Ultherapy Toronto is a cosmetic ultrasound non-invasive procedure for lifting the skin on the face, neck, chin and brow. It is a non-surgical facelift treatment which makes use of focused heat guided through the ultrasound imaging to lift and tighten the loose skin. Ulthera, also known as Ultherapy works by directing heat energy towards the targeted tissues under the surface of the skin which allows the stimulation of the body’s natural production of collagen.

 What to expect during the treatment?

The duration of the treatment depends on the number of areas that you are getting treated. There is minimal discomfort with a feeling which is usually described as intense warmth with a tingling feeling. During the procedure, the expert controls the flat surface of the ultrasound applicator over each region while delivering energy sound waves deep into the layers of the skin and the soft tissues while sparing the upper layers from the controlled damaged which is commonly associated with laser treatments.

 How long is the procedure and the downtime after it?

The procedure lasts about an hour or two for most of the patients. There is a very minimal downtime as you might have minor swelling and redness in the treated area for a few days after having undergone the treatment. The treatment could be customized according to what your needs are and it is suitable for all skin types.

 How to decide if you are the best fit for the treatment or not?

In order to be able to make a decision as to whether you are a suitable candidate or not, you should schedule a consultation with a specialist. During your consultation, it would be determined whether you are a good candidate or not. This is the best time to share your aesthetic goals and concerns.

 How to prepare for the procedure?

Once you’ve decided to go ahead with the procedure, you should avoid direct sun exposure for at least a week prior to the treatment. Also, avoid using any self-tanning lotion on yourself. When you are headed for your appointment, make sure that your face is make-up free. Once the treatment is over, medication will be provided to you in order to alleviate discomfort and make the procedure as tolerable as possible.

 What are the benefits of ultherapy?

It helps to maintain the youthful appearance while slowing down the progressive ageing of the skin. You will be able to feel some lighting and tightening results right after the procedure, however, it takes three months to notice the full results of the skin. There will be an improvement in your skin tone and elasticity. You will also start to notice a lift, which happens due to the underlying muscles being tightened. Touch up with one ulthera treatment yearly is recommended in order to maintain the result because it is a non-surgical procedure, it isn’t able to put a stop to the ageing process.