At the Derma-Act clinics, we treat loosening of skin in accordance with the individual requirements of each patient. We offer the most up-to-date laser and energy-based procedures, as well as the most innovative methods for lifting and stable recovery of the face density, neck and décolletage.
The procedures are safe and do not leave scars. Opting for a natural appearance, our experienced medical team plans an appropriate treatment for skin tightening in each problem area separately or combined to achieve an optimal final result.
Causes of skin loosening
Collagen is the main protein in the body that keeps skin tight. After the age of 30 years, its production decreases progressively, as a result of which the skin becomes less elastic and wrinkles appear. Time leaves its traces even from the age of 25 years, particularly in the area of the neck, where the skin is sensitive and thin. By the age of 40 years, the signs of aging and loosening become visible in the face contour as well. Along with the decrease of collagen levels, the amount of fats in deeper skin layers which serve as support is also impaired. Lowered production of hyaluronic acid and decreased hydration also contribute to the thinning and dryness of the skin.
Additional factors that contribute to the loosening of skin and may cause earlier formation of wrinkles are lifestyle, frequent exposure to sunlight,excessive loss or gain of weight, high-fat diets, smoking and heredity. If all of this is combined with a decreased inflow of blood and nutrients to the tissues, loosening is accompanied with a loss of volume in separate areas of the face and neck, and a typical example of this includes the formation of depression in the middle of the face and drooping along the contour of the lower jaw.
Non-invasive treatments using innovative technologies
At Derma-Act, non-invasive procedures for tightening of skin, neck and neckline are used for activating the production of collagen and elastin, thus improving the texture, tone and density of the skin. Treatments with laser
(based on radio frequency or with the administration of photoenergy) are applicable to all types of skin, the duration of administration is comparatively short and results are long-term.
Tightening procedures with laser and other energy-based devices have no side effects and no risk of hyperpigmentation. For this reason, they can be administered at any time of year, even in the summer months when sunlight is the strongest. The results after treatment include:
Full renovation of the face
Tight and youthful skin
Improvement of the contour
Recovery of lost volume
Smoothing of wrinkles and fine lines
Treatment of loose skin with injection procedures
A biocompatible and highly concentrated hyaluronic acid in combination with skin boosters (Restylane Vital, Vital Light, Juvederm Volite) are injected in the dermis of skin, where they are completely absorbed. Thanks to their slow release, skin boosters stimulate the natural release of collagen and elastin effectively shaping not only the designated point of injecting but also all skin tissues in the area.
Skin boosters are applied following a scheme specified by the manufacturer. The durability of the effect of injected hyaluronic acid depends on the area, organism and used product. With the first use, it can be absorbed more quickly than in cases in which overlaying of the product in this area is present. To achieve a more durable effect, intake of larger amounts of water and avoidance of heat, smoking and drastic dietetic regimens to lose weight, are recommended.
Combined therapy with a non-hyaluronic filler and skin booster
The Sculptra non-hyaluronic filler contains poly-L-lactic acid, which tightens and smooths the skin, and the face contour acquires a natural and youthful look. The production of type I and III collagen in fibroblasts and the type IV and VIII in keratinocytes increases, and also the production of elastin and endogenous hyaluronic acid, grows bigger. The skin quality improves dramatically and it acquires a youthful look.
The Sculptra collagen stimulator is injected at a 6-week interval, and massages are recommended after the procedure Drinking larger amounts of water and other fluids is also recommended. The procedures have no recovery period and patients can resume their everyday activities immediately.
High effectiveness and durability of treatment with injection procedures
The results of treatment with injection procedures are visible immediately after the first session and have a long-term effect – a fact confirmed by histological studies. Treatment of specific areas such as neck or arms may require more procedures for a maximal effectiveness. The improvement continues gradually after the completion of the treatment, enabling a natural rejuvenation of skin. The complete result appears a month after the second treatment session and continues for a year and a half depending on skin quality.
- Accelerates cell renovation;
- Improves the face contour;
- Tightens and elevates the jaw for a more youthful profile;
- Hydrates the skin intensively;
- Adds elasticity, radiance and softness of skin;
- Smooths the nasolabial folds and marionette lines which are the main signs of aging on the face skin;
- Tightens and softens the skin of the neck and décolletage;
- Recovers lost volume in the arms through tightening and smoothing of skin;
Other treatments to resolve skin tightening
The laser and energy-based devices with cutting-edge technology such as PicoSure® laser, Morpheus8 fractional radio frequency device, plasmotherapy and meso-threads provide tight, youthful skin safely and with no side effects. No risk of hyperpigmentation even in the summer months. Procedures are performed through the whole year, even in the seasons in which you are more exposed to sunlight.
Meso-threads are a method of aesthetic dermatology that successfully replaces plastic interventions. The treated areas are visibly tightened and have improved elasticity and turgor. Lifting is achieved with a maximally natural result and restructuring of the face. Meso-threads are introduced subcutaneously with the aim to improve skin definition and quality and achieve a lifting effect, which is due to the stimulation of production of collagen by the skin itself.
The risk of injury to surrounding skin is decreased thanks to the short period of pulse, while simultaneously a specific skin problem is treated to the greatest extent. PicoSure® can be used to improve skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven complexion and acne scars. The procedure is non-surgical, non-invasive, has a short recovery period and can fit perfectly with an accelerated daily routine.
Lifting with Morpheus 8
Morpheus 8 operates based on the principle of fractional radio frequency energy which is proven to reduce wrinkles and restore collagen. The procedure is minimally invasive and uses a matrix of micropins to renew deeper skin layers. Morpheus 8 can be used on all areas which require subcutaneous renovation. The most commonly treated areas are the lower part of face and neck.
Magellan® TRU PRP
The advanced Magellan® plasmotherapy differs from regular PRP in that the concentration of platelets and growth factors is 10,000 times higher. When combined with instrumental procedures, it shortens the recovery period significantly and emphasizes the laser effect.