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Is there any way to tighten loose skin?

Is there any way to tighten loose skin?

Yes: Surgical removal to use of certain lasers and radiofrequency devices will provide a tightening effect. Lesser effects come from muscle building to increase mass, creams, injections (fillers and fat grafting), etc. Do offer some filling options to improve the appearance of loose skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Husam Elias
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Loose Skin (Definition)

Dermatochalasis - outermost layer of tissue covering the body may hang is folds due ...Read more


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Is there any way to tighten labia?

Is there any way to tighten labia?

Yes , labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is a method to reduce and eliminate excess or redundant labia tissue that one may find objectionable. This is performed by plastic surgeons or gynecologists. ...Read more

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My tooth is loose! is there any way to tighten them?

My tooth is loose! is there any way to tighten them?

Maybe: Adjusting your bite may help if the bite is causing the problem. If the tooth is slightly loose it can be splinted to the neighboring teeth. If you have a lot of bone loss around the tooth, it will probably need an extraction. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce skin pigmentation?

Is there any way to reduce skin pigmentation?

Combination Therapy!: 1. Broad spectrum sunblock daily 2. Serial superficial chemical peels, performed by an esthetician or a physician 3. Prescription creams like a retinoid (tretinoin) or fade cream (hydroquinone) 4. Laser treatments by a physician. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent stretch marks permanently?

Is there any way to prevent stretch marks permanently?

Maybe: If you do not gain weight rapidly, do not make excess hormones that cause them, stay in shape, stay at a normal weight without going up and down. The layer of skin called the dermis looses elastin and collagen when there is a rapid accumulation of fat in the breasts, upper arms , thighs, abdomen, due to hormones. Weight gain, pregnancy, or other stressors on the skin where you accumulate fat. ...Read more

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Is there any way to enhance skin texture?

Is there any way to enhance skin texture?

???: Define "enhance", and then define "texture". Most people, in my experience, feel that they have too much texture, i.e. Large skin pores, lumps & bumps, etc. Smooth skin is usually considered desirable. I can't remember any patients asking for more texture, so we need to know exactly what you're looking for. ...Read more

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Is there any way to help ligament laxity?

Is there any way to  help ligament laxity?

Exercise: Probably the best things would be to strengthen the muscles in the surrounding area of the joint with the laxity. Also, you can wear a splint, or have the affected area taped to provide additional support. ...Read more

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Is there any way to keep skin healthy?

Yes: Yes. Eat lots of vegetables, a little meat, protect your skin from sunlight. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure ligament laxity?

Is there any way to cure ligament laxity?

Physical therapy may: Ligaments are static stabilizers of joints. Muscles that cross a joint work as dynamic stabilizers. A goal of physical therapy is to help patients with joint laxity (loose ligaments and inefficient static stabilizers) improve their dynamic stability by improving the strength, endurance, and efficiency or reaction time and overall coordination to enable patients to avoid joint instability events. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove skin tags naturally?

Is there a way to remove skin tags naturally?

Yes,but dont: Skin tags can easily be removed with a small sharp scissors, but since they bleed when removed cautery will be necessary to stop the bleeding. Tying string or over the counter chemical can work but may cause damage to the skin which result in possible scarring. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce future stretch marks?

Is there any way to reduce future stretch marks?

Avoid weight gain: Stretch marks come from rapid weight gain, hormones, pregnancy, and are dermal tears that cause discoloration. They occur wherever you accumulate fat including upper arms, abdomen, buttocks, thighs, shoulders and back. They have loss of elastin and collagen. Stay at a normal weight, stay fit, and keep your hormones balanced by not taking steroids when you work out. ...Read more

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Is there any way of avoiding loose skin when i get to my goal weight?

No: As we age we lose the elasticity of our skin. Thus the older we get the less likely skin is to conform to a smaller body size after weight loss.This varies from person to person so there is no age after which this occurs. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent skin aging?

Is there a way to prevent skin aging?

Various: Sun protection is most important- hats/clothing, sunscreens that block uva & uvb, outdoor activities before 10 am & after 4 pm. Don't smoke. Use high quality topical antioxidants. Good nutrition is important. Treatment for early signs of aging include topical retinoids (such as retinol, retin a, renova, (tretinoin) others) to reduce sun-damaged pigmentation and stimulate collagen, which minimizes wrinkles. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to prevent oily skin?

Manage not prevent: "oily skin" is not a disease, it's a condition, a state of being. It can be managed with proper hygiene, skin care, daily face washing and by regular hand washing. You also have to moisturize to avoid going the other way and damaging the skin. Acne is an inflammatory condition, so being too abrasive can cause problems, as well. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat stretch mark after delivery?

Is there any way to treat stretch mark after delivery?

Stretch marks: There are no randomized studies that have shown that there are any treatments for stretch marks. Based on conventional wisdom, many have tried vitamin e oil. Basically, you open a capsule and spread the contents over the scar. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of stretch marks?

Is there any way to get rid of stretch marks?

They fade over time: Pregnancy stretch marks, as well as stretch marks from body building or obesity, are lines where the second layer of skin (the dermis, under the surface) has cracked and separated. The stretch marks heal in that position, but their width narrows after the stretched skin area shrinks in size. The lines fade with time, but never go away completely. One can ask a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tighten my skin in a safe way?

Is there a way to tighten my skin in a safe way?

Not by much: The shrinkage or tightening effect we can get with today's equipment, regardless of the brand name, is very mild - especially compared to what actual traditional surgery can do. ...Read more

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