Project Description

Profhilo

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Profhilo improves your skin’s laxity, lifts and tightens. It is the first of its kind and a revolutionary ‘beneath the skin’ hyaluronic acid moisturising treatment. Profhilo is made with the patented NAHYCO® technology. This results in a unique hyaluronic acid injectable gel, which has a prolonged stimulating activity on the dermal cells. When injected into skin, Profhilo® stimulates the skin cell receptors to counteract skin laxity and improve and restore firmness of the skin.

One of the highest concentrations of hyaluronic acid on the market, Profhilo® not only boosts and hydrates the skin, but also remodels ageing and sagging tissue. The most common areas of treatment include the face and neck and can also be used for the décolletage, hands, arms, knees and abdomen area where it would effectively treat skin laxity. The treatment is suitable for men and women as well as offering skin benefits for patients of all ages.

So What Happens?

Ultra-pure hyaluronic acid is precisely injected into the area being treated. Unlike wrinkle reducing and dermal filler treatments, Profhilo® stimulates collagen and elastin, attracting water in the deeper layers of the skin.

As a stabilised product, the activity on dermal cells will last longer than that of a non-stabilised gel. During this time the stimulation of four different types of collagen and elastin takes place by slow release of hyaluronic acid.

The stimulation results in significant tissue improvement. Therefore we cannot say that Profhilo® is a skin booster as it also has a significant tightening / lifting effect on the tissue.

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Benefits

  • An Effective Non-Surgical Treatment

Most skin care treatments that have proven to be effective usually involve a surgical process. Most of these treatments are not only critical but expensive as well. The Profhilo treatment, however, is excellent for your face and skin since it is non-surgical. Even though it is a non-surgical treatment, the results are worthwhile and have always been highly effective. This implies that Profhilo treatment is convenient for everyone and does not have any major side-effects.

  • Fights Skin Laxity

For anyone undergoing the problem of skin laxity, the Profhilo Treatment is known for its commendable performance in treating it. The treatment processes in a manner where collagen and elastin fibers are remodeled on the dermal matrix and counteract skin laxity instantly. This means that you would not have to experience skin laxity since this treatment would tighten your skin and make it appear as fresh as ever.

  • Improves skin quality

The Profhilo treatment offers a solution to numerous skin problems that we deal with, on a daily basis. For people who get wrinkles, crepiness, or loose skin, this treatment has proven to be exemplary. It removes wrinkles from your skin and makes it appear clear, spotless, and flawless. By tightening your skin, it lifts it and makes you look younger and fresher.

  • Targets problematic areas

Most people face issues on specific parts of their face, such as under eye wrinkles, crepey cheeks, or fine lines that surround the eyes. For instance, most smokers have smoker lines as well as fine lines that form around their mouth. The Profhilo treatment is excellent in targeting these areas and it ensures that each area is fully treated. Apart from this, it also caters to the needs of your neck or hands by tightening them and making them appear smooth as ever.

  • Improves your skin’s texture and its tone

Not only does the Profhilo treatment remove unwanted marks or dents from your skin but it also improves its texture by softening it. Moreover, Profhilo treatment is an ideal strategy to improve your skin tone. It cleans your skin by removing oils and burns you have had previously and improves your skin tone by exposing your original skin color. Overall, this treatment clears your skin, your skin tone, and the texture of your skin.

The Profhilo Treatment does wonders for your skin by restoring radiance, increasing its firmness and elasticity, and rehydrating it. It makes you feel fresh and young.

Before & After Profhilo

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Face

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Pre & Post Treatment Advice

    • Prior to Profhilo the intake of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) must be avoided. 48-72 hours before the treatment. Anti-inflammatory drugs include ibuprofen (Nurofen), mefanamic acid (Ponstan), diclofenac (Difene) and others
    • We always recommend to patients who would bruise easily or are unsure if they bruise easily to take a high strength freshly prepared arnica supplement for a few days before treatment
  • In general, to reduce bruising in this area it is advised to apply pressure to the injection site for 3-5 minutes afterwards.
  • We always recommend to patients who would bruise easily or are unsure if they bruise easily to take a high-strength freshly prepared arnica supplement for a few days before treatment and to keep taking it for 3-5 days post-treatment. You can buy this high-strength (200c) arnica in health shops and homoeopathy stores.
  • Arnica cream is also very effective to bring down any bruising and swelling post-treatment.
  • As with any facial treatment it is advised to stay out of direct sunlight as much as possible and to avoid using any harsh toners or cleansers on the treated area.
  • It is best to avoid strenuous exercise post-treatment as it may cause bruising.
  • If you have any queries regarding post-treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact us or ask before leaving the clinic.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a doctor-led and patient-centric clinic so therefore one of our medical doctors, Dr Natalia Bratu or Dr Lucy Kelly, will be looking after you and will have a full consultation with you to discuss your medical health and suitability, benefits, risks, results and post-treatment expectations.

A small number of people are not suitable for treatment. This can be down to pre-existing medical conditions, Your lifestyle, and current physical condition.

At your consultation, the doctor may deem you unsuitable for treatment. In the Refine Clinic we do not pressure our clients to go ahead with any treatment until they are ready so there is no problem if you decide to come back another day and take time to consider your treatment options.

The treatment itself will typically take 20 – 30 minutes.

You may see immediate results and optimum results are seen 8 weeks post treatment

Following a course of PRP injections results will typically last up to 1 year after the first treatment session in most clients. Touch-up treatments may be needed to maintain the desired effect depending on the extent of ageing and skin concerns.

That is no problem at all. Your doctor will take their time with you.  They will go through the treatment and will answer all your questions to reassure you. If you decide not to have treatment at any point, that is also no problem.  There may be other different treatments that you may be more comfortable with if appropriate for the issues or needs you have.

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