Toronto Nurse answers What is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy™ in Toronto is the only non invasive treatment cleared by the FDA & Health Canada for skin lifting. Treatment areas include loose or sagging skin on the chin, along the jaw line, neck, brow and decolte. This non-surgical face lift therapy utilizes intense focused ultrasound and is the same ultrasound technology that has been safely used for over 60 years for medical imaging.
According to clinical studies, Ultherapy improves the skin from the deepest layers to help lift and tighten skin. Fine lines are reduced, Skin laxity improved and collagen is restored.
Without harming the outer layer of the skin Ultherapy™ penetrates deeply below the surface for firming, lifting, and tightening the skin.
What are the benefits of Ultherapy?
- Helps Lift and Tigten Skin.
- Can Restore & Rejuvenate collagen.
- Non-invaasive, requiring no downtime.
- Safe & FDA, Health Canada approved
- Award Winning Treatments.
Does Ultherapy hurt – Is Ultherapy pain free?
Most patients don’t experience pain, especially when treated by Nurse & Medical Aesthetic expert, Chantal Ward. While some may inquire about pain killers or even gas, they quickly learn this is completely unnecessary. Post treatment, Most liken the experience to a gentle “sparkling” sensation – some have even described Ultherapy to be similar to the micro-explosions of “pop rocks” candies.
How does Ultherapy Skin Tightening work?
Intense focused ultrasound penetrates deeply within the facial tissues producing energy and heat at a precise depth. Ultherapy™ enables the sound waves to be directed not only into the skin but deep under the skin to the same tissues that are addressed during a surgical face life. Gentle heat to the tissue lifts and tightens loose skin without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin. Besides the visible effects of lifting and tightening, there is also an invisible result from Ultherapy™ with the creation of new collagen, which helps the skin maintain its youthfulness.
Can Ultherapy™ be used on all areas?
Ultherapy™ can be used anywhere on the face and neck. A full facial treatment is most effective.
However, treatments can be focused targeting lift to the brow, tighten the neck or smooth the jawline/chin areas.
Results are noticeable by others as Ultherapy™ will lift the brow, in turn reducing the excess skin on the lids. Eyes open up giving a more refreshed appearance. Neck and Jawline are tightened, naturally restoring definition and restoring one’s appearance of years past.
1. Am I suitable for Ultherapy™ non-surgical face lift?
All skin types can be treated. Good candidates for Ultherapy™ are healthy but with the skin starting to sag or feel less firm. Ultherapy™ does not require any preparation for treatment.
2. How long does treatment take?
Treatment can take from 30 minutes to an hour and there is no down time. You can immediately return to your day to day routine.
3. How long will it be until I see results?
Immediately after treatment most will see a noticeable improvement however the full effect will not be seen until at least 30 – 60 days after treatment as the collagen and tissues respond to the treatment. The effect can be long lasting. Many clients will have firmer and tighter skin with the added benefits of increased ton and more youthful appearance.
4. How will I look after the treatment?
Immediately after the treatment you may see some redness that typically resolves in a few hours.
5. Do I need more than one treatment?
Most clients will experience visible results after only one treatment.
6. How long will the results last?
Since your skin will continue to age, over time you may wish to have further treatments to maintain the improvements gained from the first treatment. We recommend that after one year we reassess and compare to the results achieved.
7. Is Ultherapy™ safe?
Ultrasound therapy has been medically used for more than 50 years. Common side effects can include mild tenderness which usually only lasts a few hours.
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