Skin tightening

Kevin R. Kwan, Zachary Kolansky, Brian J. Abittan, Aaron S. Farberg, Gary Goldenberg

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Abstract

There are many undesirable manifestations that arise as one ages. One of the most notable undesired effects is increasing skin laxity. Traditionally, the gold standard of treatment is surgical correction of skin laxity. However, demand for noninvasive aesthetic procedures has grown due to minimal risk and accelerated recovery time. Over the years, many new devices have become available for addressing skin laxity including laser therapy, radiofrequency (RF), ultrasound, and intense pulsed light (IPL). This article discusses these various noninvasive treatment options and seeks to give providers details of the science behind each device.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-137
Number of pages4
JournalCutis
Volume106
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

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