HIFU: What is it? And what does it do?


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HIFU: What is it? And what does it do?

HIFU stands for ‘High Intensity Focused Ultrasound’, this treatment has the ability to target different body tissue to help with skin lifting, skin tightening and body contouring. This exciting new treatment utilises the latest cosmetic technologies to help tone, tighten and firm skin on the face.

This quickly helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.This treatment will leave skin looking youthful and rejuvenated and even better…this treatment is entirely non-invasive! I bet we have your attention now!Learn more about this treatment below.

How Does HIFU Work?

HIFU works by targeting deeper layers in the skin – this helps to boost new collagen production, as well as collagen regeneration.

If you’re thinking about using HIFU for your face, then this treatment works as a non-invasive facelift.HIFU will shrink your pores and iron out any fine wrinkles.This treatment is particularly good at targeting any jowl lines.Just think, you can enjoy brighter skin after just one treatment!

What Should I Expect During and After Treatment?

A typical JIFU treatment takes anywhere from 30 minutes right up to 90 minutes. During this treatment it is common to feel a slight tingling sensation and some discomfort depending on how intense the ultrasound treatment is.

After your first treatment, your skin may appear red and some people have reported tenderness and slight swelling.If you’re worried, grab an ice pack and consult your aftercare paperwork.

Is There any Downtime Associated with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)?

This treatment is often heralded as the ‘Lunchtime Face Lift’ as it is super quick, highly tolerable and has no downtime to worry about.

Benefits of HIFU

  • Significant reduction in deep wrinkles and fine lines
  • Helps to even out skin tone
  • Lifts and tightens skin
  • Can help to eliminate the signs of large pores
  • Effective cure for blemishes, pimples and acne
  • Helps to reduce under-eye circles
  • The procedure is relatively painless


When it comes to HIFU, you will be able to see results from your very first session.Unlike laser therapy, this type of treatment uses ultrasound waves that work from the inside out.

If you’re looking to learn more about this treatment option, we definitely recommend checking out top skincare clinics like Snowberry Lane. Here, you will be able to enjoy pioneering treatment, safe in the knowledge that your HIFU will be carried out by a specialist. What are you waiting for? Get in touch today to book your first session!