Hyaluronic acid injection
What is hyaluronic acid?
The natural presence of hyaluronic acid in the human body is found in the eyes, joints and skin. It is a high molecular weight sugar molecule capable of retaining water, which keeps the skin hydrated and makes it plump and smooth. Cosmetics frequently use hyaluronic acid for its moisturizing and plumping properties. It can be applied to the skin in the form of creams, serums or masks, or it can be injected by a qualified healthcare professional to fill in wrinkles and restore volume to certain areas of the face.
How does hyaluronic acid injection for wrinkle filling work?
Hyaluronic acid injection for wrinkle filler works by injecting hyaluronic acid into areas of the face where wrinkles appear to replace missing moisture and structure. Since its quantity and quality decrease with age, hyaluronic acid, a natural substance present in the human body, aims to restructure, firm and rehydrate the affected areas. It works as follows:
Skin rehydration: The ability of hyaluronic acid to retain water keeps the skin hydrated and makes it smooth and plump.
Restructuring and firming of the treated areas: Hyaluronic acid injections make it possible to fill in the expression lines, volume asymmetries and restore shape to a slender face.
Improved appearance of wrinkles: Forehead wrinkles, sideburns goose, wrinkles around the mouth, bitterness folds, frown lines, zygomatic wrinkles and nasolabial fold wrinkles can all be filled with hyaluronic acid.
What are the advantages of hyaluronic acid in aesthetic medicine?
Skin hydration: The ability of hyaluronic acid to retain water maintains the skin hydrated and makes it smooth and plump.
Wrinkle filling: Hyaluronic acid injections restore the shape of a face slender by filling expression lines, volume asymmetries and expression lines.
Immediate results: Immediately after the hyaluronic acid injection session, the results are visible.
Duration of results: In general, the results of a hyaluronic acid injection are maintained for 6 to 12 months.
Tolerance of the body: The risk of allergies and side effects is reduced because hyaluronic acid is biocompatible and bio-resorbable by the skin.
How long is hyaluronic acid effective?
Depending on various factors, such as the brand of the product, the thickness of the injected gel and the area treated, the duration of effectiveness of hyaluronic acid varies. Depending on the areas treated, the results of hyaluronic acid injections generally vary between 6 and 24 months. For example, the result can last between 6 and 12 months to fill in fine lines and wrinkles such as crow's feet or lip contour, while the result can last between 18 and 24 months to restore volume to certain areas of the face like cheekbones or hollow dark circles. The effects of hyaluronic acid injections are transient, but they can last on average 6 to 12 months. After that, regular injections are likely needed to maintain results.
Are there any possible side effects of hyaluronic acid injection?
Potential side effects of hyaluronic acid injections are generally insignificant and transient. They may include symptoms such as redness, bruising, swelling, or itching in the treated areas. Usually, these side effects disappear within a few days. More serious side effects such as infections, allergic reactions or granulomas may occur in rare cases, but are very rare.
What are the expected results after a hyaluronic acid injection?
Results can be seen immediately after injection. They lead to the complete or partial disappearance of wrinkles, hollows, irregularities or the reappearance of volumes.
How long does a hyaluronic acid injection session last?
The duration of a hyaluronic acid injection generally ranges from 15 to 30 minutes.
Can hyaluronic acid be combined with other aesthetic treatments?
Yes, hyaluronic acid and other aesthetic treatments can be combined. For example, a session of free hyaluronic acid injections can be combined with other treatments such as chemical peels or botulinum toxin injections to provide deep hydration to the skin and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. .Hyaluronic acid can be combined with other treatments to achieve more complete and long-lasting results.
What areas of the face can benefit from hyaluronic acid?
The following areas of the face can benefit from hyaluronic acid:
Upper third of the face: Frontal and lip wrinkles can be filled with help from hyaluronic acid injections.
Cheekbones: Hyaluronic acid can help fill in wrinkles and hollows surrounding the cheekbones.
Chin: Wrinkles and hollows in the chin can be filled using hyaluronic acid injections.
Time: It is possible to inject hyaluronic acid into the areas of temples to fill in wrinkles and restore a softer appearance.
Other areas: Hyaluronic acid can also be used to fill in wrinkles and hollows in other parts of the face, such as crow's feet, nasolabial folds, areas around the eyes and lips, as well as head folds and nasolabial folds.
Is hyaluronic acid treatment suitable for all skin types?
Except for infected skin, hyaluronic acid works well on all skin types. It can be used on all skin types, including normal, dry, oily, combination, young or aged skin, without differentiating between phototype or degree of aging.