What is Ulthera?

Ulthera is an FDA-approved aesthetic procedure that uses ultrasound energy to treat lax and sagging skin in areas such as the face, neck, and chest. During the procedure, sound waves are used to heat and stimulate the deep layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production and ultimately leading to increased skin tightness and reduced wrinkles.

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  • Ulthera helps smooth away wrinkles and can effectively reduce the signs of aging.
  • Ulthera tightens and firms up your skin, making it look smoother and more vibrant.
  • Ulthera stimulates the body's natural collagen production so your skin looks healthier and firmer.
  • Ulthera's technology also helps to even out skin tone and texture, leaving you with a youthful, vibrant complexion.
  • Ulthera can be used to lift and contour your facial features, resulting in a more sculpted and balanced appearance.

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Dr. Rhee is a kind, compassionate doctor who is dedicated to helping patients reach their cosmetic goals. He makes sure to develop a treatment plan that works best for each patient. He listens to his patients' concerns and truly strives to provide them with the best experience possible.

Whether you're interested in improving the look of your face or neck, Dr. Rhee’s NYC practice is the perfect place to start! You can be sure that you will get personalized, compassionate care when you choose Ultherapy at Dr. Rhee’s office. Come experience the results yourself!

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Ulthera: Is it the Best Option for You?

  • Ulthera is for people who have visible sagging in their face or neck.
  • Individuals with mild to moderate wrinkles or creases in the brow and neck.
  • People who want to lift the corners of their eyes, forehead, or brow.
  • People with double chins and who want to restore a more defined jawline.
  • People who want to achieve tighter, firmer skin.

Explore the Procedure Details of Ulthera

The Ulthera procedure begins with cleansing and the application of a numbing cream to the treatment area. The numbing cream will remain in place for approximately 45-60 minutes before it is removed, and the treatment can begin. During the treatment, a device is used to deliver ultrasound waves to the targeted area. The energy delivered is controlled, precise, and targeted to different layers of the skin.


During recovery, it is common to experience some redness and swelling, especially in the treatment area. To reduce the discomfort of swelling, use cold compresses, as this will help reduce any tenderness. If your treatment area is particularly sensitive, you may find some slight bruising and soreness. This should disappear in a few days.

After your Ulthera procedure, make sure you drink plenty of water and eat nutrient-rich foods that are good for your skin. If the skin around the treated area feels dry, apply a moisturizer. However, it is best to avoid sun exposure, steam baths, saunas, and other treatments until you are fully healed. Overall, the recovery time after Ulthera treatment is minimal. If at any point you experience any unusual side effects or feel any pain, contact our office immediately.

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What is Ulthera?

Ulthera is an innovative, non-surgical treatment that utilizes ultrasound energy to reduce signs of aging and improve skin laxity. This procedure tightens and lifts the skin of the face, neck, and chest to create a more youthful, refreshed appearance.

What Areas Can Be Treated with Ulthera?

Ulthera can be used to treat skin on the face, neck, and chest. It is especially effective for improving skin laxity on the neck and jawline, reducing wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes, and lifting the skin of the brows, jowls, and cheeks.

Is It Painful?

Most patients report mild discomfort during Ulthera treatments, which can be reduced with the use of a topical anesthetic cream. The feeling is comparable to the sensation of an elastic band being snapped against the skin.

How Long Does a Typical Ulthera Treatment Last?

A typical Ulthera treatment lasts between 30 and 90 minutes, depending on the area being treated.

What Kind of Results Can I Expect from a Treatment?

Ulthera treatments produce results that become more visible over time, usually appearing two to three months after treatment. Results can include skin tightening, improved skin laxity, reduced wrinkles and fine lines, and an overall refreshed appearance.

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