About Laser Skin Tightening

Laser skin tightening is a minimally invasive, non-surgical process that uses an infrared light source (a laser) to deliver a thermal stimulus (heat) within the dermis, causing the skin to contract (tighten), and also initiate new collagen formation, both because of the depth of penetration of the 1064nm wavelength itself. During the procedure the surface temperature of the skin is measured using an infrared thermometer and ensuring that at least a 40-45ºC temperature is achieved.

Facial skin tightening may be noticeable soon after the treatment, but the best results occur over the next few months. Optimal results usually require four to five treatments about a month apart.

Do’s & Don’ts of Laser Skin Tightening

— Skin should be completely clean prior the treatment (no make up or lotion)
— Avoid the sun 4 weeks before and after the procedure (recent tan skin may blister or pigment)
— Don’t exercise 24 hours after treatment
— The treated area may feel like a sunburn (minor discomfort) for a few hours after the treatment
— The area treated may look red, or swelling, it may take a couple of hours, but occasionally it may take up to few weeks to fade over
— Must use sunblock 30spf at all times