by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 20, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
What is your first thought after looking in a mirror and you notice wrinkles? “I’m Getting OLD!” You start searching for quick remedies to purchase at your local pharmacy hoping to find the best creams or serums that will give you drastic BUT TEMPORARY results. Nowadays, there are non-surgical treatments available to us…one is Ultherapy.
What is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy skin tightening is a non-surgical ultrasound treatment used for hindering the effects of gravity on your skin.
How does Ultherapy work?
Ultherapy is a FDA- approved, non-invasive treatment that triggers the body’s own regenerative response to tighten areas of the body such as the brows, neck, and lower face. Another benefit of Ultherapy is for reducing the appearance of wrinkles on the chest, for jowls tightening and to treat fine lines around the eyes.
What are Ultherapy Benefits?
- Ultherapy skin tightening is a non-surgical and non-invasive way to lift and skin tighten the skin.
- It uses your body’s own regenerative response to stimulate the growth of new collagen to target the signs of aging.
- No downtime required.
- You can start to see results in one single treatment.
- Result are long-lasting.
When do I start to see results?
Results can be seen within 12 weeks, and the effects last up to almost two years.
What are the side effects of Ultherapy?
The most commonly reported side effects from Ultherapy include a slight redness or swelling to the targeted area immediately following the procedure and bruising or a reduced sensitivity to the area. This may last for several hours and may be accompanied by minimal tingling sensation.
Is Ultherapy a safe procedure?
The FDA- cleared Ultherapy and has been used safely in over 400,000 treatments. Ultrasound energy has been used safely in the medical field for over 30 years.
Am I a good candidate for Ultherapy?
Only people with certain skin types will have good results. Your skin’s tone, which is its firmness, is the primary factor that will determine if this procedure is right for you.