Our guide to what causes it, how to avoid it, and if you need to, how to treat it.
Images show before and after treatment of acne scarring with VENUS VIVA™ (FRACTIONATED RF).
*All before and after images shown on our website are results achieved by our team in South Yarra.
A magic wand? No, a non-invasive and effective treatment for facial rejuvenation that also addresses acne scarring, skin laxity, skin texture, fine lines, pores, wrinkles… so pretty close.Book Consultation
Loss of elasticity
Available at the following locations:
South Yarra Ground Floor 8-10 Howitt St South Yarra, 3141 Melbourne, VIC
Not suitable for pregnancy
The Venus Viva™ delivers microscopic columns of radio frequency energy through the top layer of skin (epidermis) down to where collagen lives in the second layer of your skin (dermis). By precisely delivering heat to the collagen the energy damages it, stimulating the body’s wound healing response, which is to produce more collagen by stimulating fibroblasts.
An increase in the production of collagen results in an improvement in the appearance of many skin concerns, it tightens skin, improves texture, reduces the appearance of pores, acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles. However, with this treatment it is a case of worth the wait. Collagen remodelling occurs in the deep layers of the skin and because of this, it takes a few months for final for results to show. Some clients report a gradual ongoing improvement for up to a year. The results are permanent but nevertheless time, sun exposure and gravity mean that an occasional maintenance session may be required.
First off, you’ll be provided with safety eyewear. While they may not lift your style game, they will protect those precious retinas. For this procedure a topical anaesthetic cream may be applied to the area 45 minutes prior to the treatment to ensure your comfort. Your Script Skincare practitioner will then pass the hand piece over the area in a stamping motion. You may feel some slight discomfort during the procedure, but rest assured, the sensation won’t last long.
Key items to be aware of:
- Redness and a feeling of sunburn may occur and could last up to 48 hours.
- Swelling may occur and may also last up to 48 hours.
30-45 minutes depending on the size and number of areas to be treated.
We all know that antioxidants in our topical skincare are some of the most potent actives going around. But as founder of Script Skincare, Associate Professor Greg Goodman explains, there is a lot of merit in eating your antioxidants too.