By Bahar Ozbal • Medical review by Hanzade Kocaturk, MD on February 04, 2021

What is Plexr Treatment ?

Plexr is a non-surgical treatment alternative to surgical procedures such as blepharoplasty (eyelid correction), face and neck lifts.

The medical plasma device "Plexr" is a cordless micro-surgical hand operated device that transfers concentrated heat to treat skin lesions and tighten the skin.

What is a Plasma Pen Treatment?

Plasma Pen treatment is a non-invasive, skin lifting, skin tightening and rejuvenation device used to treat wrinkles, and sagging, dull skin. Plexr is one of the best known brands of device used for 'plasma' treatment.

Plexr Plasma Pen treatment is performed under tropical anesthetic cream and takes around 10-40 minutes. It requires 0-3 days back to work time and has 5-7 days of sensitivity period. With long term duration of results it is defined as the worlds leading medical plasma device.

Other Plasma Pen Treatment Methods

Plasma fibroblast therapy; is the method that uses a pen-like device which discharges a high-frequency electric current to small areas of the skin. Plasma fibroblast therapy is an alternative to laser, injections and surgical treatments. It is performed by the hot current micro charges of plasma energy which is  applied to the skin in a non-contact way via a plasma tip. The hot current creates small holes, or micro-injuries, in the skin's layer.

The Dermavel® Plasma Pen is a small, portable device that provides skin removal treatments. It is as simple as it can be able to be applied by the individual. The Dermavel Plasma Pen is a device that stimulates collagen and protein production in the fibroblast cells of the skin. With Dermavel® Plasma Pen the individuals can remove skin tags, warts, and other unwanted skin imperfections.

Subnovii plasma pen method is the first FDA-approved handheld plasma device. Subnovii pen is a unique skin treatment that is also known as “fibroblasting,” or “fibroblast therapy". Subnovii is the only plasma pen that uses Low Frequency (LF) technology wavelength and energy power combination to address the appearance of signs of aging.

How Much Does Plexr Cost in Turkey?

The cost of the Plexr treatment in Türkiye changes due to the aim of the treatment planned. Plexr treatment is used in many fields. The most popular Plexr treatment is the procedure which also known as non-surgical blepharoplasty. The cost of the Plexr treatment for non surgical eye lift in Türkiye varies from 500 $ - 1,500 $

How Much Does Plasma Pen Treatment Cost in İstanbul?

Plasma pen treatments in İstanbul are performed professionally. The treatment can be used in several areas of the body. Areas that can be effectively treated with the plasma pen are;

  • The under eyes and excess upper eyelid skin

  • Crow’s feet around the eyes

  • Skin imperfections – skin tags and sunspots

  • Acne scars, stretch marks, and other scars

  • Loose skin on the abdomen

  • Nasolabial folds and smile lines

  • Jowls & Jawline tightening

  • Forehead lines & creases

  • Brow lifting and shaping

  • Neck lines or “turkey neck”

  • “Smoker’s lines” around the mouth

Cost of plasma pen treatments in İstanbul varies due to the area that is going to be treated. The under eyes and excess upper eyelid skin plasma pen treatments in İstanbul costs around 500 $ - 1,500 $.

What Are The Pros and Cons of a Plexr?


  • Plexr is fast and efficient –  Plexr can be completed within a short time and allows to resume normal life.

  • Plexr is painless

  • Highly effective and safe

  • Lasting effects


Some mild swelling and redness can be experienced after using the injectables. However, these symptoms usually dissipate within a short time.

Risk and Side Effects

A Plexr treatment is extremely safe. As any other procedures non surgical eye lift treatment Plexr has minimal side effects and risks. During the first week period after eyelid lift without surgery procedure; swelling (1-3 days), skin redness (2-4 weeks) and scab formation (7 days) may be experienced in the treated area.

What Happens During a Plexr Procedure?

Plexr uses plasma technology. The aim of the Plexr procedure is to create tiny temporary dots on the skin with the help of plasma energy. The plasma energy between the Plexr probe creates heat and the skin sublimates (change from solid to gas) the superficial skin cells without bleeding or damage to surrounding tissue.

With the help of the dots performed by the Plexr, the skin retracts and tightens in the dot which creates an instant lifting effect and over the course of a few months following the treatment, increases in collagen in the dermis of the skin.

Does Non Surgical Blepharoplasty Cause Any Pain?

No, nonsurgical Blepharoplasty is a comfortable treatment that is performed by topical anesthetic so it is entirely painless. After the nonsurgical Blepharoplasty some individuals may experience a slight burning or tingling sensation which can easily manage with cooling gel.

Plexr/Plasma Pen vs Blepharoplasty Surgery

Both of the procedures provides different advantages. 

The advantage of Plexr/Plasma Pen is, it gives very natural results without affecting the blink or leaving a scar.

A surgical blepharoplasty can better address the "puffy" bit of the eyelid. If the individuals has "too much eyelid fat" surgery may be the best solution. But to find the most suitable option it is recommended to seek a consultation for to get the right assess.

Plexr/Plasma Pen treatment provides perfect tightening excess eyelid skin to give a visible upper eyelid platform. But may need 2-3 sessions.

If the main problem is the eye brow low then a brow lift surgery may be considered.

What Should You Expect During Plasma Pen Treatment Recovery?

During Plasma Pen Treatment recovery the individuals may experience some short-term side effects which is typically the first 7 days after treatment.

Plasma Pen Treatment recovery takes 8-12 weeks for the full effect of your treatment to be seen. During this time period the individuals may continue with their normal daily activities.

Swelling and inflammation are the possible side effects that lasts between 1-5 days. Also, it is normal to experience a stinging sensation in the treated area. Don't worry it will fade within 24 hours.

During Plasma Pen Treatment recovery there will be crusts on the treated area and they will be noticeable by others. After a week the crusts will fall down. So you may want to give a break for a week. After the crusts fell off, the skin will be fresh and may look a little pink. Attention, never take off  the crusts off as it will delay the healing process or could cause scar!

Is Plexr Permanent?

Ageing is a dynamic process that effects the results of the Plexr treatment. None of the treatments including surgery the results will not be permanent. As the individuals takes age Plexr treatment will loose its effectiveness. 

The Advantages of Plexr in Turkey?

Turkey (Türkiye) is a popular destination for medical tourism. The healthcare system and the fully equipped facilities makes the Turkey / Türkiye a hotspot among Europe and Asia... A perfect health system requires; experienced doctors in their field, facilities that provides patient comfort and satisfaction with latest technology, experienced teams and doctors who are able to know and apply the latest technical treatment methods. Turkey is the leading country that totally offers all these specialty in one address.

Plexr is one of the most frequently performed treatments in Turkey. The exchange value of Turkish lira to Dollar or Euro is extremely low. This is the main reason of Plexr treatments in Turkey is performed with affordable prices.

Flying to Turkey is easy. There are more than 300 direct flights from all over the world to Türkiye. And the cost levels of the flights are as affordable as the procedure costs.

The clinics and the hospitals that you are planning to get a treatment may offer you all inclusive packages which means there will be no extra budgets.

There are no-waiting lists in Türkiye (Turkey). When ever you want to get a treatment the only thing to do is to contact with the doctor you choose and everything will be scheduled as soon as possible.

Written on 27/03/2018


Last Update: 27/03/2023

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