Through years of facial muscle contraction, wrinkles and
deep lines form in and around the mouth, eyes, lips and
cheeks. The forehead also is a main area in which wrinkles
form, however this area is best treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic to
eliminate the muscle contraction thus smoothing out the
As we age lips lose their volume and begin to thin as
well as show deepening creases that are accentuated upon
puckering the mouth. Hyaluronic acid can smooth facial
lines, wrinkles and scars and add volume to lips, producing
a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance found
in all living cells and has been used in Europe extensively
for over 10- years. It is extremely safe and requires
no pre-testing. It lasts twice as long as collagen however,
unlike collagen it is a pure natural product thus there
is no risk of allergic reaction and therefore requires
It is the filler of choice for smoothing out smile lines,
marionette lines, and small wrinkles around the lips.
It can also be used quite beautifully as a temporary lip
augmentation filler, and gives the lips an instantaneous
pouty, fuller and more sensuous look.
Hyaluronic Acid is injected into the dermis and provides
volume where the concentration of the body's own hyaluronic
acid had decreased. One of the treatment sessions takes
approximately 15 minutes. The results can be seen immediately
and no scars or marks are left on the face. For the majority
of the patients treated, about 50% of the effect lasts
after 6 months.
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