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Firming and lifting (HIFU) by Ultraformer

We all want that timeless, youthful look. But as we age, our skin naturally produces less collagen and elastin. This causes it to lose its tightness and results in sagging skin on the face, neck and body.

HIFU (high-intensity focused ultrasound) is an advanced firming ultrasound treatment offering impressive tightening and lifting results – without the need for any invasive surgery or prolonged recovery time. This technology is a fast, easy way to get the results you want, which is why it’s often called “the lunchtime facelift.” As one of Dubai’s top aesthetic and dermatology clinics, Omnicare offers world-class HIFU treatments.

How does HIFU work?

HIFU firming and lifting treatments utilize 3D SkinLift by Ultraformer. This is a non-invasive technology that uses a high-intensity, focused ultrasound to create a coagulating effect in the lower layers of the skin. The heat from the micro-focused ultrasound contracts the network of collagen fibres. The result is an immediate tightening, as well as stimulating the regeneration of collagen in the weeks following your treatment. This provides a long-term tightening effect, ensuring that your results will last.

The 3D SkinLift by Ultraformer treatment can take up to one hour, depending on the areas you want to treat. All treatments are tailored to your individual needs. Results may vary depending on the condition of your skin and your skin type, so we recommend a consultation to discuss your treatment options.

What benefits will I experience?

  • Tightened, lifted skin on the face, neck, and/or body
  • Smoothing of wrinkles on the face
  • Lifted eyelids and eyebrows
  • Reduced appearance of jowls

Pre-Treatment Care

  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure for at least 3 weeks prior to your appointment; sunburned or recently tanned skin cannot be treated with HIFU
  • Use sunblock with at least SPF 30 during any sun exposure
  • If you are taking antibiotics, you must wait until you have finished with your medications before getting a HIFU skin treatment

Post-Treatment Care

  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure for at least 2 weeks
  • Use sunblock with at least SPF 30 during any sun exposure
  • Don’t scratch or pick at your skin
  • Stay hydrated by drinking as much water as possible
  • Avoid hot showers or baths
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Expected Results

  • Immediate tightening of the skin treatment area
  • Over time, new collagen produced will be stronger, giving your skin a more youthful structure

Frequently Asked Questions

You will experience results immediately after the first treatment, and results will continue to improve during the 3-6 months following, as new collagen is formed in the treatment area.

This will vary depending on your treatment goals. On average, most individuals need 1-2 treatments per year for the face, while treatment to body areas can be repeated as often as once per month. We recommend scheduling a consultation to discuss your specific needs.

Redness and swelling on the treatment area are the most common side effects. This typically resolves within a few hours. Some may experience bruising or tenderness on certain body areas, which is also normal and will resolve on its own.

There is no expected downtime. You can resume your normal activities immediately following treatment.