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Do Laser Treatments Really Work for Skin Tightening?

I've recently started looking at laser procedures offered at Cosmetic Surgery offices and want to know how effective they are, which laser procedure would be the most effective and how long will itwh take to see results. Does redlight therapy wirk for skin tightening, like it's advertised as well?

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Laser tightening creates a minimal effect

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People often look to lasers as a magical tool that will create skin tightening without any significant down time.  Simply put, if you feel nothing and you get no down time, expect minimal results if any.  More intense lasers, Fraxel do create some skin tightening but the down time is also more extensive.  Surgery is most effective for skin tightening but the trade off is scars.  In the hands of a skill Plastic Surgeon, scars can be well hidden so that they become a non-issue


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