High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) lifts and tightens skin for a non-surgical face lift and neck lift. Since its release in 2012, Ulthera (Ultherapy) has been quickly growing in popularity with experts worldwide as an advanced HIFU device
HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound) which is the new technical for face lifting and tightening. HIFU is delivered into the deep skin and cause thermal coagulation to SMAS (Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System). It can provide the skin tightening and rejuvenation happens gradually with the time
Non-invasive ultrasound energy generates low levels of heat in the targeted skin. This heat does not carbonize tissues and damage and burn it but just coagulate it ( around 70-75 degree Celsius) so stimulates the cells for collagen production and tissue rejuvenation.
face lift cost
The cost of a face lift treatment with non surgical methods (Ultherapy) can range depending upon the area being treated and factors such as client age, degree of skin sagging and shot numbers which determine in consultation.
Indications of HIFU face lift
Drooping, especially around the mouth
Loose neck folds
Thin, crepe-y skin
loss of jawline contour
- prominent nasolabial folds
- loose skin below the chin
- low eyebrows and Brow ptosis
- Uneven skin tone or textures
- Fine lines and wrinkles
This is a non-invasive procedure that can lift the skin on the neck, under the chin and along the jawline. It can also be used to lift eyebrows and improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the face and decolletage
The procedure encourages new collagen formation without disrupting the skin surface. It also tightens the layer directly below the skin (SMAS) producing immediate benefits. However, the full benefits will be seen from 2-3 months with the new collagen synthesis.
HIFU face lift side effects
Unlike laser treatments , there is no need to avoid the sunlight before or after.Some redness and swelling may occur which resolve within several hours spontaneously . It is relatively painless and tolerable and does not require any anesthesia or sedation in majority of cases; nevertheless low doses of anxiolytics may administer before procedure for reducing tension and anxiety. HIFU skin lift can be combined with other treatments to prolong effects which can last beyond 18 months
Please click on the following Clip to watch a real HIFU procedure