As we age, the skin starts to lose its elasticity, and begins to droop and sag. This is caused by the fat pads moving out of place, and the skin’s structure being compromised. In order to lift and tighten the skin, collagen production has to be stimulated.
As the body stops producing new collagen at around 30 years old, scientists have developed new treatments and devices that help to trick the body into producing more of it, plumping up the skin and improving the skin’s structure overall.
The longevity of a treatment such as Ultherapy does entirely depend on you, the patient. We are stimulating collagen and using your body’s natural healing mechanism to drive the result. Some patients notice results immediately, but optimum results can be seen at approximately 3 months after treatment.Book consultation
Ultherapy is the first FDA-cleared, non-invasive, ultrasound technology skin tightening procedure, achieved with the use of micro-focused ultrasound. It works by gently bypassing the epidermis and heating the underlying tissue, the device triggers the body’s natural production of collagen, without damaging the top layer of skin, encouraging regeneration.
It is a non-surgical skin tightening procedure which is better suited to those who are considering possible surgery in the future, but are not yet ready (either financially or mentally) to undergo an invasive, life-changing procedure.
Conditions treated with Ultherapy
Sagging skin along the lower jawline is commonly referred to as jowls, particularly skin that hangs or sinks below the jaw itself. Jowls can be caused by a variety of factors; natural ageing, genetics, sun damage, weight loss, and smoking being just a few. Generally, jowls begin to appear as we hit our 40s, but some people can experience sagging cheek skin from their 20s onwar...Read on Book consultation
Loose skin can be a problem for anyone, and is a source of anguish for many; skin all over the body can sag and appear loose, depending on the cause of the issue.
Loose skin is natural part of ageing and includes the breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin that leaves it less plump and firm.
Weight gain/fluctuating weight – skin stretches as you gain weight, and if you...Read on Book consultation
Sagging neck skin can be a cause of concern for many people, increasing self-consciousness and reducing confidence. As a natural part of the ageing process, loose skin on the neck can be worsened by factors like genetics, weight change, UV exposure, and gravity, which can all affect the severity of a sagging neck.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Most patients continue reaping the benefits of this treatment up to a year after their ultrasound technology procedure. We will always review the patient after 6 weeks with a further review at 3 months. It is at the patient discretion whether they have further treatments.
The perfect candidate for non surgical facelift treatment is one whose skin feels less firm and appears ‘relaxed’.
Aesthetic Therapists, perform this treatment as well as our Doctors having received extensive and thorough training from some of the top trainers from Ulthera.
The device can be used on the face and neck areas of the body, but there is continuous research in order to extend treatment to other areas of the body. Cost is determined by the amount of lines that are administered during treatment.
There is no real downtime associated with this treatment. Patients may feel a dull ache on the day of treatment, but this should subside after a day or two.
Before and after Ultherapy treatment
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