Duration

30 mins. – 1 hr.

Frequency / Sessions

Frequency

2x per year

Social downtime

none

Aim of hyaluronic acid injections

Hyaluronic acid isa molecule found naturally in the skin. It contributes to the youthfulness of the skin tissue by giving it thickness, volume, elasticity and hold.

With age this compound tends to disappear, contributing to the process of skin aging. For almost 30 years, hyaluronic acid has been one of the main instruments of aesthetic medicine. It is generally very well tolerated and without risk of allergy. There is a wide variety of hyaluronic acids available to treat all kinds of indications and to personalise the treatment.

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Hyaluronic acid offers numerous medical and aesthetic advantages : biodegradability, total harmlessness, minimal side effects, ease of use, rapid and spectacular results when the treatment is carried out by an experienced specialist.

It allows to naturally sculpt the face and restore volume, to moisturize and plump up the lips, to reduce wrinkles and folds, to correct dark circles or to treat a sagging skin. Hyaluronic acid injections make it possible to correct all disgraces linked to aging or congenital imperfections.

This resorbable gel provides spectacular results in the treatment of the face with impressive improvement of the quality of the tissues.

The injections will soften the contours of the face and improve the quality of the skinthanks to the hydrating properties of hyaluronic acid.

For an optimal result, the aesthetic evaluation will cover the entire face, even if your request focuses only on a specific point or area. This global approach of the face allows us to obtain natural and harmonious results.

Who are hyaluronic acid injections for?

Hyaluronic acid injections cover numerous indications. They concern both women and men, and are possible from the age of 30to combat the first signs of aging, or even at a younger ageto modify the volumes of the different components of the face.

An initial consultation with your specialist is essential to find out if this treatment is suitable for your particular situation.

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What areas of the face can be treated with hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid to rejuvenate and reshape your face. Multiple injections can be performed during the same session on different areas of your face to respond to a tailor-made anti-aging treatment plan.

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  • Hollow temples can be treated with a high-density hyaluronic acid or another type of filler such as Radiesse. They also allow to raise the tail of the eyebrow by a few millimeters.
  • On tear troughs and cheeks, hyluronic acid will provide tissue support and a lifting effect.
  • Dark circles, especially when they are hollow : the injection of hyaluronic acid makes it possible to have interesting results on this area which is usually difficult to treat.
  • The frown line , where hyaluronic acid is often combined with Botox® to erase a particularly deep wrinkle.
  • The nasolabial folds , where hyaluronic acid is used as a filler.
  • The noseA “medical rhinoplasty” makes it possible to correct small defects of the nose (softening a bump, raising the tip of the nose, filling a hollow between the nose and the forehead). Sometimes it also helps improving the result of a surgical rhinoplasty.
  • The marionette lines and the corners of the lips can be treated to redraw the line of the chin and enhance your smile.
  • Around the lips, hyaluronic acid makes it possible to fill the vertical wrinkles and to redraw the contour of the mouth to correct an asymetry, to moisturize the lips and to increase their volume.
  • In the chin, hyaluronic acid makes it possible to increase its projection or to redefine its contours.
  • On the oval of the face, hyaluronic acid makes it possible to redraw the contours of the jaw to demarcate the face from the neck.

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Explanations

The hyaluronic acid injection procedure

During the first appointment, a personalized diagnosis is established by your physician. An anesthetic cream can be applied one hour before the treatment, depending on your level of sensitivity.

Details of the procedure

A hyaluronic acid injection session usually lasts between 15 and 60 minutes. The duration varies according to your personalized treatment plan.

Before the session, your aesthetic doctor will take pictures of your face to better appreciate the treatment to be carried out and, later on, the results. He will then mark the injection points with a dedicated pencil.

After disinfecting the face, the hyaluronic acid is injected with a fine needle or a micro-cannula. The hyaluronic acids used at Laclinic contain anaesthetic products to minimise pain.

The number of syringes required varies according to the extent of the desired correction. The results will be more spectacular when several areas are treated during the same session to achieve a global result.

A perfect knowledge of anatomy is essential to satisfy the most complex requests and to avoid complications that could prove to be dramatic.

A precise and soft gesture allows to minimize the traumatisms on the skin. After the injection, your physician will massage the treated areas to optimize the uniformity of the correction. You will be able to return home as soon as the session is over.

Aftermath

During the first six hours after the treatment, it is recommended to stay calm and refrain from any violent effort. It is also advised to avoid mobilizing your face as much as possible.

For a few dayswe recommend avoiding alcohol, aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, sun exposure and sauna.

Occasionally, there may be some swelling or redness of the skin, the extent and duration of which varies greatly from product to product and from individual to individual. In principle, these symptoms are benign. They will disappear after one to three days.

On the lips, which are more sensitive, the edema, can sometimes last up to one week.

Right after the treatment, there may be some temporary irregularities due to the inhomogeneous distribution of the edema or an aspect of overcorrection which will gradually disappear.

Results

A period of a few days is necessary to assess the final result . This is the time needed for the product to be well integrated, for the edema to disappear and for the tissues to regain all their flexibility.

Thanks to the injections, little defects will disappear. The aged and tired aspect of the face is rectified in a discreet and natural way.

Patient satisfaction with hylauronic acid injections is usually very high.

A follow-up consultation takes place 15 days after the first treatment to evaluate the result and possibly correct any small residual imperfections. This consultation as well as the supplements are an integral part of the treatment and will not entail any additional costs.

Hyaluronic acid is a resorbable product. Depending on the treated areas, the result will last for 8 to 12 months. To maintain the result, maintenance injections are recommended once or twice a year.

This will maximise the benefits and duration of the treatment.

The purpose of these injections is to bring about an improvement and not to achieve perfection. If your expectations remain realistic, the obtained result should give you utmost satisfaction.

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The art of hyaluronic acid injections at Laclinic

Treatment pricing

Hyaluronic acid injections

Thanks to its volumizing and moisturizing effect, hyaluronic acid fills in wrinkles and restores facial volume. An anesthetic cream is included in the price.

Price per area from CHF 690

payment by monthly instalments

payment by monthly instalments, free of charge, with choice of duration Offer subject to conditions. See details and conditions.

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Associated treatments

Hyaluronic acid can be used to fill in deep wrinkles that cannot be treated with Botox® or to add volume to harmonise the face.

A combination of these two treatmentsoptimises the anti-ageing resultswhile maintaining a natural and harmonious appearance.

Hyaluronic acid injections can bi combined with the placement of resorbable tensor threads to treat sagging skin while stimulating the natural production of collagen, thus obtaining an immediate lifting effect on the entire face.

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