As we age, our skin tends to surge around certain areas because it loses its strength and elasticity. Collagen is the protein responsible for keeping the skin firm and toned. However, collagen breaks down, and less of it is produced as we grow old. Fortunately, if you are not prepared for a facelift, Ultherapy is an excellent alternative that provides reliable results in no downtime. At Rio Medical in Hudson, MA, we tighten loose skin using this revolutionary ultrasound skin tightening treatment.
What Is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive treatment that relies on ultrasound technology to lift, tone, and tighten sagged skin.
This ultrasound skin tightening treatment utilizes micro-focused ultrasound energy beneath the skin, which initiates collagen regeneration.
What Areas Does It Target?
This treatment can be safely used to tone and tighten sagged skin on various parts of your body.
- Below the arms and knee area
How Does It Work?
Preparation for the treatment is very minimal. Regular eating, exercise, and work routines can be maintained before and after the ultrasound skin tightening treatment.
Before the treatment, your Ultherapy provider will advise you to clean and remove any makeup on the areas to be treated. Also, you may be advised to take anti-inflammatory or pain-reducing medication prior to treatment.
Your healthcare provider will first clean the specific areas to be treated and then apply the ultrasound gel. Your provider will then place the Ultherapy device against your skin and use an ultrasound viewer to customize your treatment. For optimal benefit, your practitioner will use ultrasound imaging to deliver ultrasound energy to the right areas.
Patients have varying sensations from this energy, and you may feel warmth or tingling during the treatment. How long the treatment takes will depend on the area to be treated. Treatments on the face or neck usually take between 60 and 90 minutes, while a chest treatment lasts about 30 minutes.
What to Expect After the Treatment
Generally, there’s no downtime related to the treatment. Normal activities can be resumed without any restrictions immediately after the treatment. The first results usually become visible just a few days after the treatment based on your body’s ability to generate new collagen. You will notice the best results after 3-6 months, and we advise going for the treatment again after 2-3 years to sustain the results.
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Loose skin can affect your appearance and can lower your self-esteem. Fortunately, clinical studies have found Ultherapy to be an effective and safe treatment to help you appear toned and feel refreshed.