Ultherapy may be very beneficial, but who is a good candidate for it? The procedure is non-invasive and helps to lift the skin. Only people with certain skin types will have good results. Your skin’s tone, which is its firmness, is the primary factor that will determine whether or not Ultherapy will work for you.
Results from Ultherapy
Research has demonstrated that Ultherapy treatment results can provide eyebrow lifting and a reduction in eyelid sagging. Patients may also experience skin firming and tightening of their neck and the skin on the lower portions of their faces.
How much time it will take before you might notice the results will depend on what type of skin that you have. While some people notice immediate differences, it may take up to 90 days for others to see improvements.
The relationship of skin firmness to the number of treatments needed
How firm your skin is will be an important factor in the number of treatments that you might require. If your skin is not very firm, you may need multiple Ultherapy treatments as well as future maintenance treatments.
This treatment will not stop you from aging, but it can help to slow the process down so that you may retain a more youthful appearance for a longer period of time. How fast your skin ages will depend on a number of different things, including your genetics, natural muscle tone, the effects of gravity and your exposure to the environment.
Skin types and firmness
Children and young people into their mid-20s have youthful skin that is firm and smooth. The first signs of aging normally appear in the skin around your eyes, neck and your forehead with a reduced firmness. Skin that has lost its firmness to a moderate degree, leading to loosened skin on the neck and the appearance of crow’s feet around the eyes generally responds well to treatment with Ultherapy.
Skin that has lost a significant degree of firmness may be found in patients who are in their 70s.
However, younger people may also have very saggy and loose skin if they have done the following:
- Have spent too much time in the sun without protection
- Have smoked
- Have tanned using tanning beds
- Have followed poor diets
If you have a significant degree of sagging and looseness in your skin, Ultherapy treatment is unlikely to provide you with many benefits. Whether your sagging skin is due to your age or to your lifestyle choices, very loose and sagging skin is not good for this non-invasive treatment. Because of how much the skin has stretched, it will not be possible to tighten it up by creating collagen.
If you are not sure about whether or not Ultherapy might work for your skin, you will want to consult with your doctor about your options. Your skin care professional at Advanced CRYO NYC will examine your skin type and tone and recommend the type of treatment that might offer you the best results. To schedule your appointment, call us at 1-646-998-4952 or book your session on our website.