Mechanism of Action - Skin Tightening

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Mechanism of Action - Skin Tightening

PostPosted by DCNGA » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:20 pm

From 2006: http://www.skinandaging.com/supplements ... ersies.pdf

Mechanisms of Tightening
1) Collagen shrinkage reformation via thermal
mechanisms
a. Ablative laser resurfacing
b. Non-ablative
• Radiofrequency
• Cool Touch, SmoothBeam

2) Removal of excess skin through surgery

3) Collagen shrinkage through vascular
absorption of light and subsequent cascade
a. Pulsed dye, other vascular lasers
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