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Pros and Cons of Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

Pros and Cons of Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

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Non-surgical procedures have become a phenomenon recently, and skin tightening is another procedure that has become available. We all want to look youthful and confident, and many are looking to cosmetic procedures to improve the way they look. Thanks to advanced technology and science, achieving a youthful glow without going under the knife is now possible. Non-surgical skin tightening is quickly gaining popularity as it provides a youthful look with non-invasive procedures. 

FORMA skin tightening are non-surgical procedures that help achieve firmer and more youthful-looking skin. FORMA generates new collagen by using radiofrequency energy and heat, which contracts the skin to achieve tighter and smoother skin. This method offers consistent outcomes while providing safe results. You will have improved texture as well tighter and smoother skin without any surgical processes.

FORMA is a wrinkle treatment specifically to lift the face and neck. This includes the forehead, crow’s feet, the brows, as well as under the eyes. Lines on the neck area will be reduced, and the neck will be lifted. FORMA treatments are for other larger areas of the body like the upper arm area, the knees, inner thighs and the abdomen.

What to Consider 

Before you get the procedure done, there are some things to consider. First, think about the areas that you want to be treated. Many consider non-surgical skin tightening after losing a significant amount of weight. The procedure helps improve the quality of skin without having to go under the knife. The procedure is also fairly quick and will have little to no downtime so you can get back to your busy schedule in no time.

The Pros and Cons

With surgery, it will take some time for you to recover. You need to factor in time for consultations, time to prepare for procedures, and most importantly, time to recover. Surgery can take a few hours or all day, depending on the type of procedure and how many you are getting done. It can leave you out of commission for a few weeks or even longer. Even when you can go back to your regular schedule, you may need to avoid any strenuous activities for even longer.

With non-surgical skin tightening, the procedure can be done in an office within minutes with minimal discomfort or downtime. There is almost no downtime which allows you to get on with your regular activities in no time. The benefits of this non-surgical procedure are that it is painless and easy. There is minimal discomfort, but some may experience the feeling of warmth on the skin or a feeling of tightness during the treatment. 

Most radiofrequency treatments allow patients to return to their schedules immediately. There is no risk from laser light, so radiofrequency tightening can be done on all skin colours and without posing any risks to the eyes. This means that under-eye areas can be easily treated effectively.

With radiofrequency thermal treatments with FORMA, patients will notice improvements in their skin condition. 

They will experience smoother and tightened skin, improved fine lines and wrinkles, and accelerated collagen production. The results are also long-lasting with little to no downtime. Most importantly, the procedure won’t break the bank! 

With non-surgical treatments, it often requires multiple sessions in order to achieve the best results. It’s important for patients to understand that results will not always be immediate, but the short wait will be worth it once results start to appear. With FORMA, some patients that have minimal issues can see dramatic results with just one treatment. Some might need a few additional treatments over a 6-8 week period to achieve the results they want. Most will see immediate results depending on the area being treated as well as the severity of the area. 

Another benefit of non-surgical skin tightening is that the results are long-lasting when performed properly on the patient. As with all types of procedures, results will vary depending on the individual and the severity of their skin. This is why it is important to find a professional and experienced specialist. The consultation is also very important as you can discuss with your specialist what you want to be done in order to get the results you want. 

Book an appointment today with your specialist to treat your skin and prevent further signs of ageing. It’s never too early to treat early signs of ageing. As the more severe and significant amount of wrinkles there are, the harder it will get to treat. 

To learn more about non-surgical skin tightening, call Clearview MediSpa at 416-445-2639 or contact us here.

8 Easy Wrinkle Treatment Hacks

8 Easy Wrinkle Treatment Hacks

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We all want to keep a youthful glow, and it’s best to start a preventative skincare routine early to prevent wrinkles and fine lines from forming. It can be scary to deal with them when they suddenly do creep up on you, but it’s not necessary to dish out an obscene amount of money on expensive creams or spa treatments. Here are eight natural treatment hacks and home techniques to help your skin look brighter and reduce the signs of wrinkles and acne. 

1. Oils

Oils are a great way to keep your skin moisturized and plump. Coconut oil can prevent the formation of free radicals, which are one of the primary causes of early ageing, as it is rich in antioxidants. It can also help reduce and treat wrinkles that may have already developed because coconut oil is a natural skin-softening moisturizer that contains emollient. 

Massage into your skin each night before bed to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while you sleep. Olive oil can also be used as a moisturizer because it’s rich in antioxidants, and vitamins A and E, which also help to fight the skin-damaging free radicals. It also works to protect against sun damage and after exposure. Take a dime-sized amount and rub it into your skin twice a day to help moisturize and restore your skin.

2. Sleep

Sleep is always important for overall good health, especially when it comes to wrinkle reduction. Sleep helps you grow body tissue that helps regenerate skin and will also increase your production of cortisol. That means an increase in wrinkles because cortisol slows down the growth needed to get rid of wrinkles. The position you sleep in matters and sleeping on your back is much better for your skin as sleeping on your side or stomach can lead to wrinkles on the face.

3. Aloe Vera

Most people know that aloe vera is a miracle plant. The clear gel inside the plant has wound-healing and soothing effects when applied to the skin. It’s most commonly known for its use as after-sun care cream, thanks to the vitamins and minerals it contains. It’s an inexpensive investment to have an aloe vera plant inside your home or growing in your garden rather than buying the gel. The leaves regrow after they’re cut or removed from the base. Sunburns are one of the quickest ways to damage and wrinkle skin, so applying gel can ease the healing process with its anti-inflammatory properties.

4. Protect yourself from the sun

Vitamin D is necessary for strong bones, and we absorb vitamin D from the sun. However, the same sun that feeds us vitamin D also allows UV rays to harm our skin and increase our wrinkles. Since vitamin D can be found in food and supplements, it’s best to lessen sun exposure to keep skin looking young and smooth.

When you’re in the sun, wear clothes that keep your skin protected or apply sunscreen. Try using a sunscreen with at least SPF 45. Sunglasses are also important since constantly squinting causes those fine wrinkles around the eyes called crow’s feet. Hats are also helpful. Wide-brimmed hats allow the face to stay protected from direct sunlight.

5. Don’t wash too much

It’s important to gently wash makeup and dirt off your face before bed, however, it’s also important not to wash your skin too much. Washing too often, especially with soaps that contain caustic chemicals, dries skin out and strips it of the oil it needs to stay moist and smooth. Even minus the soap, most water coming from the tap still has the ability to dry out skin.

6. Vitamin C

Our bodies don’t store Vitamin C, which means that we have to make sure we are getting enough each day. A great way to do that is to consume foods that are high in vitamin C, like pineapple and citrus.

Collagen is known to be great for skin and nails. Vitamin C is essential for collagen production, so we must have it in our bodies to have skin that is pliable and avoid wrinkles. As you age, the amount of vitamin C in your skin reduces. By replenishing your skin’s vitamin C levels through an oral supplement or exfoliating with topical vitamin C every morning, you can repair sun damage, such as discoloration and fine lines. Sometimes vitamin C can cause dryness or flaking, which can be treated with a daily moisturizer right after applying vitamin C.

7. Get an eyetest

Squinting, either due to poor eyesight or exposure to the sun, causes wrinkles. Those crow’s feet grow deeper every time our eyes make the repetitive motion of squinting. Plus, squinting involves more than just our eye muscles, so it increases wrinkles all over the face. If you need them, buy a pair of prescription glasses or contact lenses and wear them when you’re instructed to. Prescription sunglasses are also a must have since they will keep squinting at bay.

8. Beware of makeup

When shopping for products, choose products that don’t contain alcohol to dry out your skin. Also, be careful of where you place makeup since concealer or base used to cover wrinkles may actually make them look deeper.

For more tips on how to avoid wrinkles, call Clearview MediSpa at 416-445-2639 or contact us here.

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