Tempsure Treatment

Are you familiar with radiofrequency treatments for fine lines and wrinkles? TempSure Envi is our newest addition to Affinity Optometry and is the first in the Okanagan to offer this treatment. This treatment safely delivers heat into the skin’s layers, promoting natural collagen production without injections or downtime.

What causes wrinkles around the eyes?

Your skin is made up of layers. While you notice the effects of aging on the surface of your skin, the process actually begins deeper down. In the middle layers of your skin, collagen works with other proteins, like elastin, to create new skin cells and repair any damage.

The more collagen your body produces, the more frequently the top layer of skin is replaced, keeping your skin youthful and wrinkle-free. As you get older, your body makes less collagen. Production begins to drop in your 20s, and by your 40s it’s significantly reduced and continues to decline.

Around the eyes where the skin is thin, this reduced collagen production leads to wrinkles and fine lines appearing sooner than they do in other areas. That’s why you may notice fine lines and crow’s feet as your first signs of aging.

How does it help Dry Eye Syndrome?

TempSure Envi has an added advantage of delivering therapeutic heat energy to “unclog” the inflamed and blocked oil (Meibomian) glands. An anesthetic eye drop is placed in the eye and an eye shield is inserted to protect the eyes. The Tempsure Envi device delivers gentle heat and massages the eyelids to a temperature of 42 degrees to the blocked glands. The oil glands get a fresh start and in a matter of a few weeks, the eyes feel sufficiently moist and comfortable! When the glands are free and clear of blockage, they will function properly to keep the tears on the eye’s surface.

The frequency of the treatment varies depending upon the degree of the underlying inflammation and the recurrence of the dry eye symptoms. Meibomian Gland Disease is the leading cause of dry eye and ocular discomfort, and it is now treatable with this radiofrequency device!

TEMPSURE FAQ’s

TempSure Envi uses radiofrequency to promote collagen and tighten skin. Ideally suited to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, the treatment uses heat to spark your body’s natural ability to generate new collagen. The new collagen fibers are tight, dense, and neatly organized giving you tighter, younger-looking skin!

TempSure Envi is right for everyone! Treatments are extremely safe and can be performed on all skin types. Unlike other technologies such as IPL, treatments can be performed all year round!

TempSure Envi is a comfortable, safe procedure that doesn’t have any downtime. Patients have reported that it feels similar to a relaxing hot stone massage. After the procedure, you might have slight redness, which is caused by your skin’s elevated temperatures during treatment and will subside soon afterward. You will be able to return to your normal day-to-day activities immediately after the treatment!

Treating the entire face takes anywhere from 30-60 min. If you would like a specific area treated (e.g., the delicate areas around your eyes, forehead, or smile lines) your procedure could be completed in as little as 30 minutes! Because the collagen rebuilding process continues to work days, weeks, even months after your treatment, a series of treatments are required for the best results.

3 – 5 treatments are recommended about 4 weeks apart to boost the collagen rebuilding process. We will help develop a treatment plan designed specifically for you.

Longer-lasting results are seen in patients in their mid-30s to mid-50s. Patients in their 60s and 70s will need maintenance treatments sooner.

You will see results after the first treatment. The best part is, collagen will continue to rebuild, enhancing your skin appearance over time with maximum results at 4 weeks. At least 3-4 sessions are usually recommended. The optimum number of treatments can vary depending on age and skin type.

Yes, it does need touch-up session every six months or once a year depending on the age and skin condition of a patient as well as the patient’s health and lifestyle.

This is FDA approved as a non-surgical treatment for facial wrinkles, skin tightening, crow’s feet.

1. Pregnancy
2. Autoimmune disease
3. Diabetes
4. Herpes simplex
5. Open areas on the skin or active acne or facial inflammation.

What are patients saying
about TempSure?

” It feels like a hot stone massage”

“It was relaxing, spa-like feel”

“Skin glowed and felt smooth”