12 - 24 Months
Hyaluronic acid is a substance produced naturally by the human body that serves to hold water and provide hydration and volume.
Juvederm and Restylane are brands of hyaluronic acid thats are used as filler for facial rejuvenation treatments. This material, in addition to smooth skin folds stimulates production of collagen, which multiplies and extends the result rejuvenating.
Over the time, natural hyaluronic acid present in the skin begins to disappear, causing the beginning of fine wrinkles that result in cracks or grooves on the forehead, eyebrows, lips and nasolabial folds. Facial Fillers like Juvederm and Restylane, are used to improve these imperfections and facial wrinkles, giving volume to the lips and cheeks, smoothing the forehead and is also used to reduce severe acne scars and other skin problems that cause loss of skin.
For very deep folds or wrinkles are usually advised to combine with a face lift facial fillers, peeling or other facial rejuvenation procedures.
Hyaluronic acid is injected with a fine needle directly into the wrinkle, furrow or depression, filling it and making it less obvious, it is injected just under the skin muscle. Hyaluronic acid does not require allergy testing and is biocompatible and its application is painless.
The results of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are immediate, natural, long lasting (9 to 12 months) and usually the patient can resume normal life the same day. There may be some swelling that will fade over the following days.