the name suggests, this therapy involves a safe measured wavelength /frequency
of electromagnetic spectrum. How does it work on sagging thighs?
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 .
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
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.
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
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.
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
heat-based tightening procedure is probably the most favorite choice. It looks
good for treating mild to moderate laxity, promoting firmness more quickly with
However, each procedure has pros and cons — so doing a little homework is a must to find one that works best for your situation.
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!