Application of "Collost": reviews, instructions, contra-indications
A novelty for the clients of beauty parlors was the procedure, as an injection with the drug "Collost".More and more often, aesthetic clinics and offices offer such a service to their patients. What is it and what is it for? What are the advantages of "Collost"?Customer feedback and advice from professionals in our material.
"Collost": what is it?
To begin with, it should be noted that the medical preparation "Collost" was developed initially for use in surgical practice. Doctors use a powder, a tourniquet or a membrane to accelerate the regeneration of damaged muscle and bone tissue. It is used in surgery, dermatology( including burns and bedsores), urology, gynecology, dentistry.
"Collost" - what is this from a medical point of view? This is a true innovative development of the domestic scientist S.V.Nesterenko. The drug is a collagen fiber of cattle, which are capable, after getting into human tissues, to activate their natural regeneration.
What is the secret of the drug? As you know, collagen gives elasticity and elasticity to the skin. Thanks to the introduction of this substance into the human tissue, the healing of wounds, the growth of bone tissue, acceleration of scars, acne and wrinkles become less noticeable.
The drug is produced by the Russian brand "BioPharma Holding".This company produces "Collost" in the form of a 7% and 15% gel, packaged in 1 ml, 1.5 ml and 2 ml syringes. Such a preparation has a patent and a quality certificate of the European standard. In addition, the novelty passed the necessary experimental testing.
Indications for use in medicine
Active use of "Collost" is observed in different branches of medicine. Experts say that such a material is indispensable in cases where the reconstruction of biological tissue is required. Here is an incomplete list of conditions and diseases in which this drug is used:
- bone tissue defects;
- uninfected wounds;
- burns;Bedsores of all degrees;
- helps "Collost" from scars( including from streaks or stretch marks, traces of chicken pox, acne, surgical scars);
- in dentistry for tissue reconstruction;
- in gynecology and urology for the restoration of mucosal areas damaged by erosive processes.
Aesthetic medicine and "Collost"
In cosmetology, an effective application of "Collost" was also noted. The reviews confirm the results of the studies - the drug significantly rejuvenates and tightens the skin, copes with the aesthetic defects of the covers. The procedure in which the drug is administered for cosmetic purposes is called collostotherapy. Such a service is now offered in many specialized offices. But since this procedure requires special professional skills, it is recommended to contact the center of medical cosmetology. Only in institutions of this type, qualified doctors, possessing modern technical equipment, will conduct a collostotherapy session with high quality and maximum safety for the patient's health.
What are the indications for the procedure? The preparation "Collost" will cope with such tasks:
- age-related changes, for example, reduction of elasticity and elasticity of the skin, excessive dryness;
- wrinkles around the eyes( "crow's feet") and mouth;
- deep wrinkles on the forehead and nose;
- recovery after unsuccessful cosmetic procedures( eg chemical peeling);
- lip volume change;
- correction of cheekbones and face oval.
Mechanism of action "Collost" in cosmetology
Aesthetic medicine offers gel injections. How is the tightening effect achieved, the reduction of wrinkles on the skin after the procedure of the drug administration? A noticeable positive result is due to the unique property of the substance to activate the natural production of collagen by the body. Thus, at the place of introduction of "Collost" the process of regeneration, tissue renewal starts, while the preparation itself gradually dissolves.
The photo clearly shows how the volume of subcutaneous collagen decreases depending on the person's age."Collost", penetrating into the cavity, not only becomes an implant, but contributes to the growth of tissues in this area.
Adverse reactions and contraindications
There are contraindications to the use of the drug, as well as the likelihood of the formation of adverse reactions, despite all the advantages of "Collost".The patients' testimonies indicate that the introduction of the gel is accompanied by certain painful sensations, after the procedure, puffiness at the injection site, redness is possible. In rare cases, an allergy develops in the form of rash, itching, fever, general malaise.
Contraindications to kollostoterapii following:
- individual sensitivity to the drug;
- exacerbation of chronic diseases;
- bleeding disorder;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- inflammatory dermatological skin diseases;
- taking certain medications;
- carrying out cosmetology procedures on the eve of collostotherapy.
Advantages of application of "Collost"
"Collost" preparation is a unique collagen complex. The mechanism of its action causes not only the filling of the subcutaneous cavities with a foreign liquid, but the natural growth of the body's own tissues. Thus, the following advantages of this complex can be noted:
- effect is noticeable after the first injection of "Collost";
- result persists up to six months;
- safety, high quality of the drug.
Instruction for Use
Only a qualified technician is authorized to use this medication. The procedure "Collost" is not carried out at home. Since, firstly, depending on the type of preparation( gel or membrane), the technique of applying it is completely different. Secondly, the application of "Collost" requires professional knowledge and skills. So, before the injection of the gel, the ampoule with the substance must be heated to 38-39 degrees beforehand. After that, you need to choose and apply anesthetic. Then the important point is the subcutaneous injection of the drug with different techniques( they are determined by the indications) and its uniform distribution. On the extent to which such manipulation will be carried out, the result of collostotherapy, the duration of the effect, depends.
In addition, a "probe" of the drug is attached to the "Collost".Before the procedure, it is necessary to conduct an allergic reaction test with it.
Stages of collostotomy
The procedure for the injection of the preparation "Collost" is conducted in several stages:
- Allergy testing.
- First injection session.
- Break 2-3 weeks( during this time the results of the procedure are evaluated).
- Conducting the remaining sessions( to achieve a sustainable effect requires 2 to 5 sessions) with an interval of a week.
- You can repeat this course no earlier than in six months.
Preparing for the
procedure In order to achieve the maximum positive visible result, cosmetologists recommend clearing the skin of defects and contaminants with peelings and masks several months before the course of collostotherapy. In addition, it is important to remember that dermatological diseases are a contraindication to the procedure. Therefore, in the presence of such problems with health, it is necessary to undergo a full course of treatment prescribed by a doctor.
Usually there is no marked recovery period after the injection with this drug. But with individual sensitivity or incorrect procedure, hematomas, swelling at the injection site, the patient may be disturbed by itching, an increase in body temperature.
Once the "Collost"( gel) has been injected subcutaneously, it is important to follow certain recommendations. So, within two weeks after the procedure it is impossible:
- visit the sauna and sauna;
- should be kept in direct sunlight;
- to carry out hardware cosmetology and physiotherapy procedures.
The cost of
The cost of the directly 7% "Collost" is about 1500 rubles, and 15% - 3500 rubles. If the patient turns to the center of medical cosmetology, the cost of the procedure will be calculated from the amount of consumables and time required for work. On average, one session of collostotherapy is about 4 thousand rubles.
Experts unequivocally point out the advantages of an innovative drug. So, high safety of a substance, simple technique of its introduction, fast appreciable result is marked.
Patients also indicate immediate improvement in skin condition, a marked reduction in wrinkles, elimination of scars and stretch marks.
We talked about such an innovative cosmetology preparation as "Collost", what is it, what is its mechanism of action. But in order to make a decision to conduct collostotherapy sessions, you need to seek advice from a dermatologist or a professional cosmetologist.