Fillers are one of the easiest ways to restore youthfulness to your facial structure. It can wipe away wrinkles, add suppleness, and restore your skin, and is more cost effective and definitely less painful. In less than an hour you can get your youthful, fresh dewy skin back when you get a filler treatment done at your dermatologist’s.
While there are few types of fillers that the doctors today are using or recommending, but Hyaluronic Acid or HA fillers still remain one of the best and safest types, the others being collagen, and fat. Since hyaluronic acid is naturally found in our body, it is easy for the body to accept doses from external sources. This also means that there are less chances of allergic reaction.
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
It is a water retaining gel like molecule that acts as a cushioning agent in various parts of our bodies including joints, nerves, skin, and the under-eye area. The existence of Hyaluronic Acid was first discovered in 1934, when for the first time it was seen that even the elderly population in a village in Japan had smooth skin, flexible joints and healthy hair. It was attributed their diet rich in tofu and soya which signalled the body to make more hyaluronic acid which kept the joints, skin, and nerves well hydrated and lubricated.
How does this help skin?
On an average our body has 15 grams of HA, and half of that is located in the skin collagen. Hyaluronic acid has the capacity to retain large amount of water within the skin cell and boosting collagen and keeping the dermis and epidermis well-hydrated. So your skin looks supple, and is bouncy to the touch – the ideal way your skin should be. Research has shown that no other compound in our body can retain water like Hyaluronic Acid, and remove toxins from the skin as effectively. Sufficient amount of HA in your skin ensures it remains smooth and soft longer.
Why do you need the HA filler?
As you start to age, nearing your 40’s your skin starts to lose its ability to synthesise enough HA to sustain your skin. In effect you start to lose the benefits that HA has on your skin like fighting free radicals, retaining skin elasticity etc. So you will notice the appearance of fine lines, drooping of the skin, hollows under the eyes. That is when you can seek expert help in getting HA fillers to restore your skin’s suppleness and facial structure. It can used to give definition to your lips, hide wrinkles, brighten up the under eye areas, and define your nose. The two most popular brands of HA fillers available today are Juvederm and Restylane, which have fillers with different.
potency to give you the desired result. Get your filler work done at a dermatologist’s clinic and seek help from trained professionals.