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Home Remedies For Loose Skin
Variable: 10% Vitamin C cream has been shown to help. We currently offer microneedling with platelet rich plasma for this problem. Do not let anyone use filler or Botox in this area. Platelet Rich Plasma will rejuvenate this skin and can be combined with an entire facial treatment using PRP. ...Read more
Either: Laser treatment with a fractional laser is a good non-invasive way to start. If this doesn't work then you can try fillers under the eyes (or PRP under the eyes). Again minimally invasive and also effective. Reserve a bleph for a last resort or if you have very severe skin laxity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whay is the best treatment or cream for slight loose skin on lower belly. I used to be overweight 5 yea ago. Bodyfay is 15% now.
Loose skin: No good medical treatment to loose stretched skin if unsightly or uncomfortable reward your weight loss with surgery. ...Read more
Could somatropin help with loose skin caused by weight loss? Is there a point to seek such treatment from an endocrinologist?
Loose skin in lower cheeks and under eyes just at an age of 21, what should I do.I can't afford laser treatment, what are the natural alternatives?
Doesn't make sense.: At your age, unless you have underlying medical issues you should not have age-related facial changes. If you feel like you have abnormal skin, see a dermatologist. If you smoke, stop- this will age you prematurely. My suggestion is that if you choose to see a cosmetic surgeon, see a busy one with a good reputation who won't be tempted to offer you a procedure you won't need. ...Read more
Do a pinch test: Fat and skin are easy to tell apart. The skin is not thick, measuring approximately 1 centimeter.( 1/5 of an inch) fat varies in thickness. The best way to figure out how much fat is located in a certain area, is to do a pinch test. Simply take your thumb and index finger, and pinch your abdomen. If you find a thickness of 1 to 5 inches, this is mostly fat since skin thickness is quite small. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elasticity: Once your skin has been stretched past its innate elasticity, only plastic surgery can tighten loose skin. Other treatments, such as rf (radio frequency), laser, or creams and lotions only provide minimal improvements. If your skin is youthful and you are not obese, your skin still has a unique degree of elasticity that would allow some degree of return to normal, as after pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Every person has a particular genetic skin quality. I have seen people loose a lot of weight and not have hardly any skin laxity; other people have dramatic skin laxity. I have seen the most laxity come from surgical weight loss patients following gastric bypass. Generally, weight loss with diet and exercise seems to do better for skin laxity. Loose skin or not you are better off losing weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weight loss or: Loose skin is usually seen in the process of weight loss or natural volume loss of the aging process all over the body, but mainly seen in the face first. There are also some very genetic condition that cause the skin to be loose from birth. Good luck from nyc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: There are no exercises to firm up loose skin. Sorry! the only way this might work is by increasing the size of the underlying muscles so much that the skin tightens around the larger muscles. This is rarely desirable. Perhaps female arms or a male chest might be improved this way on occasion, but for thighs or abdomen, very few people want to make these areas bigger so that the skin is not loose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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