It's a technology that expectant mothers are all too familiar with. Now, ultrasounds are being used to tighten and lift the face!
It's the same technology that's been around for 40 years helping doctors keep an eye on unborn children. But with this procedure, the ultrasound energy is delivered deep into facial tissue and connective tissue below the skin creating a tightening of the muscle and stimulating the body to generate new collagen, says Dr. Yalamanchili.
Edward Sanchez is thrilled with his results, just six weeks after the procedure. "Within twelve hours, I saw incredible results -- I don't seem as tired. My eyes don't seem as droopy anymore. My cheeks seem to be more firm. My jaw line, I forgot what my jaw line looked like. My neck, everything just looks better!" he says.
Dr. Yalamanchili says, "The nice thing about this is as soon as you're done with the treatment, which can last 30 to 45 minutes, you're done." The treatment doesn't usually require multiple visits.
The cost? Dr. Yalamanchili says, "The price range for this procedure is from $1,500-$5,000 depending on the areas that need to be treated and the doctor you choose. A surgical facelift can range widely and cost anywhere from $10,000-$50,000 depending on the extent of the procedure and doctor you choose (including facility and anesthesia costs)."
For more information:
Dr. Haresh Yalamanchili
The Belage Center for Facial Plastic Surgery