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A method and system for noninvasive face lifts and deep tissue tightening are disclosed. An exemplary method and treatment system are configured for the imaging, monitoring, and thermal injury to treat the SMAS region. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, the exemplary method and system are configured for treating the SMAS region by first, imaging of the region of interest for localization of the treatment area and surrounding structures, second, delivery of ultrasound energy at a depth, distribution, timing, and energy level to achieve the desired therapeutic effect, and third to monitor the treatment area before, during, and after therapy to plan and assess the results and/or provide feedback.

Title
Method and system for noninvasive face lifts and deep tissue tightening
Application Number
12/28636
Publication Number
8535228 (B2)
Application Date
February 8, 2008
Publication Date
September 17, 2013
Inventor
Brian D O Connor
Phoenix
AZ, US
Inder Raj S Makin
Mesa
AZ, US
Peter G Barthe
Phoenix
AZ, US
Michael H Slayton
Tempe
AZ, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Guided Therapy Systems
AZ, US
IPC
A61B 7/02
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