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Ulthera in Houston: A Non-Surgical Facelift Alternative

Ulterha Houston

Ulthera is a new, cutting edge FDA approved medical device used to aesthetically improve the appearance of maturing skin that has become wrinkled and lax over the years.  Ulthera is an alternative to a surgical facelift for many patients who are not willing or able to commit to a surgical procedure.  Though Ultherapy in Houston will not deliver the same level results as a facelift, it delivers real results in terms of lifting sagging skin and reducing facial wrinkles.  Ulthera uses ultrasound technology to deliver low levels of focused heat to precise depths below the skin to produce the effects.  The skin’s surface is neither damaged nor disturbed.  The ultrasound energy stimulates new collagen growth, and it is this collagen growth that acts as a catalyst to gradually tighten and firm the skin, which causes the skin to naturally lift over time.  Ulthera is performed in your dermatologist’s office and requires one to two hours depending on the level of treatment required.  Another benefit is that following treatment, no one will know the patient has had anything done unlike a facelift or deep chemical peel.  The patient may also return to his/her activities following Ultheraphy.  West Houston Dermatology is one of the few Houston dermatologists who offer this amazing technological advancement in treating wrinkles and skin laxity.  To learn more about Ulther and whether it is right for you, contact us for a consultation today.