Does your neck make you look older than you really are? If so, you may believe that your only option is a surgical neck lift. Since a surgical neck lift involves anesthesia, incisions, and downtime, you may be pleased to learn that a non-surgical neck lift is possible! Through an FDA-cleared treatment known as Ultherapy, you may be able to eliminate that loose neck skin and boost your confidence without surgery.
What is Ultherapy?
Ultherapy is a non-invasive treatment used to lift and tighten the skin on your face, neck and chest. It uses ultrasound energy to treat your skin tissue deep beneath the surface. Ultherapy can stimulate the production of collagen and leave you with firmer, more youthful looking skin.
During an Ultherapy treatment, an expert provider will smooth an ultrasound gel over your neck and place the special Ultherapy applicator device against the skin in your neck area. Once the treatment begins, you may experience some mild discomfort as the ultrasound energy makes its way deep within your skin.
After your treatment, you may notice some flushed skin in your neck area as well as swelling, tingling, and tenderness. The good news is that these side effects are all temporary and will fade quickly. You are free to return to work and your other daily activities as soon as the treatment has been completed.
While most patients only require one Ultherapy treatment to see an improvement in their neck area, you are welcome to schedule additional treatments months or years down the road as your skin continues to go through the natural process of aging.
When Do Ultherapy Results Appear?
Since everyone has different skin, the time it takes to enjoy the effects of Ultherapy varies from patient to patient. While you may notice mild effects a few hours or days after your treatment, it will likely take 3 to 6 months for the full results to appear. This is because your body needs some time to naturally produce new collagen and improve the appearance of your neck.
Take the Next Step
If you’d like more information on how you can get rid of the sagginess in your neck without undergoing a surgical procedure schedule a consultation with Derrow Dermatology in Maitland, FL today. We look forward to meeting you and sharing more information on Ultherapy. Call us at (407) 807-6474 or fill out our convenient online contact form.