To be honest before I visited the Dr Orawan Holistic Institute in Bangkok I had never heard of using thermage for younger looking skin. In fact I had never actually heard of thermage.
So what exactly is thermage? Well as I have since discovered its the use of radio waves or radio frequency waves in a none invasive procedure that is designed to help tighten saggy skin, restore contours and generally smooth skin to restore a youthful look to the area being treated.
Given that most of us as we get older suffer from wrinkles around the lips and eyes with the worst case scenario being what my dear old mum used to refer to as turkey neck. In fact she always used to say that the easy way to tell a persons true age is to look at their neck.
Well my mum’s method of detecting a persons true age may not work so well any more since thermage can be used on the neck to help you look more like a spring chicken than an old broiler. Thermage can also used on other areas of the face to help smooth out facial jowls, eye bags and the hooding associated with ageing. While it is also works effectively against other areas of the body where for example a person might have excessive cellulite.
The thermage process works by stimulating the collagen rich layers of your skin using the heat generated by the RF waves. This has the immediate effect of tightening the skin and the longer term benefit of encouraging new collagen production. In short this means that the positive effects of a thermage treatment can last for many years without the need for invasive surgery like when you have a face lift.
The process itself is not unpleasant and it is not painful. Most patients report that they feel a heating and cooling effect when the thermage device is applied to the skin. There are no side effects and no down time after a treatment.
If you want to explore thermage for younger looking skin in Thailand then you can always contact the Dr Orawan Institute:
There are also several thermage promotions available on the Healthy Beauty Holiday site.
Thailand Trivia File: The national flag of Thailand is red white and blue. Each colour has a specific significance to the Thai people who are particularly attracted to colour symbolism. The Thai name for the flag is Thong Trairong, or tricolour.