According to the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, non-surgical skin tightening procedures do work. Dermatologists can improve lax skin on the face and body, achieving excellent results. At the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery in Washington, DC, we favor skin tightening devices that use radiofrequency (RF) to help you achieve smooth and toned skin to improve signs of wrinkles and sagging skin. So, let us find out more about this innovative technology!
If you’ve begun to notice sagging skin as part of the aging process, you could benefit from non-surgical skin tightening procedures. Dr. Cheryl Burgess, our board-certified dermatologist, offers three types of RF skin tightening treatments:
Many clients trust Dr. Burgess when they need a dermatologist for skin tightening in Washington DC. When you meet with the doctor for a consultation, she can explain the pros and cons of each treatment and which treatment would help you achieve your skin tightening goals.
You may be wondering how radiofrequency skin tightening treatments work. RF energy pulses heat the deeper skin layers, accelerating collagen production, the main structural protein in your skin. The result is firmer skin tone on areas treated during this process.
Focusing on the epidermal layers, RF skin tightening may leave your skin looking firmer and more youthful. Many clients prefer not to undergo surgery but still want to benefit from effective cosmetic procedures such as RF skin tightening sessions.
Here are some basic facts about non-surgical skin tightening procedures:
Many clients notice changes happening gradually as the RF treatment stimulates collagen during the weeks or months of treatment. Therefore, it may take between two to six treatments to achieve optimal results.
The Center for Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery in Washington DC has various skin tightening options available for residents in the greater Washington DC area. Call us at (202) 955-5757 today to schedule an appointment.