Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening services offered in Woodmere and Westbury, NY

Skin tightening stimulates a natural improvement in skin firmness and elasticity without invasive treatments. The team of leading dermatology specialists at Comprehensive Dermatology provides exemplary personalized care, creating a skin tightening treatment plan that gives you beautiful results with no downtime. Call the office in Woodmere or Westbury, New York, or use online scheduling to make your appointment today.

What is skin tightening?

Skin tightening treatments help return your skin to a more youthful state. Comprehensive Dermatology offers noninvasive face and body tightening treatments that improve skin firmness and elasticity without incisions or surgery. 

How do skin tightening treatments work? 

Skin tightening treatments commonly use laser light to stimulate new collagen and elastin growth. The light transforms into heat once it reaches the dermis, the skin layer where you make collagen and elastin. Both are important in maintaining skin tightness. 


Collagen is the most common protein in the human body. This fibrous protein is a major part of bones, skin, muscles, and other body tissues, and it also supports your skin. When you’re young, the collagen beneath your skin is quite dense, which gives you firm skin, but as you age, you make less collagen.  


Elastin is a protein that creates elasticity in your skin. When you’re young, you can frown, and your face immediately returns to an unlined state afterward. As you age, elastin depletion means that lines linger for longer. 

Elastin and collagen depletion combine to cause an overall loss of skin tightness, increased lines, and a less-youthful appearance. Additionally, various factors like smoking and sun exposure further deplete natural collagen and elastin. 

Skin tightening treatments essentially agitate the cells that make collagen and elastin, causing them to go to work producing new proteins. That ultimately tightens your skin.

When is the right time for skin tightening?

You might want skin tightening treatments if you notice decreased skin firmness, fine lines, wrinkles, sagging, or a less youthful appearance. Skin tightening treatments can also help with mild body sagging or looseness in the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, and other trouble spots.

So, skin tightening can be helpful at almost any age if you’re unhappy with your appearance. It’s best to schedule non-surgical skin tightening treatments while your skin changes are still fairly minor. While skin tightening treatments can firm your face and body, they don’t remove excess skin. 

Comprehensive Dermatology offers a suite of effective skin tightening and enhancement treatments in their offices. To learn more about skin tightening, call or set up your consultation using the online scheduling feature today.