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No Knife Procedures: The Latest in Non-Invasive Beauty Treatments

Non-surgical, non-invasive aesthetic procedures work by causing controlled damage that jumpstarts tightening, skin rejuvenation or fat loss.

If you’ve got nagging flaws you want to fix but are hesitant to go under the knife, there’s no shortage of non-surgical options. Whether it’s fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin, or unwanted pockets of fat, doctors are making use of the latest scientific breakthroughs in non-invasive aesthetic treatments to help you reach your goals.

We spoke with Charlotte, NC-based board certified dermatologist Elizabeth F. Rostan, M.D. about some of these new treatments, which promise great results with little or no downtime. Here are a few that you’ll definitely want to ask about.

Radio Frequency

If you’re looking to tighten tissue, radio frequency devices are a great solution to restore sagging skin. This energy penetrates the epidermis, causing collagen contraction and new collagen production, while leaving the skin’s outer layer undamaged.


Dr. Rostan uses a multitude of radio frequency devices on her patients. She favors a relatively new device called Pelleve for the eyelid area, which with its very small hand piece offers greater precision on the delicate folds of the eyelid.

Venus Legacy

combination of suction that makes it easier to treat the body and smooth cellulite.” The Venus Legacy works by emitting multi-polar radio frequencies and pulsed magnetic fields to produce a heat matrix over the skin, thereby stimulating the body’s own healing response, leading to tightening, diminished wrinkles and a reduction in cellulite.


Another new radio frequency device adds micro-needling into the mix: Infini uses fine needles that penetrate the skin at different depths, emitting radio frequencies in those layers, tightening the skin and combating fine lines and wrinkles. Numerous passes with the device are made to activate tightening at the deep, mid and superficial layers. Besides the benefit of tissue tightening, this device also treats surface texture issues such as crepey skin, stretch marks and scarring.

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