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7 Ways to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss – No Surgery Required

by | Dec 1, 2023 | Body Contouring, Cosmetic Dermatology, Laser Treatment

Losing weight is a significant achievement, but the aftermath of crepey or saggy skin after weight loss can be discouraging. Fortunately, you don’t need to resort to surgery to tighten mildly loose skin. Whether you’ve recently reached your goal weight or are currently on your weight loss journey, let’s explore the most effective ways to address loose skin after moderate weight loss.

 

Reasons for Loose Skin Post-Weight Loss

Understanding the reasons for loose skin post-weight loss is crucial for finding the right solutions. Factors that increase the risk of loost skin after weight loss include:

 

  • Losing weight too quickly – the skin’s elastic fibers start to weaken.
  • Older age – collagen loss causes the skin to thin and loosen.
  • Genetics – can influence skin elasticity, leading to looser skin in some individuals.
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Best In-Office Treatments to Get Rid of Loose Skin

At Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, our arsenal of over 100 lasers, the most extensive collection in the country, empowers us to effectively address extra skin after weight loss. Administered exclusively by our experienced board-certified dermatologists, our innovative procedures to tighten skin after weight loss include:

 

  • ThermiSmooth: This non-invasive treatment uses radiofrequency to stimulate collagen production, promoting skin tightening and smoothing on the face and neck.
  • Resonic: Harnessing the power of ultrasonic energy, Resonic penetrates deep into the skin, triggering collagen regeneration for improved elasticity and reduced cellulite.
  • ThermiRF: By utilizing radiofrequency energy, ThermiRF tightens skin by stimulating collagen and elastin production, providing long-lasting results.
  • CoolTone: Focused electromagnetic technology in CoolTone tones and strengthens muscles, contributing to improved skin firmness and definition.
  • Ultherapy: Ultherapy uses ultrasound energy to lift and tighten the skin by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin at a deep level.
  • Sofwave: This cutting-edge treatment delivers ultrasound waves to the skin, targeting multiple layers to promote collagen remodeling and skin tightening.
  • Thermage: Radiofrequency technology in Thermage heats the deepest layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production and resulting in tightened and smoother skin.
loose skin treatment before and after
Thermage skin tighening for neck rejuvenation in NYC, NY
loose skin after weight loss on buttocks before and after

Best Lifestyle Changes to Help With Loose Skin After Weight Loss

Lifestyle changes play a pivotal role in enhancing skin elasticity, complementing in-office treatments. Adopt these essential habits and practices to promote tighter, healthy-looking skin:

Hydration is Key

Ensure you drink an adequate amount of water daily to keep your skin hydrated and supple.

Nutrient-Rich Diet

Prioritize a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, especially those known to support skin health, such as vitamin C, vitamin E, and collagen-boosting foods.

Regular Exercise

Engage in targeted exercises that focus on muscle toning, helping to fill out loose skin and improve overall skin firmness.

Strength Training

Incorporate strength training into your fitness routine to build muscle, which can provide structural support to the skin.

Avoid Rapid Weight Loss

Aim for a gradual and steady weight loss to give your skin time to adapt and reduce the likelihood of excess sagging.

Collagen-Boosting Skincare

Use skincare products that contain ingredients known to boost collagen production, promoting skin elasticity.

loose neck skin before and after

Get Help with Loose Skin After Weight Loss at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York

When it comes to addressing loose skin after weight loss, Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York stands out as a leader in the field. With 15 renowned physicians, over 230,000 satisfied patients, and a reputation that extends worldwide, our clinic is dedicated to providing top-notch medical and cosmetic dermatology services. Board-certified physicians administer all our treatments, ensuring the highest level of expertise and safety.

If you’re seeking a solution for loose skin after moderate weight loss, consider Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. Benefit from our state-of-the-art treatments, same-day appointment availability, and commitment to helping you achieve the best possible results. Say goodbye to excess skin after weight loss and hello to a more confident you. Contact us today to schedule your skin tightening consultation.

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By LASER & SKIN SURGERY CENTER OF NEW YORK® | © 2024 All Rights Reserved. Design & Development by Goldman Marketing Group | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | The information available on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to replace a medical consultation where a physician's judgment may advise you about specific disorders, conditions and or treatment options. We hope the information will be useful for you to become more educated about your health care decisions. If you are vision-impaired or have some other impairment covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to using this website, please contact us at (212) 941-5055.

*MDs perform 100% of all medical and cosmetic treatments.