No, it’s not the latest sound system. HIFU stands for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. Ultrasound has been used in the medical industry for decades, and has more recently been developed to specifically stimulate our body’s natural healing and regenerative response, specifically skin tightening and lifting in this case.
Skin concerns that are symptoms of ageing, environmental and lifestyle factors such as sun damage, wrinkles, loose skin, enlarged pores and poor texture can be addressed with HIFU treatment. We answer the most commonly asked questions regarding 3D HIFU non-surgical facelift.
Frequently Asked Questions
Non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatment such as 3D HIFU offers a skin tightening and lifting solution with little to no downtime, can be performed in your lunch break and are considerably more affordable than surgical options.
What is 3D HIFU treatment?
Offering natural results, this treatment uses High Intensity Focused Ultrasound technology to stimulate the body’s healing response and collagen production. Natural results are achieved as there are no scalpels, no stitches and no synthetic substances involved in the treatment. 3D HIFU precisely targets 1.5mm, 3mm or 4.5mm depths in the skin, depending on the concern being treated.
What skin concerns can 3D HIFU treat?
- Lifts sagging skin
- Tightens loose skin
- Facial contouring and slimming
- Smooths lines and wrinkles
- Refines pores
- Improves texture
What areas can be treated?
Full face, neck, cheeks, jawline, jowls, nasolabial fold, brow and forehead are the most common treatment areas. 3D HIFU can also be used to tighten skin on the body.
How long does treatment take?
Treatments usually take between 15 and 90 minutes, depending on the area(s) and skin concern(s) being treated.
What can I expect after treatment?
There is no downtime, you can return to your normal daily routine after treatment. Temporary numbness and redness may be experienced immediately following tightening and lifting treatments.
When will I see results?
You will see a noticeable change in the treated area immediately after treatment. This will improve in the coming 3-6 months as your body produces collagen and elastin in the treated area.
Who has this treatment?
Anyone who wishes to tighten and lift the skin on their face and neck can consider this treatment. Patients in their 30’s can use this treatment it is to stimulate collagen production and hence help delay the ageing process. Patients in their 40’s and 50’s are the main age group who can benefit from this treatment. It is also suitable for those aged 60+ provided the degree of laxity is not too great. It is also for those who have had facelift surgery in the past and wish to prolong the result.
Benefits of 3D HIFU
- Skin lifting and tightening with natural results
- Stimulates your body’s natural collagen production
- Non-invasive, no cuts or stitches
- No downtime or recovery time
Book Your Complimentary Consultation
For personalised information about what 3D HIFU treatment can achieve for you, book a free consultation. Please call 03 9331 2566 or book your complimentary consultation online.