Will Thermage show effective results on 70+ year old skin?

Answers from doctors (2)


Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology offices of Adrienne E. Stewart

Published on Mar 12, 2016

Yes, Thermage is effective on older patients, but there is a new topical treatment that has shown dramatic improvement for older patients with severe wrinkles. It is called Defenage. It tricks the skin into thinking it has been damaged; for example, by a Thermage or a Co2 laser treatment. It stimulates stem cells in the narrow part of the hair follicles, which causes the skin to begin repairing itself. We sell it in our office, but I think you can find it online.

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Answered by Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology offices of Adrienne E. Stewart

Yes, Thermage is effective on older patients, but there is a new topical treatment that has shown dramatic improvement for older patients with severe wrinkles. It is called Defenage. It tricks the skin into thinking it has been damaged; for example, by a Thermage or a Co2 laser treatment. It stimulates stem cells in the narrow part of the hair follicles, which causes the skin to begin repairing itself. We sell it in our office, but I think you can find it online.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Mar 11, 2016

Thermage is a pretty old technology and very uncomfortable. Ultherapy is the newer technology, but depending on the laxity of the skin, effectiveness is determined. You may want to consult a plastic surgeon as well, based on the age of the patient.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Thermage is a pretty old technology and very uncomfortable. Ultherapy is the newer technology, but depending on the laxity of the skin, effectiveness is determined. You may want to consult a plastic surgeon as well, based on the age of the patient.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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