Frequently Asked Questions about
Skin Tightening Treatments
Q: Why choose skin tightening treatments?
A: This non-invasive procedure is a good choice for the treatment to tighten skin. Laser light penetrates deep into the dermis, deep-heating the tissue in the targeted area and stimulating long-dormant collagen. As a result, the collagen contracts and tightens, producing visibly firmer-looking skin in the treated area. Results of our skin tightening procedure become more dramatic over time as collagen re-builds though a series of treatments. This procedure is effective and safe for all skin types. It can be performed in your home or our office in less than an hour.
Q: How do skin tightening treatments work?
A: During the procedure, the treatment area is first cleansed. Next, a laser head is passed over the treatment area in a series of horizontal and vertical overlapping passes.
Q: How many treatments will I need?
A: A number of treatments are determined at your consultation and is based on your requirements and goals. For optimal results, we recommend a series 6-8 treatment over 2-4 weeks.
Q: How long is each treatment?
A: Treatments typically take 20-30 minutes.
Q: What kind of results can I expect from skin tightening treatments?
A: After just one treatment you will notice firmer, tauter skin in the treated area.
Q: How long will my results last?
A: Our results are long-term. Laser treatments are very beneficial and yield great results. Over the course of your treatment, you can achieve dramatic reshaping of the body and reduction in cellulite.
Q: How long is the recovery time?
A: There is no recovery after your session. You can perform them on your lunch break and return to work.
Q: Are treatments comfortable?
A: Yes. Treatments are completely comfortable and pain-free. Most patients experience a mild prickling sensation during the process.
Q: Who is a good candidate for this treatment?
A: Treatments are safe for all skin types and all body types and are FDA approved. These treatments can be used on both men and women and can treat most areas of the body except the female breast. As with any treatment, people with certain medical conditions should not use laser treatments.
Your CLS will go through a full medical questionnaire and consultation prior to treatment to confirm suitability. Laser treatments are not recommended for patients that are:
Q: What are the risks associated with skin tightening treatment?
A: Independent clinical studies have shown laser procedures to be completely safe with minimal side effects. The laser simply triggers a natural reaction and does not cause any damage and cells remain intact, just smaller, giving immediate results. Our lasers are FDA cleared. Minor side effects could be:
Q: How much does each treatment cost?
A: The average cost per session ranges from $45 to $95 per treatment, depending on the amount of area being treated. These treatments are usually considered a cosmetic procedure; the cost is not covered by most medical insurance companies.
Q: Which payment methods are accepted?
A: We accept Visa and Master Card credit and debit cards, Cash, and online payments.
Q: Is financing available?
A: Sorry we do not offer financing.
Q: How do I start?
A: Simply schedule your appointment.
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