Ultraformer lll is a High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Device that employs ultrasound energy to lift, rejuvenate and tighten skin.

Ultraformer lll can be used in:

1) Face Treatment e.g Face lift ,V-line, jowls, skin tightening, wrinkles, pores, cheek and double chin.

2) Body Contouring of chest, arms, abdomen, flank, thighs ,lower legs and axilla.


Ultraformer lll uses High Intensity Focused Ultrasound energy to target 3 different layers of the skin.

1) Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System (SMAS) 4.5mm deep

This is the same layer of tissue that the plastic surgeons will pull tight in a face lift. The HIFU energy will heat up and stimulate collagen and elastin production, thereby tightening the underlying skin. This causes an immediate skin lift.

The skin continues to improve over the next 2-3 months due to continuing collagen formation.

2) Lower Dermis (3 mm deep) just above the SMAS layer

HIFU will promote regeneration of collagen and elastin to improve wrinkles and give a lifting effect.

3) Upper Dermis (1.5 mm or 2.0 mm deep)

The generation of collagen and elastin at this layer will improve fine wrinkles and tighten skin pores. Uneven skin tone and texture will also improve.


Ultraformer lll therapy can be used on different parts of the body (Forehead, Upper and lower face, neck). It is used to treat the following problems:

  • Forehead wrinkles
  • Drooping eyebrows (Eyebrows lift)
  • Crow’s feet (fine lines around the eyes)
  • Nasolabial folds (smile lines)
  • Facelift
  • Skin laxity
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Jowls
  • Blurred jaw lines (V shaping of face)
  • Double chin
  • Large pores
  • Uneven skin tone and texture
  • Neck lines


Ultraformer lll HIFU is a non invasive, non surgical method to reduce fats. It targets the fat layers at 3 mm , 6 mm and 9 mm deep.

HIFU is concentrated in the fat layers leading to thermally induced fat cell necrosis.

This permanently gets rid of the fat cells selectively in your problem areas.

Over time the body naturally removes the fat tissues and the collagen contracts resulting in a slimmer waist line in 8-12 weeks. 

Applications for Body:

  • Abdominal Fats
  • Love Handles
  • Flanks
  • Axilla
  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Buttocks
  • Lower Legs
  • Post Pregnancy Bulge

Advantages of Ultraformer lll HIFU Therapy

  • Long lasting between 12 months to 18 months for face (results vary for individuals).
  • No down time.
  • Non invasive.
  • Relatively painless. Most patients can tolerate the slight pain easily. However local anaesthetic cream can be used to make the treatment more comfortable.
  • Visible effect are seen after each treatment

Are there any side effects?

Ultraformer lll HIFU Therapy is very safe. Some patients may feel the following side effects but they usually disappear within 1-2 hours.

  1. Mild Pain
  2. Redness
  3. Mild Swelling

Disclaimer: Results may vary according to individuals

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Dr Lim Heng Wei

With more than 15 years of experience in Aesthetic Medicine Dr Lim has an artistic flair and is able to bring out the best in his patients by combining various aesthetic procedures ranging from lasers, IPL, HIFU, and fillers.

His philosophy is that aesthetics medicine should be SAFE and AFFORDABLE to everyone.

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