Dr. Sheena Kong Brings Ultherapy Skin Tightening, Lifting To Her San Francisco Practice

“Ultherapy is a non-surgical ultrasound treatment FDA-approved to tighten and lift skin on the neck, the brow and under the chin with just one treatment,” says Dr. Kong. "For many, Ultherapy offers an attractive alternative to cosmetic surgery.”

Online PR News – 23-December-2013 –San Francisco, CA - Dr. Sheena Kong says that the Ulthera device is ideal for for non-surgical rejuvenation of the face and neck. The treatment, called “Ultherapy” uses ultrasound to stimulate the body’s own natural healing process to lift and tighten the skin over time.

“Ultherapy is the only treatment that precisely heats tissue at prescribed depths using ultrasound,” says Dr. Kong. “This is the only non-invasive procedure FDA-approved to lift skin on the neck, on the brow and under the chin. Ultherapy is an ideal cosmetic procedure for those looking for natural yet noticeable results,” says Dr. Kong. “The use of FDA-cleared ultrasound technology enables physicians, for the first time, to see and then treat the deepest support layers of the skin without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin."

“An Ultherapy treatment takes 30 to 120 minutes. Patients are able to return to normal activities right away, and there are no special measures they need to take,” says Dr. Kong.

A single treatment is all it takes.
With just one Ultherapy treatment, the lifting process is initiated, but the effect will build gradually over the course of two to three months, as new, stronger collagen and elastin are created by the body. “Additional improvements can even appear up to six months later as the collagen-building process continues,” says Dr. Kong.

While the results do not equal those of cosmetic surgery, Ultherapy’s gradual improvements make it an attractive option for people who have mild to moderate skin laxity as well as those who wish to delay the effects of aging or to prolong results of cosmetic surgery and those looking to prolong the effects of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Sheena Kong is experienced with the latest technology in non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. During an initial consultation, Dr. Kong will discuss available options for each person’s age, skin type and cosmetic concern, including options for treatment with Ultherapy and Thermage CPT.

For information on non-surgical skin lifting and tightening visit www.sf-ima.com or call the office of Dr. Sheena Kong in San Francisco at 415-673-7600.

About Sheena Kong, M.D.
Dr. Sheena Kong is a board certified Internal Medicine physician with extensive clinical experience in treating a wide variety of acute and chronic medical conditions and diseases.

Dr. Kong graduated from Smith College magna cum laude. She attended Harvard University where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences. Dr. Kong graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed her residency at California Pacific Medical Center. Dr. Kong is also fluent in Mandarin, as she was born in Shanghai, China.

Dr. Kong is highly trained and certified in the administration of Botox Cosmetic, dermal fillers and Fraxel resurfacing laser treatment. She was recognized with a Yellow Diamond Award for her commitment to the Fraxel laser treatment.
Dr. Kong is on the active staff of California Pacific Medical Center, St. Francis Memorial Hospital and Chinese Hospital.

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