The purpose of this treatment is to reshape and tighten the skin. Age, sun damage, smoking, stress, excessive amount of alcohol consumption, bad eating habits and an inactive lifestyle are all factors that destroy collagen and elastin in the dermis. The result: the skin loosens and sags. The face and neck areas are often the first to be affected. In the abdomen, stretching caused by pregnancy, rapid weight loss following a diet or bariatric surgery also weakens skin’s elasticity. Other parts of the body, such as the arms and knees, may also experience sagging skin.
Nonsurgical laser skin tightening treatments work primarily by stimulating the growth of new collagen and elastin in the dermis. By heating deep dermal collagen, it causes an immediate contraction of the collagen fibers, which stimulates cutaneous elastin and tightens the skin. Collagen is the main protein component of the connective tissue which
gives the skin its firmness. In the long term, the production of new collagen—which is necessary to the structure and the maintenance of healthy skin—is increased within 4 to 6
months. This is when the results will start to be noticeable. The tissues gain in density, and the overall appearance of the skin improves significantly. During the consultation, your doctor will offer you the best non-invasive treatment for your skin.