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Definition

Profhilo is a hyaluronic acid bio-remodelling treatment. It addresses the problems of ageing skin, such as a dull complexion, and dry, tired looking skin.

The science bit

The molecular weight of hyaluronic acid can go up to 11,000.  There are two HA’s used in Profhilo, with molecular weights of 80/100 and 1100/1400. Action of Profhilo In Profhilo, the low HA molecule sits within the skin, gradually rising.  The heavier molecule, deep with the skin, stays at that depth.  This results in improved skin in both the dermis and the epidermis.  It also stimulates the body’s own production of HA and elastin.

Treatment

This is a two-part treatment, four weeks apart.  There are five injections to each side of the face, and the Profhilo spreads through the tissue about two centimeters from the site of the injection.  Neck, arms, knees and décolletage are also treatable areas.  Treatment time approx. 45 mins.

Benefits:

Increased firmness and plumpness

Increased elasticity

Better skin quality

Smoother, tighter skin quality

Intense hydration

Lasts up to six months depending upon individual

No downtime

Risks

There may be some slight bruising and swelling.  There may be some lumps that should disperse within a few hours

Profhilo

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