HIFU treatment introduction

HIFU treatment is non non-invasive cosmetic procedure used to treat wrinkles, sagged skin, and fine lines. HIFU stands for high-intensity focused ultrasound. The high-intensity focused ultrasound waves connect with your skin destroy the dead tissues and stimulate the natural healing process of the human body. This procedure is used to treat severe issues such as tumors. The high-intensity waves travel through your skin without damaging the surrounding cells and tissues. The beam only focuses on the targeted tissue that needs treatment.

In this article, we will talk about the benefits of HIFU and the best HIFU treatment in Islamabad.

Benefits of HIFU treatment

The clinical reports suggest that HIFU treatment can be used to treat the following skin conditions:

  • Sagging skin
  • Wrinkles
  • Deep lines
  • Lift nose
  • Reshape stomach
  • Contour areas in your face
  • Stimulates collagen production

The results of the treatment can be seen after a few days which may last up to years.

HIFU facelift

Surgical facelift

It is non invasive Non invasive.

It is Costs effective.

No recovery times.

Risks include mild redness which will go on its own.     

The results last up to 6 months to a year.     

It is Invasive procedure.

It is relatively expensive.

Takes weeks or months to recover.

Bleeding, infections, and tumors that may be caused.

The results are permanent.

Process of HIFU treatment

The procedure for HIFU treatment is simple as compared to surgical procedures. The dermatologist may proceed with the following process:

  1. The targeted area is cleaned to make the treatment area vivid.
  2. A topical anesthesia is applied to avoid any discomfort during the treatment.
  3. Phyician will apply ultrasound gel to get started with the procedure.
  4. The HIFU device is placed on the area which needs to be treated.
  5. The device is adjusted by looking at the viewer screen.
  6. The ultrasound waves are then transferred to the area that needs to be treated.
  7. The device is removed after the treatment.

The best cosmetologists make the procedure more fun and easy. Dr. Sheherbano is a trained cosmetic surgeon, has practiced for years, and owns one of the best aesthetic clinics in Islamabad. IPAL clinic offers the best HIFU treatment in Islamabad.

Does HIFU treatment hurt?

HIFU treatment may be uncomfortable due to high-intensity waves but it does not hurt you. The HIFU offers high-speed shots and each shot is done after a while which reduces the intensity of the rays. It is the best alternative for Liposuction or other surgical facelifts.

Side effects

The HIFU treatment is noninvasive and does not have many risks. But certainly, some mild side effects may show up. These include the following:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Numbness
  • Rashes


HIFU is an effective, productive, and safe treatment for facial lift. The wrinkles, and fine lines go on the first session. No cuts are done during the process which reduces the risk of infection and bleeding. That is why, it is considered as safest procedure. The procedure takes 30 -40 minutes to completion and lasts up to a year.