WHAT IS RADIOFREQUENCY?
WHAT ARE THE INDICATIONS FOR RADIOFREQUENCY?
In radiofrequency, when high frequency waves are passed through tissue,it generates heat, which boils the water in the tissue, resulting in steam and helps cutting the tissue.
WHY IS RADIOFREQUENCY SUPERIOR TO ELECTROCAUTERY?
Radiofrequency causes minimal collateral damage, with aesthetically pleasant results. Radiofrequency has an added advantage of coagulation mode i.e. it causes minimal or no bleeding. There is less scarring because it causes less heating.
CAN RADIOFREQUENCY BE COMBINED WITH OTHER TECHNIQUES?
- Warts [Verruca] and Molluscum Contagiosm
- DPN [Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra]
- Skin tags [Acrochordons]
- Cherry angiomas
- Granuloma pyogenicum
- Mole removal
- Unwanted hair removal
- Scar revision and resurfacing
- Xanthelasma, xanthomas
- Cutaneous horn, sebaceous hyperplasia, stucco keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, actinic keratosis
- Senile lentigenes
Yes, radiofrequency can be combined with Diode lasers for wrinkles, improvement of texture and treatment of facial venous malformations.
WHAT ARE THE PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN AFTER RADIOFREQUENCY?
You should inform your dermatologist -- if you are taking blood thinning agents/antiplatelet drugs, if you are on pace makers and if you have recurrent herpes simplex.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR RADIOFREQUENCY [METHOD OF RADIOFREQUENCY]?
A local anaesthetic cream may be applied [or] a local anaesthetic is injected as per the requirement, with aseptic precautions, by using a proper electrode, the tip of the electrode is passed through the tissue for a brief period. After removing the lesion, dressing is applied. The lesion heals in one week or ten days, depending on the size, type, and site of the lesion.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF RADIOFREQUENCY?
Radiofrequency is a simple and safe office procedure, there is minimal bleeding. Wide range of lesions can be treated with radiofrequency, cutting as well as coagulation mode is available, healing is faster as there is minimal trauma and radiofrequency gives good cosmetic results.
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