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How to Deal with Loose Skin After Weight Loss at Skin Technique 

Losing a significant amount of weight is truly an impressive achievement that demands tremendous effort, unwavering dedication and persistent perseverance. Every method of achieving your goal is valid, whether it’s through exercise, diet, non-invasive body contouring or full surgery. 

But it’s inevitable that loose skin can become a concern, causing your results to feel less fulfilling. This can impact how confident you feel and how satisfied you are. 

Fortunately, at Skin Technique, we offer skin tightening methods that are non-surgical and minimally invasive that deliver impressive results, helping you fully enjoy the benefits of your hard-earned weight loss. With these treatments, you can now appreciate all the rewards of your dedication to weight loss. 

In this post, you’ll learn the most effective methods for how to tighten loose skin. 

Skin Tightening Procedures after Weight Loss 

Whether you’re looking to tighten your face, neck, or body, the options for non-surgical skin tightening after weight loss include: 

  1. Morpheus8 
  1. Ultherapy 

What is Morpheus8? 

Morpheus8 is a cutting-edge treatment designed to tighten and rejuvenate loose skin, making it an ideal solution on your weight loss journey. Using microneedling and radiofrequency (RF) technology, Morpheus8 delivers controlled energy deep into the skin layers to stimulate collagen production and remodel underlying fat, resulting in firmer, smoother skin. 

The treatment is incredibly versatile, offering applications to multiple areas of your body where loose skin is most commonly a concern after weight loss. This includes the abdomen, arms, thighs and face. 

Note that while it’s not a weight loss solution itself, it improves your weight loss results by addressing loose skin. 

One of the key advantages of Morpheus8 is its minimally invasive nature, which means there are no large incisions or extended recovery times. You can enjoy significant improvements in skin tightness with minimal discomfort and downtime, making it an excellent option compared to surgery. 

What is Ultherapy? 

Another fantastic approach is Ultherapy, effective for improving mild to moderate loose skin, especially after weight loss. This approach uses focused ultrasound energy, this treatment targets deeper skin layers to stimulate collagen production, resulting in natural skin tightening. 

It particularly addresses loose skin on the face, neck, and décolletage — common areas of concern post-weight loss. 

Among its many advantages, such as targeted treatment, Ultherapy is also non-invasive, ensuring no incisions or needles are involved. 

While non-invasive and offering less recovery time than surgery, the discomfort level can vary depending on your individual pain tolerance. 

Ultherapy is a safe and effective non-surgical option to improve your appearance after weight loss, making your skin look firmer. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How painful is Morpheus8? 

We all have a different pain tolerance, but in general, Morpheus8 is described as moderately uncomfortable. 

At Skin Technique, your safety and comfort are our top priority, so we offer a variety of options for pain management. This includes the application of medical-grade lidocaine numbing cream. 

Does Morpheus8 work on loose stomach skin? 

Yes! As always, we require a series of at least 3 treatments to see results you’ll be happy with.  

Who is not a good candidate for Ultherapy? 

 Ultherapy should not be performed on patients with open wound lesions, severe or cystic acne on the face or neck, implanted mechanical or electrical devices, or metal stents in the treatment area. 

This treatment has also not been evaluated for use in people with bleeding disorders, autoimmune disease, diabetes, epilepsy, Bell’s palsy, migraines, or who are pregnant or lactating. 

In addition, if the skin laxity requires a more extensive approach by way of surgery. 

Get Your Skin Tightening Treatments at Skin Technique 

This list of treatments offers you the solution to firmer skin, post weight-loss. 

But at Skin Technique, the onus doesn’t have to solely be on you to decide which one which one fits best for your needs. Book a personalised consultation with our professionals to work out the exact solution which will work best for you, your situation and your goals. 

If you’re looking for Morpheus8 or Ultherapy in Vancouver, look no further. 

Schedule a consultation with us today. 

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