Frequently Asked Questions
In general, two to five years of results. Younger patients under 45, patients who take care of their skin, avoid the sun, or have a history or minimal sun exposure, no smoking history, and good genetics usually get closer to five years. In general, the device stimulates collagen to tighten and lift tissue. The result depends on the person’s ability to create collagen.
Ultherapy has the potential to be uncomfortable. The use of heat that penetrates the skin and slightly deeper to the level of the muscle can cause some minor to moderate temporary pain. Most practitioners performing the therapy use pre-treatment and numbing medications topically. The discomfort is not long-lasting and sometimes the skin feels tight afterward