Beauty, glamor, thin, thick, black, and white these words are no longer defining any person, but a lack of confidence does alter all these things. So we are here to build up your inner confidence by not using any beauty cream but just through an ultrasound. Yes, you heard me right, just an ultrasound can make you look just the way you want, and will build up your confidence and appearance as per your choice cause not looking aged is another trend in the generation.
You must be wondering how ultrasound can do this. Here I will tell you how.
You must have heard of HIFU. Yes, HIFU is a high-intensity focused ultrasound. HIFU is now a part of growing trends. According to some data, surgical procedures have grown by 4.2℅ in previous years.
HIFU is just noninvasive for facial ageing. A facelift without any surgery is what it is in layman's terms.
These less invasive treatments hold a shorter recovery period than surgical options, but the results they furnish aren't as dramatic and don't last as long. Due to this, dermatologist Source recommends HIFU only for mild-to-moderate or early signs of ageing.
Ageing is the most common factor and people of recent generations want to look young even at old age. The glowing and tight skin is what everybody opts for, so the HIFU treatment is what you must choose. The non-surgical procedure for anti-ageing treatments contributes some benefits to your face.
Table of Contents
- What is HIFU Treatment for Face?
- What is the Procedure for HIFU?
- Factors Affecting the Cost of HIFU
- What is the Cost of HIFU in India?
- What to Expect After HIFU?
1. What is Hifu treatment for the face?
A HIFU facial uses ultrasound to produce heat at a deep reach in the skin. The heat produced damages targeted membrane cells, causing the body to try to repair them. Then the body produces collagen to support cell regrowth. Collagen is a substance in the skin that gives it structure and pliantness.
As per the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, HIFU brings the subsequent changes.
- it smoothens the skin wrinkles
- unpucker the skin of the face and neck
- appearance of jowls decreases.
- lifts but the eyelids and eyebrows.
The HIFU ultrasound used for this procedure varies from the ultrasound procedures that have been used for medical imaging. This kind of ultrasound uses high-energy waves to target particular regions of the body.
Professionals do use HIFU to treat tumors in much extended, more drastic sessions that can last for up to 3 hours in an MRI scanner.
The HIFU Treatment can be done for the following,
- Dimmed jawline,
- Drooping around the mouth,
- Dangling eyelids,
- Slack neck folds,
- Thin, crepey skin,
- Fine lines and wrinkles,
- Slight redness and dryness,
- Irregular skin tone or texture,
- Large pores.
2. What is the procedure for HIFU?
Dr. Niti Gaur, Best Skin Specialist in Gurgaon starts with cleaning the certain area that has to be treated and emitting the high energy waves in short time intervals.
This procedure includes some steps as below,
- cleaning of the particular area to be treated,
- applying gel over the area,
- emitting high-energy ultrasound waves with the help of handheld equipment.
- short spurts are given,
- each session is about 30-90 minutes long.
In some patients, mild pain during or after the procedure is observed. To terminate it, professionals apply local anesthetics.
To overcome pain, analgesics are also provided to stave off the pain.
In HIFU, there are no pre-operative preparations and don't have any post-operative restrictions on the patient. To achieve the desired effect, people require this treatment for 1-6 rounds.
HIFU treatment is a three-stage treatment involving basic terminologies, treatment planning, procedure, and aftermath.
There should be a categorized, structured, and standardized approach to determine the best result.
The development of initial insight is by the same approach but with different treatment plans.
HIFU doesn't beget major discomfort. You may feel some discomfort, warmth or heat sensation, or a slight pain that lasts less than many seconds and only during the palpitation cycle when ultrasound energy is applied. The discomfort is veritably brief and a good sign that the collagen-structure process has begun.
Within our relaxing and nourishing terrain, we strive to give an array of treatments and technologies to give you the most comfortable experience during the procedure. Cases generally leave comfortable and agitated about the benefits to come!
- Customization in the procedure
No two people are the same. So it follows that no treatment plan for facial revivification and skincare will be slightly the same.
After discussing the essentials for patients, a well-scheduled and proven HIFU treatment is planned concerning the patient's convenience and needs.
Hifu treatment cost in India
HIFU treatment costs highly vary depending upon the area to be treated.
Complete face treatment costs INR 25000
Lower face and neck cost about INR 15000-20000
3. Factors affecting the cost of Hifu
Some factors do alter the HIFU cost of face treatment. It may be the region of treatment or any other.
Region to be treated.
The area to be treated will automatically vary the cost accordingly.
Skills and experience of professionals
Specialists of anything will indeed charge more for their techniques and work in different ways to attain the best outcomes.
Number of spurts
The shots given for HIFU are fixed for every particular region, but they can be customized. Hence cost can be altered.
Brand of HIF ultrasound treatments.
There are different costs of devices for HIFU. The higher the price of the device, the higher the cost of treatment.
Area and the consultation fee.
Clinics located in the Posh area will cost you more.
Appointment fees or interior charges are not included in the therapy.
4. What is the Hifu cost in India?
It is said that the cost of HIFU treatment in India is the most inexpensive in comparison to other countries.
HIFU facial treatments in India range between INR 18,000 to INR 1,50,000. Treatment centers would modify the treatment based on the class of concern you have and your skin’s retort to the treatment plan. You can get your estimated cost list after consultation. Not only Indian natives but foreigners also find the cost of HIFU in India is affordable for all.
The HIFU treatment costs also vary depending on where the treatment is done. Besides this, we at Citrine Clinic of Delhi provide one of the best treatments at the affordable cost of HIFU.
The reason why people prefer India for HIFU treatment is
- Availability of top HIFU doctors.
- Affordable price.
- Best HIFU hospitals.
5. What to expect after Hifu?
After a successful procedure of HIFU treatment, your face skin may experience some minor redness or inflammation, which will diminish shortly.
A slight tingling feeling in the area where treated may prevail in the initial weeks. Barely, you may experience interim numbness or bruising, which fades within days.
Outpatient treatments are usually conducted in one to four hours. HIFU is totally radiation-free. There is no blood loss reported. Rapid recovery and retrieval, and can do day to day activities in a few days.
A patient who underwent HIFU therapy should not expose themselves to the sun. The patient should drink more water, avoid hot showers and baths, should avoid alcohol intake, any kind of cold exposure should also be prevented, and no scratching is suggested.
6. FAQs FOR HIFU
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
HIFU lifts the cheeks, eyebrows, and eyelids. This treatment specifies the jawline and tightens the skin. Long-lasting and natural results are seen.
WHAT IS THE MOST SUITABLE AGE FOR HIFU?
People above the age of 30 years with loose and fine wrinkles or skin laxity, sun destructed skin are therefore suggested to have a HIFU treatment.
DOES HIFU REDUCE FAT?
Yes, HIFU is a long-term fat-reducing procedure. Destruction of fat cells initiates collagen growth for firm skin.
CAN SOMEONE PUT MAKEUP ON AFTER HIFU?
No, one should not apply any make-up immediately after the HUFI or on the day of treatment. Even moisturizer should not be applied to the area to be treated.
DO HIFU CAUSE NERVE DESTRUCTION?
HIFU is evaluated as the safest anti-ageing treatment of all time. The procedure doesn't cause any nerve damage.
IS THIS TREATMENT IS LONG-LASTING?
Yes, HIFU is a long-lasting permanent treatment.
DISADVANTAGES OF HIFU?
A slight burning sensation at the time of procedure and redness afterward is seen that does not remain for more than an hour.
IS HIFU IS FOR FACE ONLY?
Totally no, HIFU is a vast procedure that doesn't include face only, cancer treatment, etc.
IS HIFU IS A REPEATABLE TREATMENT?
A big yes, HIFU can be repeated if it is needed. Also, it doesn't restrict the patient from having other therapies like radiation, cryotherapy, or any such therapies.
Citrine Clinic is famed for its state-of-the-art technology, accredited values bids inexpensive and cost-effective treatments. Your conversation is your opportunity to ask queries about face rejuvenation therapies and settle your mind at ease.
Choose the most desirable treatment for your skin by consulting the doctors.