This FDA-approved non-invasive procedure is used to tighten loose skin in the face and neck. It supports the existing layer of collagen in the skin as well as stimulate the production of new collagen in the deeper layers of the skin.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Trang Thuy Vo-Nguyen, known as Dr. V of Chantilly Virginia is performing this procedure and reports one may have to undergo 2 -3 treatment sessions of Ultherapy. However, the extent and frequency of treatment may vary depending on individual needs. Effects of the treatment can last for up to a year or longer. Follow up treatments can be received after a year to extend the results.
Ultherapy does not have any of the typical risks or side effects associated with surgery. It may cause mild redness and soreness in the skin that may last for a few days. But a patient can return to work immediately after the treatment, and there is no specific downtime involved.