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What is Profound?

Profound is a revolutionary new energy-based microneedling facial treatment designed to create new elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid—the building blocks that keep your skin smooth and elastic. This is all without surgery, fillers, or toxins. Profound dramatically improves aging skin, taking years off of your appearance.

What are the Effects of a Lack of Elastin and Collagen as We Age?

Elastin is a protein that coils and recoils like a spring within the elastic fibers of connective tissue in the body, such as your skin. Elastin is what makes your skin, heart, lungs, and many other tissues “snap” back into shape after stretching or contracting. This material provides elasticity and collagen (another protein in your skin), which in turn provides structure to keep your skin smooth and firm.

However, as we age, our elasticity begins to disappear. This is due to simply living life. Factors such as sun exposure, the way you sleep, smoking, drinking, diet, stress, gravity, daily facial movement, and weight gain or loss can contribute to the loss of elasticity.

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How Does Profound Create Younger Skin?

Starting in our mid-20s, elastin starts to break down, becoming less elastic. It begins to lose its “spring”—think of a lumpy mattress as the springs become old and lose their ability to recoil. Profound skin tightening in Pittsburgh is a clinically proven treatment that builds elastin and collagen. By using a process called microneedling, we very carefully heat the skin’s elastin and collagen to an exact temperature, for an exact period of time. This leads to the creation of new elastin and collagen to repair aging skin.

We offer three Pittsburgh Profound treatments:

  • Profound Lift to treat sagging facial skin and loose skin under the neck
  • Profound Contour to define the jawline
  • Profound Smooth to treat other areas of loose skin on the body, including cellulite

What is the Best Method to Build Elastin and Collagen?

Our Pittsburgh Profound skin tightening treatment is a clinically proven, non-surgical facelift that builds elastin and collagen. By carefully heating the skin’s elastin and collagen to a specific temperature for a precise amount of time, Profound leads to the creation of new elastin and collagen to improve aging skin, helping it to look younger and more elastic.


How Many Profound Treatments Will I Need?

Typically, only one Profound treatment is needed to rejuvenate the skin and achieve optimum results.

What Can I Expect After My Procedure?

After your Pittsburgh Profound treatment, you can expect to return to your normal activities the next day. Any minor redness, swelling, or bruising resulting from treatment can typically be covered with makeup within 24-48 hours.

Is a Profound Treatment in Pittsburgh Right for Me?

Ideal candidates for a Profound treatment are those who are seeking to reduce the signs of aging. In clinical studies, Profound treatments had a 100% response rate for wrinkles, and a 95% response rate for skin laxity.

Schedule a Consultation with Us!

If you’re interested in regaining a youthful appearance for your skin, a Pittsburgh Profound treatment from Acqua Blu Medical Spa may just be the non-surgical treatment for you.

Our physician assistants are all licensed and trained by Dr. Heil, and our clinic is comfortable and sophisticated, with a friendly staff of experts who are always ready and happy to help.

To learn more about Profound, contact us today to schedule your complimentary consultation!

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We are open

We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. We are pleased to announce we are open for in-office appointments & elective surgeries.

Our highest priority is the care & safety of our patients & staff. Therefore, we are utilizing guidelines issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health & the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We are taking every precaution including universal masking, adequate personal protective equipment, heightened safety & decontaminating protocols, enhanced screening processes for incoming patients, as well as COVID-19 testing for our employees & surgical patients. Please click here for a full report of protocols and safety measures.

We will continue to offer virtual consultations with Dr Heil. Please email [email protected] to make these arrangements. For more information on protocols or to set-up an appointment, call us at 724.933.1800. Acqua Blu Medical Spa's estheticians, Anna & Alyson will be providing services shortly. Thank you for your loyalty & trust. We look forward to seeing your beautiful smiling face again.


Dr Brian V. Heil

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