HIFU Face Lift
HIFU stands for High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound. It is an advanced innovative, painless and non-invasive cosmetic technology which can significantly tighten skin, reduce wrinkles, firming face skin and lift several areas of the face such as brow lift and face lift. The highly intensity ultrasound waves penetrate deep into the skin and stimulate collagen and elastin production. This unique technology penetrates the dermis and the superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS) layer, which is deeper than all other non-invasive facial treatments. SMAS is the same layer which is tightening during conventional face lift surgery.
The result can be seen immediately after the treatment and the final result is visible after three to six months. It is a skin friendly technology, because the treatment targets deeper layers, the surface of the skin is not affected. The lifting can be carried out gently and without a trace.
The procedure time is approximate 60-90 minutes. The treatment is almost no pain, but for reducing any possible pain, the local anaesthesia cream is applied on the target facial area. Then, the treatment is applied.
You can see the immediate result and it will keep getting more appreciate result after three months. After the treatment, you can simply go about your usual activities. The improvement will last six to twelve months, depends on individual skin condition. There are minimal potential risks such as mild redness of treatment area, mild swelling and tenderness. These conditions will improve after a few days. There may also be a slight sensitivity to touch and light tingling sensation, which can persist for a few weeks.
The procedure can be effective at treating the following:
- Forehead frown lines reduction
- Forehead lifting
- Eyebrows lifting
- Crow’s feet
- Wrinkle reduction
- Double chins
- Sagging neck
- Correction of the facial shape
- Lifting of the cheeks