Profound is a radio frequency treatment using the Profound device to tighten the skin but also create more volume and elastic tissue especially in the area around the jowls and the wrinkles around the mouth. Profound stimulates the reproduction of hyaluronic acid, new collagen and elastin. Studies have shown that the Profound procedure produces one-third the effect of a surgical face-lift.
Good candidates for the Profound procedure are people who have sagging skin, especially in the cheeks or jowls. Profound is good for all skin types as the radio frequency energy is color-blind, allowing this to be a safe treatment for persons with Asian, Hispanic, African-American or Indian skin.
Profound is very successful at treating skin on the body. Tightening of the abdomen, thighs and buttocks with a noted decrease in cellulite.
After a Profound treatment, you can expect 3-7 days of swelling and redness as well as bruising. In addition there is an appearance of tiny dotted marks on the treated area and up to a week of some minor shedding of the skin.