Profhilo has been engineered specifically for “skin bio remodelling”. It is composed from a high-grade Hyaluronic Acid (HA) and stimulates the production of your natural collagen and elastin. Due to its high purity and the absence of additives, Profhilo offers greater safety and reduced side effects.
What is this treatment specifically?
After the age of 30, our skin cells start to loose collagen, elastin and HA resulting in facial volume loss, dry skin, lines and wrinkles. Profhilo was Awarded the Aesthetics Award for Product Innovation of the year 2022 for it's ability to treat the signs of skin ageing from the inside out (bio remodelling). It’s not a filler, but a HA gel with one of the highest concentrations of HA on the market. The release of HA stimulates four different types of collagen and elastin helping you to combat the visible signs of ageing whilst providing preventative benefits to younger patients.
Profhilo is the only product known to stimulate the growth of all four kinds of collagen and elastin, smooth out wrinkles and visibly tighten the skin, rather than simply just treating the wrinkles which already exist. Profhilo encourages the growth of elastin to prevent the formation of new wrinkles.
What is the downtime?
The downtime is very minimal. Following treatment, there may be redness and swelling, however this will usually subside within a few hours.
How many treatments will I need?
It is recommended to have two sessions initially (one month apart) to achieve optimum results. In order to maintain results, a treatment session is advised every 6-12 months.
How quickly will I see results?
Results are usually seen after two treatments. It is then that the increased firmness, elasticity and overall improved quality of the skin will be visible.
What is the Procedure?
Profhilo is injected to 5 precise points on each side of the face. By concentrating a defined volume of profhilo in the most receptive points, HA can diffuse through the skin to stimulate maximum collagen production, creating a natural, balanced refreshed result. On the body 10 injection points are used to treat the area of concern.
Polynucleotides contain codes similar to sections your DNA. They are a watery gel made up of short nucleotide sequences.
Their primary job is to activate the body’s cells (mostly myofibroblasts aka skin cells) and therefore increase collagen production, hyaluronic acid, elastin, deep fat deposition, and new vessel formation. They also have an anti-inflammatory effect. This method encourages the generation of desirable organic end-products. This is distinct from many injectable modalities in aesthetics that deliver the end-product into your body. It is administered via injection.
Who is this treatment for?
People with under eye hollows, dark circles, general poor skin quality, thin skin, lax skin or rosacea can all benefit from this treatment. For some, this treatment can work well in combination with Hyaluronic Acid fillers.
Any complications to be aware of?
If you are diabetic or consume a lot of caffeine it can inhibit the impact of the treatment and so you may need more than the recommended sessions.
Final note/ little tip:
If you are undergoing under eye treatment then we suggest bringing a pair of sunglasses so you can conceal any initial swelling or bruising.
If used in the under eye area there is initial swelling, which should not be confused for results. Because this treatment stimulates your own body to repair itself, best results are typically seen 60 days after the initial treatment.
How long does it last?
Results typically last 6-9 months, but may be longer or shorter in certain individuals.
Because it is a biostimulator (stimulates your own cells) it means that results can vary more widely. For most, the natural, reduced-risk option is appealing, but it does come with a commitment to a more extensive treatment protocol. This usually means an initial 3-4 visits over a period of 8-16 weeks. This transitions to once every 6-9 months for maintenance. Following each under eye treatment, you can expect to be considerably swollen for 3-5 days. This is not usually the case with facial or body treatments.