It is common for the area to appear red and swollen or feel bruised and sensitised for several days, and on occasions several weeks, following treatment.
Avoid heating the treatment area while the skin is still sensitised. This includes physical activity, saunas, hot bath/shower, alcohol etc. and/or the application of further treatments.
Smoking will negate the effects of the HIFU treatment. Avoid smoking for the duration of the course of treatment.
Increase your intake of water and exclude all stimulants for the rest of the day/night, e.g. caffeinated beverages.
If treating the body: A healthy diet, combined with physical activity, is required for the treatment to be fully effective.
Avoid the application of any additional products to the area for a minimum of 48 hours. This includes cosmetics (unless mineral) and skin care products other than the professional products recommended to you by your practitioner.
Do not use a sun bed or apply self-tan on the area during the course of treatment.
Use SPF 50+ sunscreen daily and avoid exposure to UVA/UVB for the duration of the course of treatment.