Ultherapy Neck Treatments

Ultherapy for Neck: Smooth Synergy NYC Offers Non-Surgical Neck Tightening

Is the skin under your chin slowing sliding south? Longing for the crisp, defined jawline of younger days? Ultherapy for neck is an FDA-cleared, non-invasive procedure to lift, tighten, and firm skin and tissue along the neck. So chin up, NYC! Get set to reveal a younger you!

Ultherapy for Neck Benefits
  • The only FDA-cleared noninvasive treatment to lift, smooth and tighten
  • Nonsurgical alternative to cosmetic surgery
  • Relies on safe, time-tested Ultrasound
  • No downtime
  • Rejuvenates collagen
  • Restores volume
  • Minimizes wrinkles
  • Reaches the same foundational layer of skin as a facelift

Ultherapy Neck Before and After

Ultherapy FAQs

An Ultherapy (Ulthera) treatment takes advantage of safe, time-tested Ultrasound technology. Ultrasound tightening of facial and neck skin works by gently heating the dermis to stimulate neocollagenesis and elastin remodeling. As a result, Ultherapy on the neck actually lifts the musculature from within, as it restores tone and texture to saggy skin on the neck, chin and jowls. The result is a younger looking appearance to the skin.

Our clients often wonder what causes crepey skin on the neck and chest. They want to know what makes neck creases to appear and deepen so suddenly. One factor is that skin on the neck is thinner than other areas of the body. This means the skin on the neck has fewer reparative oil glands and less fat to plump it up. Additionally, the skin on the neck is continuously exposed, making it vulnerable to sun damage. Further, people have a tendency to neglect the skin on the neck. While they often have a skincare regimen for the face, they forget to routinely take care of the neck area with gentle soaps and the right topical skincare products. Finally, add the natural course of aging to the recipe and you get wrinkly neck skin that won’t go away without treatment.

As we age, the skin of our neck starts to become loose, due to many factors such as gravity, weight fluctuations and general weakening of the supportive musculature. Loose skin appears between the top of the neck and the tip of the chin, creating what patients describe as a double chin or a turkey neck. Skin of the lower neck can become wrinkled and lax. Further, neck creases and crepey skin on the neck appears more prominently.

Collagen depletion is a major factor in the loosening of the neck skin, as we age. The already thin and vulnerable skin on the neck becomes thinner and loses even more fat. And the problem only progresses with age. Horizontal neck bands (necklace lines) and neck wrinkles can appear at 30. A crepey neck, vertical neck bands and loose neck skin at 40 or 50 are extremely common. Finally, the Platysma muscle (responsible for the neck waddle) can loosen and divide into two deep vertical bands or troughs.  

Ultherapy does not just tighten, it also rejuvenates the overall youthful appearance by increasing collagen and elasticity. Ultherapy rebuilds collagen on the inside and counteracts the effects of stretching and gravity that can been seen on the outside layer of the skin on the neck. Simply put: it’s one of the best wrinkled neck solutions available.

Ultherapy is a highly targeted treatment, using patented DeepSee technology. An on-screen image deep within the skin guides the practitioner, showing her precisely where to deliver precise energy at three different layers of the skin. Ultrasound waves targeted to 4.5 mm, 3.0 mm and 1.5 mm on the neck trigger the body’s natural collagen producing response at three different levels of the skin tissue and into the SMAS layer (the foundational level of skin, where cosmetic surgeons reach when performing a neck lift).

This is particularly useful for treating slack, loose and saggy skin on the neck. Most non-invasive skin tightening treatments only treat neck skin at one depth. It has been scientifically proven that treating at multiple depths offers superior results, as twice the volume of tissue is treated. The ability to target at deeper wavelengths is important, especially when treating the neck skin that’s thinner than other areas.

For people wondering how to stop or get rid of neck lines or loose neck skin, there’s no better answer than Ultherapy. It’s simply the best nonsurgical wrinkly neck remedy available. It has been proven effective in lifting and tightening the neck in numerous scientific studies. In just one study, 72.9% of subjects achieved a statistically significant measurable and visible tissue lift of the submental neck area.

The loose skin on the neck will tighten gradually, and the skin lifting results will last up to five years. The network of collagen will regenerate mostly over the next 2-3 months and through the year. Specifically, it will lift and tighten the neck, as well as reduce sagging of the skin on the neck, underneath the jaw and the double chin. Additionally, it will smooth wrinkles on the neck and get rid of neck creases.

An Ulthera ultrasound neck lift can last up to five years. However, results depend on each individual’s genetic predisposition to aging, as well as lifestyle factors. Likewise, a  permanent skin tightening solution would be impossible, because of the natural aging process. Maintenance is generally required every few years to assure long-lasting results.

Ultherapy risks, bad results and problems are less common than a cosmetic facelift. It works in one single, 60 – 90 minute treatment without any downtime, scarring, or risks associated with surgery. As a result, patients are free to return to normal activity following Ultherapy treatment.

Pain is uncommon during Ulthera skin tightening; however, levels of tolerance are individual. Any discomfort during treatment usually dissipates quickly. Our experienced and licensed technicians are highly-trained in how to make the procedure as pain-free and comfortable as possible. Most patients report that any mild discomfort experienced due to the heat of the Ultrasound energy is worth the benefit that Ultherapy treatment provides for the neck area.

Generally, side effects are minor and dissipate in time, during the normal healing process. These may be alleviated with simple measures, such as Ibuprofen. Immediately following treatment, skin on the neck may have some redness, which usually subsides within several hours. Additionally, it is normal to experience mild tenderness, bruising and swelling after Ulthera for up to a week. Further, tingling, soreness, numbness and tenderness (especially under the jowls) may occur for up to two to three weeks.

Ultherapy and Surgical Neck Lifts both reach the SMAS layer, which is deep within the skin. The difference between the two neck treatments is that, while a surgical neck lift can pull back the skin and muscle, it cannot create a toned, more elastic, youthful quality like Ultherapy. Further, an Ultherapy treatment on the neck works without the significant risks, pain and downtime associated with going under the knife. It’s a great nonsurgical alternative, especially for people who don’t consider surgery an option or for those looking to boost the benefit of a Neck Lift.

Patients with mild to moderately lax skin on their neck are the best candidates for the Ultherapy Neck Lift.

Unlike laser resurfacing or certain chemical peels, Ultherapy is great for all skin types and skin tones, including darker skin tones. It can safely and effectively be used year-round, even on tanned skin.

Because Ultherapy is a highly targeted treatment,  it’s great for many treatment areas, particularly the face. During the procedure, our expert estheticians have the strategic advantage of being able to see treatment areas on a screen, allowing them to zero in on specific areas of concern. For example, Ultherapy for eyes can tightening benefit for lower eyelids. Further, a non-surgical brow lift can smooth the skin along the forehead Additionally, Ultherapy works on other parts of the body other than the face. Clients report improvements of skin laxity when Ultherapy is used to treat the décolleté, stomach and knees.

After Ultherapy was featured on Dr. Oz in 2012, celebrities began jumping on board. A score of celebrities make use of Ultherapy, as part of their anti-aging regime. They  include: Jennifer Aniston, Vanessa Williams, Courtney Cox and Christie Brinkley.

During consultation at Smooth Synergy, we assess the laxity of your skin, as well as what area/s you are looking to  treat. How much Ultherapy costs in NYC depends on these factors. In general, we can say that, because it’s the only FDA cleared treatment for skin tightening, Ultherapy is worth it!

At Smooth Synergy NYC, we are pleased to offer a complimentary consultation before any treatment. It’s simple: we meet with you, because we want you to be happy with your results. When you meet with one of our Experts in Beauty, she will take a close-up look at your neck skin and listen to your concerns. Additionally, she will ascertain whether Ulthera or other treatments, such as Kybella or IPL, might be helpful to address your skincare needs. Call us for your complimentary consultation today at (212) 397-0111.

  • Ultherapy is a simple and effective 60-90 minute procedure.
  • Safe, time-tested ultrasound bypasses the surface of the skin.
  • Stimulates collagen and elastin remodeling below the skin.
  • Strengthens the strands of deep collagen that weave together in between fat.
  • Provides a greater network of collagen to support the skin.
  • Noticeable results in as little as two weeks.
  • Reaches maximum lifting and tightening approximately six months after treatment.
  • Long-lasting results achieved with maintenance every few years.
  • Ultherapy is an excellent choice if you’re not ready to go under the knife.
  • Treats skin laxity at the same foundational layer as cosmetic surgery.
  • The only non-invasive treatment that’s FDA-cleared to lift, smooth and tighten the skin on the neck.
  • No needles, no chemicals, no harsh abrasives, no heat, no surgery!
  • A “lunchtime” procedure with no post treatment downtime.
  • Achieves a more youthful look from the brow to the chest.
  • Collagen growth will continue for gradual, natural results.
  • Finally, a solution that let’s you age on your own terms!

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