Tired of loose, lax, sagging skin, accentuated acne scarring and wrinkles that appear with weight changes and aging? Do you want a more defined neck and jawline? We’ve got a possible solution for you. Ultherapy® is an FDA-cleared, nonsurgical skin tightening device that uses ultrasound therapy to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Ultherapy here in Washington, DC, can soften signs of aging on your skin in under an hour!
What is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy is a revolutionary skin tightening device that works by using ultrasound waves to penetrate the deep tissue below the skin. This deep tissue is responsible for generating collagen and elastin, substances that are necessary to keep skin taut and elastic. Deep tissue also gives the skin its underlying shape, so by targeting this deep tissue Ultherapy can provide results comparable to a surgical face or neck lift in certain candidates.
Ultherapy is popular for use in conjunction with dermal fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic in order to achieve a more complete facelift look, although it is not a substitute for a surgical facelift. It is also especially popular for brow lifts. Lifting the brow can create a more youthful-looking expression, and it is a safe and effective means of achieving that expression. Recently this skin tightening device has been approved to reduce the appearance of aging lines and sun damage in décolletage or chest and neck. Results will vary depending on the individual.
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Who is a good candidate?
Ultherapy can be great for both men and women who want tighter, smoother, more youthful looking skin without having to undergo a surgical facelift. This skin tightening device is FDA-cleared for use on the face, neck, and decolletage, and can be used both alone and together with other cosmetic procedures. If you have been experiencing the effects of age and gravity on your skin and want to turn back the clock, Ultherapy could be a great solution for you.
What is a procedure like?
An Ultherapy skin tightening procedure here in Washington, DC is usually a quick and effective treatment. The length of each session depends on the individual patient and how many areas are to be treated, but generally patients can be in and out of the office in less than an hour. Ultherapy is a popular “lunchtime facelift” option it requires no downtime for most people.
During an Ultherapy procedure, patients will feel a heating sensation in the areas being treated. Depending on one’s tolerance to discomfort, medications to help one relax and reduce discomfort may be offered. Directly after a procedure, there may be some redness or swelling, but this should dissipate very quickly.
Contact the MI Skin Dermatology Center to schedule your consultation today!
If you are looking for a non-invasive skin tightening treatment with no downtime, Ultherapy could be right for you. We invite you to start the process today. Give us a call at (202) 393-7546 , or request a consultation online.