Am, I suitable for the treatment?
If you are aged 30+ who has noticed that the skin on their face or neck has become more lax and wishes to lift and tighten the relevant area. HIFU treatment typically used to stimulate collagen production and hence help delay the ageing process. Age 40s and 50s are the most common age group who have this treatment.
It is also suitable for those aged 60+ , It is also for those who have had surgery in the past to prolong the effects of surgical facelifts.
We offers free consultation with one of our doctor to assess whether this treatment is suitable for you.
How does HIFU work?
HIFU stands for ‘High Intensity Focused Ultrasound’. During this treatment, ultrasound energy is used to stimulate the deep layers which support the skin. In doing so it creates a lifted, more taut appearance and stimulates the body to produce collagen.
What area can be treated using HIFU?
- Whole face lifting
- Brow lifting
- Jowl lifting
- Mid face lifting
- Nasolabial fold reduction
- Neck lifting and tightening
- Overall skin tightening and rejuvenation
When I will see the results?
You may see some initial effect, but ultimately lifting and firming will take place over approximately 3 months, as collagen is renewed and replaced with new, stronger collagen. As this collagen building process continues, continued improvements can appear for up to 6 to 9 months.
How long do 3D-HIFU results last?
In most people results last over 1 year, although yearly touch-up treatments are recommended to slow down the ageing process.
Does it hurt?
Most people do not report pain. There can be slight aching over bony areas or a warm sensation in the skin during treatment.
Is it safe?
3D-HIFU treatment is safe,thousands of treatments have been performed worldwide using HIFU technology without significant adverse events.
Is any Surgery involve in 3D-HIFU ?
No. This is non-invasive treatment, it does not involve general anaesthetic or cutting the skin in any way.
How long does the treatment take?
Between 30-90 minutes, depending on area to be treated.
Will I need more than one 3D HIFU treatment?
The majority of patients need only one treatment; however, some may benefit from more than one treatment (depending on how much laxity they have and their body’s own biological response to the ultrasound and collagen rebuilding process).
Is there any downtime?
There is normally no downtime or recovery time needed.
Are there any side effects?
There may be slight redness following the treatment. A small amount of patients report swelling, tingling or tenderness to touch.
All potential side effects will be discussed by the practitioner prior to treatment.
Can 3D-HIFU be combined with other treatments?
Often 3D HIFU is used alongside other treatments to enhance results. For to maintained a lifting effect it is often used with RF to give optimum lift.