Skin tightening are non-invasive procedures that work by using targeted energy to heat deeper layers of the skin. This stimulates collagen and elastin production and gradually improves skin tone and texture, helps with body contouring and cellullite improvement by the stimulation its effect in activation of lymphatic circulation.
There are three main procedures used for achieving a more firm skin:
- Ultrasound: sends heat deep into the skin.
- Radiofrequency: heats the tissue beneath the skin.
- Laser: sends heat deep into the skin and is very useful thightening the loose skin on the belly and upper arms.
These techniques can be used alone or in combination with other treatments for better results, depending on the case.
Final results are noticed 6 to 8 weeks after the procedure and can last 3 years.