Skin Tightening Treatment Questions and Answers

Get your confidence back at Advanced Aesthetics Internal Medicine and Family Practice. We offer skin tightening services to assist in giving you the look of your dreams! Call us today or request an appointment online. We serve patients from Joliet IL, Manhattan IL, Channahon IL, Bolingbrook IL, Naperville IL, Lockport IL, Romeoville IL and Plainfield IL.

Skin Tightening Treatment Questions and Answers

There is nothing quite like skin laxity to make you look back at your more youthful days. With skin tightening treatments, you can combine youthful skin with your wiser self without any need for a time machine. Here at Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa, we are proud to offer a diverse range of skin tightening treatments to help our clients feel as beautiful as can be in their skin!

Do skin tightening devices really work?

While every skin tightening device varies in terms of overall effectiveness, clinical research has shown that they really do work for the vast majority of the time! In general, skin tightening devices help to tighten and firm up the skin by using various types of energy to stimulate your body to increase its production of collagen and elastin.

Tight and firm skin depends on collagen and elastin, which are two fibrous proteins that are essential in both wound healing and generating new connective tissue anywhere in your body, including the skin, bones, muscle, and ligaments. However, our body naturally produces less collagen and elastin as we age, causing our skin to sag and lose elasticity. In this way, skin tightening devices provide a tangible solution to the effects of aging on our skin!

What is the best skin tightening treatment?

There are several different kinds of skin tightening treatments, which makes it challenging to determine which one is the best! In reality, the best skin tightening treatment likely varies from patient to patient, especially when diverse skin types, conditions, and a patient’s treatment goals are taken into account. With that in mind, the following is a list of skin tightening treatments that have proven to be highly effective:

  • Laser skin tightening or resurfacing
  • Microneedling
  • Radiofrequency therapy
  • Radiofrequency with microneedling
  • Ultherapy, or ultrasound therapy

When you come to Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa for skin tightening treatment, our board-certified physicians can assess your skin type and take your treatment goals into account in order to determine the best possible skin tightening treatment for you!

How long does skin tightening last?

Depending on the type of skin tightening procedure you opt for, results from skin tightening treatment can last anywhere from six months to two years with the right skincare routines and procedural expertise. While many patients experience satisfactory results after just one treatment, others may require multiple sessions to experience the full effects of skin tightening treatment. Your provider can provide you with instructions on how to properly care for your skin and if a follow-up appointment will be beneficial to you.

Where can I get skin tightening done near me?

If you live in Joliet, Illinois, or in the surrounding area, Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa is an excellent place to receive skin tightening treatment! Our board-certified physicians and licensed medical aestheticians have years of experience and a wealth of expertise in administering several different types of skin tightening treatments with a high degree of effectiveness. We encourage you to come and see for yourself at 1721 Glenwood Ave in Joliet, Illinois!

For more information about skin tightening treatments or if you wish to schedule an appointment with us at Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa, please do not hesitate to reach out to us! You can do so through our website or by calling us during the hours of 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM from Monday to Friday. Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa is also open on Saturdays by appointment only.

Our friendly and dedicated staff is looking forward to meeting you!



Advanced Aesthetics & Med Spa
1721 Glenwood Ave Joliet, IL 60435

Internal Medicine & Family Practice
1719 Glenwood Ave Joliet, IL 60435

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