People develop loose skin for a variety of reasons, including genetics, sun exposure, as a result of pregnancy, particularly around the breasts and abdomen, where the skin stretches quickly, aging, and weight loss.
When you have experienced massive weight loss, you can find yourself with loose, sagging tissue and skin. Unfortunately, once the skin has been stretched to a certain degree, it will continue to sag and droop unless it is corrected surgically. Over time, as your skin stretches to accommodate significant weight gain, it can lose its ability to bounce back.
Also referred to as brachioplasty, an arm lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure designed to improve the appearance of the upper arms. Excess skin and tissue is removed from the arm between the elbow and the armpit during the procedure. This allows the skin to be contoured giving a more sculpted appearance to the upper arms.
Ultherapy is a non-surgical treatment for minor to moderate skin laxity, including sagging jowls, a lowered brow line, a drooping neck, or loose skin around knees and elbows. With Ultherapy, you can lift, tone, and tighten your skin without the cost, discomfort, and downtime associated with cosmetic surgery.
If you are bothered by sagging skin or stubborn cellulite, Venus Freeze may be the answer. Using the skin-smoothing power of targeted magnetic pulses and radiofrequency, Venus Freeze can work to reduce the appearance of cellulite and tighten loose skin in areas like the chin, upper arm, and abdomen.
The solution is different for every, largely based on the amount of loose skin you have as well as your age. Resolution is easier if one is still in their 20s or 30s and dealing with loose skin as a result of pregnancy, or weight loss. Your skin still has the collagen to restore elasticity.
For those in their 40s and beyond or who have experienced extreme weight loss, such as greater than 100 pounds, loose skin will not resolve without intervention. In this situation, people often opt for surgical solutions. But there are a number of non-surgical treatments that can ameliorate loose skin.
The skin-tightening option that’s right for you will depend on which area you want to treat and how much loose skin you’re dealing with, but doctors and RealSelf members say these procedures can be very effective.
We invite you to reach out to schedule a consultation for skin tightening treatment. During your consultation and examination, we will help you determine which treatment is right for you and which will provide the results you are looking for. Your transformation begins today.
You are invited to book a treatment at Pryor Health where we offer a full range of Surgical, Medspa and Wellness services to take years off of your appearance. We are known for our results and care of our patients.
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