Microfocused Ultrasound with Visualization and Dermal Imaging: A Skin Treatment Technique
From a dermatologic point of view, the facial rejuvenation process has changed in recent years. Changes in skin, bone structure, fat and muscles are all known to contribute to the ageing process.
What is Neocollagenesis?
Neocollagenesis refers to the process of generating new collagen in the body. Collagen is a protein that provides structural support to various tissues, including the skin. As we age, the production of collagen naturally decreases, leading to the development of wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin. Neocollagenesis involves stimulating the body’s natural collagen production to improve the skin’s firmness, elasticity, and overall appearance. Techniques such as microfocused ultrasound with visualization and dermal imaging can promote neocollagenesis, helping to rejuvenate the skin and reduce the visible signs of aging.
Minimally invasive techniques:Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and dermal imaging is a non-invasive treatment method used to improve the appearance of the skin. This technique uses ultrasound technology to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin. In this article, we will discuss the benefits, procedure, and potential side effects of this treatment.
Benefits:Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and dermal imaging offers several benefits for the skin. It helps to reduce the signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin. The treatment stimulates the production of collagen, a protein that provides structural support to the skin, resulting in a smoother and more youthful appearance. It can also improve the texture and tone of the skin, making it look healthier and revitalized.
Procedure:The procedure involves the use of a handheld device that emits ultrasound waves. The waves penetrate deep into the skin, reaching the underlying layers where collagen is produced. The device also has a visualization component, allowing the practitioner to see the targeted area and ensure accurate treatment. The treatment is generally well-tolerated and does not require any anesthesia. It can be performed on various areas of the body, including the face, neck, and chest.
During the procedure, the device is moved over the skin in a systematic manner. The ultrasound waves generate heat, which stimulates the production of collagen and triggers a tightening effect. The practitioner carefully adjusts the intensity of the treatment based on the patient’s needs and comfort level.
Side Effects:Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and dermal imaging is considered a safe procedure with minimal side effects. Some patients may experience temporary redness, swelling, or tingling in the treated area, but these effects usually subside within a few hours to a few days. In rare cases, bruising or numbness may occur, but these are generally temporary and resolve on their own.
Conclusion:Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and dermal imaging is a non-invasive skin treatment that offers numerous benefits. It helps reduce the signs of aging and improves the texture and tone of the skin. The procedure is safe and well-tolerated, with minimal side effects.
If you are interested in improving the appearance of your skin, consult with one of our highly-skilled, qualified practitioners at Ocean Clinic, Marbella to determine if this treatment is right for you.