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Skin Tightening Specialist

Apex Dermatology

Skin Care Specialists located in Westlake Village, CA

Years ago, you could only get tighter skin with face-lift surgery, but today, nonsurgical skin-tightening treatments are easier and more effective than ever. The board-certified team of skin care experts and aesthetic providers at Apex Dermatology offer state-of-the-art skin-tightening treatments for adults in Westlake Village, California, and the surrounding communities. The team prefers the Thermage® FLX system for its effective, quick treatments. If you want to turn back the clock on aging skin, find out about tightening treatments with Thermage. Call to schedule a consultation or request an appointment online.

Skin Tightening Q & A

How is Thermage used for skin tightening?

The Thermage FLX skin-tightening system uses noninvasive radiofrequency (RF) energy to tighten and contour the skin on your face or body for a firmer, younger-looking appearance without surgery or downtime. In as little as one quick treatment that takes just 30-90 minutes depending on the treatment area, the Thermage system delivers gradual yet outstanding results.

Radiofrequency energy from the Thermage FLX™ system — the most advanced model — penetrates below the surface of your skin tissue to heat the deeper layers of skin. As a result, your body responds by causing existing collagen cells to contract and promote the production of new ones.

Thermage FLX gives you tighter, firmer, smoother skin after just one treatment that continues to improve for the next several months.

What can I expect during my skin-tightening treatment?

The Thermage FLX system offers a built-in cooling system to keep your skin comfortable as the RF energy heats the deeper layers of tissue. This advanced system also incorporates a vibration technology for added comfort during treatment.

You’ll feel a brief heating sensation, followed by a cooling sensation. Typically, treatment is easily tolerated with minimal discomfort, if any.

What areas can I treat with the Thermage FLX skin-tightening system?

The versatility of the Thermage FLX skin-tightening system is just one of the many reasons the Apex Dermatology team prefers Thermage over other skin-tightening systems, like Ultherapy®. Unlike Ultherapy however, Thermage gives your dermatologist the ability to treat wrinkles and loose skin on a wider range of areas on your face as well as your body, including:

  • Loose jowls and jawline
  • Under your chin
  • Under-eye bags
  • Upper and lower eyelids
  • Belly
  • Knees
  • Arms

The Thermage system is so safe, you can treat nearly any area of your body where you’d like to tighten and firm sagging skin for a more toned, youthful appearance. Thermage is much more comfortable than Ultherapy while delivering excellent results.

How long do skin tightening results last?

While you may notice tighter skin as soon as a day after your skin-tightening treatment, results continue to improve for up to six months as your body continues producing new collagen.

Collagen is vital to your skin’s support structure and creates a soothing effect that can last for years. This makes Thermage an excellent treatment option for adults who want effective, long-lasting results without having to undergo surgery. We also recommend protecting your investment by using collagen builders such as Alastin Skin Nectar or Restorative Complex or TNS products by Skin Medica.

To learn how Thermage FLX skin-tightening treatments can help you look you best at every stage of life, call to schedule a consultation or request an appointment online.