Board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Armando Soto offers laser skin tightening treatments to his patients who wish to enhance and strengthen their skin. The MiXto Micro-Fractional CO2 laser technology safely and effectively tightens loose skin and addresses the effects of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles. It’s a very popular skin treatment at Aesthetic Enhancements Plastic Surgery in Orlando because it benefits all skin types, including those with sensitive skin. This state-of-the-art technology shrinks damaged skin cells, softens wrinkles, reduces the appearance of sun spots, and promotes collagen production. Results can shave off years of the patient's appearance and lead to tighter, younger-looking skin.
"Bridget and Amanda made a super weird and uncomfortable procedure quite easy! I was really nervous, but their calming manner and conversation relaxed me. The Geneveve treatment was completely painless and there was no down time. My significant other thoroughly enjoys the results as well."- K.M. / Yellowpages / Jun 26, 2017
"I am very pleased with my results. Dr. Soto is more than a plastic surgeon. I feel like his work is ART. Also, he and his team are really professional, kind, and made you feel special. I recommend Dr. Soto to every woman looking into any cosmetic surgery. He is the best!"- K. / Healthgrades / Apr 13, 2018
"I had implants replaced, lift and reduction with Dr. Soto 6 weeks ago. I could not be any happier with my decision to have Dr. Soto perform my surgery. He is amazing. The whole staff is great and very compassionate and understanding of my needs. I will recommend Dr. Soto to anyone thinking to have plastic surgery."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Apr 12, 2018
"My expierence at Dr.Soto was amazing, The staff here was so nice and made me feel welcome everytime I came in the office. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr.Soto and his staff and will definitely recommend him to anyone that is considering getting any form of plastic surgery."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Apr 12, 2018
"I am very happy with my surgery. Dr. Soto did more than I ever imagined. Thank you so much to the nurses as well, I am super happy with all the staff!"- Anonymous / RateMDs / Apr 10, 2018
About Mixto Technology
The MiXto is a carbon dioxide laser that uses “fractions” or skips of light to target skin tissue. This technology enables the technician to have a great amount of control without harming surrounding tissue. The intervals of light provide a calculated heating and cooling energy that produce less pain and require less recovery time than other skin tightening treatments. This process stimulates collagen production, smoothes wrinkles, improves brown spots, and tightens the skin.
During/After the Procedure
The treatment area will first be gently cleansed from any makeup, lotions, or oils prior to the MiXto laser procedure. Typically, patients don’t find the discomfort of the MiXto to be intolerable, but an local anesthetic can be applied to ease discomfort. Treatments usually take 30 minutes and once the session is complete, a protective ointment is immediately applied to the skin. Although patients can return to their daily activities after their treatment, they should refrain from direct sun exposure to protect their skin. Some results are instantly visible, but optimal results will be visible within 4 – 6 months.
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Skin Tightening FAQs
How is Mixto different?
What sets MiXto apart from other laser tightening procedures is its high-end technology that enables greater results in a shorter period of time. A single MiXto treatment takes about 30 minutes where as other laser treatments tend to be at least one hour. The MiXto is also less invasive than other laser treatments and offers shorter recovery periods.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is a protein found in the skin, bones, muscles, and tendons of the body. It provides structural support, strength, and elasticity. As we age, the production of collagen declines and therefore, leads to saggy skin, fine lines, wrinkles, and a loss of elasticity. MiXto stimulates the body’s natural collagen production, which helps to strengthen and maintain the integrity of the skin.
Patients will be given an Aquaphor® ointment to apply to their skin for the next several days following their procedure to ensure skin protection. They are also highly encouraged to refrain from outdoor activities that will expose their skin to direct sunlight. Frequent applications of sun protection are also very important to maintain results.