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Skin Tightening

Facial skin tightening with Infini - after two treatmetns
Facial skin tightening with Infini - after two treatmetns

Treatment Options

Infini® CO2 Laser DeepFX® Titan Thermage Nd:YAG
Results ++++ ++++ +++ ++ + +
downtime 1 days 7-14 days 2-3 days None None None
# Treatments 2-3 1 1 1-3 1-3 3-6
Lasting results 10 years 10 years 10 years Unknown 2-3 years Unknown
Avg. total cost $2000-3000 $3000 $3000 $4000 $4000 $2000

Treatments: Surgical revision, CO2 laser, Deep FX, Titan, Thermage , Nd:YAG, fractionated lasers

What is laser skin tightening

Laser skin tightening is a minimally or non-invasive process that uses an infrared light source (a laser) to tighten skin by heating the collagen under the skin's surface, causing the skin to contract (tighten).

Neck - Skin Tightening

Extremely effective treatmeant with Infini®

  • Infini® - breakthrough technology (fractionated RF microneedling)
  • Quick recovery - minimal downtime
  • Creates new collagen to smooth wrinkles and improve aging and sagging skin

Skin tightening is a unique option for facial and body rejuvenation that produces dramatic results. Skin tightening effectively reduces the appearance of loose skin or fine and intermediate wrinkles for a smoother and more youthful appearance. Sometimes, surgical correction (face lift, tummy tuck etc) is the only option. However, most of the time, laxity of the skin is mild or moderate, and a less invasive treatment can achieve the desire results.

Who can benefit from skin tightening

People who start noticing loose skin in their cheeks, neck, chest, abdomen, buttocks, legs, and arms as a result of aging or weight loss could consider skin tightening treatment. Laser skin tightening is appropriate for men and women of all skin types and skin tones who wish to achieve dramatic results without painful surgery and lengthy recovery.

Skin tightening expected results

Skin type, body area, and downtime play a role in the outcome. Also, various laser technologies provide different degrees of skin tightening. In general, the more aggressive the treatment the more noticeable the results are.

CO2 laser treatment is the most aggressive approach and is usually used when skin tightening and skin rejuvenation are desired. It delivers the most drastic results. It is effective for the treatment of the face, and neck in fair and Asian skin.

A newer technology that is based on the CO2 laser is fractionated CO2 laser (DeepFX). It delivers similar results for skin tightening with greatly reduced downtime. In addition, it treats effectively other body areas such as the chest and the lax abdomen after pregnancy.

Titan laser can treat all body parts. In comparison to CO2 laser treatments, the downtime is much shorter but it requires multiple treatments to achieve substantial results. Results can last up to 2 years and additional treatment can follow to maintain the desired look.

Nd:YAG, Thermage™ ( radiofrequency), ReFirme™ are also used for tightening lose skin. These products use lower energy levels to deliver reduced patient discomfort. Consequently, multiple treatments are required to achieve significant results.

Skin tightening down time

If the 7-14 day-downtime of the conventional CO2 laser is unacceptable, fractionated CO2 with a downtime of 3-6 days may be used with minimal sacrifice of results.

Nd:YAG, Titan, Thermage™ do not harm the surface of the skin. Therefore, those treatments do not involve downtime. However, allocating time for multiple treatments should be considered.

Skin tightening pricing

Skin tightening cost depends on the desired results (number of treatments) and the size of the treated area and can vary between $500 to $7000.

CO2 laser or fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing require usually a single treatment with an average cost of $3000.

Thermage™ and Titan treatment cost structure is similar. A single session usually costs around $1500. As two to three treatments are usually needed, a patient should expect an average cost of around $4000.

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# of surveys: 3749
Last updated: 05/18/2017 4:45 PM,

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
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Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
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Overall doctor performance

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The doctor listened to you attentively

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The doctor took time to answer your questions

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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
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The doctor explained treatment options

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Front desk performance

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Aesthetician performance

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Office comfort

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Parking

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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

Physician was very excellant in explaining treatment and cause of skin problem.

#12017-10-26

Staff was very friendly. The office is beautiful, organized, and very clean. I am very happy with my choice to see Dr. Ringpfeil!

#22017-05-27

Excellent explanations by Dr. Ringpfeil along with knowledge and treatment. The option to fill out the form on the computer was great.

#32017-11-08

Everything -- quiet, understated

#42017-08-18

all people very nice.

#52016-12-25

I like the dermatologist's bed side manner and I get the impression she keeps up with the latest treatment options.

#62017-11-15

Dr. Ringpfeil is extremely knowledgeable about her field. She also put me at ease immediatley and made me feel quite at home. I will definatley return once a year for her to check me. Her assistant and the receptionists were most helpful and very nice and more than happy to comply with their patients' wishes. Should anyone be searching for a dermatologist, I highly recommend Dr. Ringpfeil.

#72017-03-31

The doctor and assistant were wonderful!!! So friendly and warm. I am so used to doctors being rushed AND condescending. This was a great change!!

#82017-07-22

Friendliness

#92011-01-03 09:55:52

The electronic registration.

#102017-04-11

What can we do better?

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it was a little warm in the waiting area

#12017-11-16

please change the paintings in the reception area....

#22011-02-02 11:01:42

WINE AND CHEESE WOULD BE NICE IN THE WAITING AREA

#32011-02-09 12:32:20

Always laugh at my jokes.

#42017-09-29

No complaints at all. Excellent experience

#52010-09-30 10:38:51

no recommendations necessary

#62017-08-21

Everything was great.

#72017-06-05

Can't think of anything, all was excellent.

#82011-05-03 10:51:30

I had problems with my insurance. Since you took my insurance information over the phone it might have been nice to know that before I came in so I could have fixed it.

#92011-05-19 10:14:50

Nothing!

#102017-10-01
Customer Rating : 4.3

Based on 33 ratings