Accent utilises controlled radiofrequency energy (RF), rather than laser.
Radiofrequency is used to heat carefully selected levels of the skin. This results in new collagen formation, fat cell breakdown and skin remodelling. Dermal heating is an extremely effective alternative to surgery and does not damage surrounding tissues. It provides no downtime which means that following the treatment, you can return to your daily activities with no discomfort or side-effects. Accent can also be used following procedures such as liposuction to help with swelling and to smooth out the skin for the best possible outcome.
The Accent treatment wand is applied to the affected area in a circular motion. This delivers heat energy to the skin, causing it to tighten and produce a longer-term repair process, increasing levels of collagen in the skin. Depending on the area/s treated, the process can take between 45 and 90 minutes. Discomfort is minimal and many patients compare it to that of having a warm massage.