What is SkinTyte?
SkinTyte is a non-ablative approach to firmer skin. The SkinTyte treatment
is based on the principle of selective thermolysis and utilizes pulsed
light technology to deeply heat your skin while cooling and protecting
the entire treated surface. SkinTyte can be provided quickly and comfortably
with no downtime. The end result is a more youthful appearance.
How does SkinTyte work?
The SkinTyte procedure utilizes infrared energy to deeply heat dermal collagen.
This process promotes partial denaturation and contraction of collagen.
The heat also initiates the body’s natural healing process, which
creates a renewed collagen foundation leading to increased skin firmness.
Powerful cooling maintains the outer surface of your skin at a cool temperature
before, during and after each pulse providing the patient a comfortable
and safe procedure.
What is the treatment like?
The SkinTyte light energy is delivered in a sequence of rapid, gentle pulses.
There is no need for a topical anesthetic, however, your physican may
choose to use one on more sensitive areas. A searies of pulses will be
repeated over the treatment area to ensure best results. While the face
and neck can typically be treated within 30 minutes, the actual time will
depend on the area treated.
What should I expect after treatment?
You may experience some mild redness in the treated area immediately after
treatment and this should return to normal within minutes. Since SkinTyte
procedure is noninvasive there is no downtime so you can resume regular
activities immediately. You can also apply makeup and sunscreen after
What results should I expect to see?
SkinTyte procedure results may vary from patient to patient. The SkinTyte
procedure is recommended for patients who desire moderate, noticeable
skin improvement without having to undergo surgery. Full results often
take up to four months as the collagen foundation of your skin is rebuilt
What areas can be treated?
SkinTyte treatments are safe for all skin colors and can be performed on
any area of the body where an improvement in your skin firmness is desired.
Popular areas include the face, neck, abdomen and arms. You should consult
with your physician regarding the treatment options.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments needed will vary from patient to patient. Your
physician will personalize a plan based on the level of improvement you
desire. Your physician may also combine SkinTyte with other popular aesthetic
procedures to further personalize your treatment.
What aftercare do I need?
No special skin care regimen is required following treatment. However,
you should always protect your skin from direct sun exposure and use a