What is Ultherapy?
- Posted on: May 1 2020
If you have loose, sagging skin on your chin, neck, or brow, you don’t have to go through an invasive procedure to tighten your skin and enhance your look. At North Dallas Dermatology Associates in Dallas, Texas, we use Ultherapy to lift and tighten the skin. Read on to learn how this fantastic treatment can help you.
What Is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy is an FDA-approved body contouring treatment. This fantastic technique can lift and tighten the skin on your chin, neck, and brow in a safe, non-invasive matter.
Lifting Your Skin
The treatment uses ultrasound technology to encourage your body to produce more collagen. Stimulating the production of this naturally-occurring protein will tighten and strengthen your skin. This treatment can significantly improve your look without requiring you to deal with the lengthy downtime that often follows an invasive cosmetic procedure.
Why Do I Have Loose Skin?
As people age, their skin often begins to loosen and sag. Although this is a very frustrating experience, it’s an extremely common issue. There are a variety of reasons why people struggle with sagging skin.
When people get older, their levels of collagen and elastin begin to decline. Collagen is a protein that helps your skin stay toned and strong. Similarily, elastin is a protein that helps your skin heal after it is stretched. As your levels of these proteins drop, your skin may struggle to remain firm and tight. Accordingly, it may begin to loosen and sag.
Being overweight for a long period may harm the elastin and collagen in your skin. If you lose weight, your skin may struggle to recover from this change. As a result, your skin may sag after significant weight loss. Losing weight very quickly may increase your chances of experiencing loose skin. Similarly, older people who lose large amounts of weight are more likely to experience sagging skin than younger people.
Lifestyle choices can harm your collagen and elastin. This damage can increase your chances of developing loose skin. In particular, receiving excessive sun exposure can damage these proteins. Eating an unbalanced diet and drinking too much alcohol may also weaken your skin.
Besides age, weight loss, and lifestyle choices, other factors can impact your skin. In particular, many women have loose skin after pregnancy. Further, certain health conditions may cause people to develop loose skin.
Sagging skin may keep you from feeling happy about your appearance. Fortunately, you can easily address this issue with our non-invasive body contouring technique. This fantastic treatment can lift your skin and give you a more youthful look.
What Areas of My Body Can This Treatment Improve?
This treatment is a wonderful way to address loose skin in many different areas of your body. In particular, this treatment can be used to improve the skin on your neck and face. It is especially good at lifting the skin on your brow, neck, and chin.
How Does This Treatment Work?
This treatment uses innovative ultrasound technology to tighten and lift your skin in a non-invasive manner.
Using Ultrasound Energy
During your treatment session, we will apply ultrasound energy to your target area. This energy can pass through the surface of your skin. As a result, you will not receive any incisions during your treatment.
A Precise Process
We will use focused imaging during this process. This imaging will allow us to administer the ultrasound energy in a controlled manner. We will adjust the depth and temperature of this treatment to fit the condition of your skin.
Increasing Your Collagen
This energy will produce a thermal effect. This effect will stimulate your body to make more collagen. Over time, your sagging skin will become stronger and firmer. You will look more youthful and vibrant once you achieve the full benefits of this treatment.
Does This Treatment Really Work?
This is a state-of-the-art treatment that has proven results. In fact, an expert panel of physicians stated that this treatment was the gold standard option for non-invasive skin lifting. Further, ninety-five percent of patients in a study said that they were satisfied a year after they received their treatments. When you choose this skin tightening method, you can feel confident that you are using a sophisticated technology that is backed by scientific evidence.
When Should I Receive This Treatment?
People often receive this treatment when they notice that their skin is beginning to sag. Many people notice these issues when they are in their mid-thirties or older.
Making a Choice
If you are bothered by your loose skin, you should schedule a consultation with us. During this meeting, we will examine your skin and talk about your overall health. We will also discuss your aesthetic goals. We will use this information to determine whether you can benefit from this treatment.
What Will My Appointment Be Like?
This is an out-patient appointment that usually takes about one hour to complete. You may feel the ultrasound energy as it is delivered to your body. This sensation lets you know that your body has begun to create more collagen.
A Comfortable Process
We want you to feel at ease during this process. Accordingly, we have adopted a software upgrade called Ultherapy Amplify. This development helps people feel more relaxed during their treatments. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how easy your treatment is.
How Long Will It Take Me to Recover From My Treatment?
Many invasive cosmetic procedures require people to take multiple days off from their jobs and other responsibilities during the recovery process. If you’re a busy person who wants an easier solution, you’re in luck. Most people have no downtime after their appointments for this treatment. In fact, people can usually return to their jobs and other activities immediately.
How Many Treatment Sessions Will I Need?
A number of factors affect the length of your treatment plan. In particular, your treatment schedule will depend on your body’s collagen production, how it reacts to your treatment sessions, and the condition of your skin. That said, most people can achieve beneficial results with one treatment.
When Will I See Results?
Although this treatment works quickly, you will not see the full effects immediately. This is because your body needs time to produce new collagen and renew itself. Many people will see the full benefits of their treatment after about three to six months.
How Long Will My Results Last?
One of the benefits of this treatment is that it provides substantial, long-lasting results. In general, people will have fresh collagen a year after they receive their treatments.
Maintaining the Benefits
It’s important to realize that your skin will still age after you receive your treatments. As a result, you will need to receive touch-up sessions to address the negative effects of the aging process. Since everyone’s skin is unique, some people will age faster than others. During your treatment, we can analyze the condition of your skin and your overall health. We can use this information to develop a personalized maintenance plan for you.
Is This Treatment Suitable for Men?
This body contouring method isn’t just for women. Men all around the world have successfully used this technique to lift and tighten their skin. It is an ideal option for men and women who want to address their loose skin in a non-invasive manner.
Is This Treatment Safe?
It’s normal to feel a bit concerned when you decide to try a new body contouring method. But you shouldn’t feel worried about this technique. This is a non-invasive method that doesn’t require you to receive incisions.
A Proven Technique
The FDA has approved this body contouring method. Further, clinical studies have shown this is a safe technique. More than one and a half million treatments have been administered to patients around the world. Further, ultrasound technology has been used in healthcare for decades.
What Is The Difference Between This Treatment and Other Skin Tightening Methods?
This skin tightening method is unique because it uses ultrasound energy to increase your collagen production. Many non-invasive skin tightening methods use radiofrequency energy to improve your skin.
ThermiRF is a body contouring technique that can tighten your skin. During your appointment, we will accomplish this goal by applying radiofrequency energy to your target area. This energy will encourage your body to produce more collagen. This technique is a great option for people who want to improve their skin in a non-invasive manner. Most people require three to six treatments to achieve their desired results.
Like ThermiRF, TriPollar Apollo uses radiofrequency energy to treat loose skin in a non-invasive manner. This treatment is fantastic at addressing sagging skin and reducing cellulite. During your appointment, we will use sophisticated technology to administer your treatment in a precise manner. This treatment will increase your body’s production of collagen. You will achieve tighter, more youthful-looking skin.
Choosing a Treatment
Although these treatments are all non-invasive, they use different techniques to enhance your skin. As a result, each treatment provides unique benefits. For instance, someone who wants to reduce their cellulite and tighten their skin may prefer to use TriPollar Apollo. In contrast, a person who is more focused on lifting their skin may choose to use Ultherapy.
During your initial consultation, we will provide you with more details about our skin tightening and body contouring treatments. We can help you choose a treatment that’s best for you.
Who Is a Suitable Candidate for This Treatment?
In general, adults who have mild to moderate skin laxity often receive excellent results from this treatment. This body contouring method is also a great choice for people who are looking for a non-invasive way to lift their skin. People who are not able to go through an invasive procedure for medical, personal, or financial reasons may also benefit from this treatment.
People With Health Conditions
Although this treatment works for many people, it is not right for everyone. In particular, people who have received lots of sun damage may not benefit from this treatment. People who have extremely lax skin may also need to consider other skin tightening options.
Schedule a Consultation
Are you ready to do something about your loose skin? You can lift and tighten the skin on your chin, neck, and brow with Ultherapy. You’ll look younger and more attractive once you achieve the full benefits of this non-invasive treatment. To learn more about how this treatment can help you, contact us at North Dallas Dermatology Associates in Dallas, Texas for an initial consultation today.
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