Dr. Koneru (Advanced Concepts in Plastic Surgery) brings this breakthrough ultrasound technique to patients in San Antonio, Austin and South Central Texas
SAN ANTONIO, TX, February 22, 2011. Dr. Suresh Koneru is pleased to be the first in San Antonio to offer a new brow lift, facelift, and neck lift procedure – Ultherapy™. This non-invasive technology uses the imaging and capabilities of medical ultrasound to lift and tighten sagging facial and neck skin without surgery. Just as ultrasound is used to image internal organs and unborn babies, it can now be used to image the layers of skin, fat, and muscle in the face and neck. After imaging the tissues, Dr. Koneru can then focus the ultrasound energy on the appropriate layers to get a lift of the skin and muscle without any incisions.
As we age and our skin loses its natural elasticity, our brow line falls, making our eyes look smaller. The skin on our cheeks and neck begins to sag, causing jowls and deep creases. While the well-known techniques of Botox, fillers and laser therapy still do a great job of making the surface of the skin look smoother and more youthful, surgery has remained the only effective option to tighten tissues for brow lifts, facelifts, and neck lifts.
“This ultrasound technique creates a whole new opportunity to get firmer, younger looking skin for patients who do not want to have a surgical lift,” said Dr. Koneru. “With the Ulthera® system, my patients now have an option to make a real difference in their looks and self-confidence without the risks and downtime associated with traditional surgical procedures.”
Ulthera®’s ultrasound equipment uses sound waves to visualize underlying tissues just as with a traditional sonogram. Once visualized, the sound waves can be focused on the area to be tightened and lifted. One of the added benefits from this 30-60 minute procedure is the creation of new collagen. Collagen is a natural protein in our bodies that gives our skin a firmer, healthier appearance. With only one Ultherapy™ treatment, the patient will see noticeable results in the skin’s appearance. No significant preparation is needed for this non-invasive plastic surgery procedure and no downtime or recovery time is required.
Dr. Suresh Koneru treats patients in San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Laredo and other cities in Central and South Texas. He offers non-invasive plastic surgery and conventional surgical procedures for brow lifts, facelifts, and neck lifts, as well as other cosmetic procedures. With his background in Electrical Engineering, Dr. Koneru is uniquely qualified to pioneer the use of this technology in San Antonio and South Texas
For more information about the Ulthera® System or Ultherapy™, or to schedule a personal consultation, please call 210-499-5900 or visit www.DrKoneru.com.
About Dr. Koneru
Dr. Suresh Koneru is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has been in private practice in San Antonio since 1996. He is fully trained in all aspects of modern plastic and reconstructive surgery, including cosmetic surgery of the face and body, breast surgery (including breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction), suction-assisted lipectomy (liposuction), body contouring (tummy tuck, belt lipectomy, post massive weight loss surgery), and laser procedures.
Licensed in Texas, Dr. Koneru is the immediate Past President of the San Antonio International Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been named one of Texas Monthly’s SuperDoctors, Scene in S.A. Monthly’s Top Doctors, and America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by Consumers’ Research Council of America.