Why does skin loose laxity as we age?
Collagen is essential for healthy, youthful skin because it gives structure to the cells and supports the dermis. As we age, the production of collagen reduces causing the skin.
Did you know starting as early as age 25 we start loosing 2% of our collagen annually? Ageing is something that we can not stop but we can do our best to slow it down and even reverse the signs left as time passes.
What is Fotona Smooth Lift?
Smooth Lift is an exclusive non-invasive treatment that heats up the skin and targets volume through a process called collagen induction. The effects are an overall improvement of tightness and elasticity of the skin along with a plumping effect, much like a filler.
What Can I Expect from the Treatment?
Smooth Lift is an intraoral procedure and will require you to keep your mouth open through the duration of the procedure. Each person is different but you can expect minimal to no discomfort during the treatment. Immediately following the treatment, you may experience some redness or swelling that will diminish after a few hours and an immediate tightness and fullness of the area. Most patients can resume their daily activities immediately following the treatment.
Why Does Skin Loose Laxity with Age?
Collagen is essential for healthy youthful skin because it gives structure to the cells and supports the dermis. As we age, the production of collagen reduces causing our skin to loose laxity and create wrinkles. This process is natural and can be expedited by environmental factors like smoking, sun exposure and pollution.
How can you Sustain Your Collagen?
You can help sustain your collagen with a healthy lifestyle and a collagen supporting regiment. Use sunscreen year round, drink plenty of water and help restore your skin firmness and structure with collagen formation treatments.