Everything about hyaluronic acid
Who does not know it? Every day, we are confronted with terms that often do not make it clear exactly what is behind them. This is also the case with the term hyaluronic acid: Almost everyone knows that it can be used for aesthetic, cosmetic or medical purposes – but what exactly is hyaluronic acid? How does it work and what are its advantages? We clarify!
What exactly is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a multiple sugar that occurs naturally in the human body. The substance is found primarily in the skin, bones, intervertebral discs, synovial fluid and the eye. Due to its natural occurrence, it is also used in the medical field for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
How does hyaluronic acid work?
Hyaluronic acid can bind the body’s own enzymes together to form a complex structure and has the properties of a polysaccharide (multiple sugar). When hyaluronic acid is injected into the skin, it can bind a thousand times its own weight in water. Therefore, effects such as volume build-up can be achieved.
What are the advantages of treatment with hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid injections not only have positive effects on the skin, but also on the external appearance. Fillers can stimulate collagen production, resulting in generally fresher-looking skin. In addition, it can be used to combat volume loss and wrinkles. In summary, hyaluronic acid has the following benefits:
- Stimulates collagen production
- Builds volume in the desired regions
- Smoothes the skin
- Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
- Is a substance produced naturally in the body
Furthermore, the effect is visible immediately after treatment and the result lasts about three to six months. Here, the more often an area has been treated with hyaluron, the longer the durability.
If you are also interested in a treatment with hyaluron, please feel free to contact one of our specialized M1 doctors for a free consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!