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Ultherapy vs Syneron Profound

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Ultherapy is FDA approved treatment for skin laxity, aging skin, smooth lines, and wrinkles. It is used on face, mainly to lift eyebrows, under the chin, on the neck, and on the chest. It uses ultrasound energy and adequate temperature to stimulate collagen production and regeneration and in that way deliver amazing results. The entire treatment stimulates natural process performed by our bodies, so-called neocollagenesis. It does not involve an injection of foreign substances into your skin. It rather stimulates your skin to rejuvenate itself.

After the procedure, you may see some improvements, but you can expect to see results after 2 to 3 months. How long results last depends on the patient and patient’s lifestyle. There are some side effects that accompany Ultherapy and those include mild redness right after the procedure. This redness is gone within few u to 24 hours after the procedure. Other side effects include swelling, tenderness, and tingling but those usually go away within few days. Some temporarily bruising and numbness can develop. All side effects easily resolve within one week.

Syneron Profound System

Syneron Profound System is FDA approved treatment for signs of aging. The expected results include tightening of the sagging skin in the neck area, jawline, and face and overall rejuvenation and improvement in skin appearance. Syneron Profound is a bipolar radiofrequency device that is consisted of a hand-piece similar to microneedling hand-piece. That hand-piece has 5 micro-needles that are connected to electrodes. Those needles deliver bipolar radiofrequency to the deep dermis, encouraging production of elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid. By encouraging production of elastin, collagen, and hyaluronic acid it rejuvenates aging skin.

The entire procedure is minimally invasive and it works by the principle of stimulating skin’s natural wound healing process. This treatment delivers improved set of results such as volume to the face, improved texture, tightening, wrinkle removal and softening. Desired results become visible within first two weeks after the treatment. Syneron Profound lasts longer compared to many fillers. The results can last for up to 9 months. It is good for all skin types. There is minor discomfort during the procedure and it is usually described as warm and prickly sensation. There are minor side effects right after the treatment and those include sunburn appearance and burning sensation on treated areas. Other side effects that may last longer are small red dots. Those will fade away within few weeks.

Dr. Hardik Soni

MD, Founder/Lead Physician

About Dr. Hardik Soni

Dr. Hardik Soni is the founder and Medical Director of Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness. His primary focus is on minimally invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures including botulinum injection (Botox and Dysport), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse), laser hair removal, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation. Dr. Soni believes in a more conservative approach and his first goal is education. Clients are able to determine the ideal treatments after discussion with Dr. Soni regarding the expected outcomes, cost, as well as risks.

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