinkles and under-eye bags. Its primary benefit is to improve texture and tone of the skin, but it can also be used for moderate shrinkage of small pockets of fat, especially below the jawline.

Benefits of AGNES RF

  • Reduces fat
  • Tightens the skin
  • Treats acne
  • Improves under-eye bags
  • Improves loose skin of the jowls
  • Decreases pore size
  • Lessens the appearance of fine lines
  • Works for any skin color
  • Comfortable treatment
  • Results seen after one session
  • Minimal recovery time

What is AGNES RF?

AGNES RF is an advanced radiofrequency/microneedling procedure. Targeted radiofrequency energy is an innovative technology that is transforming the way plastic surgeons and nurses treat a variety of facial issues, including loose skin, pockets of fat, fine lines, large pores, acne and more.

During the minimally invasive procedure, thin needles that are used to penetrate the skin also transmit radiofrequency energy below the skin’s surface. This disrupts fat cells and aging skin with precisely-targeted heat and pulses of micro-punctures. In defense, your body begins boosting production of its revitalizing proteins — collagen and elastin. The result is firmer, more flexible skin, less fat cells, smaller pores, and fewer blemishes.

AGNES RF treatment details

For most facial areas, the procedure begins with a numbing cream applied to the target area. This is usually sufficient to manage any discomfort, but other anesthetic options are available for patients who are apprehensive, or for treatments that involve deeper punctures or a higher radiofrequency energy setting. Local anesthetic injections are often used for deeper treatments and under the eyes. The actual treatment includes a needle being inserted into the skin through which the radiofrequency will deliver pulses of energy. During treatment, the depth at which the RF energy is applied can be adjusted, allowing specific targeting of certain dermal layers.

Why choose Hazen Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa?

Dr. Jill Hazen is excited to offer AGNES RF treatments to her patients. Always learning and progressing, Dr. Hazen is constantly on the cutting edge of the industry’s newest and most effective technologies, therapies, and techniques. She provides services for individuals of all ages, from moms to millennials to older patients. 

Known for her skillful hand and natural-looking results, Dr. Hazen brings 25 years of experience to her procedures, offering everything needed for the aging face and body. With so many procedures to choose from, it can be easy to become overwhelmed, but Dr. Hazen will help determine the optimal recommendations for your specific needs, and she will design a treatment plan just for you. If you would like to learn more about AGNES RF treatments, we welcome you to contact our office today. 

Results

In the first two weeks following an AGNES RF treatment, the condition of the treated area may actually seem worse than before. As swelling and redness subside, your appearance will slowly improve. The real benefit of AGNES RF, however, is its stimulation of collagen and elastin production — and this happens slowly. It can take up to six months for the newly generated collagen to revitalize under-eye bags and improve wrinkles, and for disrupted fat cells to be absorbed by the body. Results for cystic acne treatment will be apparent much sooner, normally within two weeks. The AGNES RF treatment does require a series of treatments which can be anywhere between 3 to 6 treatments or more, every 4 to 6 weeks (depending on what areas you’re treating).

Recovery

Deeper AGNES RF treatments will result in some swelling and occasional bruising that may last up to one week. By the fourth day, you will be able to use makeup to conceal the redness. Hypersensitivity may last for up to a month.

When AGNES RF is used to treat cystic acne, redness may persist for 1 to 3 days. For recovery from treatment of significant wrinkles and under-eye bags, recovery time may last for up to two weeks.

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