Ozempic + Skin Tightening = Mommy Makeover
Both Ozempic and Wegovy contain the same active ingredient, semaglutide, which regulates appetite and food intake. Both medications are administered as weekly injections – and can yield weight loss of up to 20% of body weight! While Ozempic is approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and weight loss, Wegovy is specifically approved for chronic weight management in adults with obesity or overweight with at least one weight-related condition.
So yes! Finally, there is a weight loss medication that works, is safe (FDA approved), is affordable, and is available in the Detroit area! AMAE Med Spa is one of the first and only medical providers with semaglutide in stock and ready to be administered to patients in the Detroit area who wish to lose weight.
However, rapid weight loss – using semaglutide or any other weight loss method – can potentially lead to loose skin on the face or body. But at AMAE in the Detroit area we’ve got you covered there, too! Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ali offers a variety of non-invasive, minimally invasive, and surgical skin tightening treatments that can give you smooth, tight, toned skin – so you can show off your new weight loss!
Ozempic Weight Loss & Loose Skin
It is important to understand that loose skin is not a direct side effect of weight loss medication Ozempic and other semaglutide meds like Wegovy. However, loose skin is often a result of significant weight loss, especially in individuals who lose weight rapidly or who have lost a large amount of weight – which can happen with Ozempic. When some patients lose a significant amount of weight quickly, due to bariatric surgery, Ozempic, or other methods, their skin may not have enough time to adjust to the new body shape, and as a result, the skin may appear loose or saggy.
However, many other patients – especially younger patients who are following a healthy diet and lifestyle – may experience NO loose skin at all after Ozempic weight loss!
The degree of loose skin that may occur after Ozempic (semaglutide) weight loss varies widely among individuals and can be affected by factors such as age, genetics, and the amount of weight lost. As one ages the body produces less of the protein ‘elastin’ which causes the skin to ‘snap back.’ So older patients may experience more loose skin after Ozempic weight loss that younger patients.
How Much Weight Can I Lose with Ozempic?
The amount of weight loss that people may experience when using Ozempic, Wegovy, and other semaglutides can vary widely depending on individual factors such as starting weight, diet, exercise, and overall health. However, clinical trials have shown that these medications can lead to significant weight loss in many individuals.
In clinical trials for Ozempic, participants lost an average of 13.5 pounds over 26 weeks when used in combination with moderate diet and exercise. In a 68-week study, participants taking Ozempic lost up to 20% of their body weight and those on Wegovy lost an average of 16.0% of their initial body weight, compared to 5.7% for those taking a placebo.
Ozempic + Profound Skin Tightening
At AMAE Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in the Detroit area we offer state-of-the-art Profound radiofrequency skin tightening. This non-invasive cosmetic procedure uses gentle but powerful radiofrequency energy to tighten the skin.
Profound works by delivering controlled heat energy deep into the skin, which stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, the proteins that gives the skin its structure and elasticity. The increased collagen and elastin production leads to tighter, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin.
Profound radiofrequency treatment can be used to tighten skin on almost any area of the face, neck, and body. It is ideal for treating sagging skin due to aging or weight loss, as well as to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
The benefits of Profound radiofrequency treatment for tightening skin after Ozempic weight loss include:
- Non-invasive: The treatment is non-surgical, which means that there is no need for incisions, anesthesia, or downtime.
- Customizable: The treatment can be customized to target specific areas of the body, and the intensity of the treatment can be adjusted to achieve the desired results.
- Long-lasting results: The collagen and elastin production stimulated by the treatment can continue for up to six months, resulting in long-lasting improvements in skin firmness and elasticity that can last several years.
- Improves skin texture: In addition to tightening loose skin, Profound radiofrequency treatment can also improve the texture of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.
Ozempic (Semaglutide) + Skin Tightening | Detroit Area
AMAE Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in Birmingham, MI is one of the only providers in the entire Detroit area to offer in-stock semaglutide injections for weight loss and revolutionary Profound radiofrequency skin tightening. This way you can lose all the weight you want without worrying about sagging skin.
When semaglutide is combined with Profound RF skin tightening at AMAE Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in the Detroit area it is truly like a “Mommy (or Daddy) Makeover”. If you live in the Detroit area, schedule an appointment at AMAE today to see how semaglutide (the medication in Ozempic) can take pounds off your body while Profound RF skin tightening can take years off your appearance!