How Does Tissue Tightening Work?

While diet and exercise are the most effective measures for reducing fat and keeping a trim figure, there may still be pockets of fat that do not respond to any amount of gym time. When you are struggling to tone these areas of the arms, legs, hips, and belly, you might explore innovative tissue tightening treatments such as CoolSculpting and Exilis Tissue Tightening. Each of these treatments can specifically target fat cells to minimize bulges and lumps, leaving you with a tight, toned figure that you will want to show off. Exilis Tissue Tightening also offers the benefit of treatment on the face and neck for age-defying results. Below you can get a closer look at how both CoolSculpting and Exilis work to help you decide if these treatments are right for you. Targeting fat cells CoolSculpting and Exilis each destroy fat cells with non-invasive thermal treatment. While CoolSculpting freezes and kills fat cells, Exilis Tissue Tightening uses radio waves to heat fat cells and speed up metabolic activity, causing them to shrink. The results of CoolSculpting are comparable to liposuction, and candidates for this procedure should meet the same criteria, e.g. be within 10 pounds of a healthy target weight. Exilis reduces fat and improves the appearance of skin simultaneously, since heat not only targets fat cells, but it also stimulates collagen production. Gradually improving problem areas Each tissue tightening treatment produces gradual results over a series of sessions. Both have no downtime, and Exilis has the additional benefit of relaxation with the feeling of a hot stone massage. If you want to explore the non-invasive tissue tightening treatments that can get you ready for the Tucson summer, call Specialists in Dermatology at (520) 382-3330. We have three practice locations in the Tucson area offering clinical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatological care to fit your unique skincare needs.