Skin Lifting

With each passing year and increasingly busy schedules, more often than not, almost all adults fail to give enough attention to their skin. It is only when visible signs of aging and lack of care become prominent that we tend to start giving enough care and look for remedies.  Skincare should be a part of our lifestyle to help us have a glowing and youthful skin. Our skin speaks volumes of our nutrition, rest and lifestyle. Along with building a lifestyle that guarantees enough rest and sleep, one must make sure to know some basics of skincare and the kind of treatments available for generic skincare issues.

Our skin being the largest organ in the human body, deserves a lot of attention and care to help it stay youthful and energetic. The epidermis, which is the outer layer of the skin, helps in the prevention of infections and regulates hydration or the loss of water. From the time an adult is in his/her late twenties, there is at the least a one percent reduction in the production of elastin and collagen. These proteins are responsible for keeping the skin youthful, firm and hydrated. Without enough care, the skin could start showing symptoms such as sagging, wrinkles, freckles, acne and acne related scars, dark patches, hyperpigmentation and others.

At Tamira, we specialize in providing the right solutions to your skin care worries. Skin lifting is a non-invasive procedure that helps in reversing sagged skin by stimulating the production of natural collagen and elastin. Our expert cosmetologist guarantees to share with you the knowledge about the cosmetic procedure to help you take a conscious and confident decision on your skin treatment. Sagging and loose skin can be a cause of worry to many. We specialize in non-invasive procedures that use heat energy to penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin and activate the production of collagen. This will ensure that you see remarkable positive difference over time.

What is a skin lifting treatment?

Skin lifting treatments are cosmetic procedures to aid tightening of the skin to reduce wrinkles and associated symptoms of aging. Back in the 1980’s, skin lifting treatments were limited to injections (Botox & Dysport) but today it includes techniques such as lasers, radiofrequency and ultrasound.

Are you pondering on the best way to lift the skin of your face to give it more firmness? At Tamira, skin lifting treatments without surgery include the below techniques:

While thread lifts are a minimally invasive procedure, all the others are non-invasive procedures.

Skin lifting can be achieved by certain skin lightening treatments such as thermage, instalift and clearlift. Skin tightening is a cosmetic treatment that rebuilds and replenishes your skin by penetrating into deeper layers of the dermis and stimulating the production of elastin and collagen. As a result, your skin will start to look more youthful and smooth, giving it a more firm look just as skin lifting treatments.

The best age for getting a skin lifting or face lifting treatment will be dependent on the person’s skin condition, health profile, skin type and other reasons. In general, skin lifting treatments are advised to patients in the age 45 and below. For individuals above the age of 45, skin lifting surgeries would be the better option.

What is Ultherapy?

Ultherapy Skin Lifting is a skin lifting procedure that is non-invasive and FDA approved. It is an ultrasound technology where heat waves go deep into the skin to reach the aponeurotic system and increases the production of collagen and elastin. The results of this treatment starts showing up in a period of one to two months and can last for up to 2 years. Individuals could opt for repeat sessions once in every two years to maintain the results.

What are skin lifting products?

There are a numerous skin lifting devices that are available as home devices today which helps in lifting the skin on the face. Though they provide immediate effect, they are not really as effective as treatments done by a qualified cosmetologist. If you are looking for a quick fix that lasts only for a few days, then these home based devices can definitely come handy. Some of the skin lifting home devices include creams, lotions, rollers, micro needling devices, toning devices/kits and others.

There are micro-current face lift machines that are available at affordable rates which could be used as skin lifting machines. The micro needling regeneration / toning devices activates the production of natural collagen which will result in a smoother and firmer facial skin. There are also rollers and creams which gives a very similar result and could be used for skin tightening of the face.

If you are aged above 45, these home based devices might not provide expected results and it is recommendable to consult a professional for treatment alternatives.

What is a skin lifting surgery?

A skin lifting surgery is an invasive procedure or surgical method of lifting up the skin. The cosmetologist would use techniques such as removing excess skin, lifting up and tightening the tissues to result in a firmer and smooth skin. Facelift and Necklift surgeries are just a couple of examples of surgical skin tightening/lifting. These procedures require a higher hospital stay and recovery time as compared to non-invasive skin lifting procedures. Most often the patient could get back to normal life in 2 weeks’ time but are advised to stay away from sunlight for a longer duration. The results of surgical skin lifting are said to stay for up to 10 years or longer.

Facelift surgeries are in high demand and most patients report to be satisfied with the treatment.

Skin lifting procedures need not be limited to the face alone, but can be done on the

  • Neck
  • Under chin
  • Eyebrows
  • Stomach
  • Arms and hands
  • Thighs and legs
  • Periorbital region
  • Buttocks

What is the cost of a face lifting treatment in India?

India is one among the most sought after destinations for cosmetic related procedures due to the cost effective and quality treatment options. This being the reason why medical tourism has been thriving until the pre-covid period. Skin lifting / Face lifting treatments are available in most cosmetic clinics and are done under strict protocols by a highly qualified practitioner. Skin lifting treatments could range from INR 15000 to INR 1,50,000 in India and the price could vary as per the city. Laser skin lifting/tightening treatments such as Thermage vary between INR 70,000 to INR 1.6 lakhs. Skin lifting surgeries could cost as much as INR 2.5 lakhs to INR 3 lakhs.

What are skin lifting supplements?

Vitamin supplements could aid in the process of slowing down the aging of your skin by enriching your body with the necessary vitamins to keep your skin young. Vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E play an important role in keeping the skin youthful and firm. These vitamins hydrate the skin, keeps it firm, prevents skin damage and enables better repair and restoration.

Moreover, natural oils loaded with antioxidants and vitamins can also contribute to keeping the skin youthful.

What is a laser skin lifting treatment?

Laser skin tightening/lifting is a non-surgical procedure of using infrared light (laser light) to heat up inner layers of the skin to produce collagen. This procedure can be done on any skin type and is considered safe and effective. Apart from the elimination and prevention of a sagging skin, this treatment also leaves a smoother, even toned and bright skin. The results of a skin lifting laser treatment lasts for close to 2 years when accompanied with the necessary home care routine.

What are the post procedural care involved with laser skin lifting?

Though laser skin lifting treatments are safe, one could experience minor after effects for a short duration. This would include redness, swelling, burning sensation, change in color and others.

One must strictly follow the post-procedural care that the cosmetologist would suggest. Post laser skin lifting one must

  • Apply the prescribed ointment
  • Take medications or ice-pack care as suggested by the doctor
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight at least for a week
  • Use a sunscreen lotion with SPF above 30
  • Take antibiotics and other medications if prescribed
  • Have a wholesome fruit rich diet
  • Drink a lot of water
  • Continue mild and regular exercises

What are the outcomes of having a non-surgical skin lifting procedure?

Non-surgical skin lifting treatment is the better option since its non-invasive, safe and effective. The benefits include.

  • More youthful and firm skin
  • Increased smoothness
  • Stimulation of the production of natural collagen and elastin
  • Easy recovery
  • No downtime
  • Quick procedures that take less than 2 hours
  • Minimal risks and after/side effects
  • Good results and rejuvenation of the skin

What is the best skin tightening treatment?

 There is no one procedure that works well for all. Patients must consult a qualified cosmetologist who could suggest the right treatment based on the skin condition, patient’s need, age and health.

Who should consider skin tightening treatments?

Both men and women of any skin type could consider skin tightening treatments. The best results are shown when these procedures are considered as an anti-aging treatment. Anybody in the age group of 30 and above could seek the treatments, as skin naturally starts to undergo the aging process around this time. However, the results of the treatment could be different from one person to another and is hugely dependent on the severity of sagging, scars and wrinkles. For a long term permanent result, older patients might have to resort to surgical skin lifting procedures.

Pregnant women and individuals with health disorders such as high blood pressure, heart diseases and other serious conditions must stay away from skin lifting treatments. At times, these procedures do not give the desired results on individuals who have lost a lot of skin due to weight loss/transformation.

What makes the skin lifting treatment at Tamira stay ahead of the rest?

At Tamira, we offer you with end to end assistance in your treatment which would begin with your consultation with highly qualified cosmetologists, selection of the right procedure, treatment plans and post procedural care. We respect every individual’s choice of having cosmetic/aesthetic related procedures and stand by our value of being honest and committed in our care.

Our skin lifting treatments aim at addressing your skin related issues such as skin sagging, wrinkles, discolouration, hard patches and other conditions. We adhere to the safest treatment protocol which involves assessing your skin’s reaction to lasers and supplements before getting into the complete procedure. After completion of every procedure we also put the individual through a home care skin care routine and treatment. We advise all our patients to consult a qualified cosmetologist or a plastic surgeon specialized in aesthetic treatments to choose the right option for you.

With the latest technique of skin lifting, our experts at Tamira offers an experience curated to your very own needs and fulfil your desire for a youthful skin

Botox & Fillers

Botox is a purified form of the botulinum toxin obtained from bacteria. It is widely used in small quantities to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is a temporary treatment that works by blocking nerve signals to the facial muscles and thus results in smoother, youthful skin. This treatment can also be used to reduce perspiration, especially in cases of excessive sweating or ‘hyperhidrosis’ (commonly found in men).

Fillers on the other hand are made up of substances like; calcium hydroxylapatite, hyaluronic acid etc. These dermal fillers are used to volumize and add fullness to areas like the face, neck, lips and hands. Fillers are also a temporary treatment that will need maintenance every few months. Fillers result in plump and bouncy skin which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. They can also be used to increase the size of features like the lips or used to create symmetry by balancing features of the body.

Both these methods of treatment are minimally invasive and delivered via injections. Due to the delivery method, it may cause some redness, tenderness and bruising which usually disappear within a week. The actual result will be shown after the swelling has subsided and the treatment is massaged into place. There is no downtime involved.

Thread lifts

Thread lift is a fairly new and effective treatment to instantly lift the skin. the treatment involves strategically placing a dissolvable suture under the skin using a syringe, the suture tugs on the muscle below and tightens the grip. This results in firmer, lifted, smoother and more youthful skin. the best part about this treatment is its longevity, it may require follow-ups only once in a few years as the stitch dissolves naturally. At times thread lifts are also used to reduce the appearance of a double chin due to sagging.
Due to the delivery method, it may cause some redness, tenderness and bruising which usually disappear within a week. There is no downtime involved.

Vampire face lifting

PRP facelift or vampire face lifting as its popularly known is a treatment which takes advantage of the miracles in one’s own body. Platelets are known to be rich in growth factors and when used in concentration these growth factors can boost the production of collagen and elastin. As a result, the skin naturally repairs and rejuvenates itself – revealing firmer, glowing, plump and more youthful skin.
The process involves drawing blood, using a centrifuge method to concentrate the platelets in the plasma. This platelet-rich plasma is then delivered via injections to boost skin repair. Due to the delivery method, it may cause some redness, tenderness and bruising which usually disappear within a week. There is no downtime involved.

Thermage

This non-invasive skin tightening treatment uses radiofrequency technology to help repair and rejuvenate the skin. Thermage is the most effective and widely used treatment because it aids to achieve optimal results within a single sitting. This procedure can reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin, revealing – tight, youthful, bouncy and smooth skin.
The treatment may cause some redness and tenderness which usually disappear within a week. There is no downtime involved.
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Instalift

Instalift is a non-invasive procedure that also uses radiofrequency technology to aid skin tightening. The process involves emitting RF waves which produce a warm tingle. The heat produced in the epidermal layer induces collagen production. This repairs the skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, bulging and sagging skin. Instalift results in more plump, firm, soft and youthful skin.

The treatment may cause some redness and tenderness which usually disappear within a week. There is no downtime involved.

Clearlift

Clearlift is a non-surgical skin tightening procedure that uses the technique of lasers or intense pulsing lasers. This process also works by heating the skin, but it has the option to penetrate deeper into the dermal layers. It stimulates the production of collagen. It can also be used in combination with radiofrequency for better results. Laser technology emits stronger rays and may require a topical gel to minimize discomfort. Clearlift results in clearer, tighter, smoother skin which enhances a youthful appearance.
The treatment may cause some redness, tenderness and bruising which usually disappear within a week. There is no downtime involved.
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Advantages

  • Non-invasive or minimally invasive
  • Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Firms sagging skin
  • Results in tight, plump, supple and smooth skin
  • Enhances youthful appearance
  • 30 min to 2 hr. procedure
  • No downtime
  • Minimal sittings (as low as one)
  • Longevity of effects
  • May cause redness, bruising and tenderness

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