Sagging skin on the jowls and around the lower part of the cheeks is caused by thinning skin and a lack of support from the underlying tissues. Loose skin can also wrinkle and fold, negatively affecting the appearance.
Tightening and lifting the skin can be accomplished through the use of ultrasound energy. The treatment known as Ultherapy® uses sound energy to stimulate collagen production, and the results can be long-lasting. This revolutionary procedure can take years off your appearance by strengthening the skin and support tissues.
Ultherapy® is based on the idea that sound energy is transferred to kinetic energy in the body’s tissues. This stimulates a response by the body, and nutrients are sent to the affected area for the formation of new tissue. As collagen production increases, the skin becomes more taut and supple. We invite you to contact us to learn more about how sound energy can help you restore your face to its more youthful appearance.
How Sound Energy Helps Tighten Skin
The instrument used in Ultherapy® is a handheld device connected to a monitoring station. The device sends out pre-calibrated frequencies of sound energy. Sound is the rapid vibration of molecules, and it travels in waves, much the same way water waves move in a specified direction without the water itself moving much at all.
The frequency of the waves used in Ultherapy® are pre-set to allow the energy to pass right through the upper skin layers. The energy is absorbed further down at the level of the supporting tissues. This kick-starts a process of tissue rejuvenation. The body actually interprets the energy absorption as a slight injury. The response is to build up healthier tissue and produce more collagen.
Clients need not follow any sort of pre-treatment regimen. The client may notice a bit of tightening right away, but the real improvement takes place over the next two or three months. It takes this long for collagen to build up in the skin, and the result is smoother, more taut and supple skin.
Learn More About Ultherapy®
Schedule an appointment at Finesse Cosmetic Surgery in Waltham to get all the facts on how Ultherapy® can significantly improve your appearance. Tighter, more supple skin on the face and neck can be yours without the need for surgery. Contact our office today to set up a consultation for Ultherapy®!