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Sagging skin is often one of the first and most noticeable signs of aging that people notice as they get older. Skin that was once smooth and firm slowly loses its definition, becoming lax, lined, and wrinkled.

Sagging skin on the face and around the eyes can make you appear to be tired or upset, rather than accurately reflecting your emotions. Excess sagging skin beneath your face can create the appearance of a double chin, even if you are slim and trim and maintaining a healthy weight. Saggy skin that hangs off the arms may leave you feeling self-conscious about wearing short sleeves, and a drooping pouch of skin on the abdomen can make you feel uncomfortable in revealing clothing, or in intimate situations.

Many people turn to various over the counter solutions in an effort to restore the fresh, firm quality of youthful skin. Unfortunately, most topically-applied products typically make big promises and fail to deliver. If loose, sagging skin is keeping you from appearing as young on the outside as you feel on the inside, you may be a good candidate for our Los Angeles Ultherapy treatment or one of our other skin-tightening, anti-aging rejuvenation treatments.

Why Does Aging Skin Sag?

Young, youthful skin is kept firm and supple by the elastin and collagen in the skin. Collagen, which is produced naturally in the deepest layer of the skin, gives the skin cells the structure necessary for that youthful and tight appearance, while elastin keeps it smooth, flexible, and elastic. As we age, collagen is no longer produced at the same rate, and the decrease in collagen causes skin to start lose its firmness and structure. Decreased elastin increases the appearance of wrinkles. Many people lose facial volume as they age, increasing the droopy, tired appearance. Some factors that can influence sagging skin include:

Genetics

Regardless of lifestyle choices, some people are simply genetically predisposed to rapidly aging skin, and will notice wrinkles and sagging earlier than others.

Lifestyle Choices

Prolonged sun exposure can toughen and wrinkle skin in younger patients, and smoking is linked to an acceleration of the skin’s aging process.

Weight Loss

Part of what gives skin its volume and tautness is the fat stored within the skin structure. Anyone who loses a significant amount of weight, particularly in a short period of time, may notice loose and sagging skin when the fat deposits diminish.

Los Angeles Skin Solutions

Marcus Medical Spa uses multiple methods to counteract loose skin that provide noticeable and long-lasting results. For patients with fine lines and wrinkles on facial skin, the IPL photofacial can subtly tighten the skin while also reducing the appearance of age spots, rosacea, and skin blemishes. For patients whose sagging skin is associated with a loss of volume, we also offer Kybella and other injectable products, which can be used on their own or in conjunction with another treatment such as Ultherapy. We also offer a variety of chemical peels and other noninvasive treatments to counteract sagging skin, as well as improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

At Marcus Medical Spa, we are dedicated to finding the best treatment option for your skin. During your consultation, we will get to know you and the unique needs of your skin, and we will work with you to develop a personal treatment that gets results. No two people’s skin issues are exactly the same, which is why we take the time to understand your specific needs and concerns before developing a custom-tailored treatment plan that will work for you. To learn more about our treatment options for sagging skin, schedule a consultation today.

Ultherapy to Tighten and Rejuvenate Sagging Skin

One of the most popular treatment options we offer to combat loose skin is Ultherapy, a safe, noninvasive treatment that addresses sagging skin right at its source. By emitting ultrasound waves into the targeted area, Ultherapy naturally stimulates collagen production while also stimulating the surrounding muscle structure beneath to restore, so you can regain a more youthful appearance. The ultrasound technology used is completely noninvasive, making it a very low-risk procedure that is virtually painless, for optimum patient comfort. Ultherapy is an excellent option for clients who want noticeable results and younger skin without the downtime and discomfort associated with more invasive procedures. The treatment lasts only 20 to 40 minutes, and most clients can resume their normal activities immediately, with little to no side effects or discomfort.

Schedule A Consultation

If you would like to further discuss among the best wrinkle treatment Redondo Beach has available to treat aging, loose skin, we encourage you to schedule a consultation today. During that meeting, we will advise on which treatment is best for your unique skin, as well as compose a personalized treatment plan designed to restore your smooth and youthful appearance. You may request a consultation online, or if you prefer, you may call the office directly and one of our seasoned staff members will be able to assist you. We cater to all surrounding areas, such as: Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes, Torrance, El Segundo, Hawthorne, San Pedro, Long Beach & Los Angeles.

We are conveniently located in Redondo Beach, making it easy for our neighbors to take advantage of a medical spa Los Angeles clients can easily drive to.

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Dr. Keith marcus

Dr. Keith Marcus, the director of the Marcus Medical Spa, is a board-certified head and neck surgeon, specializing in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Marcus is an active member of the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Marcus feels that treating each client completely is the most important aspect of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He personally performs many of the non-invasive procedures such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Voluma, CoolSculpting, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Laser Hair Removal, Microneedling and IPL Photofacials.

Dr. Marcus has made it his goal to ensure that Marcus Medical Spa delivers nothing short of premier non-invasive treatment, as among the finest medical spa Los Angeles and Redondo Beach have available. As a facial plastic surgeon, he is able to ensure a new standard in the world of medspas, standing behind every procedure delivered and thoroughly ensuring the quality of the work. In this way, Dr. Marcus and his team provide each client with a higher level of attention and care.