TED - HAIR RESTORATION
Alma TED (TransEpidermal Delivery) is a ground-breaking hair growth treatment that is completely non-invasive. TED is designed to address hair shedding, hair loss, and hair thinning.
TED is an ultrasound-based system that uses sound waves' power and air pressure combined with topical Hair Care Formula. The sound waves and air pressure allow deeper penetration into the scalp of this powerful hair growth formula.
Together, the treatment increases blood flow, improves the health of the scalp, and ultimately stimulates hair follicles. The result is thicker, stronger, healthier hair. Alma TED is unique in that it offers outstanding hair restoration benefits without the discomfort and shedding that are typically experienced with other in-office hair treatments and procedures.
Using low-frequency “ultrasonic” acoustic sound waves and air pressure, called acoustic cavitation, TED drives topical hair growth treatments deep into the skin. The use of sound waves to increase the amount of penetration achieved with topical treatments is called sonophoresis or phonophoresis. The “stratum corneum,” or the outermost layer of the epidermis, is made up of dead cells and lipids. These form the primary barrier between the body and the surrounding environment. The stratum corneum blocks the penetration of large molecules and moisture with its “brick and mortar” type of structure. The cells can be thought of as bricks, called the corneocytes. The mortar, or lipids, holds these cells together, creating the barrier.
Ultrasonic sound waves set at a very specific vibration cause the very small, transient gaseous bubbles in the stratum corneum to expand and collapse at a rapid rate. This helps break down the brick and mortar wall. The lipids are dispersed, temporarily increasing the ability to penetrate. At the same time, the mechanical pressure caused by the sound waves achieves a push and pull effect–this facilitates the ability to deliver topical compounds through the stratum corneum layer.
This is how TED increases the penetration of topical hair growth treatments through the scalp and into the lower layer of skin. More of the active ingredients reach the hair follicles below, achieving more significant results
What is Opus Plasma
Opus Plasma® uses a high-frequency unipolar radiofrequency technology, essentially combining radiofrequency with plasma. This FDA-cleared, non-laser device is the first ever skin resurfacing system that utilizes fractional plasma technology to create more youthful-looking skin and restore confidence.
Plasma, a new and innovative technology used for aesthetic treatments, is essentially an ionized gas that can be used to deliver heat directly to the skin in a controlled manner.
Opus Plasma® features radiofrequency-charged metal pins designed to create fractional injuries on specific areas of the skin. It operates at a high frequency of more than 40 MHz. Once the pins are near the skin, plasma is created in reaction to the atmospheric pressure, and this is what creates heat, stimulating regeneration of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid.
What You Can Expect
TED is a 20-30 minute treatment that requires no downtime. Arrive with clean hair and without hair products applied to the scalp or hair. Once the treatment begins, you will feel a warm sensation and a vibration or ringing sound. There is no pain. No needles or anesthesia are required. The Alma TED device works by using acoustic sound waves and air pressure to drive the active components of the topical Hair Care Formula deeper into the skin for higher compound absorption.
Benefits of TED treatment
No needles or incisions required
Causes no trauma to the scalp
Helps to restore a thick, full head of hair
Strengthens hair follicles
Areas to be treated:
Alma Opus can be used on any areas that can benefit from resurfacing and subdermal renewal. The most commonly treated areas include the face, periorbital area, abdomen, thighs, legs, and buttocks.
How many sessions?
People are getting incredible results as soon as the first treatment, however for maximum results we are recommending 3-4 treatments. Natural aging will still occur so to maintain results you can have a maintenance treatments as often as every 6 months.