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What are Crow's Feet?: Causes and Treatment

What are Crow's Feet?: Causes and Treatment
May 22nd 2018
What are Crow’s Feet? Crow’s feet are the wrinkles that fan out at the corner of the eyes. They are often referred to as laugh lines but are mainly associated with ageing. Many patients many prematurely start to see these lines form around their eyes due to the constant movement of the underlying muscles. Crow’s Feet Causes The number 1 contributor to crow’s feet is age. Younger skin has ample collagen and elastin in it. But, as a person ages, both of these substances decrease. In addition to age, facial muscles tend to weaken with time, which makes it difficult for the skin to stay smooth and younger looking. Another reason crow’s feet may appear is due to extensive direct sun exposure, as it damages the skin with free radicals, the skin is more likely to age prematurely. In addition to treating crow’s feet, patients are recommended to begin a skincare regime to keep the skin healthy. Prevention and treatment  If your patients want to ...

What is Surgiderm Dermal Filler Used For & What are Its Side Effects?

What is Surgiderm Dermal Filler Used For & What are Its Side Effects?
May 18th 2018
What is Surgiderm? Surgiderm is a soft tissue implant made of non-animal stabilised cross-linked hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid molecules are derived from biofermentation process and are then cross-linked using proprietary 3D Hyaluronic Acid Matrix Technology. The resulting gel is uniformly and tightly linked with each other for better resistance against degradation and more durable performance. There are 6 products in this collection which are: Surgiderm 18; Surgiderm 24XP; Surgiderm 30; Surgiderm 30XP; Surgiderm Surgilips; Surgiderm Surgilift Plus. These aesthetic solutions have varying concentration of hyaluronic acid as well as different viscoelastic properties of filler gel to combat a wide range of skin imperfections—from minor dehydration to severe tissue atrophy. What is Surgiderm dermal filler used for? Surgiderm dermal filler works amazingly to moisturise dehydrated skin and correct facial lines of varying degrees of severity. Besides that, facial fe ...

What is Sodium Hyaluronate Used For and What are Its Side Effects?

What is Sodium Hyaluronate Used For and What are Its Side Effects?
May 17th 2018
What is Sodium hyaluronate?   Sodium hyaluronate is the salt form of an important glycosaminoglycan called hyaluronic acid (HA) or hyaluronan. Glycosaminoglycans are polysaccharides sugars molecules that are linked by proteins. These water-attracting molecules bind to water to create a viscous substance that fills the space between collagen and elastin fibres in the dermis—providing fullness and radiance to the skin. The amount of hyaluronic acid declines with age. Aside from the skin, it is also found in abundance in various tissues of human and animal species, including the joint fluids, vitreous humor of the eyes, and neural tissues.   Cosmetic and Clinical Applications   Sodium hyaluronate acts as a tissue lubricant; its viscoelastic property provides mechanical protection for tissues and cell layers. It facilitates transport of molecules, such as growth factors and structural proteins to a site of action. HA also plays a role in wound healing and ...