As we age, important changes happen in our body and especially in our skin, such as the decrease in the amount of fat in the tissues and a weakening of the skin, forming static wrinkles and pronouncing the grooves. The treatment is indicated for the definitive wrinkles (those that do not interfere with the muscles) and is carried out through the application of hyaluronic acid in the ridges and wrinkles of the face, making them more shallow and giving the face a more youthful and attractive appearance. There are particles of different sizes, from the most delicate wrinkles and furrows to the eye area, as well as the coarser ones like the mouth and the Chinese mustache, giving a very natural and returning volume to the face. - Common questions
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a substance present in our body. It is responsible for maintaining the elasticity of the skin and filling the spaces between the cells. With the natural aging process, its quantity decreases and, as a consequence, there is a decrease in the deep hydration of the skin and unwanted wrinkles and furrows appear.
What are the main indications for the use of hyaluronic acid?
The main indications are those regions that have static or permanent wrinkles. Examples are the "Chinese mustache", the contour of the lips, increased volume of the mouth and chin. Hyaluronic acid has the property of attracting water molecules, making the skin deeply hydrated, in addition to stimulating the body to produce more collagen on the spot. The result is a more hydrated and more supportive skin.
How long does the product last? Does the body absorb?
Hyaluronic acid has an average duration of 8 to 12 months and after this period it is absorbed by the body, with the return of wrinkles being necessary a reapplication of the product. There is no risk of rejection or incompatibility and can be done with complete security. The only recommendation is to do it on a healthy skin, without infections or ringworm.
Is the application of hyaluronic acid painful?
The application of hyaluronic acid is a simple procedure, which can be safely performed in the surgeon's or dermatologist's office under local anesthesia. There is no severe pain, there may be discomfort in the area, redness and swelling that subsides in 72 hours. Mild pain may appear after the procedure but is easily controlled with pain relievers.
What recommendations should we follow after applying hyaluronic acid?
After the application of hyaluronic acid, the patient must avoid physical activities, exposure to the sun or manipulation of the applied site for 24 hours. There is no need for dressing or special care. The result comes from 2 to 5 days and generates satisfaction and well-being for the patient, who looks more rested and youthful.
What is the so-called "Soft Lift"?
Soft lift is a modern procedure that aims to rejuvenate the face through the combination of the two main rejuvenating products on the market, botulinum toxin in association with hyaluronic acid, treating together both wrinkles related to muscle movement and permanent ones. The result is a more volumized and youthful face.