Profound is a machine manufactured by Syneron utilizing a hand piece with a disposable cartridge made up of an array of radiofrequency energy needles. The hand piece is then placed by the doctor on the areas of the skin to be treated. The needles penetrate in to the skin and release heat for a specific amount for time at a precise temperature and depth. This stimulates the body to make new collagen and elastin in that tissue.
Maximum treatment results are seen over a 6-9 month period, results are usually visible in as little as 2 weeks.
After the Profound treatment, you can expect 3-7 days of swelling and redness as well as bruising. In addition there is an appearance of tiny dotted marks on the treated areas and up to a week of some minor shedding of skin.