HIFU Facelift Treatment

Achieve skin tightening through micro-focused ultrasound therapy.

Boost collagen remodelling, enhance skin elasticity and lifting naturally.

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Skin tightening effect due to dermal remodelling of the skin

What Is HIFU?

HIFU facelift treatment is a non-invasive modality for skin tightening, lifting and enhancing elasticity. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU treatment) has established itself as one of several treatment options for treating wrinkles and skin laxity worldwide.



Skin tightening therapy is essential for restoring and maintaining a youthful appearance. To provide the best HIFU facelift treatments in Singapore, Dr. Ng creates a unique treatment plan for each patient. With his vast experience and selection of state-of-the-art technologies and devices, Dr. Ng delivers remarkable, natural-looking skin tightening effects.

How does HIFU Facelift Treatment work?

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HIFU can penetrate to greater depths within the skin

HIFU facelift treatment uses high-intensity focused ultrasound beams to target specific areas underneath the skin.

This non-invasive method of delivery energy induces small hot spots (microcoagulation zones) from the dermis to the deeper superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS). Subsequently, this leads to collagen and elastin contraction and remodelling. 

Without damaging surface skin (epidermis) and surrounding tissues, HIFU is associated with lower downtime and recovery.

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HIFU face and neck rejuvenation

HIFU Treatment Areas

  • Forehead
  • Brow lift
  • Cheeks
  • Jawline
  • Chin
  • Neck

Are you Suitable for HIFU treatment?

HIFU facelift treatment is suitable for individuals with mild to moderate skin laxity, wrinkles and those who desire a procedure with minimal to no downtime.

While HIFU treatment is not a replacement for a surgical facelift, it’s a non-invasive treatment for skin lifting and tightening.

Who is Not a good candidate for HIFU treatments?

  • Open skin wounds 
  • Active skin infections or inflammation
  • Severe acne and cystic acne
  • Keloids
  • Implantable devices e.g. pacemakers or cardiac defibrillators.
  • Severe skin laxity
  • Medical conditions such as autoimmune disease, bleeding disorders, diabetes, epilepsy and Bell’s palsy.

How is the HIFU procedure done?

HIFU procedure (for illustration only)

A medical consultation and assessment will be conducted to assess your skin and areas of concern. 

A customised plan is developed based on the areas of concern, and recommendations of the type of transducers to be used during the HIFU facelift treatment procedure.

Prior to your HIFU treatment, the skin is cleansed and numbing cream is applied to ensure your comfort. During the HIFU treatment, ultrasound gel is applied gently on your skin. The transducer delivers precise high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to the targeted areas.

Frequently Asked Questions About HIFU

Most individuals tolerate the procedure well and normal activities can resume shortly after your treatment. 

During the procedure, you may feel a stinging sensation underneath your skin when the HIFU microbeams are being delivered. 

Sensations of discomfort vary among individuals, but most people report mild discomfort during the procedure, such as tingling or heat sensations. However, pain levels are generally manageable, and some practitioners may offer numbing cream or pain medication if needed.

You may experience transient discomfort, swelling and redness after your procedure. These are usually mild and may lasts a few hours to a few days.

Occasionally, bruising may occur but resolves within 2 weeks. 

Rare complications include blisters, burns, fat loss (atrophy) and nerve damage.

The focused ultrasound microbeams stimulates collagen and elastin from within.

The skin lifting and tightening effects are best appreciated 3-4 months after your HIFU procedure.

As the treatment response and longevity depends on individual collagen production,  HIFU facelift treatments may be repeated every 6-12 months to maintain results.

The duration of a HIFU treatment session can vary depending on the areas being treated and the specific device used. However, treatments typically last between 30 minutes to an hour.

The longevity of HIFU results can vary depending on factors such as the individual’s age, skin condition, and lifestyle factors. However, results typically last anywhere from 1 to 2 years or longer, and maintenance treatments may be recommended to prolong the effects.

schedule a consultation for hifu facelift treatment in singapore

Under the care of Dr. Ng, you can achieve visibly tighter, firmer and more youthful skin. To experience customised HIFU facelift treatments, schedule an appointment with us today.

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