High-intensity focused ultrasound or HIFU applies high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to locally heat the skin for a lifting results on the skin. It is a non-invasive and non-surgical procedure.
In the deep dermal and sub dermal layer of the skin, the ultrasound energy penetrates to stimulate collagen production by virtue of micro injuries to the tissue. As there is healing of the tissue, there is increased production of collagen and as the collagen fibers organize and shorten, a tightening effect is seen.
Its benefits include:
- Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
- Skin tightening
- Improvement in undereye bags and dark circles
- Skin lifting
- Slows down the development of signs of aging on the face and neck
- Improves skin elasticity and facial contour