IS THE UTRAFORMER PAINFUL?
We will be sure to consult with you prior to your treatment to make your experience as pleasant as possible. Some patients feel no discomfort at all, some more so. Patients typically leave comfortable and excited about the benefits to come.
Is there any down time?
Great news - none at all. HIFU is known as your lunch-time face lift! You can pop in and out with no downtime needed. You should avoid exposing your skin to extremes of heat and cold and protect your skin with a sun block cream. Your normal makeup regime can be followed immediately.
Can it treat around the eyes?
Absolutely, this is what makes Ultraformer so popular. It's perfect for difficult to reach, and sensitive areas.
How much does it cost?
We have a wide range of treatments available, discounts for multiple sessions and some excellent options for 0% finance. Our Ultraformer prices start from £275.
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
A full face-and-neck treatment takes approximately 30 minutes, and a partial face treatment can take around 30-minutes•neither with any downtime.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
There may be slight redness for up to an hour or so following the treatment, and a small percentage of patients may have slight swelling, tingling or tenderness to touch, but these are mild and temporary in nature. There is always the possibility for other less common post-procedural effects, which your practitioner will review with you.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR THE ULTRAFORMER?
A good candidate for The Ultraformer is someone with skin that has “relaxed” to the point of looking, and often feeling, less firm. A lowered brow line or sagging skin on the eyelids, for instance, is often the first sign of “maturing” skin. While The Ultraformer is not a replacement for surgery, there are many people who want some lifting but are not ready for surgery, either mentally, financially or logistically.
Is Ultraformer safe?
The procedure has been cleared by the U.S. FDA after demonstrating safety in clinical studies, and tens of thousands of treatments have been performed worldwide without any significant adverse events. In addition, ultrasound energy has a proven track record, with use in the field of medicine for more than 50 years, including pregnancy scans.
Is Ultraformer surgery?
No. The Ultraformer addresses the skin and the support layer below it, but it doesn’t entail cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin.
Which areas can be treated with Ultraformer?
The Ultraformer is perfect for tightening and lifting the skin on the neck, under the chin, the jawline, the brow, around the eyes, and treating wrinkling and sagging on the décolletage and body (areas of which that can be targeted include: chest, arms, abdomen, flanks, thighs and lower legs).
What is Ultraformer?
The Ultraformer is the only treatment that can specifically target the deep foundation below the skin that is addressed in cosmetic surgery without cutting or disrupting the surface of the skin. It is also the only procedure to use ultrasound.
Is HIFU laser?
No, Hifu is a High Intensity Focused Ultrasound which penetrates into the deeper layers of the skin and tightens. The areas it targets is where a surgeon would normally pull & lift in a face lift. The great benefit is that you can have fantastic results without scarring, pain or down time!