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Skin Tightening

Dr. Roel Galope at Lasting Impression Medical Aesthetics in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, is a skin specialist who offers a number of treatments to help you look and feel your best. For skin tightening, which helps reduce sagging skin, Dr. Galope offers three different treatments, including Profound, BTL Exilis Ultra, and NeoGen Plasma Skin Resurfacing (PSR).

Skin Tightening By Lasting Impression - New Jersey

Skin Tightening Treatments

If you’re looking for younger-looking skin, our New Jersey medical spa can help. Lasting Impressions Medical Aesthetics in Bergen County offers three of the best treatments for fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin on your face and for cellulite anywhere on the body. These treatments are NOT plastic surgery. Instead, they are non-invasive procedures offering potentially great results for toning your skin.

Here are the names and explanations of these three non-surgical treatments for aging skin:

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Profound™

  • Radiofrequency energy is used to tighten and rejuvenate the skin
  • Stimulates the production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid to improve skin tone
  • Used for fine lines, wrinkles and cellulite
  • Only one treatment needed to get results

2

BTL Exilis™ Ultra

  • Laser treatment that combines radiofrequency and ultrasound technology to tighten skin around: Jowls, Eyes, Neck, and chest

    Chin, Cheeks, Hands

  • Stimulates production of collagen and elastin
  • Up to 4 treatments needed, scheduled at 1 or 2 week intervals to get the best results

3

NeoGen™ Plasma Skin Resurfacing (PSR)

 

  • Nitrogen energy technology
  • Stimulates production of elastin and collagen
  • Gentle enough to use around eyes, including on eyelids
  • Possibly only one treatment needed to produce results
  • Results may last a year or longer

 

 

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What is skin tightening?

Skin tightening refers to a nonsurgical aesthetic treatment that helps improve the appearance of your skin. As you get older, your body produces less collagen, which is a protein that gives your skin its strength and elasticity, and the fat under your skin begins to fade. This lack of support causes your skin to fall, creating a creepy look that leads to the development of lines and wrinkles.

To help you look and feel your best, Dr. Galope offers a number of different treatments to help tighten your skin.

Dr. Roel Galope at Lasting Impression Medical Aesthetics in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, is a skin specialist who offers a number of treatments to help you look and feel your best. For skin tightening, which helps reduce sagging and crepey skin, Dr. Galope offers three different treatments, including Profound, BTL Exilis Ultra, and NeoGen Plasma Skin Resurfacing (PSR). To learn more about how Dr. Galope can tighten your skin and improve your look, call the office, or schedule an appointment online.

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What is Profound?

Profound is an aesthetic tool that uses radiofrequency energy to tighten and rejuvenate your skin. The energy has the ability to stimulate the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid to improve to improve skin tone and refresh your look.

Dr. Galope uses Profound to improve lines and wrinkles on your face, as well as unsightly cellulite. The best part is that you only need one treatment to get results.

What are the Risks involved in Profound?

Dr. Michael Persky on realself.com states: “Profound is an excellent skin lifting and tightening non-surgical treatment that is both safe and effective.  Fortunately, the risks, complications, and adverse events associated with Profound RF are rare.  The most common side effects to be expected with the treatment are swelling and bruising. The next most common occurrence is small raised bumps on the skin that called dermal papules.  Dermal papules usually disappear on their own within a few days, though they may persist for a few weeks.  I have personally not seen the extremely rare complications of burns or permanent scarring.   

As with any aesthetic procedure, you must choose your treating cosmetic physician carefully based on their experience, skill, knowledge, and most importantly their natural artistic vision.

What is BTL Exilis Ultra?

BTL Exilis Ultra is a laser skin tightening tool that combines radiofrequency with ultrasound technology to tighten your skin by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin.

The BTL Exilis Ultra is gentle and can be used on a number of different body parts, including:

  • Cheeks
  • Around your eyes

 

  • Neck and chest
  • Under your chin
  • Jowls
  • Hands

To get the best results, you may need as many as four treatments set at one- to two-week intervals. Dr. Galope will develop a treatment plan before you get started, so you know what to expect.

Are there side effects involved with BTL Exilis Ultra?

“The Exilis Ultra is BTL’s newest and best device for skin tightening and fat burning. It is a unique treatment that combines radiofrequency and ultrasound technology. It is an extremely safe, risk free procedure that typically yields great results. During treatment, your skin may feel hot and become a little red, but it is harmless” says Kevin Haney, MD on realself.com.

What is NeoGen PSR?

The NeoGen PSR uses nitrogen energy technology to create a plasma gas that heats both the surface and the deep layers of your skin, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin.

NeoGen PSR is gentle enough to use on your eyelids and around your eyes to treat droopy lids and crow’s feet and give you an enhanced look.

Dr. Galope will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your aesthetic goals, but you may only need one treatment with NeoGen PSR to get the look you want. Results of treatment can last a year or longer.

Is NeoGen PSR Safe?

Semanticscholar.org issued the following statement in 2007 regarding NeoGen PSR following a clinical study: “Plasma skin regeneration delivers energy to the skin through plasma pulses induced by passing radiofrequency into nitrogen gas. Single-treatment, high-energy, 1-pass treatments have been demonstrated to achieve good results with an excellent safety profile.”

And, an article in 2018 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology stated in conclusion to another study: “Nitrogen plasma skin regeneration is effective and safe for the treatment of mildtomoderate periorbital wrinkles and darkening.”

To learn more about the skin tightening options at Lasting Impression Medical Aesthetics, call the office or schedule an appointment online.

After the first 6 treatments which are normally given once every 4-6 weeks, results tend to last up to 12 weeks before maintenance is required.

While it really depends on individual needs and goals, there are a few methods and technologies that doctors generally say are the best and most effective. These include: radiofrequency, ultrasound skin tightening, and microneedling with other technologies. There’s also Botox and fillers that are effective. The bottom line is, with so much non-invasive or non-surgical technologies for skin tightening out there, no one needs facelifts anymore. 

While results will always vary with individuals, doctors have been reporting that results from Profound have lasted as long as 3 years.

Doctors report that you can expect results from Exilis Ultra to last approximately 2 years if you maintain a healthy diet and exercise.