Feel confident in your skin with minimally invasive skin tightening treatments with little to no downtime. Avoid major surgery that can leave you looking like someone from a reality television show.
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Before & After Gallery
Just like skin, results may vary. These pictures (of our awesome, real-life clients!) help you see what is possible and set a realistic expectation.
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With One of Our Saggy Skin Treatments You Can
Rediscover Your True Look at DermMedica
Loose or saggy skin has a way of creeping up on us as we age. Sometimes it’s genetics and sometimes it’s our lifestyle choices. Either way, there are solutions to help tighten and improve the firmness and texture of the skin that has aged and become damaged by too much sun exposure.
Saggy Skin Treatments Kelowna
Saggy skin is the loosening of skin on the body or face.
DermMedica can help you restore a more youthful look. Sagging skin is a common sign of aging that may appear far earlier than it should, especially among those who work high-stress jobs or spend a lot of time in the sun. We can treat the early signs of aging and help you return to your true look. Through the use of gentle, modern technologies, we can make your skin appear tighter, smoother, and younger.
If you’re interested in learning more, you can make an appointment here on our website. There are many ways we can help you. See the information below to learn more about what causes skin sagging and what technologies we offer to help.
What Causes Skin Sagging?
Saggy skin all over the body is a normal part of aging. Over time, the skin loses its elasticity due to decreased levels of collagen and elastin production. Muscles in the face and body also begin to stretch, combining to produce the appearance of sagging skin. Other reasons for sagging skin include:
- Severe dehydration
- Regular smoking
- Regular or Excessive sun exposure (UV radiation)
The most common reasons for saggy skin are aging, smoking and sun exposure. Over time, collagen and elastin depletes in our skin due to a variety of factors, but most notably genetic reasons. If you look like a family member who has very saggy skin then you are probably going to follow that same path without any type of intervention. However, there are definitely things you can do to slow down or treat saggy skin from taking its course on your face and on your life in general.
Most importantly is to avoid regular sun exposure because UV radiation breaks down collagen and elastin in the skin quicker so you appear to age quicker. Simple solution. Don’t smoke is another one because smoking ages your skin by closing off blood supply to your skin which makes it harder to repair itself after damage. Eat a healthy diet with no processed food. This is important because your body makes new skin cells all the time and what you put in your mouth will eventually become new skin and other body parts in the future. If you put low quality food in your mouth, that’s all your body has to work with as a nutritional supplement to make a new you.
Get a lot of sleep. This is a simple one, but sleep plays a huge role in our health and happiness so make sure you get as much as possible to enjoy what years you have on this big blue marble.
Dermal fillers are often an excellent treatment option for treating saggy skin. Give us a call to book a consultation and learn more about how fillers can be used to treat saggy skin.
DESCRIPTION: HA fillers to reshape and replace volume of the face.
PROCEDURE TIME: 30-60 minutes
RECOVERY TIME: None
PAIN LEVEL: Minimal
LASTS: 9-18 months depending on filler used and patient
ANESTHESIA: Topical sometimes used, and ice.
We’ll use our fractional laser to smoothen and tighten skin!
PROCEDURE TIME: 30 minutes
RECOVERY TIME: 7-10 days
TECHNIQUE: Laser treatment for loose, wrinkled skin
PAIN LEVEL: Minimal with anesthesia
ANESTHESIA: Injection anesthesia
Services & Treatments Offered
"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for awhile now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. Staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – Harold Elliot
"I had excellent results with a Coolsculpting operation at this clinic. Dr. Crippen took me through everything I wanted to know before we started, and I was still surprised at how easy it was. It took a little longer than I would have liked for the results to kick in, but I didn’t change anything and I lost weight." – Ami Hamann
"I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Crippen for a while now, he does botox injections for me every 3 months. I was very nervous at first, but the staff and Dr. Crippen made me feel at ease right away. He is a wonderful Doctor, very caring, and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend Dr. Crippen. The staff is also excellent!!! Thank you." – LK
Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
Meet Dr. Craig Crippen
MD CCFP FCFP
Born and raised in Ottawa Ontario, Dr. Crippen has attended three Canadian universities and obtained four educational titles including his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Since graduating in 2001, Dr. Crippen has continued to expand his knowledge, focusing his practice in the fields of Medical Dermatology, Vein, Laser & Cosmetic Medicine.
After receiving his M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, Dr. Crippen then completed his specialty training in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba over the next two years. He has worked extensively in public and private medicine since 2003, but in response to rising demand, Dr. Crippen has devoted his practice exclusively to both medical & cosmetic skin care procedures/treatments at his clinic.