Ultherapy® Post treatment instructions
What can I expect after my treatment?
The most common feeling reported are puffiness, soreness, redness, tingling or pins and needles sensation. If these sensations occur, it is perfectly normal and they will go away in a few hours.
Can I apply ice after my Ultherapy® treatment?
No, Ultherapy® treatment was aimed at delivering inflammation in order to stimulate new collagen. By applying ice, you stop the inflammation.
Can I apply steroid cream after my Ultherapy® treatment?
No. Please do not apply any topical prescription or over the counter steroid creams as they will interfere with inflammatory process
Can I apply makeup after my Ultherapy® treatment?
Yes, it is safe to apply makeup as no injections or skin trauma is done during the treatment process
What can I take if I have discomfort after my Ultherapy® treatment?
Please DO NOT TAKE any NSAIDS like Aspirin, Motrin, Aleve, Advil, Naproxyn, etc. They will stop inflammation and will bring in a suboptimal results.
You may take an extra strength Tylenol if need to. You may also apply Aloe Vera Gel or Arnica if you wish. If you have usually great discomfort, please do not hesitate and call Dr. Avaliani’s office if Tylenol did not relieve any discomfort
Are there any restrictions after my Ultherapy® treatment?
No limitations. You can resume your daily activities as usual.
Please avoid participating in cold water activities or attending a Cryotherapy session. Pretty much anything that feels cold or cools down the body should be avoided.
Can I go to the gym after Ultherapy® ?
Yes, there is no physical restrictions after the treatment.
When should I start seeing results?
It varies form person to person, but on average, around 1 month after the treatment, you mill notice the difference in skin laxity. Full results will be evident between 3-6 months after treatment.
When should I follow up with Dr. Avaliani after Ultherapy® treatment?
Dr. Avaliani asks that clients follow up with her 1 week after treatment. After that, they may return in 1 month, 3 months and then 6 months, where photographs will be taken to document the results.