Frequently Asked Questions

Results are seen as the new collagen develops and the body eliminates unwanted fat deposits from the treatment areas. Patients will usually see some improvement within about a month, but the full results are seen at around the 6-12 month mark after the final treatment session.

There isn’t any downtime needed at all with ThermiSmooth treatment. Patients can even have the treatment on their lunch break and then return to work immediately if desired.

Yes, and in fact, ThermiSmooth meshes very well with other cosmetic treatments in many cases. To achieve and maintain optimal results, patients may have Botox or injectable filler treatments at the same time as ThermiSmooth.

Patients don’t need any anesthesia for ThermiSmooth treatment. Thus they’re fully awake and aware throughout the whole treatment. Discomfort is rare, and in fact, many people say that ThermiSmooth treatment feels like a hot stone massage on the face and neck. The ThermiSmooth treatment device is a small handheld tool, which is gently applied to the treatment areas while the patient relaxes. As soon as the treatment is complete, patients can go home or resume their usual routine.

ThermiSmooth treatments generally take just 20 minutes each.

To get optimal results, most people need 3-6 treatments in total.

ThermiSmooth can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and crepe-like skin. It’s most often used in the lip area, in the neck area, and on the eyelids.

ThermiSmooth Face uses the same type of technology as ThermiTight, but the radiofrequency energy is delivered in a different way. In ThermiSmooth Face, radiofrequency energy is applied to the surface of the face and neck skin, but no incisions or needles are used. This treatment can improve skin texture and overall appearance while promoting new collagen growth.

Dr. Evan Ransom is an Ivy League-educated and Ivy League trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Double Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and fellowship-trained in facial plastic, reconstructive, and laser surgery. His practice is in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving patients from San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, the East Bay, and all over Northern California.