Many Naples-area clients who come to Southwest Florida’s Tru Glō Medspa seek anti-aging treatments designed to help restore and/or preserve their youthful appearance. As such, a frequent question posed to our medical practitioners and aestheticians is, “How can you tighten my loose skin?” When we respond “SkinTyte,” a client usually agrees by noting, “Yes, I want you to tighten my skin.” We then must elaborate on our answer by stating that SkinTyte—one word spelled S-k-i-n-T-y-t-e—is a novel, non-invasive, pulsed infrared light therapy that induces skin contraction.
Options for minimally invasive advanced skincare treatments have experienced dramatic growth in the past two decades. According to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of primary minimally invasive treatments jumped from eight in 2000 to more than 24 in 2020. Meanwhile, the number of procedures performed each year grew by 174% during this span.
Are you hearing any buzz about “collagen induction therapy?”
Probably not, so let’s rephrase that: “Are you hearing any buzz about ‘microneedling?’”