To tighten the neck, will the Affirm laser work or should I use something else?

I had jowl liposuction a year ago. My results were ok, however I had some sagging on my neck, I am 60. My doctor suggested that he might do Affirm laser on my neck, I had one treatment so far. Some pigmentation came to the surface and peeled in about two weeks. My question is will the Affirm give me any tightening of the neck, or should I just leave it's not terrible.

The Affirm laser and other fractionated CO2s like the DEKA Dot will improve crepiness and sun damage on the neck over 2-4 treatments and provide some tightening, but expect modest to moderate improvement if you have a lot of laxity.   


There is nothing non surgical, at this point, that truly effectively and consistently does a great job with neck skin, with the possible exception of the new Excilis. More on this new technology soon – later in July. There are millions of women in this world (including me) who would like a non surgical solution for the neck so the technology is improving.  Dr. I


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