We love Ultherapy® for its ability to precisely target tissue, allowing for a customized treatment plan based on each patients’ areas of concern. Ultherapy® is a type of non-surgical, non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedure that uses ultrasound and the body’s own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten the brow, neck, and decollate.
We have found that it is a great alternative for patients who want to continue building collagen. It is the only FDA-cleared nonsurgical device that allows providers to see precisely which layers of tissue they are treating.
Before and After
How Does it Work?
Unlike lasers, which penetrate the skin from the outside-in, Ultherapy® bypasses the surface of the skin…
Unlike lasers, which penetrate the skin from the outside-in, Ultherapy® bypasses the surface of the skin, specifically targeting the deep, structural skin tissues where collagen lives.
Using ultrasound technology, Ultherapy® actually works from the inside-out to lift and tighten skin non-invasively.
THE SEE AND TREAT ULTRASOUND
In some ways, Ultherapy® is just like an ultrasound imaging procedure that expectant mothers may receive. A smooth hand piece is placed on your skin and an image of the tissue beneath is projected on a screen. This allows your practitioner to “see” where they will treat your skin. But here’s the difference: with Ultherapy®, that same hand piece is also used to deliver tiny deposits of focused ultrasound energy at just the right depth below the skin, to the same foundational layer typically addressed in a surgical facelift.
THE LIFT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR
Your body’s response to this energy is to recondition tired skin by stimulating the growth of fresh, new collagen. The result is a tightening and gradual lifting-or shifting-of the skin back into a more youthful position and form-fitting shape.
Body Area(s) & Procedure(s)
The FDA-cleared Ultherapy® procedure has been established to be safe and effective…
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The FDA-cleared Ultherapy® procedure has been established to be safe and effective in clinical studies and over 100,000 patient treatments worldwide.
In addition, every Ultherapy® practitioner is provided with procedural training and tools, so you can schedule your Ultherapy® treatment with complete confidence.
With Ultherapy®, there’s
– No downtime
– No foreign substances
– No radical change
Just a healthy revving-up on the inside for a natural, noticeable effect on the outside.
With Ultherapy®, you can go about your day after a single, 60-90 minute in-office procedure.
Results will unfold over the course of 2-3 months and some patients have reported continued improvement for up to 6 months, including lifting and tightening of the skin on the neck, under the chin, along the jawline, and on the brow.
While ultrasound does not duplicate the results of surgery, Ultherapy® has proven to be an inviting alternative for those who are not yet ready for surgery.
Full Face/Full Neck Ultherapy® Treatment costs $4,200. Full Face/Upper Neck costs $3,500. Lower Face/Full Neck costs $3,500. Lower Face/Upper Neck costs $2,400. Thighs cost $2,400. Upper arms cost $2,400. Decolletage (torso) area costs $1,000. Brow Area costs $800 and Upper lip area costs $600. Multiple areas (2-5+ areas may be necessary to achieve desired look)
Duration: Ultherapy does a good job of “turning back the clock”, the normal aging process continues of course. Most of our patients like their result and choose to have another treatment 1.5 to 2 years later.
What to Expect
Natural. Non-Invasive. No Downtime.
Here's what to expect:
An Ultherapy® procedure typically takes around 60 minutes, but will depend on the area to be treated and the treatment plan determined by your practitioner. There are no special after-care requirements and you can resume your normal activities immediately.
BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE
No preparation whatsoever is required before your Ultherapy® procedure, although your practitioner may recommend that comfort measures such as over-the-counter or prescribed medication be taken prior to treatment.
DURING YOUR PROCEDURE
After cleansing the skin and identifying the specific areas to be treated, an ultrasound gel is applied and the smooth hand piece is placed upon your skin. The focused ultrasound energy bypasses the surface of your skin and is delivered to pre-planned depths within the tissue below to stimulate collagen growth. Comfort levels vary from patient to patient and can depend on the area treated as well. Your practitioner will discuss options for making the experience as pleasant as possible. The sensation you experience is associated with the focused ultrasound energy as it is deposited below the surface of the skin. It is noticeable just while the energy is being delivered and patients typically leave comfortable and excited about the benefits to come.
AFTER YOUR PROCEDURE
You are able to return to your normal activities right away, and there are no special measures you need to take. Your skin may appear flushed immediately after the ultrasound treatment, but any redness should disappear within a few hours. It is not uncommon to experience slight swelling for a few days, or tingling/tenderness to the touch for a few weeks following the procedure, but these are mild and temporary in nature. There is the possibility for other less common post-procedural effects, such as temporary small areas of bruising or numbness, and other rare effects which your physician will review with you.
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Q:I have paralysis from first Kybella treatment, won't be continuing Kybella but instead would like to try Ultherapy under the chin. I've had the paralysis for about one month now. Do I need to wait until paralysis is completely gone to have this procedure or can I go...