Skin begins to sag and loosen as part of the natural aging process. The elasticity is diminished because collagen production in the body slows. This is most noticeable in the face, neck, and upper arms. There are ways to delay the process.
Regular exercise will improve blood circulation and maintain collagen production at optimal levels. Specific exercises for those problem areas will also help to keep skin firm for as long as possible. The efforts will only delay the inevitable.
Laser technology is used in a few procedures that result in Skin Tightening in Fairfax County VA. Resurfacing is a treatment for the whole face. It can also be used in the neck and upper chest area. The laser stimulates the production of collagen to higher levels.
The process is completed in three treatments over a period of six weeks. Within that time, skin becomes firmer. The results include the diminished appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also diminishes brown age spots, blemishes and dark circles under the eyes.
A free consultation is required before treatments can begin to determine which laser procedure will produce desired outcomes. A certified laser professional will review the risks, what to expect during the procedure and recommendations for after care.
During the procedure, which lasts for twenty to thirty minutes, the area will feel warm. The analogy from patients is that it feels like getting a sunburn. There are very few side effects, with the most common being redness and some swelling for two to five days.
Laser treatments for skin tightening in Fairfax County VA makes the skin more sun sensitive. It is important to use sun protection at all times. Begin before the treatments start and continue through the process.
Sun screen is also recommended after treatments have been completed. The level of protection required depends on skin type and number of treatments. Specific information for each client is discussed at the initial consultation.
People interested in having and maintaining beautiful and youthful skin can browse our website for a complete list of services offered. Scar and acne treatments, facials, tattoo removal, and eyelash enhancements are a few examples of other services available.
The Tamjidi Skin Institute – specializing in skin health and the most up-to-date, researched based treatment methods, our patients are the main focus of the practice.