When most people hit a certain age, they start to notice a dramatic change in their appearance. This is especially the case if they have not used different forms of preventative treatments to boost the production of collagen in their skin in order to minimize wrinkles and maintain facial volume. One of the areas that really bothers a lot of people is the area around the chin and down the neck. Some people are dealing with unwanted fat in this area and have a lot of loose and hanging skin. If this describes the issue that you are dealing with, we invite you to learn about a neck lift using Ultherapy®.
Let’s first discuss some of the options that a person may consider initially as they look in the mirror and feel dissatisfied with sagging skin at the lower part of their face, on their neck, and down toward their chest area. It is easy to remove unwanted fat using injections, like the popular product Kybella®. However, this treatment will not do anything for loose skin. There are also other fat removal treatments that do not require surgery, but here again, the loose skin is not addressed.
Combining a surgical neck lift procedure with liposuction can provide an individual with satisfactory results. The unwanted skin is removed, fat is reduced, and a person looks more youthful and attractive. However, having surgery performed is a big step. Not everyone is ready for it, and not everyone qualifies for it. As you look at the alternatives, you can see why Ultherapy® is something that we highly encourage our clients to consider when they want to address some of the signs that begin to show up due to the aging process.
Learn More About Ultherapy®
The first thing that you should know about this treatment is that it is non-surgical. It does not involve the use of any incisions. The skin is left completely intact. This means that you do not need to worry about some of the issues that we mentioned above. With a surgical procedure, you would need a lot of downtime. This means that you would have to take a lot of time off from work, have someone help you around the house, and would not be able to spend the same amount of time with your family. You would likely feel quite uncomfortable as you are going through the healing process as well. You do not need to worry about any of these negative side effects with our treatment.
The purpose of this treatment is to focus ultrasound waves at areas where a person is dealing with loose skin. The ultrasound waves will reach various depths of the skin, even reaching the muscle layers. This is great because this is where the aging process is really taking place and is what is causing your aged appearance. We want the collagen in the skin to be damaged at the deepest levels. We are able to accomplish this by the heat that is created thanks to the ultrasound waves. When the collagen in the skin is damaged, the body starts to produce more collagen. The inflammation means that damaged collagen will be replaced with collagen that is tight and new. This is going to lead to a lifting effect. The areas that receive treatment are going to look smoother and have fewer wrinkles.
When a person’s treatment is performed on the neck skin, they will get some of the benefits of a neck lift but without having gone through any type of surgery. This is a great option for individuals who are just starting to see loose skin and wrinkles on their neck. It is also appropriate for individuals who already have moderate wrinkles. Of course, the type of results that you get after just one treatment will be based on a variety of things, especially the extent of damage that you have already sustained because of the aging process.
The treatment can be performed on different parts of the body in order to make the area look more youthful. Any place where a breakdown of collagen is starting to cause wrinkles can benefit from this amazing treatment.
Before you read much further, you may be wondering about the safety of this treatment. While you do not want to use surgery and you do not want to look old, you also are not likely interested in having a risky treatment performed. The first thing that you should know is that the machine that is used to perform Ultherapy® has been approved by the FDA. It has received this approval in order to perform a non-invasive brow lift and neck lift. It has also received approval from this organization to be used in order to improve lines and wrinkles in the upper chest area.
We highly recommend that you do your due diligence and learn as much as you can about this treatment before deciding if it is right for you. We feel that this will boost your confidence before you visit us for your initial consultation. We would be happy to answer any questions that you have, but we do not want you just to take our word for it. Read more about it, and you will be impressed with its safety record.
The amazing thing about Ultherapy® is that individuals with all different circumstances, skin tones, and goals can benefit from this treatment. This is true no matter if they are interested in treating their brow, lower face, neck, upper chest area, or full face. Because the treatment is non-invasive, it can be used on individuals who have different skin tones. This is something that is impressive to many when you consider that many other cosmetic procedures and treatments are not right for certain individuals because of the potential of visible scarring or hyperpigmentation. The goal is to heat the deep layers of collagen in the skin. So the outer layers of the skin are left completely intact and undamaged.
Because of its non-invasive nature, individuals who have certain health problems that may disqualify them from a more invasive procedure are likely to qualify. If you are interested in improving your appearance but are concerned about a health issue that you have, please contact us. We are confident that this treatment can be used for individuals who are experiencing many different health problems but still want to have a youthful appearance.
What You Should Expect When You Visit Us
The first time you visit us, you are going to be able to enjoy a consultation where you meet with a medical professional who has received training in how to use the Ultherapy® machine. This visit is designed to answer all of the questions that you have about the treatment as well as make sure that it is the right option to help you meet your goals. This means that you will go through a short exam that involves examining the areas where you would like to have the treatment performed and discussing any health issues that you may be dealing with.
If it is determined that this is the right option to tighten your skin, it is likely that the treatment will be able to be done during the same visit. If you are using this therapy as a way to enjoy the benefits of a non-surgical neck lift, it is important to know that the results are not immediate. It takes some time for your skin to produce new collagen. Most of our clients start to see results in the weeks and months after the treatment is performed. The best results are usually seen multiple months after the treatment date. Over the next year, you are going to continue to see improvement.
If you like the way that you look with fewer wrinkles and healthier skin, you may be interested in having another non-surgical neck lift treatment with Ultherapy®. We usually recommend that our clients wait for a certain amount of time before they have another treatment. If a person wants to build on some improvements that they have already seen, it is possible for some people to have another treatment performed a certain amount of time after the initial treatment.
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One of the questions that we often hear is if it is better to have this treatment performed or if another non-surgical skin tightening methods would be a better option. We encourage you to learn as much as you can about all of the available treatments. As was mentioned above, this treatment uses ultrasound in order to accomplish its magic. We would be happy to discuss the pros and cons of each option with you as you make your decision. We have often found that this therapy is a better option when it is performed on a selected area like the neck.
We have just touched the surface when it comes to learning about how this treatment is performed and how it can benefit you. You are warmly invited to schedule a consultation at Old Town Med Spa to learn more. We would love to tell you about the benefits that you could receive using Ultherapy® for a non-surgical neck lift. We want to help you prevent wrinkles and treat the ones you already have. We want you to love your appearance when you look in the mirror, and we want others to respond to you in a positive way as well. Our treatments can help you to do just that. Contact us today to book an appointment at our office in Chicago. We look forward to speaking with you!