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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by nickii in Chicago, IL
Dermasweep is an excellent choice for superficial resurfacing the skin. The esthetician typically uses the less abrasive bristles to rejuvenate the skin through minor epidermal resurfacing. It works excellent and frequently is followed by an epidermal infusion. Ultherapy is completely different and uses ultrasound to attack collagen beneath the skin.
Ulthera or Ultherapy is a relatively newer device which utilizes ultrasound energy to lift and tighten saggy tissues of the brow, face and neck. It has FDA clearance for non-surgical browlifts. It delivers a fair amount of energy, thus it has some discomfort associated with it. An effect is usually seen immediately but really takes 3-6 months to achieve your result. It does not replace a surgical browlift or facelift but is ideal for those who wish to avoid any...
Ultherapy and microdermabrasion, such as Dermasweep, treat very different issues with the skin. Microdermabrasion can exfoliate the skin and rarely does anything for the long term improvement of wrinkles. Laser resurfacing or actual dermabrasion, which is used less commonly these days, or plasma resurfacing can reduce the wrinkles that are present at rest from sundamage and age, not the lines that result from muscular contraciton. Ultherapy does nothing for superficial lines or...
Ultherapy is an ultrasound based procedure that creates new collagen below the skin surface to lift and tighten the skin. Dermasweep is a micro-dermabrasion device that improves the appearance of the skin surface. The effect of Ultherapy should last for severl years, for Dermasweep several weeks. As far as wrinkles are concerned, Ultherapy is the better choiceof the two, but depending on which wrinkles you are concerned about, may not be the best choice amongst all...