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The ultimate non-surgical facial slimming device, capable of simultaneous skin tightening and fat reduction. As we age, our natural collagen and elastin stores deplete, skin becomes lax, and facial muscles elongate. This causes sagging, drooping, jowling, and an overall downward drop in facial features. Ultherapy utilises ultrasound energy to powerfully restore facial collagen and tighten the underlying muscle layer to reverse this drooping effect and provide a non-invasive, non-surgical method of facial lifting. For those concerned with excess fat around the chin or neck, Ultherapy can also be used for facial fat lipolysis, reducing excess fat around the neck or face for more sculpted, defined features

How Does It Work?

Penetrating deeply into the tissue, ultrasound energy is emitted into the dermis and beyond to the SMAS muscle layer. This is the same layer that is targeted during a surgical deep plane facelift. This creates a significant thermal effect, causing an instant contracting of muscle and collagen fibres, which not only tightens but also stimulates the production of new collagen. This thermal effect can also selectively target unwanted fat cells, destroying the integrity of the fat cell membrane so that it collapses and is removed by the body’s waste system. This non-surgical facelift alternative passes through the skin’s surface, creating significant heat in the deeper layers but no damage on the surface. Ultherapy is highly popular for use on the jawline, targeting chin fat, and tightening the jawline. Tightening the skin in this region and reducing unwanted submental fat can give the appearance of a much slimmer face, and reverse many of the classic signs of ageing. Ultherapy is recognised as Australia’s leading and most effective ultrasound skin tightening technology in the following areas:

Is Ultherapy Safe?

Unlike laser, IPL, radiofrequency, surgery, and other aesthetic techniques, Ultherapy bypasses the surface of the skin to deliver the right amount of ultrasound energy at the right depths and the right temperature. This very precise delivery of energy means that Ultherapy is an extremely effective treatment, with significantly reduced risk compared with other treatments. Ultrasound has been used throughout the medical field for more than 50 years, and Ultherapy technology has been established as effective in over a million treatments worldwide.

What Can I Expect During The Treatment?

After cleansing the skin and identifying the specific areas to be treated, our Ultherapy specialist will apply the ultrasound gel and place the treatment applicator against your skin. Comfort levels can vary from person to person, but the sensation only lasts while the energy is being delivered. Some patients describe the sensation as a momentary pricking of heat beneath the skin. Oral paracetamol can be taken prior to reduce discomfort. The length of the treatment will depend on the area being targeted, but typically a face and neck Ultherapy procedure typically lasts 60-90 minutes, while a chest tightening procedure generally takes approximately 30 minutes.

Is There Downtime?

Ultherapy is a no-downtime procedure, and you are able to resume normal activities right away with minimal side effects. The skin may appear slightly flushed or swollen immediately after the procedure, but any redness should disappear in a matter of hours. Some patients do not show any visible signs whatsoever. Generally the area will feel slightly sore to the touch, with a sensation similar to a bruise – though the skin itself will not appear bruised. The treatment zone may remain a little tender to the touch for 7-10 days post-treatment. Ultherapy provides gradual results over a period of 2-3 months, so you may not notice any difference right away.

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