Let’s face it- the “Wow, you haven’t aged one bit!” compliment is one of our favorites upon reconnecting with old friends or people we haven’t seen in years. For some, physical effects of aging weigh heavily on the mind. Maybe you can’t help but dwell on those small wrinkles that form by your eyes when you smile, and perhaps you try to hide the drooping areas of your neck with turtle-neck sweaters. In this life our bodies go through more than we realize, and eventually the wear will catch up with us. We stress out over day to day struggles. We forget to wear sunscreen. We make choices we regret that don’t facilitate healthy lifestyles, let alone healthy skin. While we do have control over some of the factors that affect our skin, we cannot completely control the toll of which aging will take on us.
The bottom line is this: you are not materialistic or “too concerned about your looks” if you are having trouble coping with the aging process, and there is nothing wrong with you if you are better at accepting it than others. We deserve to feel good about ourselves, and we deserve to do so by healthy and safe means. For some, this may entail the consideration of skin treatments.
SkinTyte is a non-invasive solution offered at Artisan Skin and Laser Center that works best on the face, neck, and abdomen. This procedure uses BBL™ Broadband Light to deeply heat dermal collagen and protect the treated area. The energy delivered promotes partial denaturation and contraction of collagen. The heat also initiates the body’s natural healing process, which creates new collagen leading to increased skin firmness.
SkinTyte treatments are performed with virtually no pain or discomfort. After eye protection is provided and cooling gel is applied to the area, you will feel a sensation that can be compared to that of a warm massage. The treatment provider has the ability to adjust the intensity per individual, and treatment time will vary on the area being addressed. A lower face and neck treatment, for example, takes anywhere from 15-30 minutes.
The number of treatments performed will depend on the extent of improvement desired. We recommend a series of 3 to begin with spaced one month apart. Although you may see results in the first month, collagen production takes time. Collagen production in any form is a deferred gratification, as better results will occur over the following months. For further personalization, SkinTyte treatments may also be combined with other popular aesthetic procedures. Astounding results have been seen in areas such as the neck and lower face, areas in which many people wish to improve upon.
Reclaiming the exact looks of our youth is unrealistic, and we cannot fight off the natural process of aging. However, options are available to improve upon problem areas. SkinTyte provides patients with the option of doing so in a painless, healthy, way. Call our Artisans today to discuss the possibility of this treatment!