Skin tightening

This is a collection of posts relating to skin tightening.

Radio-frequency to tighten skin remains a common and popular approach. Many devices exist that treat the skin with radio-frequency. This article will answer the question of whether or not radio-frequency skin tightening is really worth it. Skin tightening options When it comes to tightening skin, there are surgical and non-surgical options. Within the non-surgical space, [...]

If you have ever wondered which would be the better choice, a skin tightening procedure like Ulthera, Thermage, or a facelift, or fillers like Juvederm and Voluma, you may be surprised to learn that the best approach is to use both. Our modern understanding of aging has taught us that loose skin is not the main thing that makes us [...]

Jowls are one the first things people notice as they age. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help get rid of the them. Before discussing the treatment options available, let’s first review some of the factors that lead to jowl formation. As we age, two main things happen. Firstly, our skin becomes less [...]

Cheek aging manifests itself in several ways.  As we get older, our cheeks deflate and sag, wrinkles develop, and brown spots and dilated blood vessels appear. Cheeks deflate and sag with age from the combination of a loss of underlying bone and fat, and from weakening of the skin.  It may come as a surprise that [...]

The best anti aging treatment for you is one that specifically addresses your particular signs of aging. In general, you can divide the signs of aging up into discolorations and dilated blood vessels on the skin, wrinkles that accentuate with movement such as those of the forehead and crows feet, wrinkles at rest such as [...]

Liposuction using local anesthesia, called tumescent liposuction, is the safest and most effective procedure for removing fat. Although most patients with loose skin before surgery will notice some degree of tightening after liposuction, they may still have a certain amount of loose skin after the procedure. Now there is a non-surgical way to further tighten [...]