How Skin Firming Treatments Work

by | Jun 2, 2016 | Salons and Spas

As we grow older we’ll lose volume in the face, mainly fat. Consequently, skin may hang down when gravity acts upon it and creates bands, wrinkles, and droopiness. This may be considered excessive skin and is like am article of clothing which becomes too big as the person loses weight.

When to Consider Non-surgical Tightening of Skin

  • If you possess mild to moderate loose skin on the abdomen, neck or face
  • If you possess residual skin laxity following a surgical procedure
  • If you’d like an improvement within the quality of the skin
  • If you don’t have the ability to go through a more invasive, surgical process to correct laxity of the skin

Non-surgical skin tightening

Before determining whether you should have surgery, people usually ask a doctor for an alternative. Tips about how to tighten the skin without having to go through surgery involve:

1) Fillers such as Radiesse, Restylane, or Juvederm may soften any shadowing which arises around the facial creases and nasolabial fold, thereby making the cheek folds and jowls look less prominent. Dermal fillers will act like inflating a ball in order to address the bulges and pockets. For instance, by utilizing a filler in order to restore cheek volume, you may, to an extent, lessen the look of the jowls.

2) There will include numerous skin tightening machines or devices utilized in medical clinics which might tighten skin like Thermage, TITAN, or Refirme. Titan utilizes IR (infrared light) to tighten your skin, Thermage utilizes unipolar RF (radiofrequency energy), and Refirme utilizes infrared light and bipolar radiofrequency energy.

3) A physician might suggest that you rejuvenate the skin using laser resurfacing. The CO2 laser with Fraxel or erbium laser with Profractional technology include other options.


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