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Ultherapy Specialist

Pure Skin Aesthetic & Laser Center -  - Cosmetic Laser Center

Pure Skin Aesthetic & Laser Center

Cosmetic Laser Centers & Medical Spa located in Bismarck, ND

Ultherapy is the only non-invasive procedure FDA-cleared to lift skin on the neck, under the chin and on the eyebrow. Now also FDA-cleared to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the décolletage. Ultherapy can help you achieve a fresher, more youthful look from your brow to your chest. No Surgery. Ultherapy harnesses the power of ultrasound to transform the brow, chin, neck and chest. Ultrasound, of course, has been used safely throughout the medical field for more than 50 years—and Ultherapy has been established as safe and effective in clinical studies and in over half a million treatments worldwide. Ultherapy relies on ultrasound therapy to deliver its collagen-boosting treatment. It also incorporates traditional ultrasound imaging, which allows practitioners to see the layers of tissue they are treating, ensuring the treatment energy is delivered to where it will be most beneficial.

Ultherapy Q & A

Pure Skin is excited to offer Ultherapy. We believe that experience matters, and the procedure is done exclusively by Dr. John Botsford who has advanced training in ultrasound and Ulthera technology. Each treatment is customized by Dr Botsford with plenty of time allowed so that every treatment is precise and thorough.

Just one non-invasive Ultherapy treatment helps counteract the effects of time, gravity and sun exposure without downtime. Unlike lasers, radio frequency, surgery and other technologies, non-surgical Ultherapy bypasses the surface of the skin to deliver the right amount of ultrasound energy at the right depths and the right temperature. This energy triggers a natural response under the skin, jumpstarting the regenerative process that produces fresh, new collagen. 

No Downtime. Natural Results.


Before and After Ultherapy Full Face ResultsBefore After Ultherapy Under Chin

Before and After Ultherapy Full Face ResultsBefore and After Ultherapy Full Face Results

Some patients see an initial effect right after their treatment, but the real results appear gradually over the next 3-6 months as new collagen works to lift and tighten skin on the neck, chin and brow as well as smooth skin on the chest. While Ultherapy won’t duplicate the results of a facelift, it’s a clinically proven non-invasive alternative for those not ready for surgery—and can even be an option for patients who wish to extend the effects of cosmetic surgery. The first thing you will want to do is schedule a one-on- one consultation with Dr John Botsford or Shelly Botsford NP. They are Ultherapy providers. During this session, they will address your concerns, assess your skin and determine if you are a candidate for the treatment. 

Once you book your Ultherapy procedure, you won’t need to follow any special preparations or skincare regimens in advance of the treatment. To enhance your comfort, your practitioner may recommend that you take an over-the- counter or prescribed medication before the treatment 

After cleansing the skin and identifying the specific areas to be treated, Dr Botsford will apply the ultrasound gel and place the smooth treatment applicator against your skin. Next, your provider will use Ultherapy’s ultrasound imaging to first see deep within the skin to determine optimal placement of the treatment energy, and then deliver the focused ultrasound energy beneath the skin’s surface. 

During the treatment delivery, you will feel tiny amounts of energy being deposited to precise depths, indicating that the collagen-building process Comfort levels can vary from person to person, but the sensation only lasts while the energy is being delivered. Pure Skin is also pleased to provide ProNox (nitrous oxide-laughing gas) as another way to provide anesthesia and comfort. 

The length of your treatment will depend on the area being treated and your individual treatment plan. A full face and neck procedure typically takes an hour and a half to two hours, while a chest treatment takes approximately 30 minutes. 

With Ultherapy, there is no downtime! You can return to your normal activities immediately after your procedure without any post-treatment restrictions or requirements. 

Your skin might appear flushed at first, but the redness should disappear within a few hours. Some patients experience slight swelling, tingling or tenderness to the touch, but these are mild and temporary in nature. 

Other, less common post-procedural effects may include temporary bruising or numbness on small areas of skin. As with any medical procedure, there is the possibility for other rare effects, which your practitioner will review with you.

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