If you want to have a tighter skin, then Thermage treatment is the best way to go. Thermage has been approved by the FDA and is used to treat wrinkles, skin laxity, and cellulite. Cosmetic Laser Dermatology offers Thermage in San Diego.

How to Achieve Tighter Skin?

Thermage uses radio frequency (RF) energy to tighten skin and achieve an overall younger appearance. It can be used on all skin colors to smooth skin, and improve skin texture. There is no downtime associated with the procedure, and you can expect to see immediate results that will gradually improve over the course of 3 to 6 months. By this time full results become visible.

Thermage is a non-ablative treatment, which means it does not harm the surface of the skin. It is safe enough for use on all parts of the body, including the delicate area around the eyes. Dermatologists in San Diego often use it for eye rejuvenation, to improve sagging skin in the eye area.

How Does Saggy Skin Treatment Work?

Thermage is a safe, painless cosmetic procedure that uses radio frequency to trick facial skin into producing more collagen, which is a protein that makes skin look younger and healthier. This skin tightening treatment takes just 45 minutes to an hour and does not require general or local anesthetics of any kind. Sessions can be completed at the doctor’s office and recovery time is nearly nonexistent.

A thermage facelift will not take ten years off your appearance like a surgical rhytidectomy can. But you will still look like yourself, only refreshed! Best of all, these treatments are inexpensive, pain free, and can be completed as needed.

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Thermage uses monopolar RF energy. When the RF energy is released, it travels to heat the collagen rich layers of the skin. Collagen is a naturally occurring skin-plumping protein that declines with age. The heat changes the structure of the collagen, causing the connective tissue to tighten, while stimulating the skin’s renewal process. It is recommended that Thermage be administered by qualified dermatologists such as Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in La Jolla.

Just one session of skin tightening treatment can give you optimum results. One session lasts for about 45 minutes, but this will vary depending on the size of the area being treated. Also, depending on your goal, the physician may decide that a top-up treatment is required.

It is a safe, comfortable procedure that requires no surgery or injection, and can be used on the face, as well as on the arms, tummy, thighs, and buttocks. The results will stay with you for several years, but it also depends on the condition of your skin, as well as how you age.

Are There Other Loose Skin Treatment Alternatives?

There is no doubt that surgical facelift options are highly effective, but they aren’t for everybody. People who don’t have the time, money, or inclination to go under knife often choose non-surgical options for tighter skin. A relatively inexpensive procedure, it has grown increasingly popular with patients in recent years.

Contact Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego for a Consultation Today

Thermage has been found to be so reliable, that it has gained a lot of followers in Oceanside and other parts of the US. Unlike other procedures that don’t deliver on the promise to turn back time, Thermage delivers on its promise. Patients can expect softening of lines and wrinkles, clearer skin, and more defined contouring. Contact Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego to schedule your next appointment.

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