For anyone who is seeking to improve their saggy skin non-surgically, Ultherapy is a great alternative. The benefits that Ultherapy offer help people to consider it as an ideal alternative to many surgical anti-aging procedures like the facelift and neck lift. Ultherapy is a safe and effective cosmetic procedure that can improve aging signs by lifting and tightening the skin and enhance the complete texture and tone of the skin.
Ultherapy works to achieve such cosmetic improvements through the use of ultrasound energy. Ultrasound is a very safe technology that has been in use in the field of medicine for many years and it has been cleared by the FDA for the firming of skin and reduction of wrinkles.
Despite the relative good safety record, patients who choose to achieve anti-aging and skin tightening results through a surgical facelift are exposed to numerous risks, including infection and scarring. Moreover, they will have extensive downtime and recovery periods. Patients are further instructed to stay away from their regular routine during the recovery and downtime. The major surgical risks can easily be avoided while achieving some lifting from Ultherapy, although the results are never as dramatic as those from surgery.
The Ultherapy procedure achieves youthful results by using the ultrasound energy to penetrate into the skin and stimulate the production of the body’s own collagen. Once collagen starts to come back up, the saggy and loose skin tightens naturally. Patients may receive dramatic results in six to 12 months.
The ideal candidate for Ultherapy is one who does not have severe sun damage and is a non-smoker. Their face is just starting to form a jowl or a hanging neck, or their smile fold is deepening because the cheek is starting to descend. Their eyebrows may be dropping from a lack of support from their forehead. In such patients, Ultherapy can easily yet effectively improve the sagging and the laxity while dramatically contouring facial areas like the neck, brow line, and jowls.