ESWT - Scar & Wrinkle Reduction

March 1, 2023

Scar and Wrinkle Reduction with Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

If you’re looking for a way to reduce scarring or wrinkles, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) may be your answer. ESWT is a non-invasive treatment option that can effectively reduce scars and wrinkles with minimal side effects.

What Is ESWT?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) uses sound waves to stimulate the body’s natural healing process. The sound waves are delivered through a hand-held device placed on the skin’s surface that sends pulses of energy into the tissue.

These pulses create microtraumas at the cellular level, triggering an inflammatory response in the body that leads to increased circulation and collagen stimulation.

Over time, this helps to break down scar tissue, reduce wrinkles, improve skin texture and tone, increase elasticity, and increase collagen production.

Benefits of ESWT

ESWT offers numerous benefits over other treatments for scars and wrinkles that can happen with aging including menopause, including the following:

●      Quick Recovery Time: Unlike more involved treatments, like surgery or laser therapy, there’s no downtime required after an ESWT session — you can go back to your normal activities right away.

●      Safe & Effective: Since it’s entirely non-invasive, there’s no risk of infection or unnecessary pain associated with this treatment compared to alternatives like surgery or laser therapy. Additionally, since it only focuses on targeted areas, there’s no risk of damaging healthy tissue surrounding those areas, unlike other treatments that can be less precise. 

●      Long-Lasting Results: As opposed to more temporary treatments like fillers or Botox injections, which only last for a short period of time before needing to be redone, the results of ESWT last for years.

●      Fast and Painless Procedure: Each session only takes between 15–30 minutes, depending on the size of the treated area, and patients rarely feel any pain during the procedure.

To learn more about the benefits of ESWT and to see if it’s right for you, schedule an appointment today.