Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a polysaccharide, natural polymer, glycosaminoglycan. Its long-chain molecular structure has a positive effect on water binding properties. Hyaluronic acid combines collagen and elastin fibers. The synthesis of hyaluronic acid takes place on the inner surface of the cell membrane with the participation of integral membrane proteins called hyaluronic synthetase and fibroblasts. It can be successfully used without having to carry out skin tests. In the skin, this acid is a component of the dermal matrix of the dermis. Numerous chains of hyaluronic acid intertwine and cross each other, creating solutions with high elasticity and viscosity, giving the skin elasticity and cohesion.
In young people hyaluronic acid is in abundance, thanks to which the skin is elastic and no wrinkles. With age, the percentage of hyaluronic acid in the skin decreases. Over time, the human skin ages, losing the ability to bind water, resulting in wrinkles. The metabolism of hyaluronic acid starts with the degradation of hydrolysis causing polymer breakage. The cofactors involved in the degradation process are ascorbic acid and iron compounds. Next, hyaluronic acid is metabolized by hyaluronidase to small fragments, in the final stage it is decomposed into water and carbon dioxide. Studies have shown that the half-life of natural hyaluronic acid in the body is 1-2 days.
The main characteristic feature is the binding of water in the body, can bind up to 1000 times more than its weight, can bind about 6 liters of water. It stimulates the synthesis of proteoglycans and induces fibroblasts for the production of endogenous acid. Fills the intercellular spaces, absorbs tissues, slips, acts as a humidifier, improves rheological properties, participates in the regulation of anti-inflammatory and immunological processes.
What is the function of hyaluronic acid in the skin?
Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the skin. Responds to m.in. for the firmness and elasticity of the skin, which decreases with age. The use of hyaluronic acid for fillings during aesthetic medicine treatments is the most popular and safe method contributing to the elimination of the symptoms of aging. It can be administered almost anywhere on our body.
Are all preparations based on hyaluronic acid the same?
Filling the wrinkles with hyaluronic acid allows for an immediate, younger look by smoothing wrinkles on the face, neck or cleavage, as well as improving skin condition and rejuvenating the skin. Treatments using hyaluronic acid help to stimulate intense regenerative processes, slowing down the aging process and smoothing the skin. The treatment is based on the injection of hyaluronic acid in place of a specific area of treatment.
During the treatments, the most modern and the highest quality safety fillers are used, meeting and having all the requirements and quality certificates (Restylane, Juvederm Stylage, Neauvia, Filorga, Princess, Estolan, Teosyall).
How does the procedure of the preparation based on hyaluronic acid look like?
The filler based on hyaluronic acid may only be administered by qualified medical personnel. The treatment is preceded by a medical consultation, during which the patient is qualified for the procedure, and determines where to apply the preparation, setting a therapy plan. Before proceeding with the procedure, an anesthetic preparation is applied to the treatment area to ensure comfort, reduce the feeling of pain that may occur during the procedure.
During the procedure, the doctor uses thin needles, which minimizes discomfort during the procedure. After applying the preparation in the area of treatment, hyaluronic acid binds water and enlarges the volume of a specific area, affecting the smoothing of wrinkles or lip modeling.
How long does the treatment last?
The duration of the procedure is about 30 minutes depending on the area and the place being treated. The result of the treatment is visible immediately after getting out of the treatment bed. After the procedure, the doctor performs a massage modulating in places where the preparation was applied for proper distribution.
The treatment does not affect the exclusion of the patient from everyday functioning.
How to prepare for the surgery?
In order to reduce the risk of hematoma, it is recommended to discontinue the use of drugs and dietary supplements that reduce blood clotting 7 days before the procedure.
7 days before the procedure, you can take supplements with vitamin K, which seals the endothelia of blood vessels, preventing internal bleeding. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Lubricate the skin with cream with vitamin K.
One week prior to the procedure, aspirin should be discontinued.
How long do the effects of the treatment last?
The time of maintaining the effects of the treatment is on the patient's individual predispositions and other factors, usually the effects are visible from 6 to 12 months. For the initial effects of the treatment to be strengthened and prolonged, it is recommended to perform reminding treatments. The overwhelming majority of patients decide on the next administration of hyaluronic acid after about 6-12 months.
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The effects of the treatment
Line of the jaw 1ml
Valley of tears 1ml
Transverse wrinkles of the forehead 1ml
Marionette lines 1ml
Crow's feet 1ml
Nasolabial folds 1ml