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Skin Tightening in West Hills, CA

What Is Skin Tightening?

While we are young, we are able to benefit from a generous supply of natural nutrients, which helps to keep our skin soft and firm. Over time, this essential storage of vitamins can deplete, making these tissues lose volume, which causes droopy skin. If you wish to enhance the look of your complexion, then consider skin tightening at Brian Hwang, MD, Plastic Surgery. During this procedure, the production of elastin and collagen is stimulated so you can attain more taut, healthier skin. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Hwang is proud to offer this procedure in West Hills, CA using Morpheus8™ and Renuvion® skin-tightening technologies. Call to schedule an appointment with him today.

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What Are the Benefits of Skin Tightening?

Skin tightening treatments at our West Hills, CA office are popular for numerous reasons. Although there are obvious benefits, like reduced recovery time and no surgical scarring, there are further advantages to this nonsurgical alternative, such as:

  • Enhancements that last as long as a year

  • Little to no downtime

  • Works on many skin types

  • Firms the skin and improves signs of aging, like lines and wrinkles

  • Tones multiple areas on the body, such as the face and neck

  • Procedure is quick, generally lasting about an hour

Who Are Ideal Candidates for Skin Tightening?

Nonsurgical skin tightening could be an excellent treatment if you do not qualify for invasive aesthetic solutions. Nonsurgical skin tightening sessions could be effective for numerous parts of the body and face, which can include the abs, submental area, thighs, and upper arms. The ideal candidates for this nonsurgical procedure:

  • Are healthy overall

  • Maintain a sustainable weight

  • Experience mild or moderate skin looseness

  • Have dynamic wrinkles on their body or face

  • Hope to boost the firmness and aesthetic appeal of their skin

How Does Skin Tightening Work?

For the procedure, a local anesthetic is used before a small incision is made on the target area of your body. Dr. Hwang utilizes the Renuvion device, which delivers a combination of radiofrequency and helium plasma to the skin with controlled precision. The energy generates heat to contract the collagen and elastin underneath the skin, which tightens the skin and creates a smoother, more toned appearance. You can usually resume your regular activities 2 – 3 days after treatment. Results following minimally invasive skin tightening tend to remain in place for many years to come.

Smoother Skin without Surgery

When your goal is to reduce skin laxity in areas, like your back, arms, thighs, breasts, and abdomen, skin tightening is a great minimally invasive procedure that involves little recovery time. This procedure effectively rejuvenates sagging, aging skin to give you a healthier, youthful look. Please contact Brian Hwang, MD, Plastic Surgery in West Hills, CA so Dr. Hwang can design your specialized treatment plan for Renuvion skin tightening.

Skin Thightening FAQS

Who is an ideal candidate for skin tightening procedures? While the information provided doesn't detail specific candidate criteria, skin tightening procedures generally suit individuals experiencing loss of skin elasticity and firmness. It may be ideal for those noticing droopy skin or early signs of aging. A consultation with Dr. Hwang will help to determine if the procedure is suitable for a specific individual.

What technologies are used for skin tightening, and why are they chosen? Dr. Brian Hwang utilizes Morpheus8™ and Renuvion® skin-tightening technologies for this procedure. These technologies are known for their precision in delivering controlled energy to stimulate collagen and elastin production, essential for achieving more taut and healthier skin. The choice of technologies is often based on their effectiveness, safety, and ability to produce long-lasting results.

What can patients expect in terms of recovery and aftercare following the skin tightening procedure with Dr. Hwang? Recovery from the skin tightening procedure is relatively quick, allowing most patients to resume regular activities 2 – 3 days after treatment. The exact aftercare instructions may vary based on the specific technology used and individual needs. Dr. Hwang will likely provide detailed guidance on post-procedure care to ensure optimal healing and lasting results.

*Indicidual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contains models.

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