Ultherapy / Thermage

What is Thermage?
The Thermage system® is a non-invasive radiofrequency (RF) therapy that can smooth, tighten and contour skin for an overall younger-looking appearance.

What is Ultherapy?

FDA- cleared Ultherapy Ultherapy uses time-tested ultrasound energy to lift and tighten the skin naturally—without surgery or downtime.

How Pico Thermage Works

As we age, the collagen that keeps our skin firm breaks down resulting in aging skin that contains fine lines and wrinkles. A Thermage FLXtreatment uses radiofrequency technology to heat the deeper, collagen-rich layers of the skin. The applied heat causes collagen to contract and encourages new collagen to start growing. This help create smoother skin after just one treatment with results that continue to improve.

How Ultherapy Works

The Ultherapy® procedure stimulates collagen production by delivering focused ultrasound energy to the skin’s foundational layer typically addressed in cosmetic surgery—without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin.

 

What to Expect During Your Treatment ( Ultherapy )

After cleansing the skin and identifying the specific areas to be treated, your Ultherapy practitioner will apply the ultrasound gel and place the smooth treatment applicator against your skin. Next, your provider will use Ultherapy’s ultrasound imaging to first see deep within the skin to determine optimal placement of the treatment energy, and then deliver the focused ultrasound energy beneath the skin’s surface.

During the treatment delivery, you will feel tiny amounts of energy being deposited to precise depths, indicating that the collagen-building process has been initiated.

Comfort levels can vary from person to person, but the sensation only lasts while the energy is being delivered. 

Facts About Thermage.

– No surgery or injections. Thermage FlX is non-invasive, no cutting, no needles.
– A Single Treatment. One quick treatment (30 to 90 minutes depending on the treatment area) can deliver outstanding results for most patients.
– Fast and Comfortable. Designed to deliver maximum results in a short, comfortable procedure.
– Little to No Downtime. Go right back to life as usual –no need to miss work or fun.
– Lasting Results. Results improve over time and can last for years.*
– Multiple Treatment Areas. Treats wrinkles and loose skin on the face, around the eyes and on the body.

Thermage Before & After
Softened lines around the mouth, eyes, forehead; improved definition on jawline and under the chin.

Ultherapy Before & After
Face refers to treatment of two or more of the FDA-cleared areas of the neck, brow, and under the chin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ultherapy treats the deep foundational layer addressed in cosmetic surgery, but won’t duplicate the results of a surgical facelift.4 Ultherapy is a great alternative, however, especially for those not ready for surgery or for patients looking to extend the effects of cosmetic surgery.

There may be slight redness that typically resolves within a few hours following the treatment. Some patients may have slight swelling, tingling or tenderness to the touch, but these are mild and temporary in nature.

For most patients, measurable results appear gradually in the two to six months following a single treatment session and can last for 1-2 years depending on your skin condition and aging process.*

*Recommended by physicians as part of an annual skin rejuvenation maintenance program.

The Thermage FLX™ system incorporates vibration on the face and body treatments, which has been shown to provide patient comfort.

You’ll feel a brief heating sensation when the treatment device’s tip touches your skin, followed by a cooling sensation to help protect your skin and minimize any discomfort.

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