If you are looking at obtaining a more youthful look without going under the knife, then skin tightening may be for you. Through laser skin tightening, infrared light is used to make the collagen in the skin to tighten or contract. Additionally, damaged skin cells are being replaced with newer ones. As a result, you should see immediate changes, without having to go through a recovery period.
What Is Laser Skin Tightening?
There are many different systems used in skin tightening procedures. All of these do the same, however, which is heating up the bottom layers of the skin, where the collagen is. At the same time, it cools the outside of the skin, which helps any visible external injuries to vanish. It is very similar to the process used during laser hair removal, as both use intense throbbing beams of light to treat a specific area of the skin. This light goes through all the layers of the skin.