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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)

Loose skin is a feature in which a person's skin is looser than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group. Loose skin can be due to hereditary/genetic causes. Skin also becomes ...Read more


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When i lose weight, what's the best way to tighten up the loose skin?

When i lose weight, what's the best way to tighten up the loose skin?

Lots of options: If you're lucky, your skin will contract as you lose weight. If that doesn't happen the excess skin may need to be surgically removed. This is a common procedure that removes the extra skin while trying to "hide" the resultant scars in inconspicuous locations. ...Read more

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How can you tighten up loose skin?

How can you tighten up loose skin?

Depends: Significantly loose skin needs to be surgically tightened. Diet, exercise and time will not improve loose skin. There are several non-invasive options (zerona, vasershape, etc... ), but their results are not very impressive. ...Read more

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What can I do/use to tighten loose skin?

What can I do/use to tighten loose skin?

Loose skin: There are multiple options for treatment of loose skin. It mainly depends on the location that you are asking about. Often times it requires surgical excision and redraping of soft tissue. ...Read more

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What can I do/take to tighten loose skin on my body?

What can I do/take to tighten loose skin on my body?

Magic wand: If we had a magic wand that could tighten skin, we would not need to use surgery to perform tummy tucks (witch hazel), (witch hazel) face lifts, breast lifts, thigh lifts, eyelid tucks (witch hazel) and many other operations. Time is your best friend to assess skin contraction. ...Read more

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Lost 100lbs 1.5 yrs ago & my loose skin still hasn't tightened. Will a lot of cardio help tighten it?

Lost 100lbs 1.5 yrs ago & my loose skin still hasn't tightened. Will a lot of cardio help tighten it?

May not improve: Patients who undergo massive weight loss like you are unfortunately left with loose skin and tissues. Youth is in your favor as your skin may retract more so than an older patient's will. Workouts do help increase your muscle mass and tone but if you have excessive tissue laxity then you will require surgical correction. Contact your local plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

How can I tighten loose skin on inner thighs?

See below: If this is from weight loss, the thigh lift is the best option. You must however be at your best weight. Good luck from NYC ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to tighten loose skin after having a baby?

There are none: Loose skin after childbirth is very common. One can tone and tighten muscles with exercise but there is no exercise to tighten skin. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would my loose skin tighten up by itself after losing some weight?

Hi docs, would my loose skin tighten up by itself after losing some weight?

Unfortunately not: Unfortunately it will not tighten up by itself..But it may tighten with exercise, eating healthy and if that does not help, by plastic surgery. ...Read more

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My facial skinn is getting loose .. I m just 29....How can I get tight skin ....And want to know the effect of steam on loose skin...?

My facial skinn is getting loose .. I m just 29....How can I get tight skin ....And want to know the effect of steam on loose skin...?

Not easy: First/foremost, avoid sun, smoke. Otherwise is time/ageing related. Early laxity may respond to topical therapy. Otherwise would require lasers, and perhaps surgery. Would start with a dermatologist. ...Read more