Losing weight is a great thing! It can improve your health, allow you to be more active and help build your confidence. However, losing weight can bring some unintended consequences. One of these consequences is loose skin. Many individuals who lose a significant amount of weight or lose weight too quickly can end up with sagging, loose skin that makes them feel self-conscious about their new bodies. It can also make their clothes fit improperly, which can often compound feelings of embarrassment or insecurity. Innovations Medical Center can help reduce loose skin for some individuals.
What Causes Loose Skin to Develop? When an individual gains weight, the skin stretches to accommodate increased layers of fat that lie below its surface. The increased fat keeps the skin tight and smooth.
Tired of loose skin? Thermage can help smooth your skin by delivering radiofrequency energy to targeted treatment areas to heat the layers below the surface, producing more collagen and pulling skin tighter. The results? Smoother skin and a more shapely appearance. But does Thermage last?
How Long Does Thermage Last? You can think of Thermage as "resetting the clock" on your skin. Your skin will age from a new starting point. How fast it ages depends on the factors below.