HIFU is NOT The Only Answer To Sagging Skin

INFINI Fractional RF

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Troubled by sagging skin despite High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatments?

Unfortunately… HIFU alone doesn’t work for everyone!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that HIFU doesn’t work.

With more than 20 published research studies, HIFU is proven to be effective for skin tightening.

I have also seen the excellent results of HIFU first-hand as an ex-Ulthera user and a current user of Ultraformer 3, a 3rd generation HIFU.

Ultraformer 3: 3rd Generation HIFU

The reason why HIFU or Ulthera alone didn’t work well for you is because you might have more sagging skin due to severe collagen loss.

You will need MORE THAN HIFU for a good result.

What are the other effective treatments for sagging skin in Singapore?

For more severe sagging skin, I combine HIFU with the latest generation of Radio-Frequency (RF) treatment – INFINI Fractional RF.

INFINI Fractional Radio-Frequency

Launched in 2013, INFINI Fractional Radio-Frequency is a market-leading US FDA-approved treatment that has taken skin anti-aging to the next level.

INFINI delivers RF energy DEEPER than any other RF device in the market (up to 3.5mm).

INFINI RF (with Insulated Needles) versus older RF (eg Thermage)

INFINI is also the MOST CUSTOMISABLE RF treatment. I will explain why this is so important in the later sections.

How INFINI tightens sagging skin

Facial Aging process: Loss of Collagen, Fat and Bone over time

Treating sagging skin is all about delivering energy (ultrasound or RF) precisely to the dermis and SMAS (superficial muscle-aponeurotic system) layers of the skin to tighten old collagen and stimulate new collagen to be produced.


HIFU and INFINI RF are similar in many ways:

  • Both are Non-surgical skin tightening treatments that can be performed with numbing cream – no need for sedation or nerve block.
  • Both deliver energy Deeper than Fractional CO2 lasers – the gold standard laser for skin rejuvenation. (HIFU 4.5mm, INFINI 3.5mm)
  • All skin types can be safely treated with both technologies.

With so many similarities between HIFU and INFINI, surely you must be wondering

“How is INFINI better than HIFU?”

Highly Customisable Treatment Depths

Although both devices treat multiple layers of the skin, HIFU devices can only deliver energy to 3 preset depths.

INFINI, on the other hand, can deliver energy to MORE THAN 10 adjustable depths in your skin.

With INFINI’s advanced skin tightening technology, I can customise treatments from depths of 0.5mm to 3.5mm in increments of 0.25mm for MORE CONCENTRATED skin tightening.

This gives me the ability to tighten MULTIPLE layers of the superficial and deep dermis that I cannot tighten with HIFU.

Ultraformer 3 HIFU – INFINI RF Combination Treatment

By combining these 2 market-leading treatments, we have the Deepest and Most Comprehensive multi-layered skin tightening treatment for severe sagging and aged skin.

  • Ultraformer 3’s 4.5mm HIFU treatment targets the SMAS layer for a Deep Plane Face-lift.

    Ultraformer 3 HIFU: Deepest Face Lift (4.5mm)
  • INFINI’s customisable treatment depths (0.5 to 3.5mm) offers Multi-layered Comprehensive Tightening of the superficial and deep dermis.
Multi-layered skin tightening and volumization with INFINI’s customisable treatment depths.

How do I combine HIFU (Ultraformer 3) and INFINI RF?

I perform Ultraformer HIFU first followed by 1-3 sessions of INFINI RF (spaced 1 month apart).

Treatment Process of INFINI

Treatment Process of Ultraformer 3

Recovery Process

  • Ultraformer 3 HIFU – pinkish skin. Mild aching sensation for 1 week.
  • INFINI RF – redness for 1-2 days. Able to conceal with make-up.
INFINI’s ComfortFlow technology minimises downtime to 1-2 days

Treatment Price

  • Ultraformer 3 HIFU Cost/Price – $1800-$3000 for full face treatment.
  • INFINI RF Cost/Price – $1000-$1500 for full face treatment.
  • Enquire for customized treatment prices.

“Dr Justin, if this HIFU – INFINI RF combination is so effective, why aren’t more doctors offering this?”

There are 3 reasons why you’d rarely see this combination treatment.

  1. Time-consuming

This personalised approach requires detailed consultation and patient assessment to customise a unique treatment plan.

2. Limited types of skin tightening machines

Having several types of skin tightening machines is expensive. Most clinics only have 1 skin tightening machine that is used for all types of sagging skin.

3. Niche expertise

INFINI RF is an advanced skin tightening treatment that requires expert clinical acumen to customise treatment depths according to your unique skin type. This can only be honed through multiple international trainings and clinical experience.

What are the other treatments for facial rejuvenation?

The Ultraformer HIFU – INFINI RF combination treatment can be combined with other Facial Rejuvenation treatments for best results: Thread-lift, Liquid Facelift (Fillers), Botox Lift/Dermalift and Pico Laser Rejuvenation.

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