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ThermiTight: A Minimally Invasive Alternative to Abdominoplasty

Time can take a toll on our skin’s elasticity causing it to sag and stretch, which can make us appear older and less fit than we really are. When most people think of skin tightening, they quickly think of surgical abdominoplasty procedures for their abdominal area. However, an abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is no longer the only option to improve your skin’s elasticity. There are more comfortable procedures we offer today.

A tummy tuck may have an array of downsides, including unsightly scars and a long recovery period. A faster, more comfortable procedure exists: ThermiTight. ThermiTight is a micro-invasive procedure that will improve the appearance of excess sagging skin in trouble areas, including the tummy, face, neck, and thighs. Not only is it a comfortable experience, its popularity is significantly rising.

At Orlando Plastic Surgery Associates in Lake Mary, Florida, we offer the ThermiTight procedure to tighten sagging skin, and also tighten any unsightly signs of aging, such as wrinkles and lines. ThermiTight is a significantly more comfortable experience, being an in-office procedure, and requiring only a tiny thermistor probe inserted under the skin with help from local anesthesia. The probe is inserted through a needle stick, much like when you have blood drawn. This heals in less than 24 hours.

Dr. Johnston will then gently administer radiofrequency energy to the targeted areas, causing immediate shrinkage and tightening. Your skin is monitored with Thermal Image Guidance™, ensuring a precise amount of radiofrequency for your ideal goals. Most ThermiTight procedures last less than an hour, and unlike tummy tuck procedures, you can then resume normal daily activities within 24 hours after treatment. Results can be immediate, but continue to improve over the next few months as the body remodels the collagen and elastin from the treatment. Results have also been shown to last several years with outstanding improvement in the appearance of skin elasticity.

If you are interested in ThermiTight, schedule a meeting with Dr. Johnston