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ThermiRF®

Radiofrequency energy is one of the most versatile technologies in aesthetic medicine. The ThermiRF skin tightening system, available here in Torrance, harnesses that technology to treat multiple areas of the body. ThermiRF can help you tone and tighten your skin exactly where you want it, with different devices depending on your desired treatment area.

Your experience begins with requesting a consultation online or calling South Bay Plastic Surgeons at (310) 784-0644 to book your appointment.

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Knowing which treatments are best-suited for your concerns can be confusing. Our interactive Treatment Planner is an easy-to-use guide to various skin conditions and the therapies our skin care specialists recommend.

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The Technology

ThermiRF uses carefully directed radiofrequency energy to improve collagen structure, which is responsible for the body’s natural skin tone, tightness, and smoothness. With its temperature control system, ThermiRF can treat various concerns and various areas of the body. Nonsurgical and performed in-office, your ThermiRF treatment is completely customizable.

ThermiVa™ uses the same radiofrequency energy to tighten and tone the vulvar and vaginal structures.

ThermiTight® >

ThermiTight is a special adapatation of ThermiRF designed to treat the jawline, chin, and other areas especially affected by sagging skin and displaced fat deposits, such as the inner thighs or abdomen. ThermiTight is subdermal, which means that it uses a very fine probe, inserted just beneath the skin, to melt fat and constrict skin. To minimize any possible discomfort, we use local anesthesia. This treatment will be performed by one of our Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons or our extremely experienced Nurse Practitioner.

ThermiSmooth®

Unlike ThermiTight, ThermiSmooth is completely noninvasive, which means it doesn’t break the skin at all. ThermiSmooth is ideal for patients who are bothered by mild or moderate fine lines around the face and neck, especially around the eyes, cheeks, and mouth.

ThermiSmooth’s handpiece directs radiofrequency energy to the collagen-producing tissues beneath the skin’s surface. Over time, skin reacts by producing more of its own collagen, becoming naturally tighter and better toned.

A Reputation Built on Results

You deserve the highest caliber of service, care, and results, and at South Bay Plastic Surgeons, we're committed to providing all that and more. But don't take our word for it—see for yourself what our actual patients have to say about their experiences with us.

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5.0/5
Oct 8, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Stephanie is my “go to”! She is the best! If you’re thinking about injections or fillers but you’re on the fence, see her!! She is so knowledgeable and good at what she does. You won’t be disappointed! I have recommended numerous friends to her and they have all been thrilled with her services! A++++
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5.0/5
Sep 8, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I saw Nancy to get filler for the first time. She was so thorough about talking to me about what I was looking for, how to achieve my results, providing options. We settled on a plan of a combo of Kybella and filler and I'm already excited about the results. Also she is fantastic about giving injections - there is no pain!
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5.0/5
Jul 6, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Clean office! Great customer service
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5.0/5
Jul 4, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I'm so happy I found this place. I got some under-eye fillers and botox with RN Nancy. She's amazing, she did an amazing job and she is very kind. I purchased the 6 month VIP express facial, Frida did my facial and she is amazing! Great staff 🙂
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5.0/5
Jun 27, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
The staff is friendly and professional. Nancy knows exactly what my skin needs, and is very gentle. I had a Clear and Brilliant treatment with Nancy recently, I looked at myself tonight and really noticed my skin glowing! Thanks, Nancy!
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5.0/5
Jun 25, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I’ve been coming to Stephanie for Botox for the last two years. At 1st I was scared because I didn’t want to appear overly done. Stephanie was patient with me and calmed my nerves by explaining the process & her expertise with the different patient preferences. She does such a wonderful job and her bedside manner is the best! She is currently giving me laser treatments. I’m on my 3rd session and I the outcome so far is better than I imagined! Going to Stephanie was the best decision I’ve made on my journey to self care & improvement. I obviously highly recommend her & you will too!
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5.0/5
Jun 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I'm really happy with my laser hair removal treatment done by Nancy. She was very informative and made me feel very comfortable. She went over the area thoroughly and was super professional! The spa was very clean and all the staff was very friendly.
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5.0/5
Jun 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Nurse Stephanie Lapham is the best ! Undergoing any aesthetic treatment requires a great deal of trust in your provider. As a patient of Stephanie's for about 3 years, I have received almost all treatments provided and always walk out of the office with AMAZING RESULTS and confidence. Stephanie always gives her honest and expert opinion. She takes her time to listen to what you want to aesthetically achieve both short and long term, educates you on all your options to make the best-informed decision (no surprises), and takes her time with a gentle hand in all treatments I have received. Not only is Stephanie a master at her craft and knowledgeable in the newest techniques, she's also the sweetest most genuine person. The staff is also amazing. I can always count on Camille, Elizabeth, and Sahara for all pre/post treatment questions, products, and follow up. They are very knowledgeable, always aware of my treatment plan, and are so patient in accommodating my busy schedule. I highly recommend Stephanie to all my friends and colleagues because I know they will be in great hands.
Google
5.0/5
Apr 10, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Love the Spa and Freda ~ I purchased the VIP membership about 6 months ago, Freda has been giving me my facials every month which I look so forward to. All the benefits of having the VIP membership is worth every penny!! Highly recommended the Spa!!
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5.0/5
Mar 25, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer and have a lot of treatments and surgeries my Plastic Surgeon Dr. Burrel who did an excellent Breast reconstruction referred me to Valerie Gilbert the Best Tatto Artist to be the cherry on top the FINEST touch to my breast... She is very nice, funny, kind, caring and really sweet person; and also she makes you feel like home.. She is a Specialist on Permanent Areola Repigmentation And Nipple Restoration.... and I don't have words to describe the AMAZING JOB she made for me.... She is very Professional and take very seriously her Job... what else can I say she's an Angel from Heaven... I'm so thankful that God is taking care on me and I can see it in all the Angels He has been sent to my life and definitely Valerie you're one of them... Thank you Valerie for you work of Excellence! ... God Bless you Always!...
Google
5.0/5
Jan 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I love this place Nancy is the best she’s the only one I trust with my face. I always feel great after each visit. I highly recommend her.
Google
5.0/5
May 25, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I have been a client of Angelique George for 10 years. I would not think of going to anyone else but her. She is caring, professional and knows the in's and outs of the business and the best products to use. She is also very gentle, sincere and knows how to guide one when issues come up. She truly loves her work and is very dedicated to it and her clients. She gives more than 100 percent at every session and makes you feel so comfortable. I recommend her highly.
Google
5.0/5
Mar 27, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Michelle Florez is absolutely fantastic. She is an expert at what she does. She explains exactly everything to you clearly and precisely. She is very knowledgeable and takes what she does with pride. I have never had a negative experience the 6 years that i have been coming to the spa. Besides being an expert she is very professional, uplifting, positive and honest. She does not push products or procedures. She only gives suggestions once she is asked by the client. I could write pages on Michelle. All in all she is the best! I am so lucky to have found her.
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5.0/5
Mar 14, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I've been coming to this Spa for a year now! I was always concern with my skin but never knew the actions to take. Everyone here has made me feel so comfortable in taking these steps. I've done multiple peels and facials with the different Estheticians who have been so sweet and always make me feel so relaxed.. my skin care has improved so much and I see such a change in my acne and texture! I also have done injectable treatments here, the nurses are exceptional and put me at ease!
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5.0/5
Oct 31, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Michelle Florez is fabulous! I was a very late starter to getting anything done on my face. I was terrified because Im very sensitive to chemicals and I really cant handle pain. I also am not a fan of the look of over done plastic surgery or over injected faces. No frozen face or big lips wanted by me. But I also wanted to look my best, and also as natural as Possible, and with as little pain and down time as possible. Microneedling with stem cells is amazing! Michelle listens and is very careful to do what I am comfortable with. She is extremely professional, patient, honest and really experienced. On top of that she is a true artist. It’s Obvious by the beautiful and careful work she does. I even had a pretty bad aliergic reaction (to products after a treatment I think I’m allergic to retinol) one time and the way Michelle handled it and checked on me, made me confident that I would be coming back to her no matter what. I could not Recommend her more highly if you want anything cosmetic done to your face. And the spa itself is very nice, very well run and I am a very happy client. Thanks to Michelie!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 11, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
This morning I had a facial with Frida at the new location of the Spa at SBPS. The facility is nice and bright with an open, contemporary feeling. Frida was very attentive and kind, making sure I felt comfortable. The whole experience was so relaxing. I would definitely recommend the Spa at SBPS.
Google
5.0/5
Jun 30, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I have been waiting years to really take care of myself putting others wishes ahead of me...when i finally decided to go foward with the consultation i had the kindest most Sensitive nurse in Lou...she made me feel confident in my choices and the results are amazing! LOVE U LOU! 💟💟💟💟💟 P.S. the office staff is the best!💟
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5.0/5
Jun 13, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Lou was gentle and the injections were painless! She was good about making sure I was doing okay throughout the treatment...highly recommended!!
Google
5.0/5
Mar 2, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Great service from the Spa - and from Lou. Would highly recommend.
Google
5.0/5
Feb 11, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
Frida always makes my skin feel and look great after a facial. Thank you Frida!
Google
5.0/5
Feb 9, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
*SBPS AESTHETIC INSTITUTE SUITE 302 Getting a Breast Augmentation was something that I have always wanted to do. Being in the foster care system taught me to be an independent woman, and as a part of that, I sought out to fix something about myself I was never truly comfortable with. It didn’t take long to find the perfect match for me. Once I found my team, I didn’t think twice. To Rachel the “Bra Fitter”, thank you for always making me feel comfortable during those awkward times of the fittings, and ensuring me that I was always in good hands. If they had a sales position for your job, you would be the best, and your communication was unparalleled. To Dr. Burrell the “Mastermind”, thank you for helping me trust doctors again. I trusted you implicitly with every direction that we took. You are so skilled in what you do and the passion you have for your job shows in every conversation we had. To Krishna the “Sweetest Receptionist”, thank you for welcoming me with open arms. I have had so many horrible interactions when it came to doctors’ offices, and your awesome smile made me feel like home. I never knew offices like yours could be so welcoming. Though you are the first face everyone sees when you walk in, I am honored that you took so much time out of your day to check in on me. To Olga the “Unbelievable Recovery Nurse”, thank you for walking me through my day-of procedures and what to expect. You handled my fear of needles like a champ, and I know I am not easy to deal with when it comes to “the poke”. I was so nervous before, but your calming bedside manner made me feel as though I was talking to my very own best friend. To Dr. Patel the “Vein Champagne Supplier”, thank you for being by my side. You knew exactly what to say to keep me calm. Our pre-operation call was like speaking to someone’s mother. You walked me through everything step by step and knowing you were by my side during the surgery made it all the more easy! To Chelsea the “Nurse with the biggest smile”, thank you for keeping my emotions high. Your demeanor made me feel so comfortable! Last but not least, to Cara the “Raddest Nurse”. How could you forget a girl like her? She was amazing. From the moment she walked in the room, I knew I was in good hands. You were so gentle, and I could tell you cared. It’s often easy to forget about all the people that made this happen, and if I did, I apologize-must be the drugs!  I am beyond thrilled with everything so far, and even more, I am so happy to have been surrounded by such amazing people throughout this journey. If you are looking for a place to go, this is the absolute best choice in the South Bay! -Madison Lucci
Google
5.0/5
Dec 21, 2016
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeon
I loved The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons! This is a true medical spa- the results in my skin are truly amazing. I had tiny little red veins around my nose and they were zapped away with a laser. My eyebrows have been disappearing and now they beautifully frame my face and tattooing them was the best decision I've ever made. I'm so glad I went here as the results are so natural but it took ten years off! Also, I got great advice on products and have notice an amazing improvement in my skin tone and trxture which I did not expect after only a few weeks of use. I will go back for BOTOX and some other things as they are true medical professionals and their expertise is obvious.

The Experience

Your ThermiTight or ThermiSmooth experience is tailored to your needs. During your consultation, your provider examines the area you’d like to treat and works with you to choose just the right approach, whether it’s ThermiTight, ThermiSmooth, ThermiVa, or another collagen-boosting procedure, such as micro-needling.

Both ThermiTight and ThermiSmooth are performed here in our office while you are awake – however, ThermiTight requires local anesthesia to keep you comfortable. Depending on the area you’re treating, your appointment may last between 1 and 2 hours.

If you’re undergoing ThermiSmooth, your practitioner guides the handpiece over your skin, directing radiofrequency energy at the treatment areas. If you’re undergoing ThermiTight, a thin probe just beneath your skin administers radiofrequency energy directed precisely at your treatment areas.

After a ThermiTight procedure, your practitioner closes your small incisions with surgical tape. No sutures are required. After either type of treatment, you may return to your usual activities immediately with no downtime.

The results of your Thermi treatment take some time to develop. You’ll likely see a noticeable improvement within a few weeks of your procedure, as results gradually emerge. Both ThermiSmooth and ThermiTight may require a series of multiple treatments for optimal results. Before your procedure, your practitioner reviews your options with you, so you know exactly what to expect.

With healthy lifestyle habits and a strong sun care regimen, you can maintain your Thermi results for many months.

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