HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that utilises ultrasound technology to target specific layers of the dermis. Collagen is a vital protein in the human body, making up a significant portion of the skin’s structure. As people age, collagen production decreases, leading to sagging skin, wrinkles, and loss of skin elasticity.

Treatment Process

  • Focused Ultrasound Energy: HIFU delivers focused ultrasound energy to precise depths within the skin without causing damage to the skin’s surface.
  • Heat: This focused energy generates heat, which stimulates tissue remodelling and triggers the production of new collagen.
  • Reduced Fat: HIFU can also reduce fat and help reduce cellulite

Areas of Use

HIFU can be used for various cosmetic purposes, including:

  • Lifting and tightening loose skin
  • Jowl lifts and jawline contouring
  • Decreasing neck lines and wrinkles
  • Addressing drooping eyebrows and eyelids
  • Reducing the appearance of a double chin
  • *Body contouring for areas such as the axilla (armpits), chest, abdomen, back, arms, flanks, thighs, lower legs, and ankles, reducing fatty deposits.

Expected Results

  • HIFU treatment aims to rejuvenate the skin naturally.
  • Results include reduced fine lines and wrinkles, improved skin laxity, less fat and less cellulite, and a more youthful appearance.
  • Some immediate results may be noticeable, but the full benefits become apparent over 2-3 months as collagen regeneration continues.

 Procedure Overview

  • Procedure Time: The duration of HIFU treatments typically ranges from 30 to 45 minutes, depending on the area being treated.
  • Downtime Required: After the treatment, some redness may occur, but this usually subsides within a few hours.
  • Results Duration: Multiple treatments (usually 2 or more) may be required 1 to 3 months apart for optimal results. The effects can last for 6-12 months or longer, but maintenance treatments may be necessary to sustain the outcome, usually annually.
  • Cost of Treatment: From $550 – $3000

Pair this treatment with: Y-zone Mesoneedling, Cutera Laser Genesis, Dermal Fillers, *TESLAFormer for body

HIFU is considered a non-invasive procedure, however, it’s essential to consult with a qualified practitioner to determine if HIFU is suitable for your specific needs and expectations.

Like to know more about your treatment options? Contact Sanctuary Cosmetic Clinics Australia on 02 9054 0887.

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