Laser Skin Tightening

laser skin tightening before and after face and tummyLaser skin tightening is a minimally invasive, non-surgical process that uses an infrared light source (a laser) to tighten skin by heating the collagen under the skin’s surface, causing the skin to contract (tighten).

Areas of the Body that Laser Skin Tightening can treat face, neck, abdomen, arms, legs, and buttocks


How long to see results?

Most patients notice changes in the tone and condition of their skin immediately following a skin tightening treatment.

Producing new collagen takes time. Laser Skin Tightening is designed to stimulate the natural growth of collagen. To get to see optimal results you may have to wait to a few months.

Typically, new collagen growth takes from 90 to 180 days after the initial treatment for a real rejuvenated appearance.

Benefits of Laser Skin Tightening

It is believed that there is the minimal amount of risk associated with Laser Skin Tightening and it requires no recovery.

Facial skin tightening is noticeable immediately after the treatment, and there is no downtime, making this an increasingly popular procedure. Additional skin tightening occurs over the next few months, but optimal results usually require two or three treatments about a month apart.

It is a good treatment for loose facial skin

•Quick and painless treatment makes it perfect as a lunchtime procedure
•Perfect treatment for lax skin around the eyes and brow line
•Activated dermal regeneration, repair and remodeling

There are a few brands available in the market.

Harmony®XL is one of them

Popular skin tightening treatments utilize the Titan® or Polaris™ systems, which use laser technology to gently heat deeper layers of collagen while cooling the skin’s outer layers.

Possible Risks

Temporary reddening of the skin, a slight chance of scarring, and the possibility of brief lightening or darkening of the skin in treated areas

If you believe this treatment may be good for you if you suffer from loose skin ask

Be Careful when

•Patients prone to herpes breakouts or people who have skin cancers should consult their doctors about additional medical considerations.

•Pregnant women should not receive laser skin tightening treatments.

•Patients who scar easily and develop keloids, and people using acne medications should discuss the chance of adverse reactions to skin tightening with their doctor prior to the procedure.

Source: http://www.almalasers.com/skin_tightening.jsp
http://www.docshop.com/education/dermatology/facial/skin-tightening
http://antiagingtreatments.blogspot.com/2008/11/laser-skin-tightening.html

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Self-Confidence & Body Image Master Coach. Author, speaker, blogger and head editor of Sydney4women.com.au encourages women to find their real beauty and believe in themselves. Google

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