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Syneron Profound Side Effects

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Syneron Profound System is FDA approved treatment used to treat signs of aging on your skin. It promises to tighten the sagging skin in the neck area, jawline, and face and overall rejuvenation and improvement in skin appearance. So far, patients who decided to undergo Syneron Profound are thrilled with their results, still, some side effects exist and it is important for providers to inform their patients about those before they undergo Syneron Profound System treatment.

What is Syneron Profound System?

Syneron Profound System is a bipolar radiofrequency device that is consisted of a hand-piece similar to microneedling device or derma-pen. That hand-piece has 5 micro-needles that are connected to electrodes. Those needles deliver bipolar radiofrequency to the deep dermis, encouraging production of elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid. Therefore, by encouraging production of essentials for youthful and healthy skin, it rejuvenates aging skin.

Side Effects

The entire procedure is minimally invasive and it works by the principle of stimulating skin’s natural wound healing process. Another great thing about Syneron Profound is that you only need one treatment to reach desired results. Desired results become visible within first two weeks after treatment. The results can last for up to 9 months. It is good for all skin types. It is practically safe for all people. There is minor discomfort during the procedure and it is usually described as warm and prickly sensation.

There are minor side effects right after the treatment and those include sunburn appearance and burning sensation on treated areas. The provider usually uses topical anesthetic ointments and cooling pads to reduce this discomfort. Other side effects that may last longer are small red dots. Those will fade away within few weeks. The skin is expected to fully heal after 4 weeks. At all times, patients are advised to use sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher.



Dr. Hardik Soni

MD, Founder/Lead Physician

About Dr. Hardik Soni

Dr. Hardik Soni is the founder and Medical Director of Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness. His primary focus is on minimally invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures including botulinum injection (Botox and Dysport), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse), laser hair removal, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation. Dr. Soni believes in a more conservative approach and his first goal is education. Clients are able to determine the ideal treatments after discussion with Dr. Soni regarding the expected outcomes, cost, as well as risks.

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