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Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening in Los Altos, CA

Skin Tightening is at times needed when there is dramatic weight loss, long-term sun exposure, and the natural aging process are all factors that can weaken the underlying support structure of the skin, causing the skin to become loose and sag. Skin laxity can occur anywhere on the body, but sagging skin is most common in the face, neck, upper arms, chest, and abdomen. We offer a variety of skin tightening treatments that were developed to restore the tight and smooth appearance of more youthful skin. Our nonsurgical skin-tightening treatments use various types of laser and radiofrequency technologies to firm loose or sagging skin on the face, chin, neck, belly, stomach or thighs.

At Mittelman Plastic Surgery in Los Altos, board-certified facial plastic surgeon Harry Mittelman, MD, is proud to offer the very best in non-invasive skin tightening treatments to the residents of San Jose, Palo Alto, and the surrounding communities of California, who desire a firm and sculpted physique.

Are Lasers And Radiofrequency Devices Effective with Skin Tightening?

Non-surgical skin tightening treatments firm the skin by heating the sub-dermal layers just below the skin’s surface. The heat induces inflammation within the skin’s collagen and elastin fibers, which causes new collagen and elastin fibers to form. These newly synthesized fibers are shorter and stronger, which causes the dermal and sub-dermal layers of skin to contract and pull tighter, revealing skin that is toned and firm. The device has special cooling technology that keeps the temperature of the skin’s surface cool and comfortable while the laser or radiofrequency energy penetrates deep into the sub-dermal layers of the skin. This allows for greater tightening of loose or saggy skin without thermal damage or injury to the skin’s surface.

Why Do People Have Skin Tightening Done?

Non-surgical or non-invasive skin tightening procedures are ideal for people who desire firmer, more youthful skin without invasive surgical procedures, such as a facelift or neck lift. Most patients opt for non-surgical skin tightening to correct skin that has become lax or wrinkled due to:

  • The natural aging process
  • Massive weight loss
  • Sun damage

What Are The Benefits Of Non-Surgical Skin Tightening?

Aside from being effective and FDA-approved, non-surgical skin tightening provides many benefits. These benefits include:

  • A non-invasive method for tightening skin that doesn’t require surgery, incisions, and subsequent scarring
  • Virtually no surgical recovery or downtime
  • More cost-effective in comparison to more invasive skin tightening procedures
  • Ideal for younger patients who exhibit mild to moderate skin laxity

Non-Surgical Skin Tightening Treatments Offered

The non-surgical skin tightening treatment options we offer include:

What is the Cost for Skin Tightening Treatments in San Jose?

The cost of skin tightening varies from patient to patient, but costs largely depend on the areas you wish to have treated, the severity of your condition and the device or technology used to deliver your desired outcome. Dr. Mittelman will evaluate your areas of concern during a one-on-one consultation and develop a treatment plan that’s ideal for what you want to achieve.

What Do I Need to Do to Get Started with Skin Tightening Treatments?

If you’re ready to start your skin tightening process, schedule a consultation with Dr. Mittelman to discover if you’re an ideal candidate for this treatment and to determine the best skin tightening procedure to obtain the younger, firmer skin you desire.

Harry Mittelman, MD, is recognized as a pioneer in facial plastic surgery. As a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, specializing in both surgical and non-surgical or non-invasive cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Mittelman provides his patients with exceptional skills and results that last. For more information on skin tightening or to schedule a private consultation at Dr. Mittelman’s office, please contact us today. We serve the entire Southbay and Bay Area including Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Mountain View, San Mateo, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and the surrounding areas.

Read Our Reviews

“I have been going to Dr. Mittelman for various procedures since 1999. He is personable, easy to talk to and absolutely sane about what to do and when. I appreciate his calm advice as much as i do his surgical skills, which are_the best_ A special note about the staff – they are considerate and…”

Hank B.

“I had my upper eyelids done by Dr. Mittelman. I was expecting improvement, but I think the results are fabulous. Dr. Mittelman and I talked a lot about what I was hoping to get out of the surgery and what he thought was possible. I had some wrinkles and heavy “hooding” that made me look…”

Mary S.

“Over the years I have had different procedures done by Dr. Mittelman. I prefer to have the smaller surgeries as I go along the way, they are less invasive and provide more natural results. Dr. Mittelman has delivered excellence in professionalism each and every single time. H is an excellent plastic surgeon, more like a…”

Jaqueline D.

“Dr. Mittelman, the master of administering BOTOX with fabulous results! His staff is super friendly and their office is extremely diligent in providing a safe, sterile, and clean environment, particularly during these unprecedented times – COVID-19”

KM from Monte Sereno

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