Myths and Facts About Skin Tightening

What if we told you skin tightening treatments could reduce the signs of aging without any pain or downtime? Would you believe it? In the Harlingen, Texas area, Dr. Lena Speck Hopkins offers this treatment with the TempSure™ Envi platform. Here, we discuss the myths and facts about skin tightening so you can decide if it’s the right option for you. 

What is TempSure Envi?

TempSure Envi is a nonsurgical skin tightening procedure that rejuvenates saggy skin and reduces the signs of aging. It uses heat, delivered by radiofrequency (RF), to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin deep within the layers of your skin — without damaging the skin’s surface.

Skin tightening treatment with TempSure Envi remarkably improves the appearance of your skin, helping to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, small veins and bumps, and sagging skin. 

Myth: Skin tightening with radiofrequency hurts

Fact: This method is nonsurgical and pain-free. Some clients may feel warmth or slight discomfort during the procedure, but not pain. Your skin’s temperature is monitored throughout the treatment, and the temperature is adjusted automatically if necessary.

It’s noninvasive so you won’t have any cuts, puncture wounds, or incisions. Also, each treatment lasts about 20 minutes or less, so you’re in and out in no time.

Myth: I’ll have to miss work

Fact: There is no downtime. You can literally get the procedure done on your lunch break and go back to work afterward. You may have temporary, mild redness and swelling immediately following the procedure, but it’s nothing that would prevent you from going about your normal daily activities.

Myth: Results are short-term

Fact: Results with dermal fillers are temporary, but results with TempSure Envi are long-term. It may take longer for you to notice the results of skin tightening compared to dermal fillers, but that doesn’t mean the RF treatment is less effective.

The results appear gradually over time as your skin cells repair and heal naturally. While your skin may feel tighter right away, results are usually visible in about four weeks. If you have multiple treatments, optimal results are noticeable three to four months after your last appointment.

Myth: Skin tightening is only for the face

Fact: This procedure can be used almost anywhere on the body to treat saggy skin, fine lines and wrinkles, and crepey skin. Dr. Speck Hopkins also uses this method to combat the signs of aging on the chin and neck.

Myth: Skin tightening is only for specific skin colors

Fact: This procedure is safe for all skin colors.

Skin tightening is a great way to look younger without undergoing cosmetic surgery. If you’re ready to try this popular procedure, make an appointment today by calling us at 956-257-9488.

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