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ULTHERAPY Non-Surgical Face Lift

The new ULTHERA machine using high intensity focused ultrasound or HIFU for TISSUE TIGHTENING has arrived on our shores and of course, I voluntered to give it a try. I was the perfect candidate for it being 40-something with a little sag in the jowls and due for my second Thermage treatment this year. No fear felt, thinking it would be like a Thermage session with  heat, the technician started with my under chin and jawline area. The sensation felt like little pins and needles scratching on my skin but overall it was pretty tolerable. Then we tried on some patients, and it turned out they felt more comfortable with Ultherapy then some of the other skin tightening modalities. 1 patient even fell asleep! Both patients felt they could see the effect on their lower face immediately. Now this is amazing as lower facial sagging and laxity is one of the most difficult problems to treat. Many treatments before this including Thermage still could not tackle this area very satisfactorily. So my interest in this new technology and treatment called ULTHERAPY is piqued.

Two days later, I could still feel the tenderness( or soreness) especially along my jawline. It even disturbed my sleep a little but, no pain no gain, right? In fact, I think I could actually 'feel'my collagen contracting (if there is such a thing) and the skin tightening up! Whatever it is, there's still hope for us without surgery........

We have conducted several Ulthera treatments since then and I must say, the results are pretty impressive. Most of our patients who underwent it saw the "lift" effect immediately after! The treatment was also tolerable and not very painful to them. In fact I think less people cringe at the discomfort then I see with mono polar RadioFrequency . Best for those above 35yrs old wanting to arrest the effects of gravity's downward pull and strenghten skin against sagging, this NO DOWNTIME procedure works on the deeper layer of facial skin which is the layer that holds everything UP!

I was also interviewed on the Bella show about skin aging and Ultherapy. 





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#Kuala Lumpur Ultherapy
#Ultrasoundskin
 
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