As you age over time your face naturally begins to lose its elasticity in certain areas and becomes saggy. While this is a natural process that your body goes through, here at AM Facial Plastics we can help you combat the signs of aging. Using our knowledge alongside the latest scientific breakthroughs to bring you treatment options that help combat the signs of aging, Ultherapy is one of the treatment options that we specialize in.
Using focused ultrasound waves, we’re able to help tighten your skin so that you can once again enjoy that youthful appearance that tighter skin offers. With Ultherapy skin tightening you’ll be in and out of the office with results that you’ll notice almost immediately, allowing you to get back to your daily routine with little to no downtime.
What is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy uses the latest in scientific technology to deliver focused ultrasound waves to specific target areas that have loosened over time. This treatment targets the deeper layers of your epidermis, heating the skin tissue to promote collagen production as well as tighten the skin. All without ever having to break through the surface of your skin, making Ultherapy a safe, effective, and quick treatment option.
Benefits of Choosing Ultherapy Treatment
When it comes to gaining a more radiant and youthful appearance there are many options available that all work. While some work better than others depending on the areas of treatment as well as the severity of aging, Ultherapy offers benefits that traditional facelift procedures cannot.
Some of the benefits of choosing Ultherapy to help tighten your skin include:
- Non-surgical facelift
- Non-surgical neck lift
- You can use Ultherapy under the eyes
- Non-invasive skin tightening
- Fast treatment times
- Little to no recovery time
How Ultherapy Helps Tighten Your Skin
The non-invasive procedure allows your body to firm and tightens your skin using its very own natural healing abilities. With a little extra nudge in the right direction, Ultherapy helps kick start your body’s production of two crucial components when it comes to obtaining tighter and younger-looking skin.
Elastin is a protein found in the dermis of your skin. This protein is responsible for the elastic-like recoil for many of the body’s tissues such as your skin. Increasing the production of this protein within your skin, allows your body and skin to naturally regain some of the elasticity and recoil that it has lost throughout the years due to aging.
The second ingredient that Ultherapy helps your body produce is collagen. This protein breaks down as you age and becomes steadily harder to produce over time. In combination with elastin, the increase in collagen production allows for even greater elasticity and “stretchiness” that further increases your skin’s overall tighter and more youthful appearance.
Where Can Ultherapy Treatment Be Used?
Regardless of your troubled areas, Ultherapy treatments should always be done by a licensed and certified doctor or technician. The treatment itself can be used to help tighten the skin throughout various locations where signs of aging are most common. These areas include locations such as:
- The skin around the eyes
- Sagging cheeks
- The skin around your jawlines
- The skin around the mouth
- The skin around the neck
- Loose skin around the chest area
The Ultherapy Experience
At AM Facial Plastics, we always want you to get the most satisfactory results from your treatments. That’s why you must understand the process behind Ultherapy before you consider whether or not this non-invasive skin tightening treatment is right for you.
At your initial consultation, you’ll have a chance to discuss your areas of concern with your doctor as well as your medical conditions and history. This allows you and your provider to understand whether Ultherapy treatments are the best available option to obtain the results that you want.
Once it’s decided that Ultherapy skin tightening treatments are a good option to address your needs and concerns, there are a few important things that you must keep in mind up to several days before your in-office visit. Some of the things that you’ll want to avoid before your treatment include:
- Avoid using blood-thinning medications
- Avoid direct sun exposure three to five days before treatment
- Do not use retinol, glycolic acids, or salicylic acids
During your treatment session, it’s common to feel a slight burning sensation or minor discomfort. Some offices may help increase your comfort by using topical creams that help soothe and numb the targeted areas for a more relaxing and pain-free experience.
With treatment sessions typically lasting between 60 to 90 minutes, you’ll be able to get back to your daily routine in no time. This is partially what makes Ultherapy treatment such a popular choice when it comes to selecting a skin tightening procedure.
Being a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure, recovery time is virtually immediate. This means that you can get back to your daily life with little to no limitations after your quick in-office procedure. Keep in mind, however, that some general guidelines are good to follow after your treatment such as:
- No harsh products on the treatment area
- Avoid direct sunlight and heat
- No tanning or hot tubs
- Avoid using anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen
- Avoid excessive sweating
Selecting The Right Skin Treatment For You
In today’s medically advanced age, there’s an array of skin treatments out there that help keep you comfortable within your skin. When it comes to selecting a skin tightening treatment that’s right for you, we at AM Facial Plastics are here to help you select the treatment that is right for you and your skincare needs.