Laser Skin Tightening

  • Face tightening
  • Jaw and Neck tightening
  • Abdomen Tightening
  • Breast Lifting
  • Non-invasive No downtime
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Laser Skin Tightening FAQs

  • Fine Lines and Wrinkle treatments are done via Laser Skin Tightening.
  • The energy of the long-pulse Nd:Yag is delivered deep into the dermis 3-4 mm from the surface.
  • The aim is to improve skin laxity by collagen contraction.
  • This method has been scientifically proven to produce collagen which triggers the skin to rebuild itself.
  • It can also cause toning of skin and pore size reduction.
  • Bulk heating with sufficient depth has been shown to improve the appearance of the skin in terms of skin tightening & wrinkle reduction.
  • The treatment is comfortable with no downtime.
  • Men and women aged 30-60 are ideal candidates.
  • Anyone who desires firmer more youthful looking skin.
  • Clients who have realistic expectations, this is not a substitute for surgery but more appropriate for people who are showing mild to moderate signs of ageing.
  • Anyone in their late 20’s who wants to start preventing the early signs of ageing.
  • Clients with extreme skin laxity are not suitable for this procedure; this is not an alternative to surgery. It’s for those patients not yet ready for surgery.
  • Women who are pregnant.
  • Clients who are taking photosensitive medications.
  • Cancer
  • Anyone dark skinned above a Skin Type 4.
  • Sun tan/use of sun beds and fake tan
  • Healing disorders such as those caused by Diabetes Mellitus and lupus
  • History of Keloid scarring
  • Recent use of Roacutane
  • Immune, lymphatic system disorders
  • Prior to the treatment, you must first undergo a consultation where details about your medical history are obtained in order to confirm suitability. Before proceeding, you will be asked to sign a consent form and undergo a test patch.
  • The treatment area is cleansed with a pre-laser cleanser.
  • The area is marked out with a white pencil.
  • A paint brush feathering technique is used to apply heat very quickly to the skin.
  • Each individual area will be treated until the whole area has been treated.
  • The temperature of the skin will be checked after each small section has been treated to ensure that it has reached a temperature of 4-43 degrees.
  • Once the whole area has been treated the whole process is repeated for the second time.
  • The treatment is finished off with a massage using an anti ageing serum and the application of sun protection cream.
  • A typical treatment session is approximately 40 minutes depending on the size of the area to be treated.
  • You will feel the heat from the Laser as it heats up the dermis. However, all our clients tolerate the treatment well.
  • You will experience a similar feeling to a very mild sunburn after the treatment for a very short time.
  • A course of 6 treatments at 2-4 week intervals.
  • Can take up to 4 treatments before seeing results.
  • Improvements can continue 6 months post laser treatment.
  • The procedure is considered very safe; it does not remove or burn any skin.
  • There is no downtime with this treatment and is considered a lunch-time procedure.
  • Your skin will be photo-sensitive after the treatment, therefore it  is important to protect the skin from sun exposure.
  • It is imperative one uses SPF 50 or above to protect the Skin from having further Sun damage, as well as Hyper- and Hypo-pigmentation.
  • Makeup should not be applied whilst the skin is inflamed and/or swollen. We highly recommend using Mineral Makeup or Blemish Balm cream immediately after the treatment.
  • Sauna and Swimming pools should be avoided for a week.
  • Drink plenty of water at least 2 litres a day.
  • To increase collagen production apply pure vitamin C on the skin.
  • Additional products may be advised by the Laser Technician.
  • Not painful – procedure does not require anaesthetic or cooling – Patients describe the procedure as pain free, comfortable and relaxing.
  • No downtime – lunchtime treatment.
  • The Laser Skin Tightening treatment will reduce the appearance of Lines and Wrinkles, however this will only treat the ones that are there at the time of the treatment. To prevent further occurrences please see the next question.
  • There are several things that can be done to help prevent further Lines and Wrinkles forming:
    1.  Sun Protection Cream: The Sun is the number 1 collagen destroyer. Using a Sun protection cream daily to protect against UVA and UVB rays is paramount. We recommend using SPF 50 or above.
    2. Stop Smoking: Free radicals cause abnormal proteins in the body. One puff of a cigarette caused ten thousand trillion free radicals. These bind our proteins and fats, and cause tissue damage.
    3. Reduce Alcohol Consumption: Alcohol ravages the underlying tissue, reducing the alcohol intake will result in less fatigued skin.

Drinking plenty of water/Moisturising: Moisturised and hydrated skin is more elastic, allowing the skin to take more damage before forming lines and wrinkles.

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