Is Ultherapy Painful?

Would you like to lift those sagging cheeks and get rid of those pesky smile lines? Ultherapy can give you the rejuvenating uplift you’re looking for. It is the ideal solution for mild to moderate facial laxity, and requires no anesthesia, needles, or incisions. But is Ultherapy painful?

The Ultherapy Uplift

Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure that is designed to lift and tighten loose skin on the face, neck, and décolletage. Ultherapy uses micro-focused ultrasound energy to target the deep foundation layer of the skin, which is the same tissue addressed during a surgical facelift. It creates a thermal effect that stimulates the production of collagen, which causes the skin to tighten and lift over the following months.

Depending on the extent of the correction required, Ultherapy can take anywhere from 30-90 minutes to complete.

Is Ultherapy Painful?

Patients will feel some mild discomfort during Ultherapy as the ultrasound energy is being delivered beneath the skin, but the treatment is not considered painful. Also, providers generally apply a numbing cream to the targeted areas and this greatly reduces the discomfort patients feel.

Is There Any Downtime?

Ultherapy is completely non-invasive, so there is no downtime. However, patients may experience mild swelling and redness for a few days after the procedure.
How Long Do The Results Last?

Patients will see some initial results after treatment, but the full effects will be visible after about 2-3 months as the body produces new collagen. The results will last for several months, but since the skin will continue to age, maintenance treatments may be needed in the future.

Are you ready to get an uplift with Ultherapy? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.

If you are in the Torrance, CA area, Awaken Aesthetics is our featured practice.

You can reach them at, or by calling (888) 844-1672.

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