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Ultherapy in the Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs Area

Ultherapy is a new type of non-surgical, non-invasive procedure offered by Dr. Sofonio to residents of Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs, CA. This new procedure for the face uses ultrasound and the body’s own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin. With Ultherapy, there’s no recovery time and no extreme or radical change; just a healthy renewal under the surface that is noticeable on the outside.

With Ultherapy, you can go about your day after a single, 30-60 minute in-office procedure with Dr. Sofonio. You may notice a short-term enhancement but the natural renewal process of creating new, more elastic, collagen builds over time.

Christie Brinkley loves Ultherapy


Christie Loves Ultherapy

Supermodel, actress, and designer Christie Brinkley has revealed she uses Ultherapy® to keep herself looking as good as she feels. She’s joined more than a million patients who’ve opted for nonsurgical skin lifting and tightening, and she loves her natural-looking results. Now that the word is out, she’s ready to help educate and encourage other women to do what feels right when it comes to caring for their skin.

“… if you can have something done to feel more confident and better about yourself, then you feel like your face matches your spirit – and my spirit is enthusiastic and energetic.”

– Christie Brinkley

Ultherapy Procedure

The FDA-cleared device used in the procedure utilizes the safe, time-tested energy of ultrasound to stimulate the deep structural support layers of the skin including those typically addressed in a surgical facelift without disturbing the surface of the skin.

Unlike laser treatments, which penetrate the skin from the outside, Ultherapy bypasses the surface of the skin, specifically targeting the deep, structural skin tissues where collagen lives. Using ultrasound technology, Ultherapy actually works from the inside-out to lift and tighten skin non-invasively.

In some ways, Ultherapy is just like an ultrasound imaging procedure that expectant mothers may receive. A smooth handpiece is placed on your skin and an image of the tissue beneath is projected on a screen. This allows your practitioner to see where they will treat your skin.

Ultherapy Post-Treatment Care

There are no special measures you need to take. You can immediately return to your daily routine. Your skin may appear flushed immediately after your treatment, but any redness should disappear within a few hours. It is not uncommon to experience slight swelling for a few days, or tingling/tenderness to the touch for a few weeks following the procedure, but these are mild and temporary in nature.

Ultherapy Results

Your skin’s response to this treatment performed by Dr. Sofonio is to recondition tired skin by stimulating the growth of fresh, new collagen. The result is a tightening and gradual lifting—or shifting—of the skin back into a more youthful position and form-fitting shape.

Additional information about Skin Rejuvenation.

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