HIFU Face Lifting
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) skin tightening is a non-surgical procedure that uses ultrasound waves deep into the skin to lift brows, tighten loose skin around the jowls and improve double chins.
Full Face $980/Neck $300
What Is HIFU?
HIFU or high intensity focused ultrasound was initially developed for oncological purpose to destroy cancer cells using ultrasound technology.
It has since being modified for aesthetic purpose.
HIFU penetrate different depth of the skin to cause multiple focal points of coagulation to regenerate collagens & ligaments thus giving the face lifting effect.
HIFU also works for some wrinkles and has tightening effect as it destroy fat cells as well.
What Is the Difference Between Radiofrequency, Laser and HIFU?
HIFU is the only aesthetic device able to penetrate deeper into the SMAS layer.
SMAS layer is an important layer where tightening of the ligament will give the lifting effect.
Generally radiofrequency device penetrate up to the deep dermis region while lasers up to adjacent region of deep dermis. HIFU also helps to destroy superficial fat thus makes your face slimmer.
It also helps to reduce double chin and gives you a more chiseled look.
Is It Safe?
HIFU is a minimal to no downtime procedure. It is recommended for anyone who wants to start their non-surgical & non- invasive face lifting journey.
Most commonly patients will feel mild aching over the bony prominence such as jaw & cheek bone during the procedure. Occasionally if the power or the contact of the transducer is not appropriate, patient may feel pain with risk of burns.
Therefore it is advisable to seek highly trained physician to do the procedure for you. After the procedure most patients will have slight redness on their face which will resolve after few hours.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some patients are able to see results almost immediately. There will be gradual improvement up to 2 months
Usually, each procedure should last for 6 months. Patients with a larger degree of sagging skin usually can benefit from a treatment once every 6 months.
HIFU is a good start for anyone who wants a face lift. Usually one type of treatment is not enough. Most of the time a combination of fillers, neuromodulators and lasers are needed to achieve desired results. It is best to consult a doctor and plan your aesthetics journey.
HIFU is safe for all skin types. Any patient who has experienced some sagging of skin will benefit from this treatment. It is likely that if your sagging is severe, you may need a repeat treatment for optimal results.