The Cutera Titan is an infrared light treatment designed to heat the deep dermis of the skin, stimulating new collagen formation. The treatment effectively improves skin tone and elasticity and may be used on many areas of the body including the face, jawline, under the chin, the neck, arms, abdomen, and legs. Compared to other laser treatments, the Titan is a gentler procedure providing more uniform and consistent heating and more even distribution.
Good candidates for the Titan treatment include men and women of any age who are looking to improve the appearance of skin laxity but are not ready for surgery. While Titan can provide a rested and refreshed look, the results are not as dramatic as with surgery. Titan can be combined with other surgical and non-surgical procedures as a finishing touch.
The Titan treatment is an in-office procedure that takes one to three hours to complete depending on the area being treated. A topical anesthetic is not necessary however, we use our Zimmer cooling device as an added comfort and or topical anesthetic if requested. In addition, the specialized handpiece emits a continuous cooling to protect the skin’s surface. Patients may experience a brief heating sensation with each Titan pulse. Two to three treatments are required and spaced 3-4 weeks apart.
There is virtually no downtime associated with the Titan treatment. Some patients may experience mild swelling or redness in the treatment area which typically dissipates within a few hours. Patients will see immediate results along with continued improvement as new collagen growth further tightens the skin for six to twelve weeks after treatment. Work and other normal activities can be resumed immediately after the procedure.
Titan may be combined with the LimeLight and Genesis procedures, which is known as 3-D Rejuvenation. Together they result in improved contours, tighter skin, fewer wrinkles, reduced pore size, and glowing, spot-free skin.
Q – What is Titan?
Titan is an infrared light treatment which heats the deep dermis of the skin. This stimulates new collagen formation and improves skin tone and elasticity. Titan may be used on many areas of the body including the face, jawline, under the chin, the neck, arms, abdomen, and legs. The result is a rested and refreshed look.
Q – Who is a candidate for Titan?
Men and women who are looking to improve the appearance of skin laxity without undergoing surgery may be good candidates for the Titan procedure. Patients should understand that the results are not as dramatic as surgery.
Q – Where is the Titan procedure performed?
The Titan procedure is performed in Dr. Vitenas’ office.
Q – What is the recovery like after the Titan procedure?
Though some mild swelling or redness may occur after the Titan procedure, these side effects usually fade within a few hours. Patients can immediately return to their normal routine. Immediate results will be apparent after treatment and continued improvement will occur over the next six to twelve weeks as new collagen growth further tightens the skin.
Q – When will I be able to return to work after the Titan procedure?
Patients are able to immediately return to work and other normal activities after treatment.
Q – Is anesthesia used for the Titan procedure?
A topical anesthetic may be used, and the specialized handpiece emits a continuous cooling to protect the skin’s surface.
Q – What is the price of the Titan Skin Tightening procedure?
The price of the Titan treatment ranges from $400 to $2000.00 depending on the area(s) being treated. Titan treatments can be purchased in a package to provide a discount for routine skin fitness. Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery offers a wide variety of treatment areas and options including face, neck, abdomen, buttocks and knees.
Q – What is the price of a Titan treatment?
Titan is a wonderful alternative for patients of any color that are not yet ready for a face and/or neck lift, as it helps to tighten collagen that the patient already has, but also stimulates new collagen. This no-down time treatment is mostly requested for the face and neck, however, it can also promise results when done on hands and abdominal areas. Smaller areas can start at around $400. Larger areas range from $600-$1600.
Q – How is the Titan treatment performed?
The Titan handpiece is applied to the skin, emitting infrared light that heats the dermis along with continuous cooling to protect the skin’s surface. The heat causes immediate collagen contraction which results in tighter skin. Though one treatment may produce good result, patients often require two to three treatments over several months.
Q – How long is the procedure time for the Titan procedure?
Titan takes about one to three hours to complete depending on the area being treated.
Q – Is the Titan treatment a painful procedure?
Titan is not a painful procedure. Patients may feel a brief heating sensation with the each pulse of the laser.
Q – What are the risks or possible complications of Titan?
In the hands of our professional staff, there is little risk of skin damage with Titan. The specialized hand piece delivers continual cooling to protect the outer layer of skin.
Q – Is it possible to finance my Cutera Titan laser treatment?
There are financing options available for plastic surgery, including Titan procedures. Please visit our financing options page to learn more.