The Titan gives you an all natural option to actively turn back the clock on aging skin. Titan uses light energy to stimulate new collagen growth deep beneath your skin’s surface. Titan can tighten the skin on your face, arms, abdomen, and legs. It’s an ideal solution to enhance your youthful and healthy appearance without surgery, recovery time, or injections.
Titan utilizes a safe, infrared light to heat the dermis well below the skin’s surface. This heating can cause immediate collagen contraction. During the procedure, the skin’s surface (epidermis) is protected through continuous cooling with the Titan handpiece.
After the procedure, new collagen growth results in further tightening and the development of a more youthful complexion with less lines, folds or looseness of the skin. The infrared light travels through the to the deeper layers of the skin causing tightening of the collagen architecture. Because the heat is applied deep within the skin, some swelling and redness may be seen.
The procedure takes approximately one hour. No down-time or pain medication is required. It’s a non-ablative, non-surgical lifting procedure, which causes the collagen in the dermis to contract and tighten.
The advantage of the Titan over the therma-lifting techniques is that the skin and underlying fat is heated uniformly avoiding differential heating of the fat. Therefore, the risks of dents and atrophy of the skin is much less. Patients have been successfully treated on many areas of the body where skin is lax. Loose skin on the abdomen, back of the upper arm, along the jaw line and under the chin have responded particularly well to the procedure.
With each Titan pulse, you will feel a brief heating sensation. Some patients are more comfortable taking a mild pain reliever beforehand. Many patients are comfortable without anything. Immediately following the treatment, you may notice some redness and mild swelling in the treated area. Both should dissipate within a few hours.
The Titan IPL is usually used in a series of three sessions one month apart. Our Medical Doctor will advise you as to the number and frequency of treatments recommended for optimal results. Some patients see results immediately.
For most patients, the results are gradual over few months as new collagen is formed and the skin tightens. Full benefits are usually not observed for three to six months and this is probably the most difficult part of this procedure, as the effects of the treatment are not seen immediately.
Procedure Time: 45 to 60 minutes.
Number of Sessions: This varies depending on skin laxity and volume loss in the area being treated.
Before the Procedure: Shave any area being treated if there is course or dark hair. Discontinue retinol for a week prior to treatment.
During the Procedure: The area being treated will become warm and the heat will build within the tissue, this will be followed by an immediate cooling sensation. Each area will be treated three times in one treatment session. The treatment is generally well tolerated by patients.
After the Procedure: Initally skin will look mildly pink. Collagen production will begin during your first Titan treatment and will continue for 3 to 6 months afterwards. At that time, a follow up appointment should be scheduled to determine if a second or third treatment is needed.
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