2 VIDEOS EXPLAIN GFX RADIO WAVE WRINKLE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES TO BOTOX TECHNIQUE SMOOTH FACIAL WRINKLES USING PSRN RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION
Watch 2 Videos about Alternatives to Botox for Wrinkles Radio frequency Nerve AblationCosmetic procedures for wrinkles are wildly popular. And Botox for wrinkles is probably the king of the hill. But competition is knocking at the door. I have talked in Purple Medical Blog about a number of other methods to try and smooth wrinkles. These include radio wave ablation and dermal fillers. GFX for wrinkles is a relatively new procedure, at least for wrinkles. One advantage touted is that the effects of GFX may last one or two years rather than several months as is the case with Botox. On the face GFX uses radio frequency energy resulting in relaxation of the tense frowning muscles of the forehead. Radio waves have been used in other medical procedures. You can watch 2 videos about the uses and technique of GFX technique for wrinkle removal called radio wave ablation.
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Botox is a well known chemical method to temporarily smooth wrinkles on the face by carefully calibrated injections of Botox botulinum toxin that paralyze the muscles in the face. The radio wave ablation procedure has been approved by the FDA to smooth wrinkles using radio waves called GFX. The radio waves target the nerves attached to muscles associated with facial expression wrinkling. In one video they contrast Botox with GFX. Radio wave energy has been used in various medical procedures previously in places such as the heart.
How GFX Works
GFX for wrinkles,joins methods such as dermal fillers and Botox injections for treatment of wrinkles. As I said above one advantage may be that the effects of GFX may last one or two years rather than several months as is the case with Botox. The GFX pen is held by the treating doctor and placed under the skin through a single puncture site. The doctor then delivers the energy selectively resulting in an immediate relaxation of the tense frowning muscles of the forehead. It would probably be difficult to find many dermatologists or plastic surgeons who practice it currently since it is so new. The manufacturer is Advanced Cosmetic Intervention, Inc.
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The process is called Percutaneous Selective Radiofrequency Neuroablation (PSRN). Radio waves have been used in other medical procedures, for example in the heart but this is the first I have heard of them being used to smooth wrinkles."GFX is FDA cleared as a subcutaneous lesion generation system utilizing bipolar radio frequency technology to target motor nerves".