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Aesthetics 101: Introduction to HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Treatment (2019)

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This is part of the Aesthetics 101 series. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is currently one of the most effective cutting-edge technology for non-surgical face-lifting treatments.



However, with a large number of HIFU treatment brands, marketing hype and a broad range of treatment providers, a layperson will tend to get overwhelmed and confused.

In this article, we'll cover all the essentials you need to know before going for your HIFU treatment in Malaysia. This includes:
How much does HIFU treatment cost in Malaysia?Are there other options for facelift in Malaysia?HIFU Treatment Before & After Photos
How much does HIFU treatment cost in Malaysia?

The prices of HIFU treatments in Malaysia vary from MYR 1,800 - MYR 8,000 per session depending on the number of treatment regions, the number of shots and other factors as mentioned below.

HIFU goes by several brand names (which will affect prices/costs). The 3 most common types of HIFU are Ulthera, Ultraformer 3 and Sonoqueen (…

Aesthetics 101: Introduction to Body Contouring Medical Devices

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Body Contouring Medical Devices - An Introduction

This is part of the Aesthetics 101 series. Non-invasive body contouring has seen an increased popularity worldwide over the past few years. The trend is increasing with an increasing number of procedures together with devices that are seen in the global market.


What are available on the market today?

Noninvasive body contouring medical devices involve cryolipolysis devices, radiofrequency energy devices as well as even lasers to help decrease unwanted fat and contour body areas.

Body contouring devices can be categorised into 2 broad categories based on their technologies.
Heat based treatments (thermolipolysis): HIFU (Liposonix, Lipocel), Radiofrequency (RF), Sculpsure laser lipolysis (Sculpsure), i-Lipo and Exilis Ultra (RF + Ultrasound).Fat freezing based treatments: CoolSculpt, Clatuu and CoolTech and multiple, lesser known brands from China, Korea, Taiwan, Europe etc.
Making the Right Choice

What is the reasoning behind the different d…

Aesthetics 101 (Part 4): Introduction to LASER, Laser Types and Indications 2019

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This is part 4 of our Aesthetics 101 series. Due to the advancement in laser technology, it is now possible to significantly improve aged and sun-damaged skin, scars, hair, tattoo as well as various skin pigmentation with just a couple of skin laser sessions. This guide will hopefully give you a better understanding of laser based technologies and skin treatments.

Introduction: What are lasers?

The term "laser" originated as an acronym for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". Since its invention in 1960, laser system we have today are ever more sophisticated. aestheticsadvisor.com
There’s an endless world of options with lasers these days. Fraxel (Fractional), Pico lasers, Q Switch lasers, Long Pulse lasers, Quasi Long Pulse laser, CO2 lasers, Erbium lasers, Ablative, non-ablative, fractional and non-fractional and more than we could even list here without boring you to death. But do they work? How do they work? There’s a thousand questions aroun…

Aesthetics 101 (Part 1): Aesthetic Medicine Course for Layman, Beauticians, Aestheticians and Nurses

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Why a guide on aesthetic medicine? During the last decade we have seen a tremendous increase in the number of medical aesthetic treatment methods and technologies and a parallel increase in our knowledge about them. However, aesthetic related treatments and products are often accompanied by marketing myths rather than good scientific data; often indistinguishable by a layperson.

This course is designed to cover the practical essentials of aesthetic services provided by an aesthetic clinic . The main goal for this course is to guide you as a consumer in making the right and safe decision in terms of choosing the right treatment method as well as the right practitioner. However, this guide is also suitable for nurses, paramedical and certified aestheticians and beauticians who are keen to develop or advance their knowledge in aesthetic medicine in order address the knowledge gap between medical doctors trained in medical aesthetics and their non-medical doctor colleagues i.e. beauticians…