As you age, your skin loses collagen and elastin and in addition facial muscles supporting your skin can weaken. Sun exposure and rapid weight loss can also cause skin to lose its elasticity. All of these factors contribute to the skin losing its ability to bounce back and restore its original shape.
Non-surgical treatments are now available for the treatment of sagging skin and as usual it is important that you seek out treatments and procedures that are suitable for your skin condition and expectation.
Technologies using radio frequency energy or intense focused ultrasound (for the face and neck) have both been successful in showing moderate to good results in alleviating sagging and loose skin. Without harming the outer layer of the skin both technologies firm, lift, and tighten the skin providing a solid alternative to a surgical face lift.