Sagging Skin


Lighter-on-the-wallet non-invasive touch-ups 

Budget-friendly Procedure:

Dermal fiLaser skin tightening, from $300 per session for the face but up to $4,000 for other areasllers, (hyaluronic acid-based facial fillers), from $600 per syringe

Reasons it rocks:

“To treat sagging skin, we use radio-frequency treatments, which heat up the protein collagen so it shrinks,” explains Dr. Lista. 
There is minimal downtime and it tightens loose areas, such as the neck, bellybutton and face.

Things that make you go hmm:

This is a mildly invasive treatment where the skin needs to be frozen to “insert a tiny probe to heat the skin from below,” but Dr. Lista explains that the downtime is about a day. Dr. Bendago warns that, “it can take up to six months to see the full results, and you often need multiple sessions to experience the full effect.”

Big-ticket invasive surgeries: Longer-lasting and, in most cases, permanent results

High-level fix:

Neck lift, tummy tuck or facelift, starting at $10,000

Reasons it rocks:

The most effective way to get rid of excess skin, explains Dr. Bendago, is through lift or tuck operations which involve the removal of excess skin, such as a facelift, neck lift or tummy tuck.

Things that make you go hmm:

Since these surgeries are much more invasive, both Dr. Bendago and Dr. Lista warn that there are always added complications and that the recovery period can be a few weeks at home.