Skin Tightening in Santa Barbara, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Hanford, CA, Visalia, CA, Porterville, CA, Stockton, CA, Manteca, CA, Henderson, NV, & Sparks, NV

Loose, saggy skin is one of the unfortunate side effects of aging. However, the skin tightening treatments offered at LUX Dermatology can restore your youthful look without surgery or downtime. Our experienced dermatologists use the innovative Aerolase® laser for skin tightening treatments. LUX Dermatology has offices in Sparks and Henderson, Nevada, and Stockton, Manteca, Santa Barbara, Bakersfield, Porterville, Hanford, and Visalia, California. To schedule your skin tightening consultation, call our office nearest you today or book an appointment online.

Skin Tightening Q & A

  • What is skin tightening?

    Skin tightening is one of the many cosmetic dermatology treatments we have available at LUX Dermatology. It’s a non-surgical treatment that lifts and tightens your loose, saggy skin to restore a more youthful look.

    We are LUX Dermatology, a state-of-the-art dermatology practice that uses many innovative tools to help you achieve your beauty goals. For skin tightening, the team uses the Aerolase laser.

    In addition to skin tightening, the Aerolase laser also improves the tone and texture of your skin to rejuvenate and refresh your look.

    At LUX Dermatology, we also offer skin tightening treatments using Ultherapy® for the face, neck, and brow and Venus Freeze™ for the face and body.

  • How does skin tightening work?

    The Aerolase laser uses micropulse technology to deliver heat energy to the deep layers of your skin. The laser’s heat shrinks the proteins in your skin, causing an immediate tightening and lifting effect.

    The Aerolase laser also triggers the production of collagen and elastin. These two structural proteins are found in your dermal layer — the thick, middle layer — of skin and provide your skin’s youthful strength and elasticity.

    The production of these proteins decreases as you get older, which is one of the things that causes your skin to loosen and sag.

    By activating collagen and elastin production, the skin tightening treatments at LUX Dermatology improve the tone, strength, and look of your skin.

    The Aerolase laser also addresses skin redness, hyperpigmentation, and other blemishes to improve your skin’s tone and texture.

  • What happens during skin tightening treatments?

    Skin tightening at LUX Dermatology is an in-office treatment that takes less than an hour.

    During your skin tightening session, your skin care expert places the laser device over your skin to deliver the laser energy. You’ll feel a warming or snapping sensation, but most patients experience little discomfort during their skin tightening treatments.

  • What happens after skin tightening treatments?

    You can resume your usual activities after your skin tightening treatments at LUX Dermatology. You might notice some skin redness, but these side effects get better quickly.

    Though you might notice improvements in your skin immediately after your skin tightening treatment, it takes time for your skin to rebuild collagen and elastin. You’ll continue to see improvements in the look and tone of your skin over several weeks following your session.

    With the Aerolase laser, you may only need one treatment. However, the team could suggest a series of sessions to get the best results.

Skin tightening is a painless, non-surgical cosmetic treatment that can restore your youthful look. Call LUX Dermatology today or book an appointment online to get started.