Ultrasound therapy for Rejuvenation
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Aging is an unavoidable part of human life that leaves traces on the face in the form of wrinkles and sagging skin. Increasing life quality and expectancy in many parts of the world, a youthful appearance has become even more highly valued. In this regard, many efforts are being made to prevent and slow down the aging process.
One of the technologies of skin rejuvenation and anti-aging treatment is ultrasound therapy. Ultrasound skin therapy is typically applied on the brow, neck and under the chin. The treatment is non-surgical so it is performable in a doctor’s office.
The first large scale application of ultrasound was around World War II. Sonar systems were being built and used to navigate submarines. It was realized that the high intensity ultrasound using waves were heating and killing fish. This led to survey in heating and healing effects. Since 1940s, ultrasound has been used by physical and occupational therapists for therapeutic effects.
Ultrasound therapy is widely used in various therapeutic and aesthetic areas including reduction tendonitis, joint inflammation, chronic pain, weight loss, and many more. In anti-aging process, ultrasound therapy literally bypasses the surface of the skin, targeting the deep, structural skin tissues where collagen resides. The procedure uses body’s own regenerative response to recondition the network of collagen fibers. The focused ultrasound energy is then delivered to pre-planned depths within the tissue below the surface of your skin, accordingly it stimulates collagen growth. This way is the only FDA-cleared, non-invasive procedure that lifts and tightens the neck, chin and brow, and improves lines and wrinkles on the chest.
After the procedure you can see some immediate effects but the final lifting and toning takes place over the subsequent two to three months. Additional improvements can appear up to six months following the procedure. The effects of the treatment can last up to a year.
As with any treatment, this procedure also contains potential risks so it is recommended to perform this procedure by a qualified and board certified ASDS dermatologist. The potential risks may include:
• Temporary slight redness
• Temporary swelling, tingling or tenderness to the touch.
Published by: Exon Wellness Department