Non-surgical skin tightening procedures work by using targeted energy to heat deeper layers of skin, which stimulates collagen and elastin production and gradually improves skin tone and texture. Some treatments also affect fibrous tissue to help smooth cellulite. There are numerous FDA cleared skin tightening treatments and technologies on the market; each uses a unique mechanism to achieve the desired result. We suggest meeting with Dr. Binhlam to discuss your many options.
Skin laxity of the lower face, specifically the jowls, jawline, and neck, is a frequent cosmetic concern of patients and a common topic in a cosmetic consultation. The range of laxity can vary between mild and hardly noticeable, to a “bulldog” type appearance in which the skin is visibly sagging.