Hyaluronic acid is a substance found naturally in our body.
Hyaluronic acid is not produced from amimal tissues, unlike collagen which is found exlusively in animals. Therefore, its use does not endanger humans with contagious amimal diseases. There is no risk of allergies, so there is no need for allergy testing before the treatment.
Hyaluronic acid is completely absorbable by our body. It has been widely used for many years, proving its reliability every time. It adds volume to a face while allowing it to maintain natural expression.
The injections last usually between 8 and 10 months. You can repeat he treatment to maintain the results. Hyaluronic acid preparations are available in different densities and their use depends on the skin thickness of the treated area. For example, the area surrounding the eyes has very thin skin, while the skin of the naso-labial folds is thicker.
A surgeon using hyaluronic acid can improve the appearance of any kind of wrinkles, (more commonly of the naso-labial folds). It can also smooth scars or marks and highlight features (e.g. lips, cheekbones)
If the hyaluronic acid is applied correctly by a trained surgeon there is neither risk of disfigurement, nor a health risk. In addition, no one will notice you had the treatment.
It is an in-office procedure. The face is cleaned thoroughly and an anesthetic cream is applied to numb the skin in the injection areas.
When the areas are numb, the preparation is injected, with the use of a very fine needle, under the skin in order to fill the wrinkles evenly.
Injecting the preparation is a step-by-step process. When the desired effect is achieved, we can stop. There is no danger of exaggeration.
The results appear immediately.
A temporary rash or a small bruise might appear and can easily be concealed under makeup. You can promptly return to work or your everyday activities.
The factors making hyaluronic acid one of the most frequently used preparations among the plastic surgeons are: the safety in its use, the simplicity of the application, the lasting results and the very high percentage of satisfied clients.