The holidays are over and spring is just around the corner! Are you ready for a fun spring break getaway to a sunny beach? You should be able to relax and enjoy yourself no matter what, but if you’re like many women, you may be hesitant because you’re not confident in your body.
Wrinkles or sagging skin on your face, neck and chest area may make you reluctant to put on a tank top or swimsuit. And being uncomfortable, even a little bit, can keep you from getting the most out of your break.
You don’t have to be an old lady to worry about wrinkles, either. Many younger women notice their skin starting to get thinner and drier, which can lead to the development of fine lines. In fact, as a younger woman, you may be a good candidate for Ultherapy, a non-invasive, FDA-approved procedure for lifting and tightening skin. Want to know more? Here’s the scoop.
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How Ultherapy Works
Ultherapy is not invasive, meaning that it doesn’t involve anything that cuts into or damages your skin. There are no needles, cuts or lasers to make you uncomfortable or require you to heal and recover. It uses ultrasound technology to penetrate and stimulate the deeper, structural layer of your skin. By delivering energy into the collagen, the procedure can help you to grow more collagen, which makes your skin look more full minimizing the appearance of lines.
When you go in for an Ultherapy session, you’ll be treated with an ultrasound device that fits in your trained technician’s hand. The device shows your technician an ultrasound picture of your layers of skin, so they can locate and treat the places that are most in need of collagen stimulation. Then, the technician uses the device to deliver ultrasound energy to the deeper layers of skin on your brow, your chin, your neck and your chest area.
The whole session takes just 60 minutes in our office. You’ll be able to sit or recline comfortably during the session, and return to regular activities immediately afterward. Depending on how sensitive your skin is, you may be a little flushed, but that will go away in a few hours.
You’ll see gradual results from Ultherapy and those results will last up to 6 months as your natural collagen grows. Ultherapy is also nice because you don’t have to engage in a lot of tedious follow-up care. No special lotions, creams or massage techniques are needed to reap the benefits, just continue to follow your regular skincare regimen.
Most women in their 30s and older can benefit from using Ultherapy. The younger you are, the better it can work long term!
Side Effects or Issues
While Ultherapy doesn’t cause problems for most people, your skin may get flushed or slightly swollen for a few hours. A few people get a little bruising, but that’s very rare. Most people who undergo Ultherapy don’t notice any issues at all.
To help prepare for swimsuit weather, whether that’s in a couple weeks on a vacation or a few months here in Kansas City, you can do something to reduce the wrinkles that damage your confidence.