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HIFU: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

Ultraformer HIFU treatment uses ultrasound to lift and tighten a number of problem areas, including the lower face, under the chin, and neck. It can reduce wrinkles around the eyes, mouth and cheeks. It can also be used for skin tightening on small problem areas of the body.

During Ultraformer treatment, low amounts of Micro-Focused Ultrasound energy are delivered into precise skin depths, without damaging the surface of the skin. The MFU energy creates heat, which stimulates tissue remodelling. The result, over time, is a natural skin lifting, tightening and rejuvenation.

How it Works

Prior to treatment your skin will be cleaned and a set of clinical photos will be taken. You can expect to experience little to some discomfort as the ultrasound energy is delivered.

We recommend men be clean shaven on the day of treatment. As the skin is cleansed before treatment there is no need to wear make up before coming to your appointment.


Ultraformer III performs skin tightening on the face and neck. It is used to lift and tighten the skin, treat sagging or loose skin, and rejuvenate the area.

Ultraformer HIFU treatments take between 30 minutes to an hour, depending on which areas are being treated.


Target area appears tighter and skin laxity shows improvement, soft lines and wrinkles are reduced. Over time, natural skin lifting and rejuvenation is achieved.


Individuals may experience a temporary redness in the treated area after treatment. While uncommon, you may experience a slight swelling or tenderness in the area after treatment.

In some very rare cases, a patient may experience temporary bruising, welts or numbness. As with any heat-based treatment, there is a slight risk of burning the skin.

In the unlikely circumstance of temporary nerve inflammation, the issue will resolve naturally. If a motor nerve has become inflamed, you might experience some temporary local muscle weakness. There could be some temporary numbness if a sensory nerve has become inflamed.