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Yetunde Sannoh, MD
Skin Tightening Procedures
Total Wellness Healthcare Clinic

Skin Tightening Procedures

Skin tightening procedures are increasingly popular aesthetic options because they rejuvenate your skin and diminish wrinkles without surgery. There are several cutting-edge procedures available to tighten skin on your face and body. Some procedures can also permanently eliminate fat at the same time they improve your skin.

Skin Tightening Q & A

How does Pellev tighten skin? The Pellev wrinkle reduction system uses radiofrequency (RF) energy that passes through the upper layer of facial skin to heat tissues in deeper layers. Heat from RF energy causes two results

Contracts existing collagen to immediately tighten skin

Stimulates production of new collagen and elastin

As old layers of skin are shed and replaced with new collagen and elastin, your fresh skin is tighter, stronger, and more elastic (individual results may vary). As Pellev tightens skin, it also effectively diminishes

Crow's feet

Lines on the forehead

Wrinkles around your mouth

Lines between your eyebrows

Loose skin above or below your eyes

Nasolabial folds (wrinkles running from your nose to the corners of your mouth)

How is skin tightened using PrecisionTx? PrecisionTx is an advanced laser treatment designed to eliminate fat and tighten skin in your neck, jawline, and lower cheeks. It's also a minimally-invasive procedure, so it uses tiny incisions that allow the device to be inserted into the layer of fat.

You doctor can direct laser energy into fat cells, which destroys the cells, and it can be used to target your skin, where it triggers collagen production. Your skin becomes tighter as fresh collagen replaces old skin.

How does treatment with Smartlipo Triplex tighten your skin? Smartlipo Triplex is similar to the PrecisionTx, except that it uses a laser to tighten skin and eliminate fat on your abdomen, arms, legs, and buttocks. It's also a minimally-invasive procedure that requires only local anesthesia and a small incision.

If you use Smartlipo Triplex to remove fat, the laser is inserted deep into the targeted area of fat. Heat from the laser liquefies the fat, then it's gently suctioned out of your body.

The device operates using three different wavelengths, which your doctor can use one at a time or together to customize your results. Smartlipo Triplex has wavelengths that effectively stimulate collagen and elastin production in your skin. The increase in collagen tightens skin and improves its elasticity by 57% (individual results may vary).

Whether you want to rejuvenate facial skin, or you'd like to combine fat reduction with skin tightening, don't hesitate to inquire about these and other procedures.

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