Profhilo Profhilo is the new hyaluronic acid complex for bio modelling of the skin to treat skin laxity. It stimulates 4 different types of collagen and elastin due to the slow release of hyaluronic acid, and it is this stimulation that results in significant improvement of tissue quality. Profhilo diffuses within the tissue after injection and over the period of 4 weeks it stimulates 4 different types of collagen and elastin. It doesn’t need to be massaged and leaves no nodules. Due to the its high spread ability, only 5 injection points on each side of the face are needed, which means patients find the treatment much more comfortable.Profhilo can help to correct:Smokers lines and fine lines around the mouthUnder eye wrinklesFine lines around the eyesCrepey and thin neck skinWrinkly cheeksCrepey handsBefore & After: Treatment Summary Procedure Time 30 minutes Recovery Time Few hours Anaesthetic N/A Back to Work Same day Duration of Results Upto 6 months No. of Treatments 3 at 4 week intervalsFrequently Asked QuestionsWhat does the treatment involve?The treatment involves injecting a Hyaluronic acid complex into the skin which smooths out fine lines and improves skin laxity.What areas can be treated?Profhilo is most commonly used for facial areas, but can also effectively be used for rejuvenating the neck, decollate and hands.How many sessions are needed?Two sessions are required at 4 week intervalsAm I a suitable client?Anyone who presents with signs of skin ageing would be suitable for the treatment.The main Contra-indication of this treatment is pregnancy and breastfeeding, however you may also be an unsuitable candidate if you have an any infections in the treatment area, various muscle or blood disorders.If you are not sure if you are a suitable candidate please contacts the clinic for further advice.What should I expect to see post treatment?After 4 weeks the client will see an improvement in the fine lines and tightening in their skin. After 8 weeks there is a definite lifting, tightening, elasticity and firmness of the skin, with the results lasting up to six months.Are there any side effects?Hyaluronic Acid is very well tolerated, and the only side effects reported were related to injection itself not the product. Some clients have seen bruising and mild swelling at the injection sites, but these generally disappear in a short period of time.What is the downtime post treatment?The downtime with this treatment is minimal. When using the particular technique for each of the 5 injection points on each side of the face, you will be able to feel the product initially after the treatment. However, the product will start to diffuse very quickly and feel softer by next day.