Everything you need to know about Profhilo - SW1 Clinic

Everything you need to know about Profhilo


Making waves in the world of fillers is Profhilo®, the latest filler treatment available today. The growing popularity of this treatment leads us to believe it will be one of the top aesthetic trends to look out for in 2020. Get ready to find out everything you need to know about this new injectable.

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#1 Profhilo® is a skin remodeling treatment that is specially designed for individuals with aging skin lacking in volume and elasticity. Profhilo® a non-invasive, quick and non-permanent filler that targets skincare, not so much on aesthetic changes the face.

#2 Profhilo® is a stabilized form of hyaluronic acid. When injected, hyaluronic acid will be slowly released to stimulate the skin’s natural production of collagen to help you achieve plumper, firmer skin.

#3 Profhilo® is strategically placed at five key points on each side of the face; next to the ears, on to the nasolabial fold (laugh lines around the mouth), chin, under the eyes and on the top of each cheek.

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#4 This procedure has been found to be especially effective in treating areas that are prone to laxity and sagging like the cheeks, neck, chest and décolletage. It hurts a little, like a slight stinging sensation which lasts not more than 20 seconds. There is no downtime with this treatment.

#5 It takes a few days before you will start to notice any visible improvement, unlike dermal fillers. This is because the body has to produce the skin-boosting ingredients itself.

#6 One of the side effects that most patients love about this treatment is their new-found radiance, which improves over time as the skin produces more collagen.

#7 This procedure recommends a top-up appointment after one month. If you invest the time to repeat the process twice a year, you will reap an enduring glow. One can expect the results from Profhilo® to last for up to six months, but everyone is different so results may differ between individuals.

#8 Profhilo® acts more as a hydrator rather than a filler, and is excellent for those with tired, dull and aging skin as it provides one with more plump and luminous skin with improved texture.

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#9 Profhilo® is generally advised for patients from 30 years old and above whose objective is to treat aging skin. This is an ideal option for those who don’t wish to add volume to their face but merely to provide much needed hydration for a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

#10 This is a great option for those looking for subtle results. But if you’re looking to achieve more for your face such as a lifting effect, then you should speak to your doctor for other treatments to complement Profhilo®. This is especially the case for more mature patients, ie 60 and above as your treatment plan has to be managed carefully for optimal results.

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