Collagen biostimulators have been recognized as a revolutionary tool in the area of Aesthetic Medicine for skin rejuvenation and firmness. Additionally, collagen biostimulators can be used to treat scars, stretch marks and improve skin texture.
What is collagen and what is it for?
Collagen is an essential protein for the health and appearance of the skin, being responsible for properties such as firmness, elasticity and support. As we age, and mainly from around 35 years of age collagen production decreases, leading to the appearance of wrinkles, sagging and other normal signs of age.
Collagen biostimulators consist of stimulating the body’s own collagen production through the injection of exogenous substances.
Types of collagen biostimulators
There are different types of injectable collagen biostimulators available on the market. Some of the most popular are Poly-L-lactic Acid (commercially known as Sculptra), Calcium Hydroxyapatite (commercially known as Radiesse) and Profhilo.
What results can we expect?
Collagen bio-stimulators have very satisfactory results, with a stimulating effect expected to occur from between 3 and 6 months, although more than one treatment session may be necessary.
The expected duration of the therapeutic effect is estimated to be between 12 and 24 months.
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