What is 3D HIFU Facelift
Non-surgical skin lifting has become one of the most sought-after treatments and HIFU is the latest non-surgical technology to excel in this area. In just one single session It targets brow lifting, jowl line lifting, nasolabial fold reduction, periorbital wrinkle reduction and overall skin tightening and rejuvenation.
The highly focused ultrasound energy creates thermal coagulation zones at 2- 3 different selected depths. Following this a wound healing response results in the formation of new collagen thus providing a longer-term tightening of the skin. Essentially controlled injury is brought about by heating tissue beneath surface of skin to 60℃ using ultrasound.
The collagen elastin cells snap into action to bring about healing and hence better tissue.
The treatment is fantastic for overall skin tightening and rejuvenation .It can utilised for brow lifting, jowl line lifting, nasolabial fold reduction, periorbital wrinkle reduction and neck lift.
Generally, a noticeable improvement in your facial contouring and fine lines and wrinkles will be visible within a 6-8-week period whilst further improvement in facial skin tightening and wrinkles will be seen up to 4-6 months post treatment.
One single treatment is recommended and then a maintenance treatment is advised every 18 months.
You will experience a slight vibration and warmth whilst the energy is being penetrated. The treatment may feel slightly uncomfortable around the jaw line but generally this treatment is pain free.
The treatment time depends on the area, appointment are usually 60-90 minutes.
You can go back to your normal daily activities directly after having the treatment, there is no down time as such. However direct sun i.e. sunbathing to be avoided for 4 weeks post treatment. Factor 50 sunscreen blocking UVA and UVB will be given to you to wear at all times.
You may have a slight numbness for up to a few days following the treatment .Also the treated area may show some signs of redness and swelling.
However you feel and whatever you believe the consultation is a key stage for you to share what is going on and have an open yet confidential discussion with a professionalFind Out More