Ultherapy or Non-Surgical Facelift, is a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that uses focused ultrasound energy to cause precise and specific deep tissue heating without disturbing the surface of the skin. As a result the skin tissues undergo a process of 'remodelling' which leads to new collagen formation, shrinkage and firming, restoring the skin's underlying tissue and rejuvenating and tightening the skin and muscle layers.
Ultherapy is normally used on the brow, chin, neck and decolletage areas. Ultrasound has been used safely throughout the medical fields for over 50 years and has with this history been deemed safe in all its clinical studies. The devices used can target precise depths where the Ultrasound is delivered, whilst this is happening a sure way of knowing that it is working is a feeling of tiny amounts of energy to the area being treated.
What is so special about Ultherapy?
Ultherapy has been deemed by many to be the non-surgical facelift. It has also been cleared by the FDA to actually lift the skin. It is also the only non-surgical cosmetic procedure that utilises ultrasound imaging.
Is Ultherapy a replacement for a facelift?
Ultherapy is not a replacement however it is an alternative treatment if similar results are required and someone is not ready to have a surgical procedure
How can this treatement stimulate collagen creation?
Ultherapy directs focused ultrasound energy below the skin at an optimal temperature that stimulates the body into creating collagen, it is a clever way to encourage your body to naturally create new collagen.
Are there any side effects?
The only side effects may be slight redness to the skin around the treated area. This is superficial and normally disappears very quickly.