Treatment of Neck Laxity with Therapeutic Ultrasound

  • Lucile E. White
  • Mark Villa
  • Natalie A. Kim


Ultrasound represents sound waves above the capacity for human hearing (16 kHz). Generally, the ultrasound used in clinical practice utilizes a spectrum of frequencies between 1 and 20 MHz. When applied diffusely, these waves have broad applicability as a diagnostic imaging modality.


High Intensity Focus Ultrasound Coagulative Necrosis Clobetasol Propionate Reticular Dermis Diagnostic Imaging Modality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucile E. White
    • 1
  • Mark Villa
    • 2
  • Natalie A. Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Pearland DermatologyPearlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plastic SurgeryUniversity of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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