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Skin Firming Therapy San Diego, CA

Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center offers skin firming treatments for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley, as well as surrounding areas of California. Skin firming promotes collagen production to reduce wrinkles and sagging that gives you an aged appearance.

Skin Firming Therapy in San Diego, CA

What Is Skin Firming Therapy?

Skin firming therapy is a recommended treatment for wrinkles that are caused by sagging skin and poor skin quality due to aging. The treatment promotes collagen production as well as skin contraction. Patients who do not have the more severe signs of aging that are corrected with a facelift may benefit from skin firming therapy.

How Much Does Skin Firming Therapy Cost?

The average cost of skin firming therapy at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center starts at $350 per treatment. As part of your free consultation, we explain the costs associated with your personalized treatment and skin care plan. Multiple financing options are available, and you can apply before your consultation.

What Is the Alma™ Harmony XL Laser?

The Harmony laser does what creams and lotions claim to do but cannot: it causes the skin to contract and tighten for more youthful-looking contours. Treatment with the Harmony laser is also preferable to ablative laser resurfacing, which has more dramatic skin firming results but is more invasive, requires a few days of recovery time, and can cause post-treatment side effects and discomfort. The Harmony laser is able to deliver results without affecting the surface of the skin and causing unpleasant side effects.

How Is Skin Firming Therapy Performed?

During a laser skin firming treatment session, the Harmony handpiece is placed over the area of loose skin. The handpiece emits pulses of near-infrared light that penetrate the surface of the skin to the deeper layers of the dermis. The laser energy heats the deep soft tissue without harming the surface area. The targeted heating causes soft tissue coagulation and collagen contraction. The skin gradually takes on a firmer, more youthful-looking appearance.

What Can I Expect During Recovery from Skin Firming Therapy?

Typically there is no downtime with our skin firming therapy treatments. Your skin may be slightly red and feel sensitive for the first one to three days.

What Results Can I Expect from Skin Firming Therapy?

As the collagen develops in the skin, you see a gradual improvement in skin texture. Once the collagen is fully developed, the results may last for one year or longer.

When Will I See the Results of Skin Firming Therapy?

The contraction of collagen doesn’t happen all at once. Patients generally see some improvement in the firmness of the skin soon after treatment, with results continuing to amplify over a period of several months. Hilary may recommend a series of at least three treatments for optimal results, depending on the target area and severity of the skin laxity.

Is Skin Firming Therapy Painful?

The treatment is not painful. The tip of the device keeps the surface of the skin cool and prevents overheating. Patients may feel a slight warming sensation as the laser works, but it is not uncomfortable. Afterward, they may return to their normal activities immediately without recovery downtime.

Why Choose Dr. Mozaffari?

  • Over 35 years dedicated to the art and science of plastic surgery
  • Performed thousands of successful procedures
  • Board certified and members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Hands-on and engaged about your results and care
  • Up to date on the latest plastic surgery trends and techniques
  • Accommodates Spanish-speaking patients
  • Respectful of your time
  • Human touch in everything we do by investing a great deal of time and care into each patient appointment
  • Excellent bedside manner
  • Conveniently located with plenty of parking

Experience matters. The plastic surgeons at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center have been in practice for more than 35 years and have successfully performed thousands of procedures.

Drs. Bucko and Mozaffari are actively involved in the plastic surgery community as members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. They stay up to date with the latest breast enhancement techniques and technology to enhance patient outcomes.

Dr. Farid Brad Mozaffari is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who offers skin firming therapy for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, Carmel Valley, and the surrounding communities in California. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.