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Portland physician explains how to choose the best skin tightening treatment

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Collagen is the one of the prime building blocks in your body, making up 70 percent of your skin and contributing to skin’s elasticity and firmness. Starting at age 18, our body’s production of collagen starts to decrease at a rate of around one percent per year. By the time most people are in their mid-30s, they are seeing and feeling skin sagginess and loss of resiliency.

Advances in biochemical and dermatological research have uncovered a myriad of methods to turn back the skin clock to replace collage loss and even restart its production. Thrive Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center in northwest Portland is at the forefront of offering a spectrum of non-invasive skin tightening options to patients centered on a holistic approach. These include advanced lasers, chemical peels, fillers, and prescription-grade skin care products.

At Thrive, our philosophy is to invest significant time with our patients during the consultation to learn what type of aesthetic improvements they want to achieve so they will be most satisfied with their skin tightening treatment results.

Skin tightening treatments provided by Thrive to help diminish visible signs of aging include:

  • Light-based laser treatments, such as Titan and Laser Genesis. These lasers work by using infrared light energy to infuse the dermis layer, deep beneath your skin’ surface, with heat, to stimulate collage production. Your surface skin stays cool throughout the treatment session. There is no recovery time, so it is an ideal treatment for your face, hands, and Neck.
  • Dermal Optical Thermolysis (DOT). DOT is a form of laser skin resurfacing to treat sagging skin and remove sun spots and scars. It works through micro-ablation to restore skin texture and smooth fine lines.
  • Exilis. A new laser technology using ultrasound and infrared radio frequency waves to dislodge and liquefy fat cells and tighten skin.
  • Botox, Restylane, and Juvéderm. Botox injections are administered into the muscles below the skin’s surface. Botox blocks nerve sensors that contract these muscles so they relax and drastically soften the appearance of surface skin wrinkles. Restylane and Juvéderm are classified as cosmetic fillers that contain hyaluronic acid, a critical component in retaining skin volume and firmness. Studies show that repeated treatment with hyaluronic acid-based cosmetic fillers can stimulate collage reproduction.

All of our services are FDA-approved and clinically tested.

For more info, contact Thrive at (503) 928-6505 or info@thriveportland.com. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates about our services.

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I’ve been going here for 4 years. My results are fantastic! Doctor Maddox and his entire team are amazing! 5 stars across the board. I wouldn’t even consider going anywhere else.

Dr. Adam Maddox - Medical Director

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A graduate from Northern Arizona University and the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Adam Maddox is a very established professional in the field of integrative anti-aging and aesthetic medicine with a special interest in Botox, Restylane and Testosterone Replacement therapy for men to name a few.

As a board-certified physician, he has a passion to help people with their health especially as they get older. Dr. Maddox believes in maintaining a strong sense of empathy in order to better serve his patients whilst ensuring his care is personalized. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Maddox uses his time to train other medical professionals on various effective medical techniques used in the anti-ageing medical sphere such as injectable techniques. He is also the founder and medical director of Thrive Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR.

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