Eye’s wide open
Droopy Eyelids – a thing of the past
For most of us, keeping our skin looking youthful and healthy is a Herculean challenge. Throw in the harsh local climate and a dry winter, and you get a recipe for tired and dehydrated skin.
“The good news is that advancements in both technology and skin therapy are now providing
ways in which we can tackle nature’s harshest elements, as well as the ageing process,”
says Dr. Maureen Allem, founder and medical director of Skin Renewal, part of the
renowned Renewal Institute. “Innovative new treatments are being introduced, such
as the Jett Plasma Lift™, which have been carefully designed to rejuvenate skin and
preserve natural moisture. This treatment, in particular, has an immediate and visible
This is a medical device that is used for various kinds of skin treatments and helps with the removal of lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. As evidence has already shown, the treatment is especially effective in ‘lifting’ droopy upper eyelids and treating crows feet. This is often a problem area for people, and particularly women, as the skin around the eyes is very thin and loses elasticity faster than the rest of the face.
“After local anaesthetic has been applied to the treatment area, the Jett Plasma Medical device is applied. Clients will experience some heat from the spark created, but it is very tolerable and pain free. This spark creates a response in the skin, leading to collagen induction/production and the rejuvenating effect,” notes Dr. Allem.
In essence, a ‘plasma discharge’ is generated by using a safe, high-
Lower intensities are for cosmetic treatments such as the lifting of the skin, reduction of wrinkles, restoration of connective tissues, incorporation of active ingredients into deep skin layers, improvement of elasticity and more.
Higher intensities are for medical treatments suitable for non-
The key benefits include skin tightening and lasting texture improvements. Ideally, two sessions are needed in order to maximise the results. However, most people will respond after one session.
“You can expect to instantly look younger and fresher, while over time your skin will respond by naturally building more collagen and elastin,” adds Dr. Allem. “It is a treatment which provides both instant rewards as well as longer term results – and leaves you feeling great as well.”
Following the treatment, clients will likely have swelling for approximately two
to five days, with social downtime recommended. Skin contraction takes 2-
“This treatment combines cutting-
Should you be interested to find out more about the Jett Plasma lift, contact Skin Renewal on 086 126 3972 or visit www.skinrenewal.co.za