Skinboosters is a type of injectable treatment that can help with deep skin hydration, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and help your skin glow.
Also known as 水光针 in Mandarin, Skinboosters is directly translated to mean “water bright injection” – a succinct and apt description of this skin boosting treatment.
Skinboosters contain hyaluronic acid andcan only be performed by a doctor.
Hyaluronic acid is what keeps your skin smooth, hydrated, and elastic but as you age, the body’s supply of this youthful chemical depletes and this is in part what causes the skin to become dry, rough and loose. By replenishing the skin’s supply of hyaluronic acid with rejuvenating microinjections of Skinboosters, you can reduce the signs of ageing on your appearance.
At SL Aesthetic Clinic, the Skinboosters treatment process involves injecting the fillers with a series of microinjections either with a manual injection technique or using an injector gun.
What the Injector Gun does:
1. Controlled delivery of Skinboosters; fillers are injected at a uniform amount and at the desired depth
2. Stabilised delivery of Skinboosters with the gun ensures downtime is minimised as much as possible
The recommended course of treatment for Skinboosters is an initial start-up treatment, three sessions each spaced 2-4 weeks apart. For noticeably visible results, one treatment is recommended every six months to maintain the levels of hyaluronic acid. The hyaluronic acid works by absorbing water to hydrate the skin and improve firmness, smoothness, and elasticity.
Because it’s a non-surgical method for reducing wrinkles, restoring skin hydration, and minimising pore size, the side effects of these Skinboosters is usually minimal. After each treatment session, some patients may experience minor bruising, swelling and numbness which can subside after a few days.
Results, downtime, and recovery vary by the individual. Speak to our doctors to know more.
This treatment can be used to manage mild to moderate skin ageing, dry or dehydrated skin. It is alsosuitable for those looking to improve the overall appearance of their skin. . Patients can expect to see a reduction in their skin imperfections as well as an improved overall complexion. As with any procedure or treatment, results can vary by individual.
Other than the face, skinboosters may also be used on the neck, hands and decolletage to improve texture, elasticity and hydration.
Skinboosters are soft hyaluronic fillers which are introduced into the skin via microinjections. This can be done with a small needle by hand or done with an injector gun. The injector gun sucks the skin up to create a suction pocket. Thereafter, 5 micro-needles deliver the Skinboosters into the skin.
Skinboosters alleviates the skin ageing process by introducing hyaluronic acid into the skin. Once injected, the water-loving hyaluronic acid molecules start to absorb water, bringing about intensive hydration to the skin from the inside out. With improved hydration, skin looks plumper, brighter, and more youthful.
At the same time, Skinboosters stimulate collagen, giving longer anti-ageing effects.
Whether for those wanting to rejuvenate dry, mature or dull skin, or for those simply seeking to improve overall skin appearance, Skinboosters can be a treatment of choice.
Skinboosters can help improve skin texture, tone, and the appearance of acne scars. The benefits are:
Skinboosters can treat:
At SL Aesthetic Clinic, only approved hyaluronic acids are used in Skinbooster treatments.
Depending on your skin condition, you can improvements in the first treatment. For first-timers a recommended course of treatment for Skinboosters is an initial start-up treatment, three sessions each spaced 2-4 weeks apart. For sustained results, one treatment is recommended every six months to maintain the levels of hyaluronic acid.
After assessing your needs, the doctor can perform the treatment in approximately half an hour or so, subject to the doctor’s schedule. Otherwise, a later appointment can be made for the procedure itself.
Upon completion of the recommended course, results can improve over a period of time and can be maintained with six-monthly treatments. Results vary by the individual and lifestyle choices.
Numbing cream is applied prior to treatment. Pain is minimised as much as possible during the treatment, though some patients experience slight discomfort. Post-procedure, there may be some temporary pain. This will vary by the individual.
Injection related side effects, such as temporary swelling, bruising and pin-marks may occur. This will depend on your skin’s sensitivity and the execution of the treatment. Patients may experience some swelling and bruising.
Skinboosters should be done preferably a week before an important event.
It is suitable for patients who want to see some degree of chin augmentation, but are not ready for surgery, or for those who want to see the results of an augmented chin before committing to a plastic surgery.
Skinboosters are safe for most healthy adults. As with all medical procedures, you should be sure to disclose all of your medical history and current habits such as smoking and use of blood-thinners, medications, birth control pills, or supplements.
Skinboosters may be unsuitable in the following circumstances:
Pre-care: Ensure that you’re in a good state of health and not recovering from a bacterial or viral infection. Please avoid alcohol, NSAIDS (such as aspirin and Synflex), and blood thinners (including Vitamin E, garlic and ginseng supplements) for 2 days before and after treatment
Post-care: The treatment area(s) should be kept clean to avoid infection. Do not pick at or peel skin. Avoid prolonged exposure of the treatment area to sunlight. Avoid swimming, strenuous exercise and going to a sauna for a day. Makeup should only be put on at least a day after treatment.
Skinboosters isn’t the only treatment for skin rejuvenation, although it can provide a good degree of hydration than most.
There are many skin rejuvenation treatments, including Clear + Brilliant Laser, Rejuvenation Lasers, Chemical Peels, Pico Toning Laser, Profhilo, Rejuran Healer and Sylfirm X.
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