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Ultherapy: Everything You Need to Know about the Latest Anti-Ageing Trend
Looking to turn back the clock? You aren’t alone! From Sydney to San Diego, people are clamouring to a refreshed and revitalised look. Fortunately, the world of injectables is constantly evolving and developing new state of the art techniques.
One of the most exciting new developments is ultherapy, an incredible non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that lifts skin with ultrasound energy for a youthful look.
Think ultherapy might be right for you? Here’s everything you need to know about this revolutionary new technique.
What Is Ultherapy?
By delivering ultrasound energy, Ultherapy kickstarts your body’s natural response system to stimulate collagen growth. Without the need for injections or incisions, this simple process naturally creates new collagen while strengthen existing weak collagen.
Unlike traditional laser devices that target just the superficial layers of the skin to treat pigment change and fine lines, ultherapy reaches a deeper layer of skin to lift and support the underlying structure.
What Does Ultherapy Do?
As our bodies produce less collagen when we age, skin begins to lose its firmness and elasticity.
By lifting your skin and promoting new collage production, ultherapy reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
Ultherapy uses focussed ultrasound energy to lift skin under your chin, on your neck, at your eyebrow, and across your décolleté.
Is Ultherapy Safe?
Approved by the TGA in Australia and the FDA in the US, ultherapy has been extensively studied and proven to be safe.
In fact, the ultrasound energy that it uses has been widely utilised in many fields of medicine for more than 50 years.
What Is It Like to Get Ultherapy?
The great thing about ultherapy is that it is completely non-invasive. There is no downtime and the procedure can typically be done in a single treatment. From beginning to end, the treatment usually takes around two hours and then you’re ready to go back to your normal routine.
After the treatment, most patients find that their skin is a bit red but that typically passes after an hour or so. Those with sensitive skin occasionally experience minor bruising, tenderness, tingling, and slight inflammation, which will also subside pretty quickly.
Is Ultherapy Right for You?
If your skin has visibly lost firmness and has started to sag, an ultherapy treatment session could be right for you. From your eyebrows to your chest, if you need just want to click refresh, it’s time to chat with our resident expert, Dr Turner, at the Medispa Institute in Dee Why.
Of course, ultherapy isn’t right for everyone. The average patient is over 30 years old and dealing with mild to moderate skin laxity. For those looking for a more dramatic effect, there are a wide range of face lift options that can be truly life changing.