- May 30th 2018
Medical Community Member -
- General Public
Hyaluronic acid is a natural sugar found within your body. Hyaluronic acid can be found in your bodily tissues and fluids, including your skin, skeletal tissue, heart valves, lungs, and aorta.
Within the body, hyaluronic acid hydrates your skin, lubricates your joints and muscles, helps repair the tissues, and helps make your blood vessels.
What is hyaluronic acid used for?
Hyaluronic acid is used in a number of medical and aesthetic applications.
Hyaluronic acid is used as a dermal filler in cosmetic procedures. It is used to treat a number of conditions, including acne scars, lipoatrophy, crow’s feet, nasolabial folds, frown lines, scars, smoker’s lines, and worry lines.
The treatment of osteoarthritis
Hyaluronic acid lubricates the joints and reduces pain and other symptoms caused by osteoarthritis.
Hyaluronic acid-based skincare products helps to keep the skin hydrated.