HIFU Versus Surgery
Here is a summary of the main differences between a HIFU face lift and a surgical face lift:
|Is it invasive?
|How well does it work?
|How long does it last?
|Non-invasive, no incisions
|None, there is no downtime
|None, side effects include redness and swelling
|In a study, 94% of clients said that their face had been lifted after a 3 month period
|One to two years
|Surgical face lift
|An invasive procedure with incisions and stitches
|All the standard surgical risks including the risk of the anaesthetic, bleeding, infection, pain and scarring.
|In a study, 98% of people said the results met or exceeded their expectations.
|Results last longer with face lifts, with results remaining satisfactory for an average of 10 years.