HIFU Treatment Singapore

HIFU Treatment Singapore

Lady going for HIFU treatment at clinic.
Lady with flawless facial complexion after HIFU treatment.
Lady going for HIFU treatment at clinic.

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) technology represents a significant advancement in non-invasive aesthetic treatments, offering a promising alternative to surgical procedures for skin tightening and lifting. Unlike lasers, which penetrate the skin from the outside-in, HIFU works from the inside-out, targeting tissue beneath the surface to stimulate the natural production of collagen.

This process results in a gradual tightening and lifting of the skin, improving its texture and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. HIFU technology is particularly effective for facial rejuvenation, including lifting sagging skin on the cheeks and eyebrows, reducing nasolabial folds, and enhancing jawline definition. Its precision allows for targeted treatment, ensuring surrounding tissues are unharmed, making it a safe option for a wide range of patients seeking cosmetic improvement without downtime.

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The Science Behind Non-Surgical Lifting

The science of HIFU leverages ultrasound energy to precisely target the deep layers of the skin, including the Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System (SMAS), a layer involved in facial lifting procedures traditionally addressed in cosmetic surgery.

By heating small target points within the SMAS layer, HIFU induces a thermal coagulation effect, leading to increased collagen production and tightening of the skin's foundation. This non-surgical lifting effect is achieved without cutting or disrupting the skin's surface, which is why there is minimal downtime associated with the procedure.

Over the months following treatment, the natural process of neocollagenesis unfolds, resulting in a firmer, more youthful appearance. HIFU technology has been scientifically validated, with numerous studies demonstrating its safety and effectiveness as a non-invasive alternative to traditional facelift surgery.

Key Benefits of HIFU Treatments

HIFU treatments offer a multitude of benefits for individuals looking to rejuvenate and tighten their skin without the risks and recovery time associated with surgery. These benefits include:

  • Non-Invasive: No incisions or anaesthesia required, reducing the risk of complications and making the procedure accessible to a broader audience.
  • No Downtime: Patients can resume their daily activities immediately after the treatment, making it an ideal option for those with busy schedules.
  • Natural Results: The gradual improvement in skin texture and firmness looks natural, avoiding the 'done' look associated with some surgical procedures.
  • Versatility: HIFU can be used on various parts of the face and body, including areas difficult to treat with other non-invasive methods.
  • Safety: FDA-approved for lifting the neck, chin, and eyebrows, HIFU has a strong safety profile with minimal side effects.

Areas of the Face and Body Suitable for HIFU

HIFU technology is versatile, allowing for treatment of multiple areas of the face and body where skin laxity is a concern. Facial areas that benefit from HIFU include:

  • The brow, which can be lifted for a more alert appearance
  • The cheeks, where skin can be tightened to reduce sagging
  • The jawline, which can be more defined to reduce the appearance of jowls
  • The neck, where loose skin can be tightened to reduce the turkey neck effect
Elderly lady with wrinkles and sagging skin around her neck and jaw area.
Elderly lady with loose skin on her neck which creates a turkey neck effect.
Elderly lady with loose skin on her neck which creates a turkey neck effect.

Beyond the face, HIFU can also help with treating skin laxity on the abdomen area. This makes it a comprehensive solution for those seeking a non-invasive option for skin tightening and body contouring.

What To Expect During Your HIFU Session

A HIFU treatment with our advanced technology is impressively efficient, lasting only about 5 minutes per area, and should not take longer than 30 minutes per session. This rapid procedure is possible due to our machine's design, which allows for quick delivery of ultrasound energy to the targeted skin layers.

Patients might feel brief, mild sensations as the treatment works to initiate the collagen-building process. There's no need for special post-treatment care, and any minor redness or swelling typically resolves quickly. The results unfold gradually, with noticeable improvements in skin firmness and elasticity appearing over the following months.

HIFU vs. Surgical Facelift: Comparing the Options

Feature HIFU Surgical Facelift
Procedure Type Non-invasive Invasive
Treatment Time Quick, typically around 5 minutes for each targeted area. The whole session should conclude under 30 minutes. Several hours
Recovery Time No downtime, immediate return to daily activities Weeks of recovery with possible restrictions
Results Gradual improvement over 2-3 months as collagen develops Immediate, more dramatic results
Risks & Side Effects Minimal, with possible temporary redness or swelling Risk of scarring, infection, and longer-term complications
Longevity of Results Lasts for several months to a year, depending on the individual Longer-lasting, but does not stop the ageing process
Cost Generally lower than surgical options Higher due to surgery and anaesthesia costs

HIFU Treatment at Medical Aesthetics

At our clinic, we specialise in a sophisticated treatment that integrates Microfocused Ultrasound (MFU) with Radio Frequency (RF) technologies. This combination harnesses the precise, collagen-stimulating effects of MFU — a specialised subset of the broader HIFU technology — targeted at deeper skin layers for optimal tightening and lifting. Simultaneously, RF energy complements by refining the skin's surface, enhancing texture and elasticity. This dual modality ensures comprehensive rejuvenation, offering you a non-invasive, yet highly effective alternative for achieving youthful skin.

HIFU Treatment that integrates Microfocused Ultrasound (MFU) with Radio Frequency (RF) technologies.

HIFU Treatment: Before and After Photos

Owing to the regulations of The Ministry of Health (MOH), we are unable to publish before and after photos on our website. However, you may view these photos during your consultation with our doctor to understand more about the treatment you seek.

Why Choose Dr Robert Ong's HIFU Treatment in Singapore?

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Experienced & Friendly Doctor

Dr Robert Ong listens attentively to your concerns and patiently discusses with you the appropriate treatment options, based on over 20 years of medical and aesthetics experience.

Affordable Treatments

We are priced competitively and affordably. We also have a variety of treatment options depending on your budget and requirements.

Safe & Effective Results

Our treatment options are safe, effective and promotes natural healing for your skin. We strive to keep your experience a comfortable one and will minimize any pain or discomfort, if any.

HIFU Treatment Price in Singapore

Treatment Price* (single session)
Consultation From $35 to $65
Brows (Droopy Eyelids) $300
Jowl (Droopy Cheeks) $400
Double Chin $300
Combo of Brows + Jowl + Double Chin $1000
Tummy $1200
Arms $600
Thighs $1500
Love Handle $1200

*Prices are NETT.
All patients are required to undergo a consultation with our doctor to assess his or her suitability for the relevant treatment(s).

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