Hyaluronic acid injection
Dentists have the ability to give hyaluronic acid injections of hyaluronic acid around the oral sphere and at the lower level of the face (lips and nasolabial folds).
HYALURONIC ACID INJECTION
When improving the aesthetics of the smile, it is important to take into account the teeth themselves, their shape, their position, their color, but also the entire perioral region, i.e. the lips and their environment. immediate. Hyaluronic acid injections are therapeutic.
Indeed, the aging of tissues is responsible for a decrease in the volume of the lips and the appearance of wrinkles, folds and shadowy areas.
Naturally present in the skin, hyaluronic acid ensures its hydration, elasticity and firmness.
Used in injectable form, it makes it possible to restore volume to the lips, or simply to fill in the wrinkles that surround them.
The hyaluronic acid chosen by our firm is a product of non-animal origin, biocompatible, natural and absorbable after about 12 months.
WHAT IS HYALURONIX ACID ?
This molecule from the polysaccharide (or sugar) family has been known since 1934. Naturally present in the body, it is one of the essential components of the skin.
The hyaluronic acid synthesized in the body tends to decrease in quality and deteriorate in quality over time, resulting in progressive drying of the skin and the appearance of wrinkles, symbols of aging.
When injected in the form of a transparent and homogeneous visco elastic gel, hyaluronic acid is an excellent moisturizer. Its water retention capacity gives it its highly hydrating power and contributes to its tone: it retains water in the skin and prevents dehydration. Thus, it gives the skin all its elasticity and makes it plump. Hyaluronic acid also has antioxidant properties, especially against solar radiation.
The results are immediate and natural. At the end of the session, your wrinkles will disappear, but the final result is optimal 10 days after the operation. Results are different from person to person, depending on age, the area treated, whether or not you are a smoker, or how much you are exposed to the sun.
HOW IS ACID HYALURONIC ACID USED ?
By injection, into the nasolabial folds, bitterness folds, fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth, for loss of lip hemlines and to reshape the contours of the face. It is a filler.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER AN HYALURONIC ACID INJECTION ?
In rare cases, there has been swelling, bruising, redness at the injection site which goes away very quickly.
HOW LONG DOES THE RESULT LAST ?
From 12 to 18 months depending on the crosslinking chain, ie the viscosity of the product. It is a biodegradable, fully absorbable and reversible product. Therefore, it must be renewed.
IS IT A HARMFUL PRODUCT ?
The products used in our practice are products secured by Afssaps and therefore have all the desired guarantees
However, hyaluronic acid must be used under certain conditions and must not be injected in patients allergic to this product, in diabetics, patients on anticoagulants, presenting with herpes, undergoing immuno-depressant treatment or having previously received silicone injections. Pregnancy and breastfeeding periods should also be avoided.
We must therefore first define these patients at risk by a confidential medical questionnaire, inform them and obtain their informed consent, and establish an estimate.
- Avoid taking aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 48 hours before the injection
- Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, UV rays, temperatures below 0 ° C
- Avoid the practice of sauna or hammam during the two weeks following the injection
- Avoid rubbing or massaging the treated areas for 24 hours after treatment.
No treatment will stop the aging process; you will need touch-ups if you want to maintain the effects of the treatment.