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Various machines are used for skin tightening. “Radiage” is a radiofrequency (RF) treatment is used to heat to skin and subdermal tissue to 41-42o C, with new collagen being formed as a result over 3-4 weeks. A series on monthly treatments is usual. The best areas are cheeks, chins and jowls, necks and some abdomens. Treatments are often only for 10-20 minutes and are inexpensive.
After massive weight loss, this may be ineffective and surgical skin resection may be required.