Sagging Skin

Does your neck and jaw line lack definition? Do you have one too many chins? Are you getting lines and wrinkles around your mouth and under-eye area? If so we may have the answer for you.

Sagging Skin Quick Facts

Extreme weight loss is a major cause for sagging skin

Affects men and women

Collagen and elastin diminish as we age causing skin laxity

Overexposure to the sun will damage the health of the skin

As we age skin loses its firm and plump structure, due to a decrease in collagen and elastin, becoming wrinkled, saggy and slack. This can cause a major loss of confidence and low self-esteem as we notice these changes in the mirror.

Collagen and elastin play a big part in the reason why we experience loose skin on the body. The innermost layer of your skin consists of proteins, including collagen and elastin. Collagen, which makes up 80% of your skin's structure, provides firmness and strength. Elastin provides elasticity and helps your skin stay tight.

Common places people experience loose skin on the body include:

• Stomach

• Buttocks

• Arms

• Thighs

Loose skin on the body can be frustrating and hugely impact our self-esteem. While they are many reasons why loose skin develops such as weight loss, pregnancy and age unfortunately once you have it, it can be very difficult to reverse.

While you can improve loose skin via cosmetic surgery, many people prefer to choose the non-surgical route to get similar and effective skin tightening results.

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