Ageing is bad news for the skin. As we age our bodies gradually produce less collagen and elastin which are the building block cells that make up plumped up, healthy, firm skin. Therefore, when the number of these cells drop or weaken, our skin loses its hydrated and firm shape, creating crinkles and wrinkles. Invented in Italy, Profhilo is an injectable skin remodelling treatment containing one of the highest concentrations of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) on the market, especially formulated for people whose skin lacks volume and elasticity. Profhilo gets to the core of remedying these imperfections by actively stimulating and encouraging the reproduction and replenishment of new collagen in the skin through slowly releasing hyaluronic acid to provide the illusion of more youthful and remodeled skin. Profhilo is frequently applied to the face, neck, breasts and hands to remodel, revitalise and rejuvenate aging skin. Overall, Profhilo has been proven to be an excellent tool for correcting skin laxity for men and women over the age of 30.

What to expect during the treatment?

During the treatment, your desired body part will be injected with roughly 2ml of Profhilo just below the skin’s surface. In less than 10 minutes after injection profhilo works by stimulating 4 different types of collagen and elastin due to the slow release of hyaluronic acid that spreads rapidly under the injected area to improve hydration and firmness without any risk of leaving clusters or need for massaging. It is this stimulation that results in significant improvement of tissue quality.

How do you prepare?

If your doctor has recommended you the Profhilo treatment, so you are advised to avoid any Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relievers such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Vitamin E, Fish Oil or any substances that might increase the chances of bruising 2 weeks prior to treatment. On the treatment day you are highly advised to drink a sufficient amount of water and eat something before your treatment session

How long does a Profhilo treatment take?

Profhilo treatment takes around 30 minutes to be completed, per session.

Post treatment instructions:

After applying the Profhilo treatment you are advised to avoid any factors that might cause bruising such as increasing blood pressure caused by sauna’s or exercise for 4 hours post treatment. It is recommended also not to apply makeup until 1 hour after treatment to allow the skin to breathe. Proper and frequent application of sunscreen that offers broadband protection (UVA and UVB) and has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more is very important.  If local anaesthetic has been administered, take extreme caution with hot foods and drinks until the effect of the anaesthetic has completely worn off.

How many treatments are required?

The treatment is typically administered over the course of two sessions, with a period of one month apart. The first to stimulate, the second to ‘boost’ and ensure longevity. In some cases, and depending on your initial skin quality, you may benefit from a third treatment, typically 8 weeks from your second treatment

Expected results:

Profhilo deeply hydrates the skin whilst adding weightless volume for a youthful look. In addition, it has a unique lifting and tightening effect to remodel sagging and ageing tissue so after a Profhilo treatment you can expect: