Skin Tightening vs. Dermal Fillers

There are various surgical and non-invasive procedures available to fight the unwanted signs of aging, and advanced technologies are being approved regularly to keep up with the growing demand. Sometimes this wealth of options can make choosing between aesthetic treatments confusing. This is sometimes the case with skin tightening vs. dermal fillers. Contact our office and speak with our aesthetic specialists to answer any lingering questions you might have about a specific procedure.

What is Skin Tightening?

Skin tightening is a non-invasive treatment that targets energy into the skin’s deeper layers. This stimulates elastin and collagen production, which gradually improves your skin’s tone and texture. The FDA has approved various skin-tightening procedures and technologies, each with unique mechanisms. These include radiofrequency, ultrasound, and combined intense pulsed light with radiofrequency.

Benefits of Skin Tightening

Skin tightening has several benefits, including:

  • The ability to tighten mild to moderate loose skin on the face, body, or neck without leaving scars
  • A low risk of adverse effects
  • Your aesthetic specialist can complete the treatment in one office appointment
  • No need for at-home aftercare
  • Being able to apply makeup immediately afterward

In addition, there is no downtime required for skin tightening. You can return to work immediately after treatment. This means you could even have it done over your lunch break.

What are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that highly trained nurse injectors place into specific locations beneath the skin’s surface to create or restore volume. Some of the fillers utilized at Lee B. Daniel Aesthetic Plastic Surgery include:

Each option has different problem areas and skin concerns that it is best at targeting. Our aesthetic experts will help you choose the right cosmetic injectables to help you achieve your specific goals.

Benefits of Using Dermal Fillers

Similar to skin tightening, you can achieve several benefits from dermal fillers, including immediately visible results and no required downtime or aftercare. In addition to adding volume, fillers will also smooth the surface area resulting in firmer, more youthful-looking skin with less visible wrinkles.

Consider an Aesthetic Treatment with Daniel Plastic Surgery

With so many options available, navigating what cosmetic procedure or treatment might be best for you can become overwhelming. At Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lee B. Daniel can help by recommending procedures that are individualized to your specific desires and concerns.

If you are considering the benefits of skin tightening vs. dermal fillers, contact us today to set up a private consultation to learn more about what best suits your aesthetic goals.

Dr. Lee B. Daniel, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
244 Country Club Rd
Eugene OR   97401