The clinical experience and efficacy of bipolar radiofrequency with fractional photothermolysis for aged Asian skin

PubMed Reference:Akita et al. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Oct;23 Suppl 1:37-42.

Study Details:

  • 10 Japanese women (skin types III-IV) with photo-aged skin
  • 3 fractional bipolar RF treatments every 4-6 weeks
  • Physician assessment of photos for wrinkles and sagging skin
  • Patient satisfaction and improvement

Study Results:

  • Statistically significant improvement in average wrinkle scores for crow's feet and lower eyelid
  • 60% of the subjects showed good to excellent improvement in nasolabial sagging
  • Similar improvements were observed in the subjective evaluations
  • Mild erythema and edema with no PIH or other lasting side effects
  • Patients were satisfied with treatment.