Choosing the Right Non-Surgical Treatment for You

Let’s face it…surgery can be scary. Being put the sleep under heavy anesthetics while a surgeon slices away at your face is no one’s idea of a good time. That’s why so many people are making the move to non-surgical beauty treatments instead of riskier surgical options.

If you’re considering non-surgical cosmetic treatments for your skin or body concerns, use our guide to help you choose the treatments that are best for you:  Read More

Is a Chemical Peel or Microneedling Better for Acne Scars?

As if acne itself isn’t bad enough, some former acne sufferers have to relive that trauma every time they look in the mirror due to acne scarring. Acne scarring is caused by the inflammation of pores during an acne outbreak and the subsequent breakdown of the pore walls. The severity of acne scarring depends on many factors, such as the frequency of breakouts, damage to the pore walls, and effects on surrounding tissues. Read More

Can Botox Help with Excess Sweating?

Excessive sweating not related to heat or activity, also known as hyperhidrosis, affects about 1% of the population in the United States. Overactive nerve signals are the most common cause. These nerves signal the sweat glands to overproduce, leaving you all sweaty for seemingly no reason. This causes most people extreme discomfort and embarrassment. It can even prevent some people from being able to work or have normal social lives. Efforts to conceal hyperhidrosis are usually futile and put tons of undue stress and expense on the patient. Read More

Why Winter Is a Great Time to Have Your Botox Done

Summer gets all the attention, but we think the winter holiday season is just as important! Winter brings with it tons of social gatherings like costume parties, bonfires, Thanksgiving feasts, and gift-giving celebrations. However, winter is not always kind to our skin. During winter, the temperature cools and the humidity falls, while sunlight decreases in angle, duration, and intensity. But why do these changes wreak so much havoc on your skin? Read More

Treatments for Full Face Rejuvenation

As we age, the sensitive skin on our faces and necks tends to sag, droop, and lose its elasticity. This is due to several factors, including sun exposure, product usage, manual manipulation, and less production of skin-nourishing components by the body. Luckily, here at Ultimate Image, we have a full range of facial treatments and procedures to restore your youthful appearance. Read More

What Areas Can be Treated with Botox/Dysport?

If lines on your face are stressing you out, we have the solution. Botox® and Dysport® are both proven to banish wrinkles, fine lines, and expression lines with minimally-invasive injections that require very little downtime.

Botox vs. Dysport

Botox and Dysport are both botulinum toxin products and are marketed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. While Botox and Dysport are very similar in their effects, they have some notable differences. Dysport is known to set quicker than Botox and provide noticeable results in just 2-3 days, versus up to a week with Botox. The composition of each injection is also different, with Botox being significantly more potent than Dysport per unit. However, this potency is reflected in the price, so results with either substance cost about the same. Read More

Skin Care After Fraxel Treatment

Now that you’ve had a Fraxel treatment, you’re probably eagerly awaiting the appearance of your fresh, healthy, glowing skin. But hold on just a minute! You’ve still got a little work to do before you reach maximum results. Follow our post-Fraxel skin care guide to help your skin heal properly so your absolute best face can emerge! Read More

Say Goodbye to Crepey and Loose Skin with PDO Threads

There is nowhere on the body where we can see the signs of aging more prominently than the face. Face, neck, and chest skin are all thin and wrinkled as we get older, giving the look and feel of crepe paper. Wondering how to fix your paper-like skin? Check out PDO threads!

What are PDO threads?

PDO (polydioxanone) threads are very thin strands of protein polymer. PDO threads are FDA-approved for direct injection into the treatment area…in this case, anywhere on the body where loose, saggy, crepey skin can be found.  Read More