What is HIFU?
A high intensity focused ultrasound facial, or HIFU facial for short, is a noninvasive treatment for facial aging. This procedure is part of a growing trend for anti-aging treatments that provide some of the benefits of a facelift without the need for surgery.
Patients who comply with the following requirements are preferred for yielding greater results:
Patients with a sufficient amount of stubborn fat cells in the treatment area
No large scars or redundant skin folds in the treatment area
Mild-to-moderate skin with soft tissue laxity and wrinkled skin
Precautions for Patient:
Determine whether treatment is appropriate for patients with the following conditions:
Skin conditions caused by autoimmune diseases
Skin cancer, and Herpes Simplex
Diabetes or epilepsy
Severe skin diseases
Decortication or heart disease
Hypersensitiveness or hypertrophic scars
Open wounds or lesions on the treatment area.
Severe or cystic acne on the treatment area.
Metal stents/electrical implants in the treatment area.
Bio-absorbable mechanical implants.
Skin infections of any type.
Hemorrhagic disorders or dysfunction.