How to Fix Sagging Thighs in women

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Radiofrequency therapy

As the name suggests, this therapy involves a safe measured wavelength /frequency of electromagnetic spectrum. How does it work on sagging thighs?

Radiofrequency energy has the capacity to heat the target, like most forms of energy. Although there are different brand-names with a slightly different technology, all are focused to induce more production of collagen and elastin by heating the deeper layers of the skin [4].

Some popular brand names include Thermage®, THERMI RF®, and Exilis®, which are already approved by the FDA. The successful of the treatment varies between individuals. The skill and experience of the provider you choose would play a key role.

Ultrasound therapy

Like radiofrequency, the ultrasound energy can also be used to help firm the skin by stimulating a boost in collagen production. The energy is focused and transmitted to specific area of the skin so it heats deeper layers effectively.

It doesn’t heat the epidermis, the outer layer of your skin. Instead, it bypasses the surface of your skin to stimulate collagen production to your deepest layers.

A brand name ultrasound treatment, Ultherapy®, has FDA approval to help skin laxity on the chin, brow, neck, and chest. It was also recently confirmed to be a potential alternative option to deal with sagging thighs.

What else?

Other alternative non-invasive procedures include ablative laser resurfacing, intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy, and Vanquish Me (a skin firmness therapy with radiofrequency technology that covers a larger area than most other radiofrequency procedures).

Ultrasound heat-based tightening procedure is probably the most favorite choice. It looks good for treating mild to moderate laxity, promoting firmness more quickly with fewer risks.

However, each procedure has pros and cons — so doing a little homework is a must to find one that works best for your situation.

Also, it’s important to lay out all of options you have, don’t jump straight to surgical procedure even though if your thighs are saggy a lot. See your dermatology for more guidance!

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