Safety guidelines

The Ultherapy System is contraindicated for use in patients with:

  • Open wounds or lesions on the face and/or neck
  • Severe or cystic acne on the face and/or neck
  • Pacemakers and electronic device implants in treated area

Treatment is not recommended directly over those areas with any of the following:

  • Mechanical implants
  • Dermal fillers
  • Implanted electrical devices in the face and/or neck
  • Metal stents in the area of treatment (e.g. face, neck, décolletage (centre of chest))
  • Breast implants
  • Existing keloid

It is recommended that the following areas should be avoided
during treatment:

  • Thyroid gland, thyroid cartilage and trachea
  • Major vessels
  • Breast tissue or breast implant

The Ultherapy System has not been evaluated for use in the following patient populations:

  • Those on an anti-coagulant treatment plan
  • Pregnant or breast feeding women
  • Children

And those with the following disease states:

  • A haemorrhagic disorder or haemostatic dysfunction
  • An active systemic or local skin disease that may alter wound healing
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Bell’s Palsy