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HIFU Treatments in Dubai: Your Common Questions Answered

First time considering HIFU treatments in Dubai? Dr. Kamil Al Rustom Skin and Laser Centre is here to answer your questions

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11 December 2023

Last updated on 12 December 2023
HIFU Treatment in Dubai at Dr. Kamil Al Rustom Skin and Laser Centre

What is HIFU treatment?

A high-intensity focused ultrasound facial, or HIFU facial for short, is a non-invasive treatment that uses ultrasound waves for facial aging. This procedure is used for skin tightening and provides some benefits of a facelift without the surgical intervention.

What does HIFU do to your face?

HIFU tightens loose skin and stimulates collagen production, while Dermal Filler replaces lost volume to plump up the skin. Using both HIFU and Dermal Fillers is suitable for achieving the best result.

Is HIFU for the face worth it?

HIFU is a safe, effective, and non-invasive procedure for tightening the facial skin. Its advantages over a surgical facelift are hard to deny.

How soon do you see results from HIFU?

Many people may experience an immediate tightening effect after treatment, but the end HIFU results we seek will show gradually over the following three months.

During this time, new strong collagen structures are replaced by old collagen.

What are the disadvantages of HIFU?

Common side effects include swelling, bruising, redness, and temporary numbness. The rare risks are scarring, burns, changes in skin texture, and pain.

What should I avoid after HIFU?

  • Do not wax or exfoliate the treated area for 3-5 days.
  • Do not laser the treated area for two weeks.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.

Can HIFU make you look older?

HIFU treatments in Dubai do not make you look older; it is designed to combat aging and improve the skin's overall appearance.

How many times is HIFU needed?

In some cases, most clients will need only one session—up to 4 sessions. Results will appear over 2 to 3 months following treatment.

Ideal HIFU treatment interval?

Experts at Dr. Kamil Al Rustom Skin and Laser Centre recommend spacing sessions at intervals of 4 to 6 weeks. This is followed every 6-12 months after multiple sessions.

Does HIFU make your face slimmer?

Yes, ultrasound waves penetrate the skin and cause fat loss in the face.

Does fat come back after HIFU?

Fat cells removed by HIFU are removed permanently and will not come back.

How to get the best results from HIFU body sculpting?

  • Drink lots of water.
  • Avoid alcohol and coffee.
  • No drinking alcohol,
  • Clean up your diet.
  • Avoid the heat.
  • Moisturise your skin.

How soon can I wash my face after HIFU?

Use only lukewarm water on your skin for 24 hours. Be gentle; do not rub or scrub for seven days after treatment.

You may have a pink blush or slight swelling in the treated area, but you don't have to worry. It is an excellent sign that your treatment has been successful.

Is HIFU better than Botox?

HIFU emerges as the superior choice for several compelling reasons, mostly for its natural results.

HIFU stimulates the body's natural collagen production, and the results are gradual and natural-looking.

Which is better, filler or HIFU?

Dermal fillers are suitable for people with quick results. HIFU is good for people looking for long-lasting results and improved skin tone and texture.

Is microneedling better than HIFU?

Microneedling doesn't go past the dermis – therefore, it is much less effective than HIFU.

What is the best age to start HIFU?

Your 30s are the ideal time to undergo treatment to delay the signs of aging: skin sagging, loss of elasticity, or fine lines and wrinkles,

How do you sleep after HIFU?

Do not lie on your stomach or sleep on your side for the first 7 - 10 days after the treatment.

Can I put makeup after HIFU?

Avoid makeup for a few days following the treatment, to ensure your skin does not become irritated.

How many minutes is HIFU?

Each HIFU session typically lasts 30–90 minutes.

Can HIFU remove eye bags?

HIFU stimulates collagen production and tightens the skin. This reduces fine lines, wrinkles, puffy eye bags, and sagging skin around the eye area, giving a youthful appearance.

Can HIFU reduce double chin?

HIFU reduces fat on the face and boosts collagen growth, which results in tightening and firmer skin and reduces double chin, jowls, and chubby cheeks.

Does HIFU tighten belly skin?

Yes, HIFU is used on the face and body to contour and tighten the skin without surgery. Think of HIFU as a non-surgical facelift or non-invasive tummy tuck!

How do you know if HIFU is working?

You'll notice tighter skin immediately after your first session. Over the next 6 to 12 weeks, you'll see an improvement in facial contouring and a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles.

Which is the best HIFU Machine in the world?

The best professional HIFU machine on the market is, without a doubt, the ULTRAcel Q+, which provides high-quality ultrasound pulses targeted to focused areas of specific skin depth.

Is Morpheus 8 the same as HIFU?

HIFU is the most effective device to stimulate the skin's collagen for skin tightening. HIFU uses ultrasound energy, whereas Morpheus8 uses radiofrequency energy.

Which is more effective, RF or HIFU?

HIFU delivers more precise and intense fractional ultrasound energy, while RF (Morpheus) is based on a bulk heating strategy. HIFU goes deeper into and beyond the dermis, giving better results than RF.

Why is HIFU expensive in Dubai?

HIFU is a complex technology. If a clinic offers HIFU treatments in Dubai for a low price, they have likely cut corners during manufacturing, quality control, or treatment efficiency. Low-cost HIFU treatments means less efficacy and safety.

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