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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

What is HIFU?

HIFU, or high-intensity focused ultrasound, is a popular treatment for facial ageing today. HIFU treatment uses ultrasound energy to help stimulate collagen production, leading to tighter, firmer skin. In Singapore, HIFU is often used for face lifting without the need for surgical procedures.

At Zion Aesthetic Clinic, we tailor this treatment based on your skin conditions while addressing all facets of ageing. The best aesthetic clinic uses evidence-based treatments and advanced technology to produce satisfying results.

How does HIFU work?

With the use of focused ultrasound energy, the best HIFU treatment in Singapore reaches different layers of the skin without harming the upper surface. As the energy heats the tissue down below, it causes cell damage prompting the body to repair them by releasing collagen. An improved amount of collagen – a substance that forms the skin’s structure and elasticity – results in younger, glowing skin.

At Zion Aesthetic Clinic, we use HIFU to treat various facial areas, such as:

  • Cheeks
  • Jowl
  • Double chins
  • Forehead
  • Nose

Benefits of HIFU

Safe and effective, HIFU Singapore is a non-invasive alternative for surgical facelifts. It has natural-looking results yet requires zero downtime. Other advantages of HIFU treatment include:

  • Skin lifting
  • Tightening of saggy skin
  • Forming supple skin
  • Defining facial structure
  • Triggering natural production of collagen
  • Reducing facial wrinkles

How Many Shots of HIFU Do You Need?

The number of required HIFU shots varies from patient to patient, depending on his or her condition and the size and area of the skin to be treated. This will be discussed during the consultation by the aesthetic doctor in Singapore.

Good Candidates For HIFU

HIFU treatment is ideal for people who are older than 30 with mild to moderate loose, sagging, uneven, or ageing skin. It’s beneficial for patients with forehead lines, dark eye circles, wrinkles, fat cheeks, double chins, frown lines, necklines, saggy jowls, and other skin laxities.

Skin with excessive photo-ageing and severely saggy skin may not be a good candidate for HIFU.

Before, During, and After HIFU Procedure

You should remove all makeup and skincare products from the treatment areas before the procedure.

During a HIFU session, your doctor may do the following:

  • Step 1

    – Clean the target area
  • Step 2

    – Apply a topical anaesthetic or numbing cream before the treatment
  • Step 3

    – Apply an ultrasound gel
  • Step 4

    – Then place the HIFU against the skin (there’s an ultrasound viewer that helps the doctor to adjust the settings and view the process)
  • Step 5

    – Deliver the ultrasound energy to the target area within short pulses
  • Step 6

    – Remove the device when done
You may return home and get back to your normal activities immediately following HIFU treatment.

Duration of HIFU Treatment

Often, HIFU sessions take about 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the area being treated. It may take 90 minutes for the face and neck area treatment.

Is There Downtime?

There’s virtually no downtime with HIFU treatment. While you may experience mild and temporary symptoms like slight redness, swelling, or tingling, you’ll be able to go back to your normal activities right away.

How Long Will Its Effects Last?

In most cases, HIFU Singapore delivers good results after 2 to 3 months that can last for up to 1 year, depending on your skin.

How Many HIFU Treatments Should I Have?

The number of treatments you need depends on the degree of skin laxity and your body’s response to the ultrasound energy. On average, you may need 2 HIFU sessions in your first year with six months apart. Afterward, you can choose to have one treatment per year to maintain the results. Please check with our aesthetic clinic in Singapore for personalised recommendations.

Choosing The Right HIFU Provider

HIFU is a safe and effective anti-ageing and tightening skin treatment. However, the person doing your treatment plays a huge role in the results that you’re getting. Make sure to get the right HIFU provider to achieve long-lasting and desirable results.

Looking for a reliable HIFU treatment provider? Let Zion Aesthetic Clinic help you get that supple, youthful glow you ever wanted.

At Zion Aesthetic Clinic, HIFU treatment is customized depending on your skin condition. Our skilled and accredited doctor uses advanced technology to ensure safe and natural-looking outcomes.

Headed by Dr Ng Hong Yi, Zion Aesthetic Clinic provides a comfortable environment to treat all skin issues. Schedule your consultation with us today! Call us at 6235 7358 for enquiries.
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