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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to tighten mild saggy under eye skin on sensitive skin? Laser? Cream?

What is the best treatment to tighten mild saggy under eye skin on sensitive skin? Laser? Cream?

Blepharoplasty: Creams will have limited effectiveness. The surgical procedure to tighten the skin of the upper or lower lids is called Blepharoplasty. Cosmetic eyelid surgery is common, can even be done under local anesthetic. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the machine for preventing wrinkle, sagging skin and tightening the facial skin and muscles?

Please help! what is the machine for preventing wrinkle, sagging skin and tightening the facial skin and muscles?

There are several: There are several machines that are marketed for skin tightening. Exilis, Ultherapy, Thermage, Titan, Skin Tyte to name a few. Generally they are all stimulating collagen production by heating up the skin. None generally work as well as laser, or surgery but you can usually get some improvement with these treatments. ...Read more

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Can laser tone saggy thigh skin from weight loss?

Can laser tone saggy thigh skin from weight loss?

Laser saggy skin: At your age it will eventually get better as the skin reconstructions itself. I would not do laser. Keep up the good work on the weight loss. ...Read more

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Is the machine (exima) helpful to tighten the lose skin and remove stretch marks ?

Is the machine (exima) helpful to tighten the lose skin and remove stretch marks ?

No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What types of treatments can lift up indented acne scars (such as instant face lift)?

What types of treatments can lift up indented acne scars (such as instant face lift)?

Acne scars: Any face-lifting or tightening procedure will improve the appearance of acne scars. I would suggest a simple pre-auricular mini-lift under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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How to prevent sagging and wrinkly skin on neck?

How to prevent sagging and wrinkly skin on neck?

Good question: This is a tuff one for as you age the skin ages too and loses the elasticity and also thins. Now you can start young to protect your skin. Avoid laying out in the sun or tanning this will speed up the aging process use your moisturizers. Do not gain or lose a lot of weight and then hope you have inherited the good genes ...Read more

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Severe acne scars on forehead, and the sides of the face. Besides dermabrasion & other skin resurfacing treatments how can I achieve clear skin again?

Severe acne scars on forehead, and the sides of the face. Besides dermabrasion & other skin resurfacing treatments how can I achieve clear skin again?

Don't give up!: Deep acne scars are a tough problem. Laser resurfacing, in my opinion, is the best way to improve the appearance. It is rarely a one time treatment, however. We use active fx and deep fx and repeat the treatment a few times (we wait a few months between treatments to evaluate the effect) for maximal benefit. ...Read more

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Age 23 female.Im planning to get thermage and laser skin tightening on thighs due to loose skin. Will these procedures cause inferility/lipoma?

Age 23 female.Im planning to get thermage and laser skin tightening on thighs due to loose skin. Will these procedures cause inferility/lipoma?

Loose skin Rx: 23 F India: Im planning to get thermage and laser skin tightening on thighs due to loose skin. Will these procedures cause inferility/lipoma? ANS: Not likely but only the Drs doing this and your own Dr should be consulted about this as they know the situation and experience in Indians in India in your area. ...Read more

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Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen? .

Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen?

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Nonsurgical facelift: A nonsurgical facelift includes noninvasive procedures like fillers, laser treatment and ultrasound treatment. Most physicians do not use collagen anymore but there are many fillers to choose from. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon to learn your options. ...Read more

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How to reduce wrinkles and lines on face after topical acne treatments?(age 22)

How to reduce wrinkles and lines on face after topical acne treatments?(age 22)

Moisturizers: Acne meds dry out your skin causing wrinkles. Need to counteract by applying moisturizers that are water-based (lotion as opposed to cream). Fragrance free noncomedogenic such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno (oatmeal) are good brands made for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Is several uneven skin tone on the face contagious?

Is several uneven skin tone on the face contagious?

Not : Not contagious unless you have some kind of rash or infection recommend a HealthTap visit or primary care doctor visit for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Scaly leg skin: Scaly leg skin is often due to dryness, which can be caused by harsh soaps, hot water, chronic sun exposure or genetic condition with fish-like scales (ichthyosis vulgaris). Other health conditions associated with ichthyosis. You can improve the appearance of dry skin or ichthyosis by using good skin care and moisturizers with a little Alpha hydroxy acid in them but there is no permanent cure. ...Read more

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Will thermage reduce the wrinkles or cellulite on thighs? Age 22 female.

Will thermage reduce the wrinkles or cellulite on thighs? Age 22 female.

Thermage vs cellulit: NO! At best only a 10-14% improvement after multiple sessions. There are really no GREAT treatments/remedies/surgeries. At best the CELLULAZE 1440 nm Yag laser treatments with the use of a pre tunneled sharp pickle fork fiber offers the most potential in obtaining moderate improvements. These are usually under local anesthesia with sedation or general. The CellFina offers only short term results! ...Read more

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36 female 130lb. What is the best non-invasive approach to crepey inner thigh skin? Thermage, fraxel, venus freeze, ect?

36 female 130lb. What is the best non-invasive approach to crepey inner thigh skin? Thermage, fraxel, venus freeze, ect?

Nothing noninvasive: Go seek a consultation with a cosmetic expert, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. I do not believe that non invasive interventions actually work. Losing some weight with exercise daily will help. ...Read more

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Can palomar skin resurfacing cause fat loss under the eyes?

Usually not: Fractional laser isn't something used on lower lids, as the eyes are often protected from the heat of the laser on purpose.Usually, the dermis of skin is built up upon repeated exposure to laser not fat loss. Not sure if you mean orbital fat loss.Have your oculoplastics eye doctor review your case to give you the most accurate answer. They can tell on eyelid/slit lamp exam quickly what's going on. ...Read more