Your Ultherapy Questions Answered
Ultherapy is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment to lift the face, neck, chin, and brow with the help of ultrasound waves. Ultherapy has been approved by FDA and the process tightens sagging or loose skin of face and neck without any downtime. You would have some questions in mind before undergoing this non-surgical treatment, so here are some common ones.
Is Ultherapy safe?
About 100,000 Ultherapy procedures have been performed globally to date, and clinical studies have strongly proved it as a safe procedure. The FDA has approved this therapy after thorough research and acquired successful results. Ultrasound energy has been used safely for more than 50 years in the field of medicine, which gives Ultherapy a solid reputation.
How long does an Ultherapy treatment take?
If you want to undergo a brow or partial face lift, Ultherapy would take around 30 minutes. However, the treatment can take about 60 – 90 minutes if you want a neck and full face therapy.
How long until I see results?
The results of Ultherapy are not immediate, but the initial effects are still better. The results of Ultherapy are shown over a period of 2 to 3 months, when worn out collagen is replaced with highly-elastic collagen. The results improve up to 6 months as the collagen in the skin further develops.
Is there any downtime?
As Ultherapy is a non-surgical procedure, patients does not have to undergo any downtime and can return to normal activities as soon as the procedure is done.
Is Ultherapy painful?
Slight and temporary discomfort can be noticed by patients due to ultrasound energy during Ultherapy, which is indicative of collagen improvement. Recent advancements have made the procedure more convenient and comfortable with maintained efficacy.
Are there any side effects?
Mild redness has been observed after the procedure, which usually vanishes within an hour. Slight tingling, swelling and tenderness can be felt by patients that is temporary in nature. Rarely, patients might have to face post-procedural effects that should be treated immediately by a doctor.
Overall, Ultherapy is very beneficial for individuals who are unable or unwilling to undergo surgery. To find out if Ultherapy is the best option for you and your goals, contact our office to schedule your appointment with our skilled Ultherapy technicians.