Waccamaw Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, LLC -  - Oral Surgeon

Lucia Covington, DMD

Oral Surgeon & Medical Aesthetics Specialist located in Murrells Inlet, SC

TempSure Skin Tightening Specialist

Skin tightening procedures, such as TempSure™ Envi, reverse the effect of time by producing skin that’s stronger, more resilient, and younger-looking. Dr. Lucia Covington at Waccamaw Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, LLC specializes in medical aesthetics, using the cutting-edge TempSure™ Envi system to rejuvenate your skin safely. To learn more about skin tightening, call the practice in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina or use the online booking feature to schedule a consultation.

TempSure™ Skin Tightening Q&A

What is TempSure™ Envi?

Cynosure’s TempSure™ Envi system is the first medical platform capable of providing full-body skin tightening. As the system tightens and strengthens skin, it also diminishes the appearance of wrinkles and cellulite.

How does TempSure™ Envi work?

TempSure™ Envi uses radiofrequency (RF) waves, which safely pass through your skin and heat tissues below the surface. This type of heat treatment tightens skin by stimulating the production of collagen.

Collagen is naturally produced in your skin, where it’s essential for strength and tone. Over time, however, your skin produces less collagen, which is a major cause of wrinkles and loose skin.

Your skin continuously sheds old cells and replaces them with new cells that develop deep in the skin and migrate up toward the surface. As TempSure™ Envi increases collagen synthesis, your new collagen-rich skin is stronger and tighter.

What aesthetic problems are treated with TempSure™ Envi?

TempSure™ Envi is safe for all skin types, and you can get back to your daily activities as soon as Dr. Covington finishes your treatment. While it can be used on any part of your body, the most common problem areas treated include:


You can tighten skin around your eyes and mouth, above your eyebrows, and under your chin. You may also want to consider TempSure™ Envi to treat neck wrinkles.


Many patients use TempSure™ Envi to tighten loose skin on their abdomen, arms, back, and thighs. It also works well on your hands, knees, chest, and buttocks.

What makes TempSure™ Envi different?

Dr. Covington also uses Cynosure’s Palomar Icon™ Aesthetic System, which can also tighten skin, but the TempSure™ Envi has several features that were specially designed to accommodate its body-wide capabilities, such as:

Differently sized handpieces

The handpiece must come into contact with your skin as it emits RF waves. A large handpiece used to treat your back can’t be used for small or rounded areas like your face and neck.

Dr. Covington can choose from differently sized handpieces that fit each body part, including one that’s specially shaped to deliver treatment to vaginal tissues.

Temperature-sensitive handpieces

Each handpiece contains an integrated temperature sensor that continuously monitors the treatment area. That ensures the tissues reach the temperature needed to achieve optimal results.

If you’re interested in skin tightening with TempSure™ Envi, Call Dr. Covington or use the online booking tool to schedule a consultation.

Insurance and Billing

We accept most traditional insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Waccamaw Oral Surgery does not participate in Health Management Organizations; however, we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you. We are network providers for Delta Dental Premier, SC Medicaid and Cigna.

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Words from our patients

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    "Having a tooth extracted is not fun but Dr. Covington and her staff were extremely kind, thorough, professional and made me feel at peace with the process. "

    Linda E.
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    "I went to Dr. Covington for my wisdom teeth surgery and she made me feel completely at ease. I will never go anywhere else!"

    Verified Patient
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    "My experience with Dr. Covington was the best experience I ever had with an oral surgeon. I would highly recommend Dr. Lucia Covington."

    Theresa A.
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    "Dr. Covington was with out a doubt the nicest dentist I have ever had. She informed me on every step of the process and answered every question I had. "

    Sal B.
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    "Incredible experience. This is the second time I used the services of Dr. Covington and I'm glad I returned."

    Michael J.
Waccamaw Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, LLC
637 Bellamy Avenue, Unit A
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone: 843-420-9692
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