Ultherapy NYC

Ultherapy NYC Dr. Ostad offers Ultherapy at his New York practice for tightening sagging skin, reducing wrinkles, and repairing collagen. The procedure is fast and effective with no downtime.

Ultherapy harnesses the gentle yet powerful energy of ultrasound technology, to strengthen and increase collagen in the skin. This sophisticated device allows the practitioner to choose and target specific layers of tissue, for optimal results.

About the procedure

In preparation for treatment, your skin is cleaned and then the targeted areas are marked. During the procedure, you will feel energy pulses as therapeutic ultrasound waves are delivered to targeted layers. The process activates neocollagenesis, a natural process of new collagen formation.

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There are a few side effects, and they are usually very mild and temporary. Immediately following Ultherapy, your skin may appear flushed, but this typically resolves within a few hours.
  • The procedure takes between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area
  • No downtime, so you can resume normal activities immediately
  • Gradual improvement with full results developing over the course of several months
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Is Ultherapy right for you?

Unlike laser energy, ultrasound waves can bypass the surface layer of skin, acting directly on targeted layers. This cutting-edge technology is among the most effective non-invasive cosmetic treatments available.

Although it is commonly referred to as a non-surgical facelift, Ultherapy cannot be expected to yield the same results as cosmetic surgery. It works on a different premise, stimulating and restoring deep tissues, rather than removing skin. It is an excellent alternative to a traditional facelift for patients who want to avoid scarring and downtime, wish to postpone surgery, or simply prefer a more natural approach to anti-aging.

If you think Ultherapy skin rejuvenation may be right for you, please contact our office at (212) 517-7900 and arrange a consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ultherapy is a safe, non-surgical ultrasound treatment that counteracts the effects of time and gravity on your skin. Ultherapy uses the body’s own regenerative response to gently and gradually lift skin on the eyebrow, under the chin and on the neck and smooth lines and wrinkles on the décolletage.
Ultherapy is the only non-invasive treatment cleared by the FDA to actually lift skin. Ultherapy is also the only cosmetic procedure to use ultrasound imaging, which allows practitioners to see the layers of tissue targeted during the treatment to ensure the energy is deposited to where it will be most beneficial.

With the addition of the new Ultherapy® Décolletage Treatment, Ultherapy is also now the only non-invasive procedure specifically indicated by the FDA to improve lines and wrinkles on the chest.
Ultherapy treats the deep foundational layer addressed in cosmetic surgery, but won't duplicate the results of a facelift. Ultherapy is a great alternative, however, especially for those not ready for surgery or for patients looking to extend the effects of cosmetic surgery.
Ultherapy uses sound energy - tried-and-true ultrasound - which has unique properties that allow it to bypass the surface of the skin to treat depths not matched by any other non-invasive cosmetic device. Ultherapy ultrasound stimulates collagen production in the skin's foundation, resulting in a clinically significant lift of tissue over 2-3 months.

Lasers rely on light energy, which cannot reach deeper skin layers at an optimal temperature, so laser treatments typically only treat superficial skin and are not FDA-cleared to lift skin. Since the two technologies often treat different types of skin issues, they're actually very compatible.
Ultherapy deposits focused ultrasound energy deep beneath the skin at the optimal temperature for collagen regeneration. The treatment jumpstarts a natural process, known as neocollagenesis, to produce fresh, new collagen. Ultherapy doesn't involve any creams, fillers or toxins; it just relies on your body's own collagen-building process for natural, noticeable results.
The length of the treatment will depend on the area being treated and your individual treatment plan. A face and neck procedure typically takes 60-90 minutes, while a chest treatment takes approximately 30 minutes.
With Ultherapy, there is no downtime. After your procedure, you can resume your normal activities immediately, without having to follow any special post-treatment measures.
As the ultrasound energy is delivered, you will feel tiny amounts of energy being deposited to precise depths, indicating that the collagen-building process has been initiated. Comfort levels vary from person to person, but the sensation only lasts while the ultrasound energy is being delivered.
After your Ultherapy® Treatment, you may see some initial effect, but the ultimate results will take place over 2-3 months, as your body naturally regenerates collagen. Since the procedure stimulates your own collagen production, how long the results last really depends on you. The treatment produces new collagen on the inside, but your natural aging process will dictate how long that translates into visible results on the outside.
Most patients only need one treatment. However, based on the degree of skin laxity, the biological response to ultrasound energy and the individual's collagen-building process, some patients benefit from additional treatments. Because skin continues to age, future touch-up treatments can help patients keep pace with the body's natural aging process.
The skin might appear flushed at first, but the redness should disappear within a few hours. Some patients experience slight swelling, tingling or tenderness to the touch, but these are temporary in nature. Other, less common post-procedural effects may include temporary bruising or numbness on small areas of skin. As with any medical procedure, there is the possibility for other rare effects, which your practitioner will review with you. For full product and safety information, visit ultherapy.com/IFU.
The FDA- cleared Ultherapy® procedure has been safely in over 350,000 treatments worldwide. Ultrasound energy has been used safely in the medical field for more than 50 years. In addition, every Ultherapy practitioner receives extensive procedural training.
The cost of an Ultherapy® treatment can range depending upon the area being treated and factors such as geographic location and individual physician practices. Since the treatment is so personalized, to get the most accurate price quote, it is best to speak with a nearby provider.
A good Ultherapy candidate has mild to moderate skin laxity where the skin begins to feel and look less firm. Examples include a lowered eyebrow line, loose skin on the neck, sagging under the chin, and lines or wrinkles on the chest. Of course, the best way to find out if you're an Ultherapy candidate is to consult with a practitioner.

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