Self-care is a hot topic at the moment, and with so many beauty practitioners offering a multitude of treatments, it’s hard to understand some of the technical language when making that all important decision. That’s why it is imperative to research establishments that offer an in-depth consultation to discuss their offerings.
At Body Perfection Laser Clinic, you can discover a wealth of high-quality treatments, designed to make you feel and look your absolute best. One of the treatments on offer is the HIFU face and body sculpting treatment. A decadent treatment that will leave your skin healthy, glowing, and radiant. But what exactly is the HIFU face lift?
Don’t worry- we’re here to give you a run down as to why this treatment is for you!
HIFU stands for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound which has become known as a non-surgical facelift that delivers incredible results. This non-invasive treatment is designed to tackle facial aging without the need for a scalpel or anaesthetic!
Imaging not having to go through a vigorous operation when you can book in treatments like the HIFU facial?
The HIFU facial is an example of an anti-aging procedure that is growing in popularity, and with high quality results, it's hard not to see why. The procedure involves gently heating the skin tissue, aiming to lift and tighten aged skin without incision or damage.
The HIFU facial uses ultrasound to generate heat which penetrates deep into the skin. This ultrasound heat damages aged skin cells, causing the body to quickly repair them. The body repairs these damaged cells by producing collagen, the magical, structural protein found in the body’s connective tissues. The production of collagen is key in this process, as it is responsible for the skin elasticity and produces the ‘tightened’ and youthful effect on the facial skin.
As we age, our natural collagen production breaks down and it is harder for your body to produce more as time goes on. The HIFU facial treatment kick-starts the production of collagen without the need for a facelift or injectables.
Clinical students have found that the regenerative process of new collagen is optimized at temperatures of 60-70c. HIFU is the only treatment on the market that can deliver these temperatures in the required depths of the facial skin without damaging or heating the surface of the skin.
This technology is unique in its ability to penetrate the dermis and the SAMS (the superficial muscular aponeurotic system) which is a deep layer of the skin. The SAMS is the same area that is tightened during conventional facelift survey, so it is super impressive that the HIFU facial can penetrate this layer without the need for surgery.
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Eye Bags and brow lift.
Under eye wrinkles, eye bags or dark circles are common aspects of aging and is prominent among individuals aged 20 and above. One reason why eye bags begin to form is due to genetics, and cannot be prevented since it will occur naturally. Other common causes include high salt intake in your diet and excessive water retention.
This will stretch out the skin underneath your eyes, leading to the presence of wrinkles or dark circles. For many years, the only option for those individuals looking for eye lift treatments was the surgical option of Blepharoplasty. Now, the HIFU eye lift is a powerful technology-based procedure which offers a viable alternative for those who would prefer not to undergo a more traditional cosmetic surgery procedure.
The HIFU procedure uses multiple beams of ultrasound. These beams on an individual basis do not have an effect on the tissue, however when multiple areas of the tissue are targeted as part of the same treatment the beams converge under the skin to create a point of thermal energy. This heating of the tissue below the surface of the skin has the effect of both tightening and contracting the skin whilst also stimulating it to create new collagen fibres.
The 3D HIFU non-surgical tightening treatment is also a great base for injectables and can achieve spectacular results. Puffy eye bags can also occur due to saggy skin, bulging fat pads from under the skin or both. The HiFu helps reduce puffy eye bags by tightening the skin around the area, and reduce the fatty tissue to a certain extent at the same time. This is the most effective way to remove eye bags.
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Because of this innovative and scientific treatment, there are many visible benefits that a HIFU facial can produce.
With the regenerative production of collagen, the HIFU facial uses technology to tighten the skin all over the face and neck. Developed a little over a decade ago, the ultrasound energy (or laser beams) triggers the collagen production, creating a tightening ‘lift’ which is visible on the surface of the skin, hence, making you look younger!
The HIFU facial smooths out wrinkles and skin blemishes, leaving you looking younger without the need for injections, fillers, or surgery. This makes the skin look more supple, tighter, and smooth and reduces the appearance of aging.
I had a treatment with Debbie today - Hifu, she was amazing, explained everything and I’m more than pleased with the results already!
HIFU frequency delivers 20,000 hz of sound waves to sculpt and lift the skin by depositing micro-focused ultrasound energy which reaches depths of 15.mm to 4.5mm. This procedure can be focused on the face or the neck, areas that are prone to wrinkles and skin loosening. This ultrasound energy changes the skin’s physiology and leaves the skin looking healthy, rejuvenated, and younger.
Prior to the ultrasound treatment, your skincare professional will begin the process by cleaning the area that is going to be worked on. Before the painless procedure begins, your skincare practitioner will make sure that the surface of the skin is nice and clean before applying the gel that forms the surface of the treatment.
The gel acts as a barrier between the handheld device that will be used and the skin on the face or neck. The handheld device will be held across the problematic areas of the skin and will emit ultrasound waves in short bursts. Each session typically lasts around 30-90 minutes with some people reporting super mild discomfort.
The HIFU facial has become known as the ‘lunchtime facelift’ because of the duration of the procedure and its fast-working results. It most certainly is a lot less hassle than waiting for a hospital appointment or undergoing actual surgery! Topical anaesthetic may be applied just to reduce any unwanted discomfort, but overall, the process is extremely pain free.
The bursts of warm, high-intensity ultrasound energy is an example of modern beauty treatments that are spreading across the beauty industry. The HIFU sculpting facial is a relatively new experience that has been proven to deliver some incredible results.
The ultrasound beams do not jeopardise the facial tissue, in fact, all that may be visible is some surface redness as a result of the treatment. This usually clears up very soon and the results can be enjoyed straight after the facial.
Depending on your skin and your age, your facialist will recommend between 1-3 sessions. Results last anything from 1 year up to 2 years depending on diet, water intake and skin care regime. This is a safe treatment that can be enjoyed bi-annually or however many sessions it takes to achieve your desired effect.
With age, the face, neck, and decolletage are the areas of the skin that age more noticeably. Elasticity decreases as a result of a slowed collagen production, causing concerns for both women and men as they get older. Anti-ageing treatments, serums and facials cannot produce the results that the HIFU facial treatment can.
Aside from facial benefits of this innovative HIFU method, areas of the body can also be treated with high frequency ultrasound. The body HIFU procedures can assist with creating a sculpture shape in the problematic area but can also be used to tighten and reduce pockets of stubborn fat.
It works by directing ultrasound waves to target subcutaneous adipose tissue (which represents about 85% of all body fat) which causes a molecular vibration. This vibration increases the temperature of the local tissue and includes rapid cell necrosis.
This method can be used to reduce the appearance of cellulite, scalp areas of the body that are prone to fat build up and target fat removal. This method has become extremely popular in the beauty world due to its quick results.
Clients can reap the benefits within 8 weeks but are also subjected to a one-off appointment as opposed to a course of treatments.
Body perfect laser clinic offers HIFU depth settings of 6, 8, 10, 13 and 16mm, which pinpoint localised areas on the body for dramatic results. HIFU creates focal points of energy exposing adipocytes to temperatures of 60-70 degrees.
Exposing fat cells to these high temperatures causes rapid cell death by coagulative necrosis. The fat cells are unable to reproduce themselves, leaving the body with a desired look and shape. By destroying the fat cells, the skin area surrounding the problematic part of the body is tightened and snatched creating a better sculpted figure.
At the body perfection laser clinic, our practitioners are eager and waiting to help you achieve the anti-aging look you want without the need for surgery. Our trained specialists concentrate on delivering high-standard, high-quality customer service whilst aiming to make you look and feel amazing.
Reach out to a member of the team to schedule your consultation. The results you have always dreamed of are just waiting for you to enjoy.
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