When we think skin tightening we usually think facelifts, or surgery. But there are some really effective non-surgical skin tightening devices that do the trick too. ENRICH Dermatology and Cosmetic Clinic in Victoria are usually at the forefront of the latest and most effective aesthetic treatments and they are excited about the results they are getting with the Ultraformer III. Specifically for skin tightening, this treatment is fast becoming the treatment for strengthening and tightening the skin without having to undergo surgery or the downtime. ENRICH tell us more.

PSH: What do you use the Ultraformer III for?

ENRICH: Ultraformer III is an excellent treatment for clients who want a non-invasive rejuvenation treatment. Ultraformer tightens, refreshes and smooths the skin both on the face, neck and some body areas.

PSH: What areas of the body are you finding are most effectively treated with the Ultraformer III?

ENRICH: The Ultraformer can be used on a variety of areas, including both on the face and body, it is particularly useful for subtle tightening and lifting in the the jawline, high cheekbone and eye orbit areas.

PSH: How does the Ultraformer III work?

ENRICH: The Ultraformer III is an innovative treatment using precise, micro-focused ultrasound waves concentrating on the soft tissue of the neck, chin, face and some areas of the body to stimulate tightening and strengthening of the supporting tissue for a more youthful appearance, without suffering the invasiveness of a surgical procedure, and with no downtime. In fact, Ultraformer offers a non-surgical, non-injection facelift.

The first ultrasound device of this kind on the market was Ulthera. It was a breakthrough and initially unique, but, in Dr Rich’s opinion, it is now not only second generation, as the Ultraformer is much more effective, cheaper for the patient and can treat many more areas of the body. Clinical evaluation has shown that after the treatment, there is perceivable tissue lifting over the next three to six months, without any downtime.

PSH: What are the benefits of undergoing a skin tightening treatment as opposed to having a facelift or other surgical skin tightening procedure?
Ultraformer III

  • Non invasive
  • Very minimal downtime
  • Minimal risks compared to surgical treatments
  • Cost effective (surgical facelifts can cost in excess of $70,000)

PSH: How many treatments does a patient usually require to get optimum results from the Ultraformer III treatment? Does it depend on the area/s being treated?

ENRICH: Treatments vary depending on skin laxity and areas. Facial / jawline treatments commence with one treatment and reviewing at 3 months, usually by this time the tightening and lifting effects are visible, however these effects do continue.

PSH: Is there any downtime or side effects from the Ultraformer III treatment?


  • Skin is usually red immediately following the treatment, usually lasting for a few hours.
  • Mild bruising and swelling can occur for several days after the procedure.
  • The skin may feel slightly numb for up to a few weeks.
  • A tingling sensation may be experienced for a few weeks.

PSH: How much does the Ultraformer treatment cost?

ENRICH: At the ENRICH Clinic the face and jawline can be treated for $2480.00

If you’d like to book an Ultraformer III appointment with the ENRICH Clinic in Melbourne phone 03 9500 9500.

Check out my story on my Ultraformer III treatment (Trish)
Read about Rumi’s experience with the Ultraformer III at ENRICH


Trish is a plastic surgery blogger. She is passionate about wellbeing, health and beauty, and doesn't mind a little bit of 'help' from the amazing cosmetic and beauty procedures that are available today. Trish spends her days talking to women and men who are looking for suggestions and advice on procedures that are available to them. Cutting through the sales pitch and hype, a down-to-earth response on general information is what you will get.

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