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HIFU Treatment: Cost, Benefits And Results

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound(HIFU)

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    As we age, our skin starts to sag and we see visible fine lines and wrinkles quite prominently on the skin. Now, though we cannot control our age, we sure can control its effects. With HIFU being the most sought-after treatment, it becomes easier to get a supple and youthful skin. It a non-surgical procedure for the alternative to the conventional invasive facelift. It helps you get a firmer skin quite instantly, with no discomfort.

    What Is HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound)?

    HIFU is a safe, painless, and non-surgical medical treatment that uses ultrasound to lift and tighten your skin. The process involves using your body’s regenerative responses to lift the drooping skin on the eyebrows or under the chin or neck and tighten the wrinkles and ageing lines. The energy generated develops low levels of heat, which in turn stimulates the production of collagen in the skin cells and causes tissue rejuvenation in the targeted area. With HIFU, you can achieve pinpoint accuracy without causing any collateral damage to the surrounding area. You would notice a remarkable difference with just one session of HIFU.

    Must Read: How Can You Get Help From An Anti-Ageing Treatment?

    What Are The Pros And Cons Of HIFU Treatment?

    Firstly, as HIFU is a non-surgical procedure, it negates any risks that are often observed with surgical interventions. It also ensures that there is no scarring as no tissues are damaged. 

    Pros of HIFU Treatment:

    • Long-term effect
    • Affects all areas of the face
    • Absolutely painless
    • No downtime
    • Safe

    Cons of HIFU Treatment: 

    Although, the cons for this procedure are close to null, occasionally, you may observe:

    • Numbness (in lips and eyelids)
    • An absence of effect in some cases (10%)
    • Redness
    • Pain when pressure is applied to the affected area

    Must Read: Is Skin Tightening Treatment Really Effective?

    Benefits Of HIFU Treatment

    HIFU helps you in getting a youthful looking skin without undergoing the pain and hassles of a surgery. The benefits of this procedure are –

    • Reduced wrinkles and fine lines
    • Reduced under-eye bags, troughs, and dark circles
    • Neck lifting
    • Tighter and firmer skin around the cheeks
    • Eyebrows lifting
    • Improved skin texture and elasticity
    • Contoured Face
    • Improved Jawline
    • Reduction of the Double chin

    Is HIFU Effective For Facelifting?

    Since HIFU ensures that the surrounding tissues are not disturbed, there are zero chances of acquiring any infection along with no scarring of the skin. Although, in some cases, this procedure may cause a problem if you have an excessive overgrowth of connective tissues. Thus, it is important to seek help from an expert dermatologist who is experienced and skilled in implementing this technique, so as to thoroughly examine your skin type and condition and then proceed with the process accordingly.

    What Does HIFU Do For Skin?

    HIFU is a new procedure that uses a non-surgical technique to penetrate deeply into the layers of the skin and stimulates the production of collagen, causing the tightening of tissues on the face, brows, and neck while creating a visible lift.

    Must Read: How To Tighten Lose And Saggy Skin?

    How long does HIFU Facelift Last?

    The results post-treatment is long-term and lasts almost 2-3 years. In fact, you will be able to observe a marginal difference in the skin from the second month of the treatment itself.

    How Much Does HIFU Treatment Cost In India?

    The cost of HIFU treatment in India varies from INR 18,000 to INR 1,50,000 depending on factors such as the treatment area, degree of skin sagging, and number of sessions required.

    Here is the detailed cost of HIFU in India:

    Boady Area Minimum Cost Maximum Cost
    HIFU Face Rs. 20500 Rs. 22500
    HIFU Face & Upper Neck Rs. 29500 Rs. 35000
    HIFU Face & Whole Neck Rs. 38000 Rs. 40000
    HIFU Half Neck Rs. 12000 Rs. 13500
    HIFU Whole Neck Rs. 18500 Rs. 20000

    Note: The price range mentioned here is based on the industry trends and is not applicable to OLIVA.

    HIFU Before And After Results

    After the treatment, your skin will be brighter, smoother, and firmer. HIFU is your answer for a natural face and neck lift, which provides remarkable results without any discomfort. And, the production of collagen helps in restoring the elasticity of the skin, which makes it suppler too.

    How Soon Can You See Results?

    High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) shows results within six months of the treatment commencing. HIFU uses ultrasound waves to work on your skin from the inside out. It has long-term effects that typically last up to four years.

    HIFU Vs Laser Treatment

    Unlike lasers, ultrasound is used to tighten the skin safely and painlessly. While precisely penetrating into the depths of the skin, this process protects the uppermost layer of the skin and goes beyond the foundation and dermis layer of the skin.

    Must Read: Best Skin Tightening Lasers To Reduce Wrikles

    HIFU Treatment Side effects

    You may observe reddening of the skin with a tingling sensation on the skin, during the implementation of the procedure, but, this redness is temporary and fades away after a few hours. Also, this treatment may cause slight swelling along with bruising, and numbness, but all these effects are fleeting.

    All the effects that are caused by this treatment are harmless and do not cause much discomfort, and mostly disappear after three days. 

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    Kushneet Kukreja

    Kushneet Kukreja

    A postgraduate in Biotechnology from Kingston University and an ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness & Nutrition, Kushneet Kukreja is a passionate writer who works in close association with the dermatologists at our head office to generate valuable and scientifically accurate content for our blog.

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