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What is hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance (polysaccharide)
found in high concentrations at various sites of the human body.
It has a hydrophilic property, meaning that it can retain large amounts of water,
thus making our skin firm, glowing and smooth.
Over time, the amount of hyaluronic acid present in
the body is reduced and our skin loses its youthful characteristics.
Hyaluronic acid implants are injected into the skin,
at the sites selected by the physician with a syringe in
order “to fill” expression wrinkles and lines formed on the skin as time goes by.

Where is hyaluronic acid injected?

Best results are achieved on nasogenean folds (nasogenean sulcus)
and at “marionette lines”, forehead wrinkles and frown lines,
crow’s feet, upper lip wrinkles, and on wrinkles,
imperfections or marks anywhere in the face or the body.
It is also used to increase the volume and fill lips and cheekbones.

How are treatments performed? Do they hurt?

Hyaluronic acid is injected at the dermatologist or plastic surgeon’s practice.
You will feel a slight pin-prick, it is a virtually painless application.
The physician will “fill” the lines and the affected areas by injecting the appropriate quantity of hyaluronic acid into the skin using a fine needle.
Subsequently, he/she will massage you locally to shape the area.
The treatment is completed within 15 minutes approximately and you may immediately resume your daily activities.
If you are overly sensitive to pain, your physician will apply a
topical anesthetic cream half an hour before the injection which will eliminate pain.

How long before I see results?

They are immediately visible, but they will improve further over a couple of hours.

How long does the hyaluronic acid last?

On average, it lasts for six to twelve months, depending on the extent of the problem. However, the implant is gradually absorbed by the body and,
therefore, you may need to repeat it at a much later time, depending on the severity of the problem.

When is it recommended to have hyaluronic acid implants?

This varies from a woman to another or from a man to another.
Your physician will answer this question after evaluating your case.
However, most women & men,
being injected with hyaluronic acid are over the age of 35-40 years.

What are the possible side effects of a hyaluronic acid implant?

Generally, it is a very well tolerated substance that does not cause any allergies.
After the injection, a slight redness or swelling may occur in the area.
These are, however, practically invisible and can be easily concealed with makeup.
Nevertheless, the quality of the hyaluronic acid (H.A.) you will select is of paramount importance.
A 100% natural H.A. implant will ensure optimal results and excellent tolerability.
What’s more, the physician that will inject it should be very experienced and adequately qualified.

Is it possible to remove the implant if I do not like the results?

Yes, if results are not to your satisfaction you may have the implant removed using hyaluronidase,
an enzyme degrading hyaluronic acid.

Are there cases where the use of hyaluronic acid is contraindicated?

Yes. First of all, the skin where the hyaluronic acid will be applied should be healthy,
that is not affected by inflammation or herpes.
Moreover, it should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation,
in people with a history of severe allergic reactions,
in people suffering from autoimmune diseases and in people suffering from coagulation disorders or taking anticoangulants.

What is mesotherapy?

It is a procedure involving a series of micro-injections (using very fine needles or a dermo roller,
a very fine needle device) of vitamins, micronutrients and hyaluronic acid into the skin.
Με τον “τραυματισμό” που προκαλεί η βελόνα αυξάνεται η απορρόφηση του μείγματος και
The ”injury” caused by the needle increases the absorption of this “cocktail” by the skin and activates the natural skin regeneration process.
Thus, we achieve two-fold results!

Which areas can be treated?

Mesotherapy is mainly done in the face in order to regenerate, tighten,
and nourish the skin, making it look more luminous.

How is treatment done? Does it hurt?

Treatment takes nearly half an hour and is very well tolerated. Women or men not
feeling comfortable with needles may try the roller which has a milder effect.

How long do the mesotherapy results last?

When treatments are performed according to schedule,
results last for over a year,
with touch-up sessions every few months.

Is a single treatment sufficient?

No, mesotherapy is a treatment that has to be repeated 5-8 times to take its full effect.
At the beginning, sessions are more frequent, e.g. once a week or every two weeks, and they are later performed at longer intervals.

When will I see results?

Despite the fact that the first results are immediately visible, the real difference will appear after the first 3-4 repeat sessions.

What are the potential mesotherapy side effects?

No side effects have been reported since this treatment is well tolerated.
What you might expect is a mild redness of the skin and a possible mild swelling.
Usually these recede within the first 12-48 hours.

What is the right age to undergo mesotherapy?

Mesotherapy is a non invasive treatment.
The nutrients and vitamins “cocktail” that your physician will select
will be specific to your skin and the imperfections
you will have to correct.
For instance, younger people opt for mesotherapy for
For instance, younger people opt for mesotherapy for glow and hydration while older people choose it for tightening and regenerating structures.
This varies from one woman to another or from one man to another.
Your physician will answer this question after evaluating your case.
However, most women and men being undergoing mesotherapy are over the age of 30-35 years.

Are there cases where the use of hyaluronic acid is contraindicated?

es. First of all, the skin where the hyaluronic acid will be applied should be healthy,
that is not affected by inflammation or herpes.
Moreover, it should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation,
in people with a history of severe allergic reactions,
in people suffering from autoimmune diseases and in people suffering from coagulation disorders or taking anticoangulants.

What is a thread facelift?

It is the development of a medical procedure initiated to relieve
backache and is currently used for esthetic reasons.
These are threads of various sizes and types and
when inserted into the selected sites they create a mesh lifting facial and body
structures and restoring their youthful shape.
Moreover, when the threads are inserted into the body,
they induce the formation of new and larger collagen quantities at these sites. As a result,
as the thread material is slowly absorbed,
it is being replaced by new collagen.

Which are the areas they should be used at?

Threads are most often used in the face to
restore its shape and to lift structures.
The result resembles to a mini non invasive facelift.
They are also used in the body to lift and tighten structures slackening
over time such as the thighs, breasts, abdomen and arms.

How is the procedure performed? Does it hurt?

This procedure is performed with the use of topical anesthetic cream and is not considered painful.
Threads are placed within 30-45 minutes and then
you can immediately resume your daily activities.

When can I return to my daily activities?

On the same day, a slight redness and/or
swelling may occur at the insertion sites.
These can both be concealed with makeup and will disappear in the next 24-48 hours.

For how long will the results last?

Usually they last for one year and beyond.
In addition, thread insertion also stimulates the natural production of
collagen and elastin in the dermis and as a result,
your skin looks firmer,
smoother and more youthful for even longer.

When will I see results?

20%-30%of the improvement is immediately visible.
However, results improve even further as the body produces collagen.

How safe is it? What are the potential side effects of thread lift use?

PDO thread lifts are made of 100% biodegradable, hypoallergenic material which can be used for absorbable sutures.
It is therefore a safe and well-tested material.

At what age is it recommended to use thread lifts?

This depends on the quality and skin elasticity of every man or woman.
Moreover, many women after pregnancy or heavy weight
loss discover that the use of threads completes their effort in the best way possible.

Are there cases where the use of hyaluronic acid is contraindicated?

Yes. First of all, the skin where the hyaluronic acid will be applied should be healthy,
that is not affected by inflammation or herpes.
Moreover, it should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation,
n people with a history of severe allergic reactions,
in people suffering from autoimmune diseases and in people suffering from coagulation disorders or taking anticoangulants.