Want A Facelift Without Surgery? Consider Ultherapy
If you have started to notice lines, wrinkles, and loose skin at an earlier age than you expected, you are certainly not alone. In fact, millions of men and women in their 30s and 40s turn to cosmetic treatments each year as an effective solution to treat these early signs of aging when surgery is not an option. One of the most popular nonsurgical skin rejuvenation treatments for men and women of all ages, particularly those who may not be ready, willing, or able to undergo plastic surgery, is ultherapy®. The exceptional team at Xage Medical Spa in Provo, UT, under the direction of board-certified physician Dr. Stuart B. Porter, is proud to offer advanced ultherapy treatment to help patients combat the signs of aging or simply get ahead of the aging process without the expense and downtime associated with surgery. Learn more about ultherapy here, including how it compares to traditional facelift surgery, how it works, and if it may be right for you.
What is ultherapy?
Ultherapy is a breakthrough FDA-approved nonsurgical skin tightening treatment designed to improve or reverse many signs of facial aging from the brow all the way down to the décolletage and chest. With the use ultrasound imaging to precisely deliver ultrasonic energy to the layers deep under the surface – transforming the skin from the inside out – ultherapy is the only treatment of its kind. Unlike laser treatments, which are primarily superficial in nature, ultherapy is capable of reaching far beneath the top layer of skin to trigger the production of collagen, ultimately resulting in the generation of new, healthy skin cells and a firmer, tighter, more lifted look.
What are the benefits of Ultherapy?
Arguably, the most compelling benefit of ultherapy is that it offers stunning results without the need for invasive surgery. Not only is ultherapy more affordable than surgical options, but there is also virtually no recovery time required after ultherapy. Some of the most exciting cosmetic enhancements that can be achieved with ultherapy include:
- Tighten up loose facial skin
- Smooth facial wrinkles
- Reduce turkey neck
- Tighten neck skin
- Lift drooping jowls
- Improve lines and bands on the neck and chest
- Firm loose or wrinkled skin on the chest
- More lifted overall look
Is ultherapy a good alternative to facelift surgery?
For patients who are not willing or able to undergo plastic surgery, or for those with only mild concerns, ultherapy can be a fantastic alternative to a surgical facelift. However, patients should have realistic expectations for their procedure and understand that the most dramatic and longest-lasting results can typically be achieved with surgery. Men and women with significant skin laxity and more severe signs of facial aging may be better suited to cosmetic surgery. During your initial consultation for ultherapy in Provo, UT, Dr. Porter will thoroughly evaluate your concerns, discuss your goals, answer all of your questions at length, and determine if nonsurgical facelift treatments will be able to help you achieve your ideal outcome.
Are there any other nonsurgical facelift options?
Another popular solution for patients who have mild to moderate signs of aging and prefer a nonsurgical treatment option are injectables. Injectable dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxers can produce fairly immediate, long-lasting, and gorgeous results for a variety of age-related concerns, including:
- Facial lines and wrinkles
- Brow lines
- Glabellar lines
- Forehead lines
- Eleven lines
- Crow’s feet
- Hollow undereyes
- Dark eye circles
- Loss of volume in cheeks
- Nasolabial folds
- Thin lips
- Lip lines
- Weak jawline
When will I see results after Ultherapy?
Because ultherapy works by boosting collagen production and strengthening the skin from the inside out, the results can take up to 2 – 3 months to develop. Over the next several months, patients should notice a continuous improvement in their skin as the collagen levels increase.
How long does ultherapy last?
While ultherapy results can vary from patient to patient, the majority of men and women can expect to enjoy their newly lifted look for about one year before a repeat treatment is needed. Proper care, including avoiding sun exposure and keeping the skin moisturized and hydrated, can help to further preserve your ultherapy results, but it is important to keep in mind that the aging process will not stop. Oftentimes, patients choose to combine ultherapy with complementary treatments, including injectables, laser skin resurfacing, and microneedling to enhance and prolong their results.
Am I a good candidate for ultherapy in Provo, UT?
Men and women who are in good health with a fair amount of skin elasticity and mild to moderate signs of aging on the face, neck, and chest can usually be treated successfully with ultherapy. The best way to determine with certainty whether nonsurgical ultherapy is right for you is to be evaluated by a qualified and experienced provider. Call the friendly team at Xage Medical Spa to schedule your one-on-one consultation with board-certified physician Dr. Stuart B. Porter today, and discover how Ultherapy in Provo, UT can have you looking and feeling better than ever in as little as one treatment!