There are a number of things you should do before the treatment in order to ensure the best possible results! We recommend avoiding sunless tanning and sun exposure for a week before the treatment. You must also stop taking all skin irritants on the area being treated. This includes the likes of Vitamin C, Differin, Triluma, Tazorac, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, glycolic acids, and retinal products, like Retin A.
If you are taking any antibiotics, make sure your practitioner is made aware of this during the consultation. We always start every treatment with a consultation, as this enables our specialist to assess your skin and make their recommendations. It is also the perfect opportunity for you to ask any questions that you may have.
On the day of your treatment, it is good to arrive to your appointment early so that you can sign the consent form and take any pre-photos should you wish to. You should also make sure you do not wear any moisturiser or makeup on the day. However, if you forget about this, don’t worry, as we will have a cleanser in the office so you can remove the products before your treatment.
There is no special preparation that is going to be required of you before you have your HIFU procedure, however, we advise that all skincare products and makeup are removed from the target area before you have the treatment, though.
The procedure is pretty straightforward and as it is delivered by highly knowledgeable and experienced clinicians, we are sure you will be delighted with the results. After your treatment is completed, we can also schedule you in for your next treatment should you need another one.
Here’s what you should expect from your appointment: