What is hyaluronic acid?
It is a sugar, found naturally in our skin, eyes and joints. Hualuronic acid holds water and helps keep our skin hydrated and plump.
Why is it used?
In cosmetic medicine, it is used either in a thin fluid form for mesotherapy treatments, to achieve a firm and shiny skin effect, oras a filler (in a thick, gel form) in order to add volume to certain sunken areas.
Where are the fillers applied?
The most common face areas, where we need to add volume, are the lips and cheekbones.
With the introduction of hualuronic acid into the cheekbones, the skin is lifted and naso-labial folds are soothed. So, it is preferable to accentuate the cheekbones before we start plumping naso-labial folds.
Hyaluronic acid can also be used for the correction of scars or other physical deformities.