Hyaluronic acid is available in a variety of products ranging from vitamin supplements to beauty creams. Hyaluronic acid products are manufactured by a number of different sources from natural food retailers to pharmaceutical companies. Scientific tests are ongoing as to new methods of isolating HA and potential new uses.
Hyaluronic acid liquid supplements are absorbed faster into the body than capsules, providing you with all the benefits associated with HA use. An example of a hyaluronic acid liquid supplements is Synthovial 7 (Hyaluronic Acid) by Hyalogic – 1oz.
Hyaluronic Acid Knee Injections
Although study results are not definitive, data do exist suggesting long-term efficacy of Hyaluronic acid knee injections in a significant number of patients. Future indications may expand to other joints and other forms of arthritis. The treatment is very expensive, the wholesale cost for the Hyaluronic acid treatment series is about $620, plus the cost of the outpatient facility and the physician.
Hyaluronic Acid Filler Facial Injections
Recently approved by the FDA as a skin filler, when injected into the skin in gel form, Hyaluronic acid binds to water and provides volume to easily fill in larger folds of skin around the mouth and cheeks. Patients notice an immediate plumping of the skin in the treated areas. Treatments last for about four to six weeks and can be immediately administered by a dermatologist without a skin check (there is no chance of the transmission of animal borne sickness.) These treatments can cost up to $700 per shot.
Hyaluronic acid beauty serums are absorbed quickly into the skin, combating signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. There are a variety of Hyaluronic acid beauty serums on the market. They include: HA Gold ( Derma Beauty Serum ), Health Logics, 1.5 ml, 0.5 fl oz; Hyaluronic Serum ( Skin Eternal ), Source Naturals, Net Contents 30 ml (1 fl oz), and Episilk®.
Beauty products containing Hyaluronic acid work to provide skin with essential moisture to maintain skin’s smoothness and elasticity. HA moisturizers, creams, shampoos, conditioners and baths oils are available from the following companies: Episilk® by Hyalogic, Resilience Rescue (Hyaluronic Acid) Now Foods, 1.7.oz (48g) Skin Cream, and Skin Eternal Products.
The following hyaluronic acid supplements are available in orally administered capsule form, providing all the reported benefits of HA use: Injuv Hyaluronic Acid, Source Naturals, 70 mg, 60 Softgels; SkinGlow ( Formerly Injuv ), 70 mg., Nutricology, 150 Softgels; Hyaluronic Acid with Lignisul MSM, Now Foods, 50 mg, 60 Vcaps; Hyaluronic Acid ( Skin Eternal ) Source Naturals, 50 mg, 60 Tabs; Purity’s Vital-HA Max Formula, Purity products, 90 Soft Gels.