What is Nonsurgical Skin Tightening?
At a young age, we benefit from a plentiful supply of collagen and elastin. These important skin nutrients help keep our complexion smooth and resilient. Over time, your collagen and elastin nutrients start to decrease, which makes the skin less firm. Ultimately, this decrease in nutrients leads to dynamic wrinkles and sagging skin. If you wish to improve the firmness of your skin without undergoing surgery, Dr. Michelle Eagan at New Orleans Plastic Surgery in Louisiana is proud to offer ThermiSmooth® nonsurgical skin tightening. To help you achieve healthier skin, nonsurgical skin tightening treatments use radiofrequency (RF) technology to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Please schedule an appointment with Dr. Eagan to learn about the benefits of nonsurgical skin tightening.
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"I had an incredible experience with Dr. Eagan at New Orleans Plastic Surgery. Dr. Eagan is very talented and knowledgeable. After two pregnancies that left me with irreversible damage to my stomach, I had a tummy tuck with abdominal muscle repair. My results exceeded my expectations. Dr. Eagan patiently addressed all of my questions. She gave me options for my specific situation and was not pushy about adding any additional unnecessary procedures. I was given all of the information I needed prior to surgery and for after-care. She was readily available in the days following the surgery for any concerns and gave me the right combination of medication to keep me out of pain. I followed all of her directions and feel like I had a quick and successful recovery. I couldn’t be happier with my incision. It is really straight, thin, symmetrical, no dog ears, and well placed. Having my muscle separation repaired restored my ability to properly workout, dance, and do all of the things I was lacking the confidence to do. I’m so happy to have my life and body back.LikeShare"- V.R. / Yelp / May 01, 2023
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What Are the Benefits of Nonsurgical Skin Tightening?
Nonsurgical skin tightening performed with the ThermiSmooth platform at New Orleans Plastic Surgery is a reliable way to improve skin health and firm wrinkles and creases. Further benefits of this treatment include:
- Reducing wrinkles and lines
- Lifting sagging skin
- Encouraging the production of collagen and elastin
- Achieving a rejuvenated appearance
- Multiple areas can be treated
- Treatments are simple and can usually be completed in an hour or less
- No downtime, recovery period, or scarring
- Results look and feel natural and may be long-lasting
Who Makes A Great Candidate For Treatment?
Generally, a facelift is still the best way to improve sagging skin. However, nonsurgical skin tightening can help rejuvenate your skin if you don't qualify for surgery. We can use nonsurgical skin tightening on most areas of the body and face, including the neck, stomach, inner/outer thighs, and upper arms. The ideal candidates for nonsurgical skin tightening:
- Are in good general health
- Are at or near a healthy weight
- Have mild to medium skin laxity
- Have signs of aging
- Want to improve the health and appearance of their skin
How Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Works
Before your procedure, Dr. Eagan will create a treatment plan that outlines the cost, amount of sessions, and treatment area. At your next appointment, we will start by cleaning your skin to remove any oils, cosmetics, and lotions. If needed, we can apply local anesthetic; however, many patients find that the discomfort is manageable. As soon as you are ready, Dr. Eagan will pass the handpiece over your skin. She will repeat this process until treating the entire area. The heat stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, which firms and tightens the skin. Nonsurgical skin tightening can take around 30 – 90 minutes to complete, and the duration depends on the size and number of treatment areas. After the session is over, you can resume your normal activities.
After Your Session
Following your skin tightening session, the affected areas may look slightly red and swollen. These symptoms are very common, and they will subside on their own in several days. Before sending you home, Dr. Eagan will provide detailed aftercare instructions. Instructions include reducing excess UV exposure and using SPF protection. Additionally, because the skin needs time to increase collagen production, it may take several months to see your final results. However, your results should last a long time and improve the overall health and appearance of your complexion. To achieve your cosmetic goals, you may require multiple sessions. If you do, we will schedule follow-up appointments.
Nonsurgical Skin Tightening FAQ
How many treatments will I need to achieve the look I want?
Your ideal number of sessions will depend on the original condition of your skin, in addition to your cosmetic concerns. During your initial consultation, Dr. Eagan will inquire about your concerns and goals so that She can decide how many sessions are needed.
Can I have nonsurgical skin tightening with other treatments?
Yes, absolutely. Nonsurgical skin tightening can be done on its own or in conjunction with additional procedures. Many patients commonly decide to receive nonsurgical skin tightening along with other nonsurgical treatments.
Does nonsurgical skin tightening hurt?
At New Orleans Plastic Surgery, we strive to be sure you feel relaxed during your treatment. While most individuals find that this nonsurgical procedure doesn't feel uncomfortable, we can offer a topical numbing cream to make you more comfortable and provide a wonderful experience.
How much does nonsurgical skin tightening cost?
Depending on the number of treatment areas and their sizes, the cost for one session will vary. During your consultation, Dr. Eagan will design a customized treatment plan based on your goals. Once she has created the treatment plan, we can discuss your costs. We can also review payment options and where to find financing.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 Hour
If you want to keep your skin tight and firm without undergoing surgery, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Eagan to learn more about ThermiSmooth nonsurgical skin tightening. An effective, noninvasive procedure that requires no recovery time, nonsurgical skin tightening can rejuvenate your skin. Receive a personalized treatment plan with Dr. Eagan at New Orleans Plastic Surgery in Louisiana.
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