Ultherapy is a non-surgical treatment that uses ultrasound to actually lift loose or sagging skin on the neck, under the chin and above the eyebrow without any downtime. Ultherapy is the only non-invasive treatment that can specifically target the deep foundation below the skin that is addressed in cosmetic surgery without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin. It is also the only procedure to use ultrasound imaging, which allows us to actually see the layers of tissue we target during treatment and ensure the energy is deposited precisely to where it will be most effective our team has undergone advanced training to maximize our patients results.
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How Ultherapy Works
Ultherapy is the only treatment that can specifically target sagging skin without cutting or damaging the surface. During the procedure, our experts will thoroughly clean and apply ultrasound gel to the treatment area. Then a small ultrasonic handpiece will be placed on the skin, generating precise ultrasound waves, which skips over the skin and targets the underlying tissues.
This ultrasound energy increases collagen growth, which is part of your body’s natural healing process. Over time, your skin responds to this new collagen by lifting, toning and eliminating your aging concerns, such as:
• Sagging skin in the brow area
• Loose skin on the neck
• Double chin
• Improve appearance of décolletage
The Ultherapy procedure will restore a younger appearance in a natural way. It will improve any sagging skin due to aging, ultimately shedding years off your appearance. After treatment, you may see results immediately, but further improvements will develop within 2 to 3 months. Some patients have even seen improvement up to 6 months after their procedure. Typically, results are long lasting and it will be several years before you may think about other rejuvenating treatments.
Can you do ultherapy after fillers?
Even though most patients love the results they achieve with injectables like dermal fillers and Botox, they still desire an extra lift to their face that cannot be achieved with injections alone. Ultherapy is a non-invasive ultrasound treatment that tightens the loose skin on facial areas like the jawline and eyebrows. When combined with fillers that replace volume, you can get a completely non-surgical facelift. Unfortunately, there aren’t sufficient studies to ascertain whether there are changes to your fillers when it is followed by an ultherapy treatment. However, since ultherapy uses ultrasound energy at a depth of 3 to 4.5 mm below the surface, the same depth where fillers are injected, it could possibly lead to mild degradation of the filler. It would be best to get your ultherapy treatment first and then follow it up with a filler treatment. This would also be wiser since you will see your ultherapy results in 3 to 6 months and then you can decide which areas need fillers for enhancement. Additionally, you could get ultherapy for a browlift and fillers for volume enhancement on the lips or cheeks on the same visit.
How long is ultherapy recovery?
With your ultherapy treatment, there is no downtime and you can return to your normal activities immediately afterward. You may see slight redness in the area, but it will resolve on its own within a few hours. In a few cases, there might be slight tingling, tenderness or swelling but this is also quite mild and temporary. With more than 1 million treatments being performed globally, ultherapy is a safe and effective procedure that has no recovery period. Most patients see results from just one treatment session and these results are visible within 3 to 6 months.