VM Cosmetic Surgery

Edwin Choi, MD

Cosmetic Surgeon & Aesthetics Specialist located in Los Angeles, CA & Garden Grove, CA

Lines, wrinkles, and facial folds can greatly age the face, but thanks to Ultherapy® they don't have to any longer. Ultherapy uses powerful ultrasound waves to prompt the body to create its own new collagen. This plumps lines and folds away to leave a more youthful face behind. Dr. Edwin Choi at VM Cosmetic Surgery performs Ultherapy as an in-office treatment, often in just an hour. Los Angeles, Garden Grove, and Diamond Bar area patients can use the online tool to make an appointment now.

Ultherapy Q & A

What is Ultherapy®?

Ultherapy is a non-invasive skin tightening system. Ultherapy delivers ultrasound energy deep into the dermis, the skin that lies below the top epidermal layer. This energy stimulates your body's regeneration abilities, causing you to start producing new collagen.

This collagen growth gradually rises up to the top layer of skin over coming weeks. It fills in depressions like lines and scars to give your skin a firmer, more elastic, and more youthful appearance.

Am I a good candidate for Ultherapy treatment?

If your skin is starting to lose its firmness and you've noticed more skin laxity, you might be an excellent candidate for Ultherapy. Problems like a sinking brow, loosening of neck skin, and chin sagging are quite common early signs of aging, and Ultherapy can help turn back the clock.

If you have severe wrinkles and folds, you might need excess skin removal. Dr. Choi can discuss options like facelift surgery with you if Ultherapy isn’t a good fit.

Where on the face can I have Ultherapy treatment?

Ultherapy treatment works best in the areas that tend to sag the most, so it's an excellent anti-aging therapy. It's the only non-surgical treatment that's FDA approved to lift the skin. You can have Ultherapy on:

  • The brow area
  • Beneath the chin
  • The neck
  • The décolletage

How long will Ultherapy treatment take?

Your treatment time depends on the treatment area and how many areas you're treating.

  • Chest treatment is 30 minutes
  • Face treatment is 60 minutes
  • Face and neck treatment is 90 minutes

There's no downtime needed after Ultherapy. You can even schedule Ultherapy on your lunch break and then return to work right away if you wish.

When will you see results from Ultherapy?

Results are gradual. You'll notice an improvement in the treated areas over the weeks and months following Ultherapy treatment, and you'll see the final results at about three months post-treatment.

To maintain your rejuvenated skin, plan to have an Ultherapy treatment every 6-12 months.

Want younger skin, the easy way? Ultherapy can help you turn back the clock. Use the online appointment tool to make your appointment with Dr. Choi now.