What is HIFU body sculpting?
HIFU stands for High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound.
It is an advanced cosmetic technology which can significantly tighten and lift several areas of the face, reduce the signs of ageing and improve the tone of the skin in a single session, with potentially long-lasting effects*
*Results may vary
What areas can be treated?
The procedure can be effective at treating the following areas of the face:
Forehead frown lines
HIFU uses multiple beams of ultrasound. Individually the beams have no effect on the tissue. However, their area of convergence becomes a point of thermal energy. Heating the tissue below the surface causes it to contract and tighten, while also forming new collagen fibres.
Frequently asked questions
What can be treated using HIFU?
Does it hurt?
Most people do not report pain. There can be slight aching over bony areas or a warm sensation in the skin during treatment.
Is it safe?
Thousands of treatments have been performed worldwide using HIFU technology without significant adverse events. In addition, ultrasound energy has been used safely in the field of medicine for more than 50 years.