Treatments involve using an infrared laser to heat the collagen beneath the skin, and this then causes the skin to contract. Unlike a facelift, no hospital stay or downtime is needed. Care must be taken around the eyes, and the treatment does tend to redden the skin and/or make it darker or lighter for a time.
While most often applied to the face, the procedure can help to firm up the neck, abdomen, arms, legs, and buttocks. It's particularly useful for women following childbirth to firm their abdomen. Results are seen almost at once, and three to six months sees the full results manifest.