What is nonsurgical skin tightening?
When you are born, your body has a full supply of collagen and elastin that helps to make your skin healthy and resilient. In time, this supply of nutrients runs low and your skin decreases in elasticity, which leads to lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. If you want to improve the tone and overall appearance of your skin without cosmetic surgery, consider nonsurgical skin tightening at Mizuguchi Plastic Surgery in Louisville, KY. Utilizing advanced technology and advanced techniques, nonsurgical skin tightening prompts the natural generation of collagen and elastin in the treated areas so you can have firmer, healthier skin. During your consultation, Dr. Nana Mizuguchi, who is double board-certified in general and plastic surgery, will explain how our nonsurgical skin tightening treatments can tone the loose skin on your body or face without the expense or recovery time of a lift surgery. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Mizuguchi in Louisville, KY to hear more about nonsurgical skin tightening.
InMode EVOLVE & EVOKE
Our practice is proud to utilize InMode's EVOLVE and EVOKE nonsurgical skin tightening devices to offer comprehensive results that mimic those of surgery without the painful and timely recovery.
EVOKE – InMode EVOKE is a skin remodeling device that uses bipolar radiofrequency (RF) to gently remodel tissue on the face and neck. This technology firms skin and reduces small pockets of excess fat for a leaner and more toned appearance.
EVOLVE – InMode EVOLVE is a fat reduction and skin tightening platform that targets adipose fat beneath the skin. Treatments are highly customizable and can be applied to many areas of the body.
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Skin tightening surgery, or “lift” procedures like a facelift, remain the most effective method to correct sagging, loose skin. Nonsurgical skin tightening can help if you do not wish to undergo plastic surgery. These nonsurgical and minimally invasive treatments can be performed on most areas of the face and body, including the neck, stomach, arms, and thighs. The best patients for this procedure:
- Are in good overall health
- Are at or near a healthy, stable weight
- Have mild to moderate skin laxity on the face or body
- Have lines or wrinkles on the face or body
- Want to boost the health and appearance of their skin
What to Expect
Before the process begins, the area(s) being treated will be cleaned to remove any makeup, dirt, or oil. Options for local anesthesia can be discussed if you want, but most patients find that any mild discomfort during the laser treatment is short lived and easy to tolerate. After your skin is prepared, a special handpiece will be passed evenly over the skin multiple times for the most effective treatment. The energy released during the treatment prompts the body’s natural healing properties to produce collagen and elastin, which tightens and firms the skin. The procedure can take about 30 – 90 minutes depending on the size and number of areas being treated. After the procedure is over, you will be able to leave and resume your regular activities.
After your nonsurgical skin tightening session, the treated areas may be somewhat numb, red, or swollen. This is typical and you should heal on its own within 2–3 days. During your initial consultation, Dr. Mizuguchi will go over the best ways to care for your skin after your procedure, such as keeping the skin moisturized and protected from sun damage. Most patients will not see visible results immediately after the treatment. Since the collagen and elastin production is a gradual process, you can expect to see the final results of your treatment about 2–6 months after the procedure. However, these results should be long-lasting and improve the overall health and appearance of your skin. You may want to schedule multiple treatments to achieve your best possible results. During your consultation, Dr. Mizuguchi will help you create your unique treatment plan based on your needs and goals.
Nonsurgical Skin Tightening FAQ
How many treatments will I need to achieve the look I want?
The total amount of treatments will depend on the initial condition of your skin, in addition to your cosmetic goals. At your consultation, Dr. Mizuguchi will learn more about your concerns and goals so that he can determine how many sessions would best suit you.
Can I have nonsurgical skin tightening with other treatments?
Most definitely. Nonsurgical skin tightening can be performed as a standalone treatment or supplement other procedures. Many of our patients prefer to undergo nonsurgical skin tightening with additional noninvasive procedures.
Does nonsurgical skin tightening hurt?
At Mizuguchi Plastic Surgery, we do all we can to be sure you are at ease over the duration of your treatment. While many men and women find that this noninvasive treatment doesn't cause pain, we can give you local anesthesia to make you more comfortable and ensure that you have the best possible experience.
Plan Your Procedure
Keep It Tight
If you want to keep your skin firm and tight as long as possible but without going under the knife, schedule an appointment with Dr. Nana Mizuguchi to find out more about our nonsurgical skin tightening treatments. This effective, noninvasive treatment needs no downtime after the session and can help you improve the health and tone of your skin when you see the earliest signs of wrinkles, lines, and laxity. Get a personalized treatment plan for nonsurgical skin tightening during your consult at Mizuguchi Plastic Surgery in Louisville, KY.
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