Ultherapy® is a non-invasive face and upper neck treatment that utilizes ultrasound energy along with your body’s own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin. Ultherapy focuses ultrasound energy into the deep support layers of your skin, which respond instantly by contracting (shrinking) the tissue, then
Ultherapy can be uncomfortable, often times described as a deep hot sensation lasting just a few seconds. We often prescribe a mild pain medication taken prior to treatment, which requires patients to have a driver (there are other pain management options as well). In general, there is no downtime with Ultherapy, although mild swelling and bruising occasionally can occur post-treatment.
Many patients see a tightening “boost” immediately, but the best results are at 3-6 months when the skin-firming collagen stimulation is complete. Results are proven to last well over a year since new, healthy collagen has been established. Of course, our skin continuously ages, so many clients repeat the treatment annually as part of their anti-aging maintenance plan.