Our hands are the most common area of the body to experience wear and tear. Up until recently, it has been difficult to make hands look younger, and earlier methods have often not given satisfactory results. Now there is a scientifically proven and effective treatment using microinjections of stabilized hyaluronic acid into the skin, especially designed to deliver deep skin hydration and lasting improvements to the overall quality of the skin. By moisturizing the skin from within, the skin’s structure and elasticity.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Diminished appearance of veins
- Improved skin tone and luster
- Increased skin elasticity
Our products come in the form of a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that is specifically formulated to act like your body’s own natural hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid dermal filler when injected into the top of the hand replaces lost volume and increases skin elasticity due to aging, and diminishes the appearance of veins.
Our Nurse Practitioner will complete a thorough review of your health history, perform a physical examination, discuss your treatment goals, and review potential adverse events and management strategies if such events occur. A local or topical anesthetics is typically utilized to block the nerves ending to reduce pain during treatment. Your skin will then be cleansed and sterilized with Stanhexidine 2% with 4% isopropyl alcohol. Injection will then be completed using serial microinjections with an ultra fine needle to instill the clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid. We will then review post-procedure care.
We instruct all individuals coming in for hyaluronic dermal filler treatment to avoid substances that increase their risk of bleeding such as acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), non steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as Naproxen/Ibuprofen, excessive alcohol intake, vitamin E supplementation, and other herbal/dietary supplements that may increase risk of bleeding at least one week before treatment, provided these agents can be discontinued safely.
You will see results immediately.
You can return to normal activity after the procedure. However, we do recommend the following:
- Not touching, rubbing, or manipulating the injection area
- Avoiding extreme heat (sun exposure, sauna, tanning beds) for 2 to 3 days
- Avoiding strenuous activity for 2 to 3 days
- Avoiding the application of makeup for at least 24 hours
Results of hyaluronic dermal filler injections can typically last between 6 to 12 months depending on location and product utilized. Hence, maintaining this effect is up to you; this puts you in control.
Hyaluronic dermal filler is not recommended for use in pregnant or lactating women, anyone with a history of an allergic reaction to the drug or any of its active ingredients (collagen, eggs, or lidocaine), as well as any infected or inflamed skin, bleeding disorders, and individuals with a tendency to produce excessive scarring such as keloids and/or hypertrophic scars. Please inform us if you have or are experiencing any of the mentioned conditions.
The vast majority of patients do not experience any side effects. Common and minor side effects include infection, local irritation, minor bruising at the injection sites, and headache. Rare side effects include tissue necrosis, embolism, or serious allergic reaction. Please contact us immediately if you experience increased pain or unforeseeable swelling after your treatment.
Each individual has different needs. Here at Infinite Medical Spa dermal filler injections are calculated on a “per syringe” bases. This means our Nurse Practitioner will need to determine the precise amount of product needed to attain your desired results. Contact us today for a consultation.