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HIFU – High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound

HIFU (High-Intensity Focussed Ultrasound) is an advanced facial rejuvenation treatment at VIVO Clinic Liverpool. HIFU can reduce the signs of ageing and improve the tone of the skin. A single session can have results that last up to two years*.

Treatment Summary

Procedure Time
Procedure Time
30-90 minutes (approx)
Back to Work
Back to Work*
Not required
Full Recovery
Full Recovery*
Sesitivity Period
Sensitivity Period
2-3 days estimated
Number of Treatments
No. of Treatments
1 treatment
2-6 months
Duration of Results
Results Duration*
1-2 years
Risks and Complications
Potential Risks
Mild redness, swelling & tenderness

*Results may vary. VIVO Clinic cannot guarantee specific results.

The HIFU Facelift

Other non-surgical facelift treatments are only capable of targeting the superficial dermis layer of the skin, whereas HIFU can penetrate the dermis as well as the SMAS (superficial muscular aponeurotic system) layer, which is the same layer that surgeons adjust during a facelift procedure.

Unlike facelift surgery, HIFU is a fraction of the cost and requires none of the downtime*.


HIFU Prices

All appointments include a free consultation, marking and patch test which will last approximately 30 minutes and will take place before your treatment.

Areas Price
Traditional Facelift £600
Eye Lift £900
Jaw Lift £900
Neck Lift £900
Décolletage £900
Upper Facelift £1200
Lower Facelift £1200
Full Face, Neck & Décolletage £2400

Please note that prices listed are for guidance purposes and vary by the location of each clinic. Please check the prices for each location by calling us on 0800 689 3739.



The Science

Our HIFU applicator uses three ultrasound beams (see video). Each beam has no effect on its own, however, when the beams converge beneath the surface of the skin they generate a thermal energy point which causes the layer to tighten, contract and form collagen fibres.


As we grow older, the signs of ageing become more apparent in our face as essential collagen proteins begin to weaken, causing crow’s feet and frown lines. Replenishing the collagen and contracting the SMAS layer will lift the face and reinvigorate the skin*.

Face lift

Which areas do you treat?

We treat the following problem areas of the face:

  • Drooping neck
  • Multiple Chins
  • Cheeks
  • Crow’s Feet
  • Frown lines
  • Eyebrows

How many sessions are required?

The number of HIFU sessions that are required will depend on upon your individual requirements. Generally, between 1-2 sessions are required to treat the desired areas. Before your session, we will conduct a free consultation to establish the best course of treatment for you.

Call us today or book a phone consultation using our online form.