Would waiting give a better outcome to the Ulthera treatment. It has been 2 months since receiving the box. If the muscle is paralyzed from the Botox how would the muscle be able to lift from the Ulthera?
I Had a Botox Treatment in Mid Dec. Will Ulthera Still Be Just As Effective?
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Ultherapy and Botox
Ultherapy and Botox work on completely different mechanisms. Ultherapy targets heating deep tissue to cause new collagen formation and Botox works on muscle function . The two work together very well to give a great non invasive treatment.
Ultherapy and botox
Botox will not affect the Ultherapy process. The muscle is relaxed by the botox and this is below the level of the Ultherapy target areas.
Feel comfortable with both at any time. Not so with fillers that are located in the treatment areas but that is another topic.
Botox and Ulthera
Thank you for your question. Botox and Ulthera do not target the same areas in the same ways, so the Botox treatment will not affect the Ulthera treatment. You can go ahead with the treatment regardless of when you received Botox.
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Can have synergistic benefit
Botox and Ultherapy work through different mechanisms. When used in combination by an experienced provider, they can have a synergistic benefit. It would depend on the patient, but a combination approach has produced good results in our practice.
Botox is a great adjunct to Ultherapy
Ulthera delivers heat via ultrasound to the dermis where collagen is found. The Utlherapy does not tighten muscle but it tightens the SMAS connective tissue layer above the muscle. Botox might relax opposing muscles that normally pull down the area of interest thereby helping the Ultherapy lift even better.
Botox and Ulthera OK
I do not perform Ulthera as I prefer Exilis or SkinTyte - but, Botox together with Ulthera, Exilis or SkinTyte is OK.
Ulthera after Botox
It is fine to have an Ulthera treatment after Botox. They are great treatments to have together and compliment each other. The Botox treatment will not affect the results of the Ulthera. Hope this helps. Dr. Halem
Ulthera and Botox
These treatments are complimentary and I often combine them in the same treatment session. If you had Botox two months ago then that should actually enhance your results with the Ulthera procedure. Good luck!
Botox and Ulthera can be complementary
Ulthera, which uses microfocused ultrasound to stimulate collagen regeneration, does not depend on muscle action for its effect. Botox relaxes muscles, so they can actually be complementary procedures. For example, by Botoxing the crow's feet muscle which pulls down on the outer brow, Ultherapy to the forehead doesn't have to fight against the downward pull while the collagen is remodeling.
Ulthera after Botox
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