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What is Ultherapy and who is Ultherapy for?

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

Ultherapy is the only FDA cleared non-invasive procedure that lifts and eliminates wrinkles with no downtime, at a fraction of the cost of traditional cosmetic lifts. Using ultrasound waves, the ultherapy machine allows practitioners, both certified technicians and board certified dermatologists, to see targeted areas and ensure that results are being delivered in areas that will provide the most beneficial outcomes. Dr. Northington and the staff at Aesthetic Dermatology have been seeing noticeable improvements in patients who use this cutting edge procedure in the Birmingham area.

Patients over 35 see the best results and find that Ultherapy helps to reverse the beginning signs of aging. Crows feet, droopy eyes, frown lines, and wrinkles from age and environmental exposure are no match for the ultrasound technology and collagen producing stimulation provided by Ultherapy.

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

Why Ultherapy and not something else?

Lasers require healing; Radiofrequency does not penetrate deep enough for optimal results; and Neurotoxins are excellent choices for banding, but do not assist in treating sagging. With Ultherapy, you’ll see results in targeted areas with no downtime and for less cost than traditional invasive cosmetic procedures and most patients only require one treatment. Dr. Northington at Aesthetic Dermatology in Birmingham has worked with one of the top cosmetic dermatologist and laser surgeons in the world, and uses her skills and experience to deliver first class results with this procedure.

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

Because Ultherapy is a non-surgical treatment option, one of the biggest bonuses in no down time. The procedure itself takes only 60-90 minutes for face and neck treatment, and up to 30 minutes for the chest. There are no special after treatment procedures, and regular activities can be resumed the same day!

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

Ultherapy can also be for the Neck and Chest

Ultherapy isn’t just for the face, it also has fantastic results on the neck and decolletage using the new Ultherapy Decolletage Treatment, currently the only non-invasive FDA approved treatment to decrease the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the chest.

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

How Does Ultherapy Work?

Ultherapy works by using ultrasound waves and thermal energy to penetrate deep under the skin and stimulate the body’s natural production of collagen. The Ulthera System has patented DeepSEEⓇ Visualization technology that allows practitioners to add extra precision and safety to the treatment, helping to make sure that targeted areas are reached and penetrated with ultrasound energy. Because the process relies on the body’s response in producing collagen, called neocollagenesis, it can take up to 6 months to see optimal results, although some begin to see them within the first week.

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

No Downtime and Continual Improvement

Ultherapy is not an instant fix and it can take a few weeks for noticeable results, but unlike with traditional procedures, you’ll have no down time while your body works to create and move collagen to the top layer of your skin. Each patient responds differently, but most results are seen within the first 6 months after the procedure. Within the first 30 days, you’ll notice an increased toning and firmness in the targeted area; by 60-90 days most patients will find that they have tighter, better-fitting skin with a marked improvement in texture and smoothness and less sagging.

Ultherapy® in Birmingham, AL

SkinCeuticals and SkinMedica can Improve Your Results

Aesthetic Dermatology carries a full line of medical grade skincare products, including Skinceuticals and SkinMedica. Dr. Northington, Dr. Bourgeois and staff are happy to suggest products they feel may work best for you for post-treatment care after your Ultherapy procedure.

Schedule your complimentary Ultherapy Consultation!

Contact our Birmingham office today for your complimentary consultation at (205) 588-7000, and make plans to join us April 18 through May 2nd, 2017 for our “Lift with a Friend” promotion. Everyone gets 10% off an Ultherapy procedure, but bring a friend and you both receive 15% off! Schedule your visit to find out why the “non-surgical face lift” has been voted “Best Skin Tightening Treatment” by New Beauty Magazine for the last two years.