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Skin Tightening Specialist

Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics -  - Medical Aesthetics & Weight Loss Provider

Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics

Medical Aesthetics & Weight Loss Provider located in Fresno, CA

With advances in aesthetic technology, you can get a face and neck lift without surgery. Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics in Fresno, California, has the most advanced skin tightening tools, including the high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) device Ultherapy®. To schedule a consultation to learn more about skin tightening and how it can restore your youthful look, contact the office by phone or online today.

Skin Tightening Q&A

What is skin tightening?

Skin tightening at Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics is a noninvasive and painless cosmetic replacement for a surgical facelift. The medical aesthetics providers use Ultherapy for skin tightening. This advanced aesthetic tool features high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) that encourages the production of collagen, which results in firmer skin. 


How does skin tightening work?

The skin tightening tool at Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics targets two areas to get the desired results. First, the HIFU sends intense ultrasound energy to your skin’s dermal layer to stimulate the production fo collagenand restore your skin’s strength and elasticity. 

In addition to your skin, the intense ultrasound energy Ultherapy creates also targets your superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS), the structural muscle that supports your face and neck. The energy created by Ultherapy tightens your SMAS to lift and rejuvenate your appearance. 


What are the benefits of skin tightening?

Innovative skin tightening at Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics offer many benefits. In addition to serving as an alternative to a surgical facelift, the aesthetic benefits of HIFU include:

 

  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Tightening of sagging skin (turkey neck)
  • Lifting cheeks, eyebrows, and eyelids
  • Enhancing jawline definition
  • Tightening of the décolletage
  • Smoothing of the skin

 

More and more people are turning to these skin tightening treatments, and HIFU has seen a major surge in popularity in recent years


What can I expect during skin tightening?

Your skin tightening occurs at the office. After cleansing your skin and identifying the treatment areas, your medical aesthetics provider at Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics applies a special ultrasound gel to your skin and uses ultrasound technology to generate images that determine the areas that would benefit from the focused energy.

During skin tightening, you may feel the energy as it enters your skin. Comfort level varies, but you only feel the sensation when the device is delivering the energy. 

The length of your treatment depends on the area undergoing skin tightening. For your face and neck, treatment may take up to 90 minutes and for your cheeks, 30 minutes. 

Your skin may appear flushed after treatment, but there's no downtime. You should see the full results of your skin tightening treatment within three months after your session.

To learn more about skin tightening at Sylvan Weight Loss and Aesthetics, call the office or request an appointment online.