Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

Sometimes, it’s the details that matter most. Especially when it comes to your face, feeling like anyone only sees certain areas can take a toll on your confidence. Although surgery is an effective way to refine areas like the eyes or brow, not everyone is willing or able to undergo surgery. This means that mini-surgical options like AccuTite™ can be an excellent way to improve small, fine areas of the face without the need for downtime or risks.


What is AccuTite?

AccuTite uses the same revolutionary technology as the minimally invasive device used for BodyTite™ with a micro-incision and radiofrequency-assisted lipolysis to reduce small pockets of excess fat and tighten loose or sagging skin.

Radiofrequency energy comes with a couple benefits— firstly, it can liquefy fat cells to easily remove pockets of fat like eye bags, a double chin, and jowls. Secondly, radiofrequency (RF) energy generates gentle heat to tighten skin and stimulate new collagen production. This means that AccuTite treatments can be an extremely effective option for a mini-surgical eyelid lift, removing a double chin, and flattening fatty jowls. The overall effect is tighter, smoother skin for a rejuvenated profile free of fatty tissue.

AccuTite Candidates

Patients who benefit most from AccuTite are those looking for effective anti-aging, skin tightening treatments that don’t require surgical incisions or extensive downtime. AccuTite can be a great option for mild to moderate wrinkles and sagging fat, but Dr. Diktaban can assess whether a surgical procedure may be more in line with your goals. For example, if you have significant sagging or laxity, you may need a facelift or brow lift for best results. As with any cosmetic procedure, you should be in good overall health to be considered a candidate for AccuTite.

What Happens During AccuTite?

AccuTite can be performed with local anesthesia or light sedation at our certified, in-house facility. Once you’re comfortable, a tiny, undetectable incision is made so that a specialized handpiece with an electrode can be inserted under the skin. The electrode administers RF energy to generate heat, liquefying fat cells and causing contraction. It also monitors the temperature to ensure the surrounding skin isn’t damaged.

Depending on your treatment areas, this can take from fifteen minutes to one hour. Afterward, you’ll be made ready for your recovery and return home.

Results and Recovery

Compared to full surgical treatments designed to combat skin sagging, AccuTite has very minimal downtime. You can expect to take one or two days away from work after AccuTite treatment. You’ll experience some minor redness and swelling at the treatment site, so you should be sure to follow Dr. Diktaban’s instructions. This includes avoiding certain skincare products and strenuous activities.

It can take a few weeks before swelling fully subsides, and most patients see final results within six months. Because AccuTite treats the deep layers of the skin, most patients need only one treatment session to obtain a youthful skin tone that won’t make you look “worked on.”


My experience with Dr. Diktaban was fantastic! I recommend him to all of my friends.- Rick”

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Cocktail Anesthesia

Cocktail anesthesia is Dr. Diktaban’s preferred tool for ensuring your procedure is relaxing and low-risk. Dr. Diktaban has used cocktail anesthesia for surgical procedures for over 10 years with resounding success. Patients are safe and comfortable during the entire procedure. It is predictable and consistent for men and women of all ages. There are no IVs or any tubes down your nose or throat. Patients describe the experience as “floating comfortably”. Patients are even allowed and instructed to have a light breakfast before coming to the office for their procedure. The cocktail anesthesia entails the ingestion of a few pills followed by two medicine injections into the arm. One big advantage with cocktail anesthesia is that during body contouring procedures, the patients are able to turn their body into different positions that enables Dr. Diktaban to sculpt their bodies in an enhanced manner. The following list of procedures can be performed under cocktail anesthesia: browlifts, facelifts, eyelid lifts, necklifts, liposuction, BBLs (buttock enlargement), fat transfer to the breasts, breast lifts, FaceTite, AccuTite, and BodyTite.  Learn more about how cocktail anesthesia can transform your surgical experience during your consultation.

Schedule a Consultation

AccuTite is an excellent non-surgical treatment to put the finishing touches on small areas subject to aging. To learn more about your mini-surgical options, contact our Manhattan office by calling or filling out our online form.

Frequently Asked Questions

What areas can AccuTite treat?

AccuTite can be used on many different areas of the face and body. Areas of the face include: Brows, Eyelids (upper and lower), Nasolabial folds, Lower face, NecknnAreas of the body include: Bra fat or armpit fat, Upper arms, Hands, Abdomen, Thighs, Knees

What do I need to do to prepare for treatment?

During your consultation with Dr. Diktaban, you’ll receive instructions to follow to get ready for your treatment. Although it’s a mini-surgical procedure, it’s still important to prepare your skin and take certain steps. This includes stopping smoking and avoiding blood thinners ahead of your appointment. You should also review your skincare regimen with Dr. Diktaban to determine whether you should stop using active ingredients ahead of your procedure date.

Will I have scars?

AccuTite requires tiny incisions that are nearly invisible. However, if you’re susceptible to scarring, Dr. Diktaban can recommend your best options. This might include silicone scar treatments during your recovery period or even professional skincare treatments to reduce pigmentation. During the procedure, Dr. Diktaban can ensure that the tiny incisions are easily concealable or hidden within the natural contours of the body or face.

Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS
Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

For over 35 years, Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS, has made it his life's work to enhance the natural beauty of his patients in the Upper East Side and surrounding areas of New York City. As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Diktaban provides the ideal blend of realistic, aesthetic, and safe cosmetic treatments and procedures.