NON SURGICAL FACE LIFT (HIFU)
Unlike other skin lifting treatments such as thread lifts, dermal fillers, and anti-wrinkle injections, HIFU (High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound) does not involve injections – it bypasses superficial skin by delivering precisely focused beams of ultrasound energy at three different depths in the skin’s layers. It tightens, contours and lifts sagging skin on a muscular level.
This technology is micro and macro focused ultrasound that precisely targets the SMAS layer in the skin – the layer that surgeons pull back when doing a facelift—causing new collagen stimulation, providing long-term tightening of the skin. As a part of this technology the aesthetician is able to select different intensity and can control the depth that the device delivers the energy. Ranging from 1.5 mm to 4.5 mm, enabling us to treat on both a superficial level, and a much deeper level for varying results, depending on the individual concerns and indications of each and every patient. Furthermore, with our state of the art device our aestheticians are able to treat difficult to reach areas, such as around the eyes.
THE TWO PHASE PROCESS
PHASE ONE: includes the instant contraction of protein fibres in the skin which causes an instant skin tightening
PHASE TWO: is via collagen stimulation which occurs up to 3 – 6 months’ post-treatment. As new collagen forms, the skin is more plump, tighter and wrinkles are reduced. This treatment works on the deepest layer of the skin to help strengthen, tighten but more importantly lift and contour the skin and profile.
HIFU specifically targets face and neck lifting, skin tightening, wrinkles, pores, V-line forming, jowl line, cheek, skin tone improvement, and overall laxity improvement. You will see a noticeable improvement in facial contouring, fine lines and wrinkles*.
The body’s natural wound healing response results in the formation of new collagen which leads to a long term tightening of the skin. Results from ultrasound skin tightening are instant and progressive, meaning you will continue to see improvements for up to 12 months’ post treatment. One session of HIFU Face will deliver visible effects in lifting and tightening. It will also create new collagen which will help your skin maintain its youthful glow.
- CONDITIONS TREATED
- LOOSE AND SAGGING SKIN
- SKIN FOLDS
- FINE LINES & WRINKLES
- SIGNS OF AGING
- DECREASE IN SKIN ELASTICITY
- V-LINE CONTOURING
SUMMARY OF YOUR TREATMENT
Ultrasound Therapy uses HIFU which stands for ‘High Intensity Focused Ultrasound’. During this treatment, ultrasound energy is used to stimulate the deep layers which support the skin. In doing so it creates a lifted, tauter appearance and stimulates the body to produce collagen.
Who Is Suitable for Ultrasound Therapy (HIFU)?
While Ultrasound Therapy does not replace a surgical facelift, it is a great option for people who are not willing to undergo surgery or do not want any injections to their faces for skin lifting.
Ultrasound Therapy will benefit men or women with mild to moderate skin laxity. It is a fantastic age-proofing treatment – when the treatment is started once early signs of ageing occur, it slows down the skin ageing and sagging process, so that we maintain our lifted, youthful contours for as long as possible.
Examples of areas that will benefit from include the eyebrows, loose skin on the neck, double chin, and lines and wrinkles on the chest. This treatment works especially well for the double chin, lower face and jowls. During your consultation, your therapist will assess your skin and recommend the areas that are suitable for treatment using Ultrasound Therapy.
How Many Treatments of Ultrasound Therapy (HIFU) Skin Tightening Are Recommended?
We recommend 2 treatments of skin tightening to begin with, the number of follow up treatments depends on the client and their laxity rating. You will start to notice results immediately after your first treatment, maintenance treatment is required every 12 to 18 months.
What Results Can I Expect From This Treatment?
Ultrasound therapy has been able to deliver some very impressive results for patients. Results can be seen immediately after treatment but most results start approximately 2 to 8 weeks after treatment, with most patients seeing full results 12 weeks’ post-treatment. Ultrasound therapy results are progressive and continue to improve further over 6 months.
Can I Combine Ultrasound Therapy (HIFU) With Other Treatment Plans?
Yes, in fact, Ultrasound Therapy works very well with other non-invasive cosmetic treatments for an overall face management solution. It is best for targeting loose skin around the neck, arms, and abdomen area. At Deluxe Skin each treatment can be combined to enable you to target your specific needs and devise a specific and bespoke treatment plan for you ensuring maximum results.
How Is Ultrasound Therapy Different From Other Skin Tightening Procedures?
Because Ultrasound Therapy targets deep skin layers, it is unlike lasers and radio frequency which usually focuses on superficial layers of the skin in order to treat wrinkles, fine lines or uneven pigmentation. Because these two different target different skin layers, they can be used in conjunction with one another for the ultimate treatment in anti-aging skincare.
How Is Ultrasound Therapy Different From Other Laser Procedures Or Thermage?
Ultrasound Therapy reaches much deeper into the skin than lasers. Amongst the non-invasive skin treatments, the MMFU reaches the deepest – up to 4.5mm. It also reaches deeper than other skin tightening modalities such as Thermage, which uses radiofrequency waves. Unlike resurfacing lasers such as carbon dioxide laser resurfacing, MMFU does not break the skin surface – hence, there is no redness and no downtime. There is also minimal risk of pigmentation complications.
What Will I Experience During Treatment?
The HIFU delivery hand piece will be placed on the skin and held there for approximately two minutes, this will be repeated 3 times per treatment area. During treatment, you may feel the warmth of the hand piece, and in some cases, it may be slightly hot and uncomfortable. You may also feel a slight vibration and tingling sensation.
How long until I see results?
Clients may witness some initial effect, but ultimately lifting and firming will take place over approximately 3 months, as collagen is renewed and replaced with new, stronger collagen. As this collagen building process continues, continued improvements can appear for up to 6 months.*
Does it hurt? Most people do not report pain. There can be slight aching over bony areas or a warm sensation in the skin during treatment.
Is it safe? Thousands of treatments have been performed worldwide using HIFU technology without significant adverse events. In addition, ultrasound energy has been used safely in the field of medicine for more than 50 years.
Is Ultra Therapy classed as surgery?
No. While the ultrasound treatment does target the deep layer of skin often addressed in surgery, it does not involve general anaesthetic or cutting the skin in any way.
How long does the treatment take?
Between 30-90 minutes, depending on area to be treated.
What kind of results do you get with Ultra Therapy treatment?
Ultra Therapy addresses skin that is mild to moderately loose, specifically by reconditioning and renewing the skin from within. Ultra Therapy will lift the brow, which in turn reduces excess skin on the eyelids, opens up the eyes, and gives a more refreshed look overall. Patients have reported firmer, more toned skin in others areas of the face and neck as well.
Is there any downtime?
There is normally no downtime or recovery time needed. Most people return to normal activities right away.
Are there any side effects?
There may be slight redness following the treatment. A small amount of patients report swelling, tingling or tenderness to touch. All potential side effects will be discussed by the practitioner prior to treatment.
|Full face and neck||DKK 2,999|
|Full face||DKK 2,500|
|Lower face and neck||DKK 2,500|
|Lower face||DKK 1,999|
|Neck and jaw line||DKK 1,999|