Skin laxity or skin sagging is condition where the skin losses it elasticity due to loss of collagen and drooping is seen due to loss of facial fat. The skin is the largest organ of the human body, there are many factors which cause loose skin, it can be due to internal or external factors. It can be in different parts of the body like stomach, face, neck buttocks, arms, legs, but skin sagging is usually seen more on the face.What are the causes of sagging skin or skin laxity?
Skin laxity can be seen due to underlying causes:
Skin laxity / sagging can be seen in people between 30-40 yrs of age. As facial muscles are used while talking and expressing feelings their whole life so it more prominently seen on face. /p>
Few treatments are:-1. Radio frequency
It one of the newest technologies/method to reduce fat. In this technique, controlled heat is given in the area where fat cells are accumulated under the surface of the skin, thus helping the fat cells to melt down and destroy them subsequently.Liposuction:-there are three types of liposuction namely:-
A) Tumescent liposuction:- in this a solution is injected in the area where the fat is to be removed, its a sterile solution which contains lidocaine and epinephrine and thus helps in suction of fat without much blood loss.
B) Ultrasound assisted liposuction or UAL:- in this sound waves are used to get rid of the fat, sound waves travel under the skin fat cells by liquefying it and then the liquid is suctioned out.
C) laser-assisted liposuction or smartlipo:- In this method laser is used to melt the fat away in the body by giving laser shots.2. Ultherapy
it is the treatment which uses waves sound waves to firm the skin by boosting the collagen under the surface of the skin.3. Surgical skin tightening:-
In surgical treatment for skin sagging only plastic surgery is considered gold standard skin treatment it can be done for any part of the body.4. Spill over skin tightening
In this two method is basically done namely KYBELLA AND COOLSCULPTING. In kybella method the excessive fat is melted away. In coolsculpting fat cells are freezed to still death of fat cells in the body.