What are the Latest Technologies to Tighten Skin Without Surgery?
Today, there are many alternatives to surgery that provide a more youthful, firmer and tighter-skin look for the face and neck area. No longer do patients have to go under the knife and undergo a long and painful recovery period. Non-invasive skin treatment methods to tighten skin without surgery are changing the landscape of cosmetic procedures. Those seeking to turn back the clock can take advantage of skincare techniques, such as:
- Total FX
- Photodynamic Therapy
- Thermage Skin Tightening
Total FX is one of the most effective techniques in fractional laser resurfacing of the skin. It significantly improves wrinkles, facial lines, dark spots and scars on the neck and face. Using advanced technology, it stimulates new collagen and new skin. It firms the skin and gives a youthful and healthy glow. Results can be seen with only one treatment with five to seven days of social downtime.
Photodynamic therapy enhances the effects of laser therapy for fine lines. Treatment consists of Levulan, which is aminolevulanic acid. The light stimulates the Levulan for a healthier, firmer skin. There are two to three days of redness and peeling after each treatment.
Ultherapy San Diego is a non-invasive treatment that utilizes ultrasound along with the skin’s natural healing process to tighten sagging skin under the chin, on the neck and on the eyebrows. The lower support layers of the skin are stimulated without disturbing the upper level of the skin. Using ultrasound technology, this technique works to both lift and tighten skin. Light with focused ultrasound energy is given at the right depth to penetrate the deeper level. The same foundational layer of skin is treated as when having a facelift. The skin is stimulated with build up of new collagen. The end result is a tightening of the skin back into a more youthful look. Results begin to happen over a period of two to three months. It’s the ideal alternative for those don’t want to undergo surgery for a younger look. There is absolutely no downtime.
Thermage Skin Tightening
Thermage skin tightening works by tightening one’s collagen and stimulating new collagen growth. Its FDA approved, continues to deliver results up to six months and lasts for years. It can be used on the neck, facial area and eye area. Additional treatment is recommended about every two years or so. It’s a very popular treatment due to its effectiveness and no downtime.
At Laser Clinique, looking younger has never been easier. We provide ultherapy and laser resurfacing. As a matter of fact, P. Alexander Ataii M.D. has provided over 3,500 laser resurfacing procedures to treat facial lines, wrinkles, acne scars and stretch marks. He has also won the award for “Best Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Enhancement.” If you’re seeking award-winning patient care and award-winning results, turn to the Laser Clinique.