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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 ...

What is Lip Augmentation Procedure?: Different Types & Side Effects

What is Lip Augmentation Procedure?: Different Types & Side Effects
May 17th 2018
Lip augmentation is quickly becoming a popular cosmetic procedure to alter or enhance the appearance of the lips. Injectable soft tissue fillers containing hyaluronic acid (HA) are the most common method used for lip contouring. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance with fewer allergenic aspects. The temporary and reversible effects it provides make it an ideal filler even for first-time recipients. The water-attracting molecules of HA creates a plumping effect, visibly increasing the volume of the lips. Ageing, genetic factors, cigarette smoking, and photodamage contribute to volume loss in the perioral area. Lip wrinkles, genetically thin lips, and cosmetic asymmetry are some of the issues that can be improved by lip augmentation. This can be done surgically or through a minimally invasive procedure such as dermal filler injectable. Different types of lip augmentation procedure Soft-tissue Filler Injectables Collagen Collagen used to be the most popular injec ...