Patients who are experiencing aging signs may notice the skin on their neck becoming relaxed and loose or sagging in the jowl or cheek areas. They may also feel self-conscious about the way this sagging skin makes them look. Loose skin on other areas of the body, such as the stomach after extensive weight loss or pregnancy, can lower self-confidence. Though many patients feel that the only solution is plastic surgery, there is another option available: SkinTyte (Infrared heat energy) which offers a non-surgical solution for skin tightening with no downtime and proven visible results.
SkinTyte uses infrared laser technology to emit light energy and infrared heat to target the skin’s deeper layers to promote collagen production and renew and rejuvenate it. The body’s natural healing process causes this new collagen to form and increase the skin’s firmness and elasticity with time. And not only will this aid in skin firmness and natural volume, but the Sciton BBL laser energy can also address skin tone and texture, giving you an overall rejuvenated, youthful appearance.
SkinTyte is not only beneficial for patients who are dealing with naturally loose skin. Patients who have had liposuction may experience sagging skin after the procedure. SkinTyte can firm the skin and dramatically improve the appearance of the midsection. This can be helpful after pregnancy as well to restore the tone in the abdominal skin. Additionally, patients who have had facelifts may want to undergo SkinTyte to maintain the results and continue to address aging signs. When used in conjunction with a facelift, SkinTyte can enhance results by tightening the skin in a natural-looking way.
Areas that can be treated:
SkinTyte can be used to increase elasticity for aging skin in all areas of the body. Some of the most treated areas are:
How Does it Work?
SkinTyte uses pulsed light from an infrared laser to send heat energy deep into the skin and address an underlying cause of lax skin, (mostly) collagen depletion. The laser pulses from the patient-tailored filter while simultaneously cooling the surface, so the skin stays cool to the touch, ensuring patients are comfortable throughout treatment. Sapphire crystal from the integrated thermoelectric monitoring assembly uses sensors to continuously maintain temperatures ranging from 0 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.
The gentle infrared energy pulses heat the soft tissue below the skin’s surface and cause soft tissue coagulation. It reaches just deep enough where the infrared energy can start the body’s natural healing process and rebuild the collagen network, leading to firmer skin.
This works like how the sun heats a car. The sun’s heat may pass through the glass of a vehicle without damaging it, but it still warms the car’s inside.
Skin Tyte vs. traditional facelift:
Both SkinTyte and a traditional facelift firm sagging skin, but SkinTyte is not meant to replace a facelift. It offers an excellent non-surgical alternative for men and women who do not want to undergo a surgical procedure or do not have the time to take downtime. SkinTyte provides natural yet noticeable results without anesthesia, without incisions, and without downtime. Another perk of this infrared laser is its ability to address skin tone and diminish discoloration and pigmentation. Both have their merits, and one does not replace the other; it ultimately depends on your personal preference and aesthetic goals.
SkinTyte treatments are available for men and women with all skin types and can be performed on all body areas—wherever tighter skin is desired. Most patients use SkinTyte on the face, neck, arms, hips, thighs, and abdomen. The only contraindications are pregnancy since general lasers, and light devices have not been tested or approved for use during pregnancy.
It is essential to understand that SkinTyte will not provide the same dramatic results as a facelift, neck lift, or tummy tuck. It also will not reduce the amount of fat you have in the treatment area, but the tighter, lifted skin will give a more pronounced profile and contour. Further, it is vital to be aware of the rate at which you can expect to see results. They are not instantaneous since results are based on your own body’s regenerative healing process, so results are seen when your body produces collagen.
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