I've always had a flat stomach, but just lately, even though I haven't gained weight, the skin on my stomach has become a little loose. This has also happen in my upper arm area. I was wondering if there is a laser available to treat this problem. I've heard of Titan,Thermage (which I had bad results with on my face), and Refirme. Please let me know which is best and if you are doctor in the NYC/NJ area that could help. Thanks!
Best Way to Tighten Skin on Tummy?
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GentleYag Laser Good For Skin Tightening
In my practice I use the GentleYag laser (Candela, 1064nm) for laser skin tightening. The treatment runs from 10-20 minutes and is minimally painful with no downtime. Typically optimal results are achieved with a series of treatments spaced 2 to 4 weeks apart. Patients have been happy with the results, but by no means is laser skin tightening the best option for everyone. I recommend you consult with a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon to discuss your concerns and the best treatment options for achieving the results you are looking for. Click on the link below to see a video on the GentleYag laser and how we use it in our practice.