Frequently Asked Questions
CAN I GET ULTHERAPY?
Anyone is a candidate for Ultherapy, however it’s most recommended for patients who prefer non-injectable options and patients who cannot undergo a surgical procedure.
It’s an ideal treatment for someone looking to firm and tighten loose skin on the face, neck and under the chin, or someone with lines and wrinkles on the chest. It is also ideal for younger patients who want to maintain their collagen levels to avoid the need for future procedures.
HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE RESULTS?
Results appear over 2–3 months as new collagen builds, gradually lifting and tightening the skin on the treatment area such as the face and neck. 80% of patients rate the Ultherapy treatment as worth it.
WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE?
Ultherapy is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure. Some patient experience slight tingling, heat or discomfort on the treatment area.
IS IT SAFE?
Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure and is the only Health Canada licensed medical procedure to lift skin in areas such as the neck, eyebrow area, under the chin, neck and décolletage. It also reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
Most patients do not experience side effects from the Ulthera treatment, however in some cases minor side effects such as skin redness, slight swelling, tenderness and temporary numbness have been reported.