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HIFU Non-Surgical Facials are the best and most efficient way of boosting collagen production that tends to slow down with age. The treatment will naturally kick-start your body to gently increase the levels of the collagen and elastin, helping to lift and tighten your skin.


 

WHAT IS A HIFU NON-SURGICAL FACE LIFT?
 

As you age, your collagen production naturally slows down. The face, neck and décolletage start to lose tone and elasticity and you often notice your skin becoming looser or start to sag. This can cause particular concern around the jawline or jowls, the neck and brow area; ageing you beyond your years.

 

Our HIFU Non-Surgical Face Lift treatment uses Ultrasound energy which is able to target the deep structural layers of the skin. By targeting heat at specific depths, the Ultrasound Facial kick starts the body’s healing response, this naturally increases the levels of collagen in the tissues. As collagen increases, this leads to a gentle lifting and tightening of the skin. Helping to reduce the signs of ageing, for a younger, more refreshed appearance.*

 

A HIFU facial is able to reach tissues that other anti-ageing treatments can’t affect. This makes the HIFU facial a very popular alternative to surgery or other procedures such as thread lifts or injected toxins and fillers.

WHICH AREAS CAN BE TREATED WITH HIFU?
 

HIFU has many aesthetic benefits, including:

  • wrinkle reduction

  • tightening sagging skin on the neck (sometimes called turkey neck)

  • lifting the cheeks, eyebrows, and eyelids

  • enhancing jawline definition

  • tightening of the décolletage

  • smoothing the skin

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4D HIFU Treatment
 

  • No pain

  • No local anesthetics

  • No down-time

  • No seasonal restrictions

  • Long-lasting results

An initial treatment plan followed by maintenance

Average duration 60 minutes

Frequently asked questions

HIFU FAQ's





What makes HIFU unique?


HIFU is the only non-invasive treatment that can specifically target the deep foundation below the skin that is addressed in cosmetic surgery without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin. It is also the only procedure to use ultrasound imaging, which allows us to actually see the layers of tissue we target during treatment and ensure the energy is deposited precisely to where it will be most effective.




What does the HIFU therapy do?


HIFU deposits focused ultrasound energy below the surface of the skin to contract the facial layer as well as stimulate the body’s creation of new collagen. As a result, skin will actually begin to lift and tone over time.




What does collagen do? How does HIFU stimulate the creation of collagen?


Collagen is a natural protein that gives skin its youthfulness by keeping it firmed, toned and elastic. As we age, collagen loses its elasticity and its ability to stand up to the effects of gravity that pull the skin downward. HIFU jump starts a repair process that produces fresh, new collagen.




Is HIFU surgery?


No. Unlike a face lift, HIFU is a non-invasive procedure that addresses the skin and support layers below it, but doesn’t entail cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin.




Is the treatment painful?


Most people do not report pain. There can be slight aching over bony areas or a warm sensation in the skin during treatment.




Can HIFU replace a face lift?


HIFU is an uplift not a face lift. While it is not a replacement for surgery, it is a viable option for those not ready for a face lift or those looking to prolong the effects of cosmetic surgery.




Is it safe?


The procedure has been cleared after demonstrating safety in clinical studies, and tens of thousands of treatments have been performed safely worldwide. In addition, ultrasound energy has a proven track record, with use in the field of medicine for more than 50 years.




Who is the ideal candidate?


  1. The client should be in good health at the time of the appointment, with no pre-existing health conditions. If the client displays signs of cold or flu the treatment should be rescheduled.
  1. Client’s skin should not be inflamed in the area we are treating prior to procedure.
  1. Clients prone to keloid scars are not ideal candidates.
  1. Clients with diabetes, healing disorders or lymphatic draining issues should not undergo treatment.
  1. Clients with a sunburn should postpone treatment.
  1. Clients who have a history of Hyperpigmentation / Hypopigmentation are not ideal candidates.
  1. The client must not display herpes simplex (cold sores when working in the lip area). It is recommended they consult with their medical doctor and begin taking the prescription 4 days prior to treatment and 4 days following treatment.
  1. If the client wears a pacemaker avoid treatment with electrical arcing.
  1. Clients who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not undergo treatment.
  1. Clients should have eyelash extensions removed prior to eye treatment.
  1. Patient with epilepsy is not allowed to be treated.
  1. Cancerous person and patients with infectious disease are not allowed for this treatment.
  1. Patient with any metal in our body is not allowed.
  1. Patient being injected with kreotoxin in a year is not allowed to be treated.




What if I’m not sure about which area to treat?


The online medical history and consent forms should be reviewed / completed before your appointment. Feel free to have all your questions answered during the consultation before signing the forms. Please remove all make-up and arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.




How long is a treatment session?


All HIFU treatments are scheduled for 45-70 minutes. Sessions start with a consultation in order to do an individual assessment of the desired treatment area, go through a medical checklist, the consent form, and provide pre-treatment advice. At the start of the session, before-pictures will be taken. For Example: A full face treatment takes 60minutes, and a partial face or brow lift treatment can take around 45 minutes - neither with any downtime.




What should I do after the treatment?


Following the aftercare instructions will ensure that you see the best results. The most important points are to keep the treated area clean and out of the sun. Even with SPF50, direct or indirect UV exposure should be avoided for 4-6 weeks.




Complete after-care instructions


  • Slight red and swelling is normal phenomenon after HIFU treatment, which will be relieved several hours after treatment.
  • Please clean treatment area with cold water and mild cleaning products after treatment. If the redness persists, please do not touch hot water until the redness is weakened.
  • Do not use any exfoliator products on treatment areas in at least one week after treatment, even if the sensitive phenomenon appears until the symptom is relieved.
  • Wearing makeup is feasible after HIFU treatment (mineral makeup is preferred).
  • Non-irritating cream may be applied after treatment. Skin regeneration set is recommended to use in combination with HIFU for ideal anti-aging treatment effects.
  • Please use SPF 30 or above sunscreen to avoid sunburn if you need to go out.




What should I do if something goes wrong?


Please contact the clinic for advice as this may suggest an infection has developed.




How soon could I do the next treatment?


Patients are encouraged to schedule a follow-up consultation not sooner than 6 weeks after the treatment, bearing in mind that it could take 8-12 weeks for final results. Next treatment should not be done within 4 months from previous treatment.