Have you ever wondered if there could be a solution to sagging skin without resorting to surgery? We have good news for you. At Rejuvenate Med Spa, we offer Ultherapy, a game-changer in the world of non-surgical facelifts and facial rejuvenation. So let’s get into it — what is Ultherapy?
What Is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy is a cutting-edge, non-invasive treatment that uses ultrasound technology to stimulate your body’s collagen production. Collagen is a natural protein in your body responsible for maintaining healthy, strong, elastic skin. As you age, your collagen stores lessen, often resulting in sagging skin. By kickstarting the production of new collagen, Ultherapy can help generate natural skin tightening.
Ultrasound Therapy: The Science Behind Ultherapy
How does ultrasound therapy power Ultherapy? Ultrasound energy has been safely used in the medical industry for decades. Ultrasounds rely on sound energy, which means they create sound waves. These sound waves are used to precisely target the deep layers of the skin where collagen production happens.
Ultrasound energy differs from other technology, like lasers. While laser energy penetrates the skin from the outside in, ultrasound energy works from the inside out to generate heat in the skin’s deep tissues. This energy and the generated heat help stimulate your body’s natural collagen production process, leading to smoother, firmer, and tighter skin.
Non-Surgical Facelift: The Ultherapy Experience
Ultherapy has the nickname “non-surgical facelift” in the cosmetic world for a reason! It effectively tightens the skin under the chin, around the eyebrows, and on the neck while providing a lifting effect. Furthermore, Ultherapy can even smooth lines and wrinkles around your chest or decolletage.
This ultrasonic skin tightening treatment is a preferred choice by many because it is non-invasive and has minimal downtime. Ultherapy is a great option for those who want to avoid the recovery time and potential implications of a surgical procedure.
Skin Tightening: The Long-Term Effects of Ultherapy
If you don’t notice an immediate difference after your Ultherapy sessions, don’t fret. It can take a few weeks for your body to respond to ultrasound energy by producing new collagen, so the true benefits of Ultherapy become visible over time.
As your body responds to treatment and regenerates collagen, your skin will gradually lift and tighten over the course of two to three months (on average), though you may start noticing visible improvements over the course of six months.
Facial Rejuvenation: The Other Side of Ultherapy
Although Ultherapy is widely known for being a non-surgical facelift method, it’s not about skin lifting and tightening. Ultherapy also offers comprehensive facial rejuvenation.
By stimulating the production of new collagen, Ultherapy tightens the skin while improving overall texture and tone. The results are a youthful and rejuvenated appearance that looks fresh and natural, not forced or artificial.
The Benefits of Ultherapy Skin Tightening Treatment
Ultherapy isn’t the only skin tightening treatment available, but it does offer key factors that set it apart from other methods.
Ultherapy is non-invasive, which means there are no:
- General anesthesia
- Post-treatment downtime
You can return to your regular routine immediately after treatment.
Surgical facelifts can be quite impressive, but they sometimes lend an unnatural appearance. Ultherapy, on the other hand, provides gradual results that are natural-looking because they’re naturally occurring. Your skin tightens and lifts over time, which essentially means you’re reversing the aging process!
Safe and Clinically Proven
The FDA has cleared Ultherapy for skin tightening treatment. But ultrasound technology has been used widely and safely in millions of treatments throughout the world over the course of over half a century!
Some treatments require multiple sessions, but you can certainly achieve your desired results within a single Ultherapy session.
Everyone has different skin goals. Ultherapy is customizable, meaning you can tailor the treatment to suit your unique skin and desired results. You can either target specific problem areas or use Ultherapy for full facial rejuvenation.
Ultherapy is quite adaptable, allowing us to adjust the depth and energy levels of the ultrasound energy based on the condition and health of your skin and your specific goals. The precise customization and application of Ultherapy allow us to deliver optimal results on a case-by-case basis.
Ultherapy results typically last up to 12 months or longer, depending on your unique body and skin’s response to aging.
One of the best benefits of Ultherapy is the way it complements other skin rejuvenation procedures. If your treatment plan involves Botox or dermal fillers, you can safely get targeted Ultherapy treatments in addition to other cosmetic procedures.
What to Expect During Treatment
How long your Ultherapy session takes depends on the size of the treatment area. If you’re going for a full face and neck rejuvenation treatment, you can expect the procedure to last anywhere from 60 to 90 minutes. But if you’re getting a partial face or chest treatment, the procedure may last only 30 minutes.
These times vary based on:
- Individual needs
- Scope of the treatment area
- Specific treatment plan tailored for you
After the treatment, you can resume your regular activities, whether that’s work, exercise, or a fun night out. Just be sure to protect your skin with sunscreen.
Ultrasonic Skin Tightening in Chicago, IL
Rejuvenate Med Spa in Chicago, IL, specializes in Ultherapy, a unique treatment that targets the foundation layers of the skin to rejuvenate your overall appearance. If you’re looking for the next best treatment to keep your skin young, contact us today to speak with one of our skin experts and learn more about Ultherapy. Take the first step towards youthful skin with Rejuvenate Med Spa.