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There was a time when skin tightening and rejuvenation required surgery. At San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery, we are proud to offer our clients Plasma Pen, an FDA-approved, non-invasive way to tighten your skin, reignite collagen production, and make unwanted wrinkles less noticeable. Schedule your consultation today with Nurse and Master Injector, Cynthia Durieux, with over 28 years of experience in the field of aesthetics, to find out if our San Antonio Plasma Pen treatment is what you’re looking for.

What is a Plasma Pen?

The Plasma Pen is a device that tightens the skin, lessens the appearance of wrinkles, lifts drooping eyelids, smooths skin, and so much more! It is a non-surgical way to achieve a more youthful appearance. This Plasma technology is FDA approved.

Plasma Pen Technology

At San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery, we are proud to offer Subnovii, the most advanced Plasma technology on the market. Subnovii is FDA approved. The Subnovii Plasma Pen uses low-frequency+ (LF+) technology, resulting in an accurate application of the treatment and less recovery time for patients.

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How Does Plasma Pen Work?

Physics is what makes Plasma Pen work wonders, without having to touch the skin. The Plasma device delivers a plasma fibroblast therapy, also known as plasma skin resurfacing. As plasma technology is used, low-frequency energy creates a fine layer of ionized gas or plasma. From this sublimation, a wound is created, and the tissue below the skin is shocked. This fibroblast activity increases collagen, hyaluronic acid, and elasticity in the skin.

Am I a good candidate for Plasma Pen treatment?

Certain skin types may not react to plasma pen treatment favorably, so it is important to contact San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery today to schedule your consultation to discuss your options for the Plasma Pen in San Antonio.

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What are the benefits of Plasma Pen?

Plasma Pen is a non-surgical skin treatment that helps to:

  • Reduce wrinkles
  • Reverse the effects of aging
  • Smooth skin
  • Stimulate collagen and elastin
  • Reduce the appearance of scars
  • Tighten loose skin
  • Treat age spots, skin tags, blemishes, and solar lentigines (brown pigment)

Areas Treated with the Subnovii Plasma Pen

With the Plasma Pen San Antonio patients can target specific areas of concern on the face and neck, including:

  • The upper and lower eyelids (droopy eyelids - Plasma Pen is the only non-invasive treatment for eyelids)
  • Around the eyes (crows feet and eye bag removal)
  • The neck and neckline (decollete)
  • Around the mouth lines (perioral and frown lines)
  • Forehead lines
  • The jawline

What Can a Plasma Pen Do for Me?

Plasma Pen allows you to reverse the signs of aging without surgery or major skin treatments. Your skin will feel tighter and look more youthful. Areas that seemed to have dragged or wrinkled over the years will be lifted and look and feel smoother.

Does Plasma Pen treatment hurt?

Plasma Pen treatment can be somewhat uncomfortable for some individuals. Of course this depends, as not everyone has the same tolerance for pain, and some areas of the body can be more sensitive to treat than others. Due to these reasons, the area being treated will be numbed with a numbing cream in advance. You may feel a heating sensation or pricking during your treatment, but this is usually rather mild.

After Plasma Pen Treatment

San Antonio plasma pen patients are not expected to take time off of work or their daily lives while healing - it all depends on their comfort level. Since the plasma device creates a wound on the skin, expect scabs for up to 10 days. This is normal when getting plasma pen treatment. Having scabs may prompt you to change your schedule. Your skin may also feel tight and itchy. Your skin may look pink once the scabbing naturally falls off, but the redness goes away over time.

Plasma Pen vs. Microneedling

Microneedling focuses more on improving the skin’s tone and texture and diminishing the appearance of scarring, stretch marks, enlarged pores, or hyperpigmentation. Some patients may need to get microneedling treatment routinely until they have reached their desired results.

Microneedling results are not instant and may take between three to nine months to notice the full extent. With Plasma Pen treatments, results may be seen immediately, and they will continue to improve for up to six months. Plasma Pen treatments also help to smooth, tighten, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Schedule your San Antonio Plasma Pen consultation at San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery today

If you are interested in our Subnovii Plasma Pen San Antonio nurse, and master injector, Cynthia Durieux can go over your goals and discuss if it’s the best option for you. During your consultation, she can also answer any questions or address any concerns. Call today to schedule a consultation.

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Plasma Pen FAQs

Like almost everything these days, you can find Plasma Pens online that you can buy. Some areas of the web may make the claim that you can do plasma fibroblast therapy at home using your own plasma pen. However, this is never a good idea. There are no regulations on how these pens get made, and they have the potential to cause significant harm, such as facial burns.

Take into consideration that you are still aging, which we can’t stop, but we can help your collagen production by virtually turning back the clock with the Plasma device. At San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery, we strive to deliver the best plasma pen San Antonio has to offer, so your results can last anywhere from three years or longer. If you feel like you need a touch-up, Dr. Ortegon will be happy to do so.

Scarring should not be a result after Plasma pen treatment. The scabbing that normally occurs after the Plasma treatment naturally falls off within ten days, and the redness will decrease shortly after.

Plasma Pen costs anywhere between $500 and $1,000. The final cost depends on what you will have treated with the plasma device. Schedule a consultation at San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery to get a good idea of how much your treatment may cost.

Contact us today to schedule your consultation with the renowned San Antonio plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Delio Ortegon. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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