Is it safe to have ultherapy after medical grade silicone injections?

I have had a number of medical-grade silicone injections but none for the past two years. Would Ultherapy be a safe option for me? Thank you!

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Ultherapy after silicone injetions

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Ulthera is usually done to tighten the neck and jowls.  I would doubt that you had the silicone injected into these areas.  So as long as you do the ulthera in silicone free areas you will be ok.  For people who have silicone nodules, we have been  using the Ulthera to shrink down these down.  So if you do the ulthera over the areas where you have had silicone, there will probably be changes to the contour.       


Coral Gables Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Ultherapy After Silicone Injections

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In most cases, areas of the body treated with silicone injections and areas treated by Ultherapy do not overlap. If you're planning on having Ultherapy performed on regions of the body where it's unlikely that there are silicone injections (such as the face), then I wouldn't be concerned. However, just to be safe, I would contact the doctor who injected you with silicone to learn more information about where you were injected and with how much silicone. That information can prove useful for the specialist who will be performing your Ultherapy treatment.

Carlo Honrado, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Ultherapy in Silicone Free Areas is Safe

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I woud shy away from areas of the face where there are silicone injectables. Typically the treatment areas that are recommended by Ultherapy are silicone free areas (neck, lateral face) so it would be safe to do the treatments in such areas. I would get detailed knowledge from the previous doctor that injected silicone before an Ultherapy is performed. Read the Ultherapy book on the link below. 

Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Buffalo General Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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