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Skin tightening is an excellent treatment to create firmer skin. As a non-invasive treatment, skin tightening is most often performed on the face, neck, chest and hands to improve the thickness, laxity and texture of the skin with no downtime and minimal discomfort and risk. When you want a more youthful complexion, skin tightening is a perfect treatment.
Treatments for skin tightening are approximately 30-60 minutes depending on the treatment area. Your skin will be cleansed prior to beginning the treatment, and a cool gel will be applied to the treatment area on the skin. The device will then be applied to the skin in a circular pattern of pulses. Although the treatment is tolerable, most patients assimilate the feeling of a warm sensation of the skin. Once complete, your skin will feel and appear warm like a blushing sensation.
The best candidates for skin tightening are those with early signs of aging skin who desire a more youthful appearance. Good candidates lead a healthy and active lifestyle, which includes appropriate exercise and diet, and do not smoke. It is also important to have realistic expectations and be committed to improving your skin and maintaining results under the direction of your skincare professional.