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What Is HIFU And Its Benefits?

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a non-invasive facelift technique using non-ionizing ultrasound waves to promote collagen production, resulting in firmer skin. It works well for most patients and is also known to help treat tumours and body contouring.

"HIFU is one of the most proven effective ways of skin tightening. It offers great results of face lifting and body contouring without the need to take the risk of undergoing operations," says skincare consultant and health advisor Layla Colling of Health Hero.

If you're currently dealing with cellulite, you can also treat it with HIFU. So continue reading this article to learn more about its benefits!

What Is HIFU Treatment?

If you want a preferable option to lift your facial skin, there are several treatment options you can choose from, such as the HIFU technique. Most treatments that don't involve operations are not as effective as the surgical ones. However, HIFU has stepped up the game.

HIFU uses ultrasound energy to heat tissues and triggers cellular damage once they reach a specific temperature. The damage stimulates the collagen production of the cells, promoting better skin structure and improved appearance in the long run.

Benefits Of HIFU Treatment

The HIFU treatment has numerous beauty benefits, including:

● Skin tightening in the neck (also called turtle neck)

● Reducing the appearance of wrinkles

● Enhancing the jawline

● Smoothing the skin

● Lifting eyebrows, eyelids, and cheeks

● Tightening the décolletage

Additionally, a study in 2017 that involved 32 Korean people showed excellent results. The subjects were observed to have significant improvements in skin elasticity on the cheeks, thighs, and lower abdomen after 12 weeks.

A similar study with a more extensive range of respondents (93 people) perceived improvements in 66% of the participants. The majority showed improved face and neck appearance due to undergoing HIFU after 90 days.

HIFU VS Facelift

Two of the advantages of HIFU over surgical facelifts are that it carries fewer risks and is also less costly. However, the results may last as long, but the procedures may need to be repeated annually.

While HIFU is non-invasive and involves no incisions, a surgical facelift is invasive and requires incisions and sutures. Also, you don't need to have time for recovery after undergoing HIFU treatment. It only includes mild swelling and redness as side effects, while a surgical facelift can pose a risk of infection, bleeding, scarring, and blood clots.

Try Out HIFU Treatment At Alexia Makeup Hair Beauty Today!

If you are looking for a facelift and body contouring option that does not involve surgery, HIFU is the best treatment for you. It is an effective, safe, non-invasive procedure that will tighten your skin and give it a fresh look.

Alexia Makeup Hair Beauty is one of the highly sought clinics that offer HIFU in Adelaide and other advanced skin procedures. We also provide cosmetic tattoo services and anti-ageing skin treatments.

Book an appointment now and turn back time with HIFU!

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