Port St. Lucie
ThermiRase is a microinvasive procedure that weakens the nerves that cause your glabella and forehead frown lines and is a long term alternative to Botox.
ThermiRase softens the facial muscles that make you look upset or unhappy by weakening the nerves, much like the effect you see after receiving Botox, Dysport or other neurotoxin injections.
After identifying your nerves to be treated with an external nerve stimulator, Dr Porcaro will apply a radiofrequency probe under the skin thru a tiny needle puncture, done under local anesthesia only. There’s no need for sedation of any sort.
Once the ThermiRase probe is in contact with the nerves to be treated, heat is generated and precisely controlled by Dr Porcaro within a specific safe temperature range. Your nerves are treated in multiple locations along the course of each nerve, resulting in immediate nerve weakening.
This heat disables your nerves which results in weakening of the affected muscles, improving and minimizing facial wrinkles.
ThermiRase is ideal for patients who seek a long term alternative to injections of Botox or Dysport every 3 months.
Unlike neurotoxins injections, which can take up to 2 weeks to take full effect and begin to fade after 2 months or so, the effect of ThermiRase is immediate and long lasting
Almost 80% of the patients in a recent study sustained the desired effect for more than 1 year. (Percutaneous Selective Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation of Glabellar Frown Lines Kim, et al Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2011 31:7)
To see if you are a good candidate for ThermiRase, contact Dr Porcaro at 772-337-1717 today!