The Top 3 Best Non-Surgical Skin Tightening Technologies

Read this blog if you are wanting to know what the best non-surgical skin tightening procedure is. We discuss Ultherapy vs. Profound vs. ThermiTight as the three best ways to non-surgically lift and tighten the skin. We’d like to distinguish first off the difference between a double chin and a turkey neck. The double chin is caused by excess fat cells under the chin where are turkey neck is excess skin under the chin. Genetics is usually to blame for both!

top 3Why am I getting turkey neck?


Well, think of your skin like a pair of your favorite socks, they fit nice and snug hugging all the curves of your arches, toes, and ankles, they stretch and bounce back into shape so well right out of the bag. Then as you wash and wear them over time they become saggy, less comfortable and thin. I know this is a strange comparison but your skin is very similar. As we age our collagen gets depleted which causes our skin to get thin. We also lose elasticity, the protein that gives our skin its bounce, causing the skin to start sagging in areas under the eyes, cheeks and around the mouth. The combination of the two results in that dreaded turkey neck. This is why you always hear of skin care products that will help you build collagen and elastin. They are the two major role players that keep us looking young.


How can I tighten my skin?


Depending upon how severely droopy the skin is may depend upon what type of treatment will give you the best value for your dollar. If you are dealing with a full on turkey wattle your best bet might just be a surgical neck lift. But if surgery is well out of the question for you or you’re just starting to notice the subtle signs of less tight skin then in this day and age you’re in luck! There are several non-surgical ways to lift and tighten the skin. They all include some form of heat to stimulate and create deep layers of collagen and elastin.


Top 3 non-surgical skin tightening solutions


Here are the three top non-surgical skin tightening solutions with links to company websites so you can easily get educated:


Ultherapy uses micro-focused ultrasound waves to heat and target collagen and elastin at three different depths under the skin. Ultherapy is the only non-invasive procedure FDA-cleared to lift skin on the neck, under the chin, and on the eyebrow. Now also FDA-cleared to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the décolletage, Ultherapy can help you achieve a fresher look from your brow to your chest!

You can also read more about Ultherapy on our website. Read FAQs, see before & afters and learn how to get started! 



Profound uses radio frequency energy with microneedles that penetrate the skin to heat the reticular dermis. Treats submental or under the chin, jawline, wrinkles, and cellulite!

Unlike Ultherapy and Profound, which are completely non-surgical technologies, ThermiTight is minimally invasive.



ThermiTight is a non-surgical, minimally invasive skin tightening treatment that uses a tiny probe to deliver radio frequency energy just beneath the surface of the skin. After the application, a gentle wrap is applied and you may resume normal activities the next day.

We like the above top three non-surgical skin tightening technologies because they use precise heat on targeted areas of the skin.

There are other non-surgical skin tightening devices that try to push heat from the surface layer down into the deep layers of the skin. They are not listed on our top three list because to create actual lifting and tightening of the skin heat needs to be delivered to subdermal layers, at a certain degree of heat, not to the top. Therefore we do not recommend them.

Read why Denver Laser Solutions chose Ultherapy as their technology of choice.

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