SKIN TIGHTENING

Non-surgical skin tightening procedures utilises targeted energy to heat deeper layers of skin, which stimulates collagen and elastin production and gradually improves skin tone and texture.

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Some treatments can even penetrate deeper to fibrous tissue to help smooth cellulite. All these FDA approved procedures each uses a unique mechanism to achieve the desired result. Schedule an appointment  for your free consultation with our doctors today to find out what works best for you.

As we age, production of proteins namely elastin and collagen that help our skin stay plump, firm and smooth slows down, resulting in areas of lax, sagging skin on the face, neck and body.

If you are bothered by skin laxity, non-surgical skin tightening can temporarily halt this process and restore a firmer, smoother, more youthful appearance with little to no downtime.

BENEFITS OF NON-SURGICAL SKIN TIGHTENING

Non-surgical skin tightening is generally best suited for patients who are bothered by mild to moderate skin laxity and do not need the more dramatic lifting and skin removal possible with cosmetic surgery.

While there are very few serious side effects associated with non-surgical skin tightening, it may not be appropriate for patients who are pregnant, taking certain medications, or have certain medical conditions.

ULTRASOUND SKIN TIGHTENING

This skin tightening treatment use high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy, which heats skin at specific depths and locations to induce collagen production and help skin become firmer. Treatments are delivered via a handheld device, which transmits the ultrasound waves through the skin’s surface. Ultrasound technology has been used in medicine for many decades, and ultrasound skin tightening has an excellent safety profile.

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RADIOFREQUENCY (RF) TREATMENTS

Radiofrequency (RF) energy can also be used to heat the skin and trigger collagen production. In contrast to ultrasound, RF focuses on epidermal layers to achieve a firmer, smoother appearance. Brand name treatments such as  Exilis has an excellent safety profile and is FDA approved.

FAST FACT ABOUT RADIOFREQUENCY (RF) SKIN TIGHTENING

ULTRASOUND SKIN TIGHTENING

This skin tightening treatment use high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy, which heats skin at specific depths and locations to induce collagen production and help skin become firmer. Treatments are delivered via a handheld device, which transmits the ultrasound waves through the skin’s surface. Ultrasound technology has been used in medicine for many decades, and ultrasound skin tightening has an excellent safety profile.

FAST FACT ABOUT ULTRASOUND SKIN TIGHTENING

IPL/RF COMBINATION TREATMENTS

A skin tightening treatment in which combination intense pulsed light (IPL) with radiofrequency (RF) aids to heat deeper layers of skin and induce the natural healing response, which in turn triggers collagen production. Commonly used treatments include VelaShape.

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BEFORE AND AFTER

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

How long does the procedure take ?

It highly depends on the area being treated , could range from 1-2 hours.

Is it painful?

Treatments performed typically involve little to no discomfort, and require no downtime

How many sessions would you need to see results ?

Results are seen within 2 to 3 months and can last up to a year with good at-home aftercare. However, a series of treatments may be recommended depending on the area treated for optimal results.

What are the side effects ?

Side effects are typically mild and include temporary redness, bruising, and numbness