Overly lax skin that has a sagging appearance can be a real detriment to your overall look. Many people have used Ultherapy to improve the appearance of their sagging skin and enhance their general appearance. The therapy is a non-invasive procedure using ultrasound technology for the tightening and lifting of skin. The treatment works through the stimulation of your body’s own production of collagen through the delivery of targeted ultrasound energy into your skin without the need for surgery.
What Areas Can Ultherapy Treat?
The procedure takes advantage of your body’s own innate healing abilities to gradually and gently lift skin that has been sagging. Ultherapy has been proven to be safe and effective for the treatment of sagging cheeks, tired and saggy eyes, the under chin area, jowls, loose skin on the face, and sagging skin on the neck.
How Does the Treatment Work?
Ultherapy works by encouraging the production of collagen within your skin. Collagen is an important protein and skin component that adds bulk and structure to your skin, resulting in firmness and tightness. Getting older means collagen is produced in smaller amounts and existing collagen breaks down more readily. This treatment uses ultrasound to gently and safely heat the skin, prompting your body to create new collagen fibers and reduce skin laxity.
Ultrasound is what makes Ultherapy so effective due to its unique properties in bypassing the outer layer of the skin and penetrating in a way that no other non-invasive cosmetic device can.
How Does it Differ from Other Cosmetic Treatments?
Ultherapy is a non-surgical type of procedure utilizing targeted ultrasound for the stimulation of new collagen tissue under the surface of your skin. Since we are working with your own body, results will take some time as new collagen is produced over the following two to three months. Cosmetic laser treatments use light energy that is unable to penetrate very deep into the skin.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
Patients typically require only one treatment, but some may need additional treatments if they have severe skin laxity, depending upon how their body responds to the treatment and collagen induction process.
How Long Will My Results Last?
The answer is dependent upon the individual patient. Some patients will produce collagen at a faster rate than others. Other factors like the individual’s age, lifestyle, and genetics can make a difference in how long their results will last. Follow-up treatments every one to two years can help to maintain results.
Am I a Good Candidate?
If you feel that you would benefit from an Ultherapy treatment, we encourage you to contact us to learn more. The educated staff at Nowak Aesthetics would be more than happy to discuss your options with you. We are conveniently located in Chula Vista, CA. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!