True Face are proud to bring you on of the most innovate anti-aging treatments available today. Despite being relatively new, Profhilo is winning multiple industry awards and is fast becoming one of the most talked about treatments in the field of medical aesthetics.
Unlike any other filler treatment on the market, this product works by remodelling the structure of the skin, restoring firmness and nourishing deep within dermal cells. The outcomes are more noticeable and longer lasting than anything else on the market, so if you’re looking for an anti-aging treatment that really works, this is a great option for you.
Why choose Profhilo?
Instead of just plumping up the skin to lessen the appearance of wrinkles, Profhilo works to actually remodel the ageing, sagging tissue. This is thanks to its high concentration of hyaluronic acid which, at 64mg per 2ml of product, is among the highest in the industry.
Conventional anti-aging injectables such as dermal fillers are aimed at restoring lost volume in problem areas of the face. Profhilo, on the other hand, actually targets the scaffolding underneath the skin, encouraging rebuilding, remodelling and restoration of firmness.
It does this by not only adding hyaluronic acid to the skin, but also by promoting a bioregenerating action, stimulating the body’s own hyaluronic acid production. This, in turn, increases the elastin in the skin, leading to increased firmness, better hydration and more elasticity.
Frequently asked questions
What is Profhilo used for?
This product is designed to treat skin laxity in the face, neck, hands and tops of arms. Some of the issues Profhilo can help to correct include:
Wrinkles under the eyes
Lines around the eyes (crow’s feet, laughter lines)
Wrinkles on the cheeks
Smokers lines and lines around the mouth
Thin, wrinkly neck skin
What does Profhilo contain?
Profhilo is made from 100 per cent hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring substance produced in our body. It can retain around 1,000 times its own weight in water, which makes it perfect for boosting the moisture content of skin. It contains one of the highest concentrations of HA of any cosmetic product, and is thermally bonded rather than chemically bonded, meaning it acts as a hydrator and not a filler.
How is Profhilo administered?
Your treatment will take place in three stages:
Before the procedure
Prior to the treatment taking place, your qualified medical expert will discuss your needs and examine and assess your skin to ensure Profhilo is suitable for you. A topical anaesthetic will be applied to ensure your comfort during the procedure.
During the procedure
Our specialists will carefully inject Profhilo into specific sites on your skin, using Bio Aesthetic Points (BAP). This technique ensures maximum diffusion of the product using five targeted points of injection, each applied gently and slowly to avoid bruising and discomfort.
After your treatment
You will be advised about suitable aftercare, which will include avoiding touching or applying makeup for at least six hours to prevent infection. You may have slight raised bumps which will disappear within a day. A second appointment will be made for about four weeks after your initial treatment.
Is Profhilo suitable for me?
Profhilo is intended for use by people aged between 30 and 50, but we have also seen fantastic results in clients over the age of 50 too. Some medical conditions may mean you are not a good fit for Profhilo, but this will be discussed at your consultation to ensure it is safe and suitable for you.
How many with treatments are required?
This product is given as a course. There are no immediate effects but over the coming weeks the product will start to tighten and smooth the skin and give a fuller appearance. The second treatment is administered one month later, and the product continues to work for a further month. Following the second treatment, you'll have a post treatment review and subsequent treatments can be discussed if needed.
How much down-time can I expect?
Following the treatment, you might experience small bumps where Profhilo was injected. These will reduce in just a few hours. It is advisable to avoid swimming, sports and other strenuous activity for 24 hours following treatment, and to avoid steam rooms and saunas for a few days.
What results can I expect?
Visible results can be seen around two to seven days following your treatment. After your second treatment, the results will peak at a month after this. By then, you’ll be able to see a noticeably increased firmness, elasticity and generally improved quality of the skin. Results last around six months, and a maintenance appointment is recommended at six-month intervals in order to maintain the best outcomes.
What are the potential complications?
Since its launch in 2015, Profhilo has proven itself to be safe, reliable and effective. Reactions to the product are very rare, and any injection related reactions usually resolve themselves within a few days. There is a small risk of localised redness, swelling and bruising which will fade after 24 – 48 hours. Severe complications such as nerve damage from the injections are very low risk. The product is applied careful to very specific points to avoid and arteries and nerves. If you are at all concerned about the safety of Profhilo, have a chat with our expert professionals for specific advice.
Profhilo In Sheffield | Essentials
Depends on skin laxity
Visible results in
from 4 weeks
Results last for
Post treatment review
Comfort of treatment
Mild - moderate
About True face Aesthetics
"We're Richard and David Sharp, medical professionals with fifteen years' collective experience within the NHS and private medical sectors. We launched our medical aesthetic practise, Trueface Aesthetics (formerly Sharps Medical) as a response to the worrying popularity of cosmetic aesthetic treatments in an non-medical environment that lacked medical excellence, skills and ethics.
Our Sheffield-based clinics provide a centre of excellence for facial aesthetic treatments. True face Aesthetics clients receive a comprehensive service, from an extensive consultation, through prescription and treatment to lasting after-care.
Our clients enjoy a holistic, bespoke service in a professional, clinical and