Hyaluronic acid is a polysaccharide, a natural substance that is located in the connective tissue of the skin, and has the ability to bind to 500 water molecules.
During aging comes to reduction in the amount of hyaluronic acid in the skin, which together with the volume loss of connective tissue leads to wrinkles.
Filling wrinkles with hyaluronic acid fillers is currently one of the most popular anti-aging procedure because it is minimally invasive, very simple, with natural origin, it does not cause allergic reactions and the results are visible immediately.
When fillers are used?
Indications for hyaluronic fillers are:
- filling of nasolabial wrinkles
- filling “lion wrinkle” (wrinkle between the eyebrows)
- laugh lines
- smoker’s wrinkles around the mouth
- marionette wrinkles (lines from the mouth to the chin)
- repairing facial contours
- filling and lip correction
What are the advantages of hyaluronic fillers?
Hyaluronan is an ideal anti-aging procedure to eliminate wrinkles, repair contours of the face and neck rejuvenation, because in addition to the direct effect of removing wrinkles, hyaluronic acid injection provides better hydration and increases the volume of tissue and the skin’s elasticity, hydration and youthful freshness.
Are there any side-effects after treatment?
A filler injection procedure is minimally invasive, very simple, it takes only one intervention which lasts only 15 to 30 minutes, and the results are immediately visible. Modern fillers contain a local anesthetic, and pain is minimal. After injections, usually there are any signs of irritation on the skin and only mild redness is present at the injection site, which disappears after a couple of hours and can be covered with makeup.
Durability of the results?
Durability of the results depends on the type and amount of preparation to be injected, injection techniques, and the metabolism of the organism. Usually, it is a period of 6 to 9 months, whereas with regular application of hyaluronic acid this period prolongs significantly.