ThermiLift is the name of a peer-reviewed protocol described as “thermistor-controlled subdermal skin tightenting.” The ThermiRF® system is used along with a tiny thermistor probe
, which is inserted under the skin using local anesthesia, to heat subdermal tissues to a user-selected specific temperature.1-2
1Comprehensive Thermoregulation for the Purpose of Skin Tightening Using a Novel Radio Frequency Treatment Device: A Preliminary Report, Douglas Key, MD, Journal of Drugs in
Dermatology, February 2014.
2Integration of Thermal Imaging with Subsurface Radiofrequency Thermistor Heating for the Purpose of Skin Tightening and Contour Improvement: A Retrospective Review of Clinical Efficacy. Douglas Key, MD, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, December 2014.