Skin Tightening in Edmonton
Skin tightening is a general term that includes a wide spectrum of issues such as wrinkles treatment, deep and fine, scar removal and improving skin texture and providing a wrinkle removal. The approach of skin tightening in Edmonton mainly depends on the client's main issue or concern, therefore, we need to spend enough time counseling and discussing with the client before choosing the best treatment. There are different techniques to achieve the best results. One or more treatment could be combined:
With two wavelengths and fractional technology, Fraxel laser is the gold standard for wrinkles and pigmentation removal. It is suitable for all skin types and has a short social downtime. It also provides skin resurfacing and skin rejuvenation to improve skin texture. Please click here to know more about Fraxel
Fractora micro-needling and Thermage
Microneedles come as coated and non-coated and penetrate the skin up to 3 mm. It provides optimal healing for the skin layers to enhance skin rejuvenation and natural fillers protein production such as collagen. If you are interested to know more about fractional microneedling, please click here.
Thermage uses unipolar fractional radiofrequency waves without having needles that penetrate the skin.
At Albany Laser and Cosmetic Center, we collected state-of-art technologies to help you regain the tight skin that you have always been proud of. We understand that each patient is a unique case and we take the time to understand your concerns, root of the problem, and then suggest the best treatment, or combination of treatments, to get you the results in the fastest, safest and most economical way.
What is the best skin tightening treatment?
Skin tightening is a broad term. Treatments are used to erase fine lines and deep wrinkles from the face. This goal is achieved by peeling the skin’s outer layer, the epidermis, and induce the fibroblasts to produce collagen. Collagen is the main protein that produces volume and supports the outer layer of skin. As we age the skin loses its elasticity and its fibroblast has less ability to produce this natural filler. Other factors such as photoaging by extended sun exposure, smoking, poor skin care, and hygiene impact skin well-being.
2-Fractora micro-needling and Thermage
Skin rejuvenation or skin tightening?
As mentioned before, we can use different techniques to help rejuvenate the skin and overcome and reverse aging effects. The treatment of choice for skin tightening depends on current skin status, skin color, the presence of contraindications, allowed downtime and the financial status of the client. Most of the used technologies for skin tightening in Edmonton are Fraxel laser, which is a fractional non-ablative laser, radiofrequency micro-needling such as Infini, Ulthera, Microdermabrasion, Filler, and Botox. We at Albany Laser and Cosmetic Center we do not limit our client with one technology.
PDO threading is a newer semi-invasive technique that helps to provide non-surgical lift. The best results are obtained with nasolabial folds, lower face and neck tightening. You will find more information about threads here
Ulthera uses focused ultrasound waves to heat the skin at a deeper level and help to induce collagen production. Please read more about Ulthera here.
Is considered one of the gentle treatment that provides superficial resurfacing and is an excellent way of maintaining the results of other treatments. More can be found here about Microdermabrasion.
Fotona Er-Yag Cold Laser
Fotona is one of the best laser machines in the world of the aesthetic laser. With different modes of Er-Yag laser (cold laser), we can perform different skin peels that range from non-fraction ablative to fraction non-ablative. Moreover, it has a new hand-piece for intraoral laser treatment to help with deep wrinkles.