Category Archives: Ultherapy

Getting Rid of a Turkey Neck

Posted on March 17, 2014 by Dr. Ringler

Turkey NeckA very common complaint we hear from men and women is that they hate their neck, and more specifically, they want to get rid of their “turkey neck.”  It isn’t surprising given that the skin on the neck is one of the first to show signs of aging.  Frequently when we apply sunscreen, the exposed area of the neck is neglected.  It is fairly apparent to many people who notice the skin under their chin looks pretty good, while the skin at the bottom of their neck looks saggy, wrinkled or bumpy.

Some people have a genetic predisposition toward a sagging neck, but many people don’t begin to notice the…

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Facial Rejuvenation – So Many Options!

Posted on October 18, 2013 by Dr. Ringler

When it comes to choosing a plastic surgeon or procedure for your facial rejuvenation, the choices can be overwhelming.  Who is qualified to perform facelifts?  What are the differences between traditional facelift and a MACS lift?  What is a Lifestyle Lift?  Do the non-surgical options like Ultherapy and Exilis do the same thing?  What is a liquid facelift?  Which procedures provide the longest lasting results? What are the prices of the various procedures?

It would be a very long blog to answer all of the questions listed above, and often the answers will be different…

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Help for “Bitchy Resting Face”

Posted on July 19, 2013 by Dr. Ringler

A funny YouTube video that has gone viral talks about having a “bitchy resting face”. The woman in the video consistently has people asking her if something is wrong because they think she is in a bad mood.  She isn’t.  As she says, she just has a “bitchy resting face.”  Apparently she is not alone.

Although partially genetic, there are some changes that occur to the face over time that can make you look angry or overly concerned even when you’re not.  Repeated furrowing of the brow can cause a deep wrinkle between the eyebrows.  This is something can easily be treated in about 15 minutes with…

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Do You Hate Your Neck?

Posted on May 20, 2013 by Dr. Ringler

Beautiful NeckIf you find yourself hating your neck as you’ve gotten older, you are not alone.The neck is a body part that few people younger than 30 or 40 spend much time thinking about, and yet for those 45 and over, there may be a noticeable difference in the quality, and sometimes quantity, of skin on the neck. Our neck is often neglected when we apply sunscreen or skincare products.

Fortunately, there are solutions to the problem of “turkey neck” or necks that have begun to lose some elasticity, firmness and skin tone. Turtlenecks and scarves are not the only answer to the problem.  Hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and fine lines…

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Ultherapy – The Future of Facial Rejuvenation

Posted on September 16, 2011 by Dr. Ringler

Grand Rapids Ultherapy treatment may be the future of facial rejuvenation. Ultherapy utilizes ultrasound technology which enables Dr. Ringler to see below the surface of the skin down to the soft tissue. Using these ultrasound waves, the selective heating stimulates the body’s natural production of collagen to gradually create a natural looking lift and rejuvenation. The treatment only takes about  45 minutes to an hour and there is no downtime following the procedure.

Ultherapy is a great option for men and women who are not yet ready for a face lift procedure but have some sagging of the brow, crows feet or jowls. The results occur gradually, are very natural…

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