UltherapyWe can’t stress enough the importance of using sunscreen - all over and often. There’s also something else you can do for your skin NOW that will help you look great: Ultherapy Ultrasound therapy.
Ultrasound Now Used in Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures
With the increasing demand for non-surgical aesthetic procedures, FDA’s recent clearance of an ultrasound device in September 2009 has come as great news to consumers, especially those in this community, home to one of the first of these Ulthera Systems in the nation.
While drawing on the same reliable ultrasound principles that physicians and patients have trusted for decades, the Ulthera System is considered a first-of-its-kind technology because it utilizes ultrasound energy on the face and neck to lift and tighten the skin in a short, 30-minute procedure.
This non-invasive procedure, called Ultherapy, has been available in Europe, Asia and elsewhere since early 2009, but Dr Doris Day is pleased to be among the first physician innovators adopting the technology in the U.S.
“We now have the ability to use ultrasound imaging to SEE the layers of tissue we want to treat below the surface of the skin, and then focus the same ultrasound energy to TREAT just the targeted tissue,” says Dr. Day. Because this is accomplished without disrupting the epidermis, or top layer of skin, patients experience no downtime whatsoever.
The treatment triggers the body’s own regenerative response, which in turn results in a firming, tightening and actual lifting of skin tissue over time. Dr. Day explains, “While it’s not a replacement for a surgical face or eye lift, patients like that the process is non-invasive. Once they understand that the results rely on rebuilding the supportive collagen fiber network within the skin, they also appreciate that the effects take place naturally and gradually.”
Before and After Skin Tightening Treatments
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