Sagging skin is caused by aging and it can be easily noticed based on changing face shape, unclear lines of chin and neck, sagging cheeks and chin, ptosis, deep nasolabial fold, and under-eye wrinkles.
Neck and Face Lift Techniques
- Nefertiti lifting
Botox will inhibit functionality of muscles pulling face to be sagged therefore your face will be firmer and younger with clear and beautiful face shape.
Pros: It can be effective within 1 week after Botox injection for face and neck lift and it can be remained for 4-6 months after one injection. It is not expensive compared with other techniques.
Cons: It cannot stimulate generation of collagen under skin.
- Dermal filler
It is a kind of filler classified as Hyaluronic Acid filling that is considered as filler with high safety helping to full skin volume, reduce deep folds, and remain youngness.
Pros: One filler injection can give immediate outcome that can be remained for 8-12 months without taking any rest for recovery.
Cons: There may be some minor wounds caused by injection and it is suitable for persons with the problem on deep nasolabial fold that is the cause of sagging facial skin and persons who need immediate result.
- Thread lifting
PDO (Polydioxanone) is often preferred by surgeons for stitching heart vessels therefore the use of this kind of suture for curing wrinkles and sagged skin is not dangerous or causes any skin irritation. It is believed that this kind of suture will stimulate contraction of collagen fibers under skin after inserting under skin leading to immediate face lift. Subsequently, this kind of suture will slightly stimulate collagen generation in nearby areas therefore the result of this face lift and wrinkles reduction will be more explicit after one month.
Pros: This kind of suture is absorbable within 6-8 months without leaving any contamination and the outcome of face lift will be remained for 1 year approximately.
Cons: There may be some minor swelling and bruises found in thread lifting area.
- Tightening laser
It consists of various kinds of laser that help to stimulate collagen generation and strengthen skin while reducing wrinkles, tightening pores, lifting facial skin, and reducing sagging facial skin.
Pros: Since general tightening laser gives no pain, the customer can receive this treatment immediately without using anesthetic and its price is not high compared with other techniques.
Cons: Its outcome is not remained in long-term based on skin condition therefore it is necessary to continuously repeat this kind of treatment for several times for obtaining explicit outcome. Since there is no server side effect after receiving this treatment, the customer has no necessity to take any rest for recovery. It is suitable for persons with minor problem on sagging skin, young persons who want to take care of their skin and protect their skin from sagging skin.
- Radio frequency
Transmitting radiofrequency and heat to skin will help to stimulate collagen under skin helping to strengthen skin with better flexibility and less sagging skin and wrinkles.
Pros: It gives no pain. All you can feel is warmness under your skin therefore anesthetic is not required. There may be some redness and swelling found after receiving this treatment but resting for recovery is not required.
Cons: Its outcome is not remained in long-term based on skin condition therefore it is necessary to continuously repeat this kind of treatment for several times for obtaining explicit outcome.
- High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
This kind of treatment will transmit High Intensity Focused Ultrasound to fascia of SMAS muscle that is deeper than collagen layer.
Pros: You can see the outcome from the first trial and it will be explicit after 3 months whereas this outcome will be remained for 1-2 years.
Cons: It is quite expensive and suitable for persons with problem on explicit sagging facial skin. It gives good outcome on eyebrow lifting and each part of face can be separated for receiving this kind of treatment for saving money.
Differences of Thermage Treatment
The explicit difference is deeper level of treatment whereas customers can choose both technologies in one treatment. In the event that customers have no problem on expenses and demand the best outcome of lifting, this technology is suitable because it give skin treatment in different layers. On the other hand, if this treatment is too expensive for any customer, the doctor will consider on selecting the appropriate technologies for each person’s skin condition.
U-one HIFU (High intensity focused ultrasound)
U-one Utherapy or HIFU is the use of high frequency focused ultrasound for lifting face to be in V-Shape as well as adjusting face shape and eye skin, lifting eyebrows and end of the eyelid. Utherapy’s outcome can be remained for 1 year and it is certified by Food and Drug Administration in Thailand and other countries as well as certified by KFDA Standard.
How does U-one HIFU work?
HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is considered as specific and precise treatment that is one of the latest technologies for skin lifting in deep level of dermatologist industry. It helps to lift sagging skin and solve the problem on ptosis. It helps to adjust face shape to be slimmer while reducing premature wrinkles. Its outcome can be seen by 10-20% after receiving this treatment and 100% after 1-3 months. Its outcome can be remained for 1-2 years and it can be repeated every 3-4 months. After receiving this treatment, the customer may feel pain under facial skin but it can be relieved by taking some pain killers.
Who are suitable with U-one HIFU?
- It is suitable for any person demanding V-shape face with explicit face shape without any excessive fat.
- It is suitable for any person with sagging facial skin, ptosis, dropped mouth corners, dropped eyebrows, asymmetric face, facial wrinkles, deep nasolabial fold, and under-eye wrinkles.
- It is suitable for any person with a short duration of resting because the customer can wear make-up immediately after receiving treatment without any wound and resting.
It is suitable for any person who does not want to do plastic surgery.