Saggy skin can occur anywhere on the body, and is a source of contention for many people who suffer from it. Skin sags naturally over time due to muscles that support skin weakening as we age. This is known as an intrinsic (or natural) cause, as collagen and elastin production in the skin reduce, as well as this, genetics can play a role, as you may be predisposed to carry fat in certain areas, leading to saggier skin.
At PHI Clinic, we have many ways of treating sagging skin, using both surgical and non-surgical methods to achieve the results you desire. For more information, book a consultation with one of our highly-trained clinicians.Book consultation
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Factors To Consider
Extrinsic (or outside) factors that can cause saggy skin, according to doctors, include losing weight rapidly, or losing weight by dieting without exercising.
Repetitive facial expressions, sleeping positions, and sun exposure can also affect the elasticity of your skin, increasing the chances of skin on the face sagging, leading to a older appearance; UV rays break down collagen and elastin, and damage skin cells, also contributing to fine lines and wrinkles.
Smoking not only harms your lungs, but also affects your skin; nicotine reduces blood flow to the top layer of skin, restricting its oxygen supply, and chemicals in the smoke damage collagen and elastin, heightening susceptibility to skin that droops and looks older.
Treatments available for Saggy Skin
A skin tightening procedure is a phenomenally popular with our patients, with many seeking treatment to rid them of their sagging skin. A simple online search about reducing sagging skin will find many creams claiming to aid this indication but at PHI Clinic, we provide device-based procedures and lasers as opposed to lotions, proven to give the results you desire.
There are many factors that contribute to sagging skin, but the most common are pregnancy or weight loss causing excess or...Read on Book consultation
Loose or sagging skin can make even the most confident person self-conscious, whether caused simply by age or sudden weight loss. One way to treat this condition is using Radiofrequency energy (RF), which penetrates deep into the skin to affect the deeper epidermis and subcutaneous fat layers. This causes tightening of the skin and an improvement in the structure of underlying tissue, without damaging or changing the texture of skin.
This treatment can be applied to any skin type by ou...Read on Book consultation
Skin laxity is a problem that affects everyone; as we age, our skin loses collagen and elastin, proteins that help keep it firm and plump, which causes a loose or sagging look.
This FDA approved treatment can be used as a preventive measure or to treat an existing problem to lift the face and tighten the neck in the long term.... Read on Book consultation
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