About Laser Skin Tightening
For anyone in the Reno, Nevada and Tahoe/Truckee, California areas who is bothered by early signs of aging, like reduced skin elasticity, fine lines, and wrinkles, laser skin tightening can improve your appearance without surgery. At Charles P. Virden, MD, patients receive laser skin tightening with the advanced Sciton SkinTyte II laser system with broadband light to quickly and effectively improve skin. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Virden choose the Sciton system for his office because it is considered the gold standard in laser treatments since it is painless and requires no recovery time. In less than an hour, patients can have tighter, firmer skin that looks younger with Sciton SkinTyte II laser skin tightening.
During a consultation, a medical professional will help determine if laser skin tightening is right for you in order to achieve your goals. The ideal candidates for laser skin tightening:
- Have facial lines, wrinkles, and folds
- Have excess skin on the upper eyelids
- Wish to restore skin laxity
- Desire long-lasting results
- Desire a noninvasive procedure
- Are ages 21 – 91
What to Expect
Prior to treatment, the skin is properly prepped and a protective gel is applied to the skin. The SkinTyte wand will be placed on the skin to heat up the deep layers through highly advanced radio wave technology. There is no pain and discomfort and patients will simply feel a warm sensation. The radio frequency heats up the collagen to cause skin to become firmer and tighter. In addition, Sciton SkinTyte system stimulates the skin’s natural production of collagen to continuously make the skin improve over time. Treatment typically takes less than one hour.
After treatment, the skin might be slightly red or swollen, which should resolve in a few hours. With no downtime, patients can return to their normal activities immediately. Many patients report an improved appearance immediately after treatment with smoother, younger-looking, firmer skin. Over time, the skin will continue to improve since the skin’s collagen has been stimulated. For maximum benefits, most patients need 3 – 6 treatments.
Plan Your Procedure
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Great Skin, No Downtime
Advances in science have allowed patients to get the best skin of their lives thanks to the advanced technology of Sciton SkinTyte II laser skin tightening system with broadband light. This laser skin tightening procedure is great to tackle lines, wrinkles, and folds all over the face for smoother, tighter, younger-looking skin with no downtime and no painful, invasive procedures. Do you want to find out if you’re candidate? Give us a call today to set-up a consultation.