Tixel® is a totally new way to tighten loose skin, resurface facial lines and wrinkles, improve the appearance of scarring and boost the overall tone, texture and quality of skin. Using pure thermal heat, Tixel® vaporises old, damaged skin cells to enable new cell formation and boost collagen levels.
Tixel® has a remarkable safety profile due to its accurate and consistent method of delivering heat to the skin, and its lack of variable outcomes when compared with other skin resurfacing devices on the market.
Tixel® is superb for treating even the most delicate of facial tissues such as the upper and lower eyelids, neck and décolleté. With results comparable to CO2 laser, but without the long downtime and associated discomfort, Tixel® is an excellent choice for anyone seeking positive changes to their skin, regardless of lifestyle commitments.
*Please note, Tixel® is a medical device available only from qualified Doctors, Dentists and Nurses.
Who is Tixel® for?
With a wide selection of different treatment settings, Tixel® is suitable for everyone (aged 21+).
Tixel’s® ablative settings are an effective way to soften the appearance of aged, crepey, loose or wrinkled skin to reveal a brighter, tighter and more youthful appearance.
Preserve it, hydrate it, brighten it, smooth it with the most effective delivery of mesotherapy vitamin cocktails. Using Tixel’s® unique ‘open channel’ settings, absorption continues in the hours after treatment to maximise results and leave you glowing!
What can Tixel® treat?
Prices start from £300. Course required. Average course length is 3-6 treatments depending on the individual. Course prices are based on 4 treatments.
TIxel® is a non-ablative and ablative fractional skin rejuvenation system that uses pure thermal heat to vaporise skin tissue, allowing new and improved skin to take its place.
Compared with laser, Tixel® is safe with:
Less charring and crusting
Less downtime and post care (0-2 days)
No radiation, just pure natural heat
Wrinkles and fine lines
Sun damaged skin
Skin tone and texture
Tixel® helps to restore facial tissues, so unlike injectable products, treatment results can last for years.
After treatment skin is slightly swollen and red for 3-4 hours.
Patients experience mild erythema and heat sensations for 2-3 hours.
Downtime is 0-2 days depending on treatment intensity.
Micro-crusting appears the next day and disappears after about 3 days.
Before commencing any treatment, you will have a face-to-face consultation with Nurse Prescriber Emma Smyth to assess your medical history and suitability for treatment.
Once a decision to treat has been made, it is advisable to book the full course of sessions to ensure they are carried out in a timely manner, to maximise results.
On the day of treatment, Nurse Prescriber Emma Smyth will apply numbing cream (if required) and ask you to complete the appropriate consent forms for the procedure.
Pre-treatment photographs will be taken with your consent to enable accurate measurement of treatment outcomes.
The intended treatment areas and surrounding tissues will be cleaned with Chlorhexidine and allowed time to dry before treatment commences.
The procedure is brief, taking around 10-15 minutes to complete.
Once treatment is complete, Nurse Prescriber Emma Smyth will remind you of the correct aftercare to ensure you are confident when leaving the clinic.
At the end of your treatment you will be sent an email containing written aftercare instructions to support the verbal advice given.
Tixel® employs a biocompatible heated tip that, upon brief contact with the skin, will transfer energy to the upper skin layers, vaporising tissues to allow new cell formation. Tixel® is always sterile, omits no radiation, causes no unnecessary charring and is able to produce heat at a consistent temperature, thus giving the device an exceptional safety profile.
Tixel® has the ability to treat the face, neck, hands and body, to include even delicate facial tissues such as the peri-orbital area, eyelids and décolleté safely.
During your treatment your clinician will provide you with the correct skincare products to use in the period after each procedure. Avoid applying anything to your skin other than these products to maximise results and reduce sensitivities.
A thin layer of Cetaphil moisturiser can be applied once post-treatment heat has resolved to help hydrate the skin. Doing this before the skin has properly cooled could trap heat in the skin, leading to discomfort. Cetaphil must be applied with thoroughly clean hands and/or with appropriate medical gloves on (provided by your clinician). Following this, Cetaphil moisturiser can be reapplied every 3-4 hours on the day of treatment and in the days following.
With lower Tixel® settings (Tixel® Glow or sublative), SPF and make-up can be applied later the same day once post treatment heat has resolved (1-2 hours usually).
Clients opting for Ablative treatment must refrain from wearing SPF or make-up for 48 hours post procedure. It is preferable to create a physical barrier using a hat and sunglasses rather than SPF during this period. Following this, clients are advised to wear SPF 50 every day to protect their skin and maintain good skin health for a minimum of 3 months post treatment.
Active tanning/UV exposure should be avoided for a minimum of 3 months following treatment.
Smokers are encouraged to stop smoking as smokers tend to get poor results.
Do not pick, scratch or rub off the small micro-crustings on the skin. Let them come off naturally over the next 7 days or so.
To maximise results, clients may choose to take oral vitamin C and increase their protein intake.
*While consultations are free, booking requires a £50 deposit