Our collagen levels begin to deplete at a rate of 1% a year from the age of 25, which is a pretty scary stat. However, there is an increasing awareness of the benefits of collagen regenerating treatments such as Ultherapy, among individuals aged 29-45 years, who account for 70% of all Ultherapy® patients. This skin savvy audience has recognised the benefits of investing in their ‘collagen bank’ for better skin in the longer term and are using it as a preventative measure to ageing.
When cosmetic medicine took off, it was definitely considered a women’s space. 10 to 15 years ago, only a few men were getting treatments but recently, that has changed. We are also seeing young men in their late twenties, early thirties right the way up to more mature men.