8 Things You Need to Know About Profhilo in Singapore
In ProfhiloPosted on 6th July, 2021
What is Profhilo?
Profhilo® is a patented technology of bio-remodelling injectable treatment. It is the first BDDE-free stabilised injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) based product for skin laxity and hydration. It can be used to treat areas like face, neck, hands or anywhere on the body that show signs of ageing. Profhilo helps the improvement of firmness, hydration, skin tone, and decrease in lines.
Hyaluronic acid is popularly recognized as a 'filler' and is usually for facial remodeling, adding volume to particular areas of your face. Profhilo is different from the traditional fillers because of its structure, enabling it to flow over a large space to improve hydration and 'remodel' our skin.
What are the benefits of Profhilo?
How does Profhilo work?
With highest concentrations of HA in the market (64mg/2ml) and has stabilised HA, it lasts in the skin for about 4 weeks, providing the benefits of both fillers and skinboosters at the same time. Profhilo works by slowly releasing 2 types of hyaluronic acid: L-HA and H-HA. The combination of HA lasts longer in the skin and slow release allows bioremodeling to take place with the stimulation of elastin and 4 types of collagen.
Low Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid (L-HA)
- Helps in retaining moisture to the skin, creating a plumping effect.
High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid (H-HA)
- Provides a stable HA structure in the dermis to give a volumetric lift effect.
Profhilo is BDDE-free which means it has no risks of lumpiness as it spreads out evenly under the skin
Who is suitable for Profhilo?
This bioremodelling injectable can improve skin hydration, rejuvenation and tightening. Profhilo is suitable for anyone who wants to improve mild to moderate signs of ageing in skin such as:
- fine lines and wrinkles
- mild sagging
- lack of skin hydration
- lack of skin radiance
How many injection points are required for Profhilo?
Profhilo uses the BAP technique which only require a total of 10 injection points, 5 injection points per side of your face or neck.
- Reduced pain with lesser injection points
- Lower possibility of bruising
- Reduced number of treatment sessions
- Greater patient comfort
- Ideal for busy individuals who want minimal recovery time
How often do I need to do Profhilo?
The complete treatment has two sessions a month apart. Maintainance session may be advised after 6-12 months approximately to increase the effect, depending on individual condition.
The first two session provides long lasting hydration and a lifting effect which is relatively immediate and continues to improve over 6-8 weeks after.
Profhilo on its own or mixed with different treatments like fillers, BTX, or laser treatments as support can still be used.
Is there any side effects or downtime for Profhilo?
Profhilo has minimal downtime, most people resume to normal activities right after the procedure, which makes it ideal for our modern day lifestyle. As with most injectable treatments, mild bruising and soreness at the injection site is may occur. This will subside within the day after the procedure as Profhilo spreads easily into the skin.
Alcohol and strenuous exercise should be avoided for 24 hours after Profhilo treatment.