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How Does Ultherapy Compare?

Treatment Main Purpose How Deep Does It Treat? How Does It Work? Downtime Severity Downtime (days) # of Treatments Cost/Tx
Ultherapy* (Fractional Coagulation via Ultrasound) Significant amount of skin tightening with no improvement in skin discoloration or redness Deepest: 3000-4500 microns Heats a fraction of the deep skin and jump-starts new collagen formation with skin contraction Little to none; some patients may notice mild swelling, or a small welt or bruise but everyone can go back to normal activities the same day Some facial soreness and numbness/tingling that can last for 1 week to 2 months 1-2  Full face and neck $3000-$3500, follow-up treatments may be needed in a year or two
Mixto* (partial fractionated ablative laser) Acne/burn scars, age spots and other benign skin discoloration, and a significant amount of superficial skin tightening Medium Depth: 100-1000 microns Stimulates a fraction of your skin with laser energy (15% to 80%, depending on depth) Moderate to Severe; swelling, redness, dry flaky/itchy skin 5 to 10 days 1 to 2

Light Mixto:  $700-$1000

Deep Mixto:  $3000

 Sciton Satin Peel* (Fractional non-ablative laser) Acne scars, age spots, and a little bit of skin tightening Superficial depth:  10 microns Heats 20% of all skin Moderate; Swelling, redness, and mild flaking 2 to 4 days 3 to 7 (more for scars) $300/full face
 Chemical Peel* Outer skin exfoliation/rejuvenation; no real skin tightening Superficial:  1-3 microns Chemical skin burn/rapid exfoliation Mild; skin peels for days, mild redness for 2 to 24 hours 2 to 4 days of peeling that starts 1 to 2 days after the peel 1-3 $75-$150

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*Individual results may vary.