How long will the results last?

Immediately after treatment your skin will look and feel tighter and more defined. The degree of immediate tightening varies between patients and most patients’ results continue to improve for at least 3 months as tired collagen is replaced with new stronger collagen as part of the deep tissue healing process. Repeat treatment programs will be …

What is the recovery time?

This is a non-invasive procedure which has little to no downtime. Immediately post-treatment, the skin may feel warm to the touch. In a limited number of patients, there may be a mild sensation of deep tissue tenderness for 5 to 7 days.

Does ULTRAcel hurt?

A mild prickling sensation may be felt in the treatment area where energy builds in the deeper tissue layers. Energy levels will be adjusted according to individual patients’ feedback to ensure that the treatment is comfortable.

How many treatments are required?

The number of treatments required will depend on the original quality of the skin and the degree of damage to be treated, but between 1 and 3 treatments may be recommended. Your practitioner will be able to discuss a treatment plan during your consultation. Normally however we can get immediate results with just 1 treatment.

What does the treatment involve?

A thin gel will be applied to the treatment area and the handpiece will be moved systematically over the area, heating the skin. Immediately after radiofrequency, we then change handpieces and cause deep tissue tightening with ultrasound.