Venus Freeze and Hypothyroidism

I have saggy skin on my neck and cellulite which I would like to treat using a non surgical procedure i.e the Venus Freeze. I am hypothyroid so is it safe to have the Venus Freeze treatment or are there contraindications regarding the condition and the VF?

Doctor Answers 3

Venus Legacy/Venus Freeze

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Venus Freeze/Venus Legacy treatments deliver multipolar radio frequency and magnetic pulse therapy to the skin to produce a uniform heat matrix. This causes tightening and contouring of the skin and collagen build up.  These treatments should not affect a thyroid issue.  Discuss your medical history with your provider to determine whether or not you will be a good candidate for the treatment.


Worcester Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Venus freeze and hypothyroid

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Thank you for your question.

The venus works basically as an ultrasound to heat the skin to a desired temperature to stimulate collagen reformation. There is no reason you could no perform the VF on the neck. I would recommend a consult with a PS to determine if you are a good canidate for the procedure and discuss your concerns in person. Good luck.

Francis Johns, MD
Greensburg Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 83 reviews

Venus Legacy, Exilis Ultra or Other RF Treatments on Face With Hypothyroid

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There is no reason why thyroid disease would affect the outcome of radiofrequency treatments.  Please see an expert for a consultation.   Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 207 reviews

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