Hifu, Blog

- Dec 17, 2019

Ultherapy® vs HIFU (High-intensity focused ultrasound): Is there a Right Choice For You?

Ultherapy® vs HIFU (High-intensity focused ultrasound): Is there a Right Choice For You? The often-terrifying spectre of aging is one that haunts us all. It starts out with a few wrinkles, before devolving into a jumble of age spots and saggy skin that’s enough to send you reeling. You can dread it, or even try to flee, but any attempt to avoid it only prolongs the inevitable. If this sounds like a terribly bleak prognosis, fret not—for the solution to all of your troubles may be just around the corner. With a variety of new and targeted treatments like Ultherapy®, which is a type of HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound) device, the process of aging has never met more formidable foes. So, Ultherapy® is essentially the same as HIFU? Yes, and No! Ultherapy® is a brand that is recognised globally in the aesthetic world for more than a decade and more than 1 million cases has been performed worldwide so far. Ultherapy® is a medical device and that is approved by FDA, the United States’ Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) for lifting and tightening skin. It is a non-surgical lifting treatment meant for browlift, lower face and submental (jawline), neck and décolletage (upper chest). As it is a medical device that has to be registered with the Singapore’s Health and Sciences Authority (HSA), only medical doctors are allowed to deliver the treatment with the Ultherapy® Device in Singapore. Whereas for other HIFU devices, there are many brands available in