"Deep Heating" Noninvasive Skin Tightening Devices: Review of Effectiveness and Patient Satisfaction

J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Dec 1;16(12):1262-1266.


Non-surgical aesthetic devices intended for treatment of lax and loose skin have gained popularity due to their ability to non-invasively improve patient's aesthetic condition and its low side effect profile. This study is intended to review available peer reviewed literature about Ultherapy, ThermaCool, and Exilis Ultra 360 non-invasive skin tightening devices to compare their treatment efficacy and patient subjective satisfaction.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cosmetic Techniques / instrumentation*
  • Diathermy / instrumentation*
  • Humans
  • Patient Satisfaction*
  • Rejuvenation*
  • Skin Aging*