HIFU, What is it? And What does it do?
What is HIFU Treatment?
HIFU stands for ‘High Intensity Focused Ultrasound’, this treatment can target various depths of the body’s tissue for skin tightening, skin lifting and body contouring. Entirely non-invasive, HIFU works by targeting deep layers in the skin – it boosts new collagen production and collagen regeneration right at the source.
What is HIFU treatment for face?
HIFU treatment for the face works as a non-invasive facelift. It tightens the skin, irons out wrinkles, shrinks pores, targets the ‘V’ line formation and Jowell lines. HIFU improves overall skin tone, brightness and elasticity.
Our ULTRAFORMER Medical Grade HIFU machine targets the upper dermis 1.5mm, lower dermis 3.00mm and most importantly the SMAS 4.5mm. The SMAS is the layer that sits between the muscle and the fat, the actual area a plastic or cosmetic surgeon would pull and tighten under the knife. HIFU targets this layer without any surgical incisions, giving the patient a no-downtime facelift. Which means you can gain excellent results without any risks associated with surgery. Treatments are fast and results are seen immediately! This is why the HIFU treatment is known as the ‘lunch time face lift’.
With our HIFU device we can even treat around the eyes, thanks to the MF2 slim cartridge, which allows us to treat your delicate eye area.
What is HIFU treatment for body / weight loss / inch loss?
Ultraformer’s 9mm and 13mm cartridges are used for the body, here HIFU energy is used to target and destroy fat cells. HIFU is ideal for body contouring post pregnancy tummy, abdomen fat, bingo wings, thighs and under the buttocks; for a non-surgical bum lifting effect. HIFU is a very effective treatment for both inch loss and fat loss – at the same time tightening the skin!
Does HIFU Treatments hurt?
Our HIFU device offers faster shot speeds and shorter intervals between each shot, this means it’s very comfortable for the patient, in fact far more comfortable and less painful than many other HIFU treatments on the market. Some people describe it as feeling like tiny electric pulses, or a prickly, tickly sensation.
Where can I get HIFU treatment?
Right here! At LifePlus clinics, Harley Street, London. Come and see Genevieve our HIFU expert!
How much does HIFU treatment cost?
Treatment prices vary depending on the technology a clinic uses, some machines are more powerful, less painful and more effective than others. We suggest you do your homework on the technology that’s used. Multi-platform machines tend to be less powerful as they offer various technologies in one device (like a jack of all trades!). A dedicate device to this single HIFU technology is much more effective. The cost may be a little more at first but you will need less treatments, see better results quicker.