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Dalya Sager

Fine lines, those pesky wrinkles that seem to appear overnight, are a common concern for many. However, advancements in technology are offering innovative solutions to combat them with the latest treatments and devices specifically designed for addressing fine lines. One device that's creating a buzz is Sofwave, renowned for its cutting-edge technology and a quick, convenient 30-minute procedure with no downtime. To delve deeper into this new technology and how Sofwave contributes to achieving tighter, smoother skin and a more youthful appearance, we spoke to Dalya Sager, a skin and laser specialist at BROWZ Clinic.

Why do you consider the new collagen-stimulating technology to be revolutionary?

It’s a quick treatment with huge results. Sofwave uses parallel beams of ultrasound energy to rebuild the entire dermal layer, resulting in tighter, smoother skin with fewer lines and wrinkles.

How does Sofwave differentiate itself from other skin-tightening devices? What sets the Sofwave treatment apart from other non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures currently available on the market?

The closest comparison to Sofwave is HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound); they both use ultrasound energy. However, with Sofwave, the energy or heat is deposited through parallel beams, not vertical beams. This reduces unwanted side effects such as fat reduction, which could occur with other HIFU treatments.

Which specific skin concerns does Sofwave technology address?

Laxity, fine lines and wrinkles, and general glow.

Could you elaborate on how ultrasound waves benefit the skin and contribute to the effectiveness of the treatment?

Ultrasound beams deposit high energy in the dermal layer in the form of heat without destroying or disrupting the epidermis. Temperatures deposited are anywhere between 65-75°C.

What is the typical timeline for noticing significant results from the Sofwave treatment, and how long do these results typically endure?

A 15-20% improvement will be noticed immediately after treatment. Final results should show within 3-4 months after the treatment. These results will remain for anything between a year to 18 months depending on the maintenance of skin and lifestyle.

Are there particular skin types or conditions for which the Sofwave treatment is especially effective?

Sofwave is suitable for everyone. But those with mild to moderate laxity will see the most benefit.

Can the Sofwave treatment be personalized to suit individual patient needs and specific skin concerns?

Yes, I can treat patients based on their specific concerns. The upper face can be treated to elevate eyebrows or just the lower face for those with jowls. Ideally, a full face treatment is recommended.

Apart from improvements in skin firmness and the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles, what other benefits or outcomes can patients anticipate from the Sofwave treatment?

Lifting and tightening along with general skin glow.

How does the Sofwave treatment fit into a comprehensive skincare routine, and what post-treatment recommendations or guidelines do you suggest for patients to follow?

Sofwave can be done at any stage, and it has minimal downtime. So, a skincare routine can be incorporated immediately after treatment as there is no damage to the skin barrier. Skincare is essential. An active ingredient such as retinol is recommended at night for cellular turnover, and vitamin C and sunblock are recommended as preventative measures in the mornings.