Skin Rejuvenation with Ultherapy
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Everyone is talking about Ultherapy
FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH MEDI SPA REMAINS AT THE FOREFRONT OF INNOVATIVE COSMETIC TECHNOLOGY, TO KEEP PATIENTS LOOKING THEIR BEST. NOW INTRODUCING THE LATEST INNOVATIVE SKIN REJUVENATION TREATMENT ON THE MARKET, ULTHERAPY. For patients of all ages whether seeking to maintain current youthful elasticity or to restore former firmness. Only offered by the most progressive practices, Fountain Of Youth Medi Spa is pleased to be the first to bring exciting ULTHERAPY technology to New York State's Hudson Valley and beyond.
EVERYONE is talking about ULTHERAPY! You may have seen it featured on national TV shows such as Rachael Ray, The Doctors, 20/20 and The View, plus touted by big-name beauty editors from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and already fast gaining celebrity and supermodel fans who need to restore and extend their good looks for as long as possible! NOW YOU TOO can experience the treatment that is ACTUALLY "MAKING WAVES" while harnessing the power of ultrasound technology to stimulate collagen production underneath the skin. RESULTS ARE COMPARABLE TO A SURGICAL FACE LIFT and effects the same deep tissues that a surgical face lift would, without the downtime. At Fountain Of Youth Medi Spa, we offer the acclaimed non-surgical lifting procedure Ultherapy, which counteracts the effects of time and gravity on your facial and neck skin. The beauty of this 60-minute in-office procedure is that it stimulates the production of new collagen non-invasively. The result? Tighter, better-fitting skin that doesn't just resemble younger-looking skin but actually creates fresh collagen like that which is produced naturally during youth.
Ultherapy® Uplifting Ultrasound! Looking for a lift for sagging skin on your neck, chin or brow? Ultherapy may be just the solution! Ultherapy is a non-surgical lifting procedure for the face and neck that uses tried-and-true ultrasound technology to stimulate collagen production deep within your skin, providing a lift from the inside out. In less than an hour – and without any downtime – you’ll be well on your way to tighter, better-fitting skin. Now, Ultherapy is also the only non-invasive treatment specifically FDA-cleared to improve lines and wrinkles on the chest. So, dare to bare your décolletage once again!
Ultherapy is a non-surgical face treatment that uses ultrasound to actually lift and tone loose or sagging skin without any downtime.
Ultherapy is the only non-invasive treatment that can specifically target the deep foundation below the skin that is addressed in cosmetic surgery WITHOUT cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin. It is also the only procedure to use ultrasound imaging, which allows us to actually see the layers of tissue we target during treatment and ensure the energy is deposited precisely to where it will be most effective.
Ultherapy uses tried-and-true ultrasound technology, which has received FDA clearance for use in this new type of medical procedure.
Ultherapy deposits focused ultrasound energy below the surface of the skin to stimulate the body’s creation of new collagen. As a result, skin will actually begin to lift and tone over time.
Collagen is a natural protein that gives skin its youthfulness by keeping it firmed, toned and elastic. As we age, collagen loses its elasticity and its ability to stand up to the effects of gravity that pull the skin downward. Ultherapy jump starts a repair process that produces fresh, new collagen.
NO. Unlike a face lift, Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure that addresses the skin and support layers below it, but doesn’t entail cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin.
While it is not a replacement for surgery, it is a viable option for those not ready for a face lift or those looking to prolong the effects of cosmetic surgery.
Lasers typically address issues in the superficial layers of the skin (e.g. fine lines, wrinkles, pigment changes). Ultherapy addresses the deep skin layer and the foundational layer addressed in cosmetic surgery that lift and lend support to the skin. Therefore, the two technologies are quite complementary!
The procedure has been cleared by the FDA after demonstrating safety in clinical studies, and tens of thousands of treatments have been performed safely worldwide. In addition, ultrasound energy has a proven track record, with use in the field of medicine for more than 50 years.
A full face treatment takes 45-60 minutes, and a partial face or brow lift treatment can take around 30 minutes—neither with any downtime.
Ultherapy is an entirely non-invasive procedure and as such, there is no downtime. You are able to return to your normal activities right away, and there are no special measures you need to take.
A good candidate for Ultherapy is someone with skin that has "relaxed" to the point of looking, and often feeling, less firm. A lowered eyebrow line or sagging skin on the eyelids, for instance, is often the first sign of "maturing" skin. Typically, those in their thirties and older who have mild to moderate skin laxity are candidates.
While Ultherapy is not a replacement for a surgical face lift, there are many people who want some lifting but are not ready for surgery, either mentally, financially or logistically. There are also younger people who want to “stay ahead of the game” as well as those looking to prolong the effects of cosmetic surgery.
Ultherapy addresses mild to moderate loose or sagging skin. Specifically, by reconditioning and renewing the skin from within, Ultherapy will lift the brow, which in turn reduces excess skin on the lids, opens up the eyes, and gives a more refreshed look overall.
Patients may enjoy some initial effect but the ultimate lifting and toning will take place over 2-3 months, as tired collagen is replaced with new, more elastic collagen. As this collagen-building process continues, further improvements can appear up to 6 months following a procedure.
Patients treated with Ultherapy still have fresh young collagen after a year’s time following the procedure, but skin continues to age. Future touch-up treatments can help keep pace with the aging process, which varies by individual.
The majority of patients only need one treatment; however, some may benefit from more than one treatment (depending on how much laxity they have and their body’s own biological response to the ultrasound and collagen- building process).
Yes. What you are feeling during the treatment is actually tiny amounts of focused ultrasound energy being deposited below the surface of the skin.
Patients have noted there can be some discomfort while the ultrasound energy is being delivered, but it is temporary and a positive signal that the collagen-building process has been initiated.
Comfort thresholds vary from patient to patient, but there can be some discomfort while the ultrasound energy is being delivered. This is temporary and a positive signal that the collagen-building process has been initiated.
Your practitioner will consult with you prior to your skin treatment to make your experience as pleasant as possible. Patients typically leave comfortable and excited about the benefits to come!
There may be slight redness for up to an hour or so following the treatment, and a small percentage of patients may have slight swelling, tingling or tenderness to touch, but these are mild and temporary in nature. There is always the possibility for other less common post-procedural effects, which your practitioner will review with you.