HIFU

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

What is HIFU?

HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is a non-surgical, FDA-cleared treatment for lifting and tightening the skin on the neck and chin and eyebrow – but it has a bit of a reputation for being painful and expensive and some people claim it makes faces look worse not better. I’ve tried it three times over the past five years and I know that it can work really well.

How Does HIFU Work?

HIFU is a breakthrough in non-surgical treatment. Through stimulating collagen in deeper skin layer by ultrasonic wave, the effects of face lifting and skin rejuvenating will be achieved. The improvement of ocular region includes eyebrow lifting, eyelid ptosis reduction, crow’s feet smoothing. The eyes will be brimming with radiating vigor. Face sagging shall be prevented and the sign of aging from wing of nose to corners of mouth, to mandibular wrinkles shall be improved. Moreover, the jaw line will become obvious and skin will be improved.
The main treatment area of HIFU is facial part and neck. It has wonderful treatment result on tightening skin and removing wrinkles. The cheeks shall be effectively lifted and tightened; jaw lines shall be improved and become more beautiful. The annoying forehead wrinkles, nasolabial folds and crow’s feet wrinkles shall be removed.
Thermal energy of HIFU brings two effects: one is visible effects of immediate contraction of collagen and SMAS during treatment; the other is the long term regeneration of collagen after tissue is heated. Different patients with different physiques have different reactions to the treatment. Time is needed for muscle building by newly produced collagen. Most people can receive relative obvious curative effects in 3-6 months after treatment.
The advantage of HIFU lies in skin regeneration and rejuvenation at one time. Choose relevant treatment probes based on patient’s skin conditions with specific personal parameters setting and more targeted and comprehensive. Skin will be continuously improved by stimulating the regeneration of collagen and the effects can last one and a half years to two years.
With High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), the device focuses the ultrasonic wave on a single point to produce high energy, which acting on SMAS. The SMAS layer will be contracted and lifting effects achieved.

Advantages of HIFU

  • Deep dermis treatment: directly act on SMAS layer
  • Suitable thermal temperature: non-invasively stimulating regeneration of 
collagen and elastic fibers in deep layer
  • Extreme accuracy: HIFU positioning without damaging surrounded tissues
  • Visible curative effect: lifting and tightening effects acquired immediately
  • No need of recovery period: not affecting work and life
  •  Non-surgery: without wound
  • Long lasting effects: maintain outline compacting and face lifting for a long time
  • Comfortable treatment process: energy penetrates the epidermis without pain

Important Patient Information

  • Patient with open wound is not allowed to take treatment or the wound should be avoided.
  • Patient with epilepsy is not allowed to be treated.
  • Cardiac patient (such as arrhythmia), especially patient with cardiac 
pacemaker is not allowed to take treatment.
  • Cancerous person and patients with infectious disease are not allowed for this treatment.
  • Pregnant women are prohibited for this treatment.
  • Surgical patient, patient with diabetes and hyperthyroidism.
  • Patient with any metal in our body is not allowed.
  • Patient being injected with Kreotoxin in a year is not allowed to be treated.
  • Patient with unhealed wound is not allowed to take the treatment.

Post Treatment

  • Slight red and swelling is normal phenomenon after HIFU treatment, which will be relieved several hours after treatment.
  • Please clean treatment area with cold water and mild cleaning products after treatment. If the redness persists, please do not touch hot water until the redness is weakened.
  • Do not use any exfoliator products on treatment areas in at least one week after treatment, even if the sensitive phenomenon appears until the symptom is relieved.
  • Wearing makeup is feasible after HIFU treatment (mineral makeup is preferred).
  • Nonirritating cream may be applied after treatment. Skin regeneration set is recommended to use in combination with HIFU for ideal anti-aging treatment effects.
  • Please use SPF 30 or above sunscreen to avoid sunburn if you need to go out.

What are the benefits of HIFU?

  • Facial part lifting and tightening
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  • Jaw line improving and marionette lines removal
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  • Improving skin colour and making it compact and bright
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  • Remove cervical stripe and protect the neck from becoming aging.
  • Increase skin elasticity and compact outline
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  • Tighten forehead skin and raise eyebrow lines
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  • Removal of wrinkles around forehead, eyes and mouth.

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HIFU Non Surgical Treatment in Liverpool

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