The decolletage is typically one of the most neglected areas of your body. In comparison to your face, the skin is also thinner and more prone to dryness. Affected by sun exposure and loss of subcutaneous fat layers due to aging, the decolletage will begin to show wrinkles and look dry if left unprotected. Applying sunscreen and moisturizer to your decolletage daily may prevent future damage, but to fix the damage that has already occurred, sunscreen and moisturizer isn’t enough.
Non-invasive skin resurfacing treatments and skin tightening systems can help reverse sun damage and the gradual effects of aging, but patients rarely need just one or the other. This is why we often recommend a combination decolletage wrinkle treatment for patients who come to our Beverly Hills medical spa who are dealing with loose skin and hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage.
Ultherapy is an FDA-approved treatment that uses ultrasound technology to gently and safely lift skin and smooth wrinkles in targeted areas, including the decolletage, by stimulating collagen production to add volume and smooth lines. Our aesthetic specialists will consult with you and determine the optimum targeted area for your Ultherapy treatment during your initial appointment.
Ulthera’s ultrasound technology (sound energy) provides a view of affected tissues for the duration of the procedure, allowing your provider to accurately pinpoint the areas that require treatment while bypassing the outermost skin layer.
Fraxel is a laser treatment that stimulates skin regeneration in targeted areas to repair damage from sun exposure or scarring, or to reduce the signs of aging. The FDA approved laser stimulates your own collagen and regenerates healthy skin cells in the process, making this treatment essential to any decolletage wrinkle treatment. Fraxel is non-invasive, and it targets age spots, uneven pigmentation and irregular skin texture, which are common concerns for the decolletage area. After a series of Fraxel treatments, sun damaged skin has faded or disappeared, leaving behind fresh, youthful skin that appears untouched by harmful UV rays.
Given the characteristics of the skin on your decollete, the decolletage wrinkle treatment that would produce the best results would be one that involves skin resurfacing, skin tightening and line smoothing combined. Aesthetic specialists are using a combination of Ulthera and Fraxel to treat wrinkles on the decolletage safely with minimal downtime.
You may receive both treatments in one visit with Ultherapy treatment scheduled first. Ulthera treatment alone does not require any downtime as there are minimal after effects to this treatment. Fraxel laser resurfacing is the perfect complement to Ultherapy because it targets the surface skin layer that often bears the marks of sun exposure and dehydration. After your treatments, our aesthetic specialists will likely recommend a medical-grade sunscreen and topical moisturizers and skin brighteners to complement the treatments and prevent future sun damage.
If you are starting to see the effects of aging and prolonged exposure to the sun and other environmental damage, contact us for a consultation at Lasky Aesthetics & Laser Center in Beverly Hills discuss your options for non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments. In addition to the treatments mentioned above, we offer other skin tightening and laser skin resurfacing options to suit your needs and goals for more youthful looking skin. We look forward to seeing you soon!