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KEEP YOUR COLLAGEN QUOTE HIGH, THE SECRET TO KEEPING YOUNG

The main feature of aged skin is the fragmentation of the dermal matrix. Fibroblasts are the cells that produce collagen and organize the extracellular matrix but cannot attach themselves to collagen if it is fragmented. In fact, normally, the fibroblasts on their surface have receptors (Integrins), which binds to normal collagen. This type of relationship generates a stretching (a real stretching) of the fibroblasts, which is essential for the normal and therefore balanced production of collagen and collagenase, which are enzymes that degrade collagen. The loss of support, provided by the collagen fibers, prevents the fibroblasts to receive continuous mechanical information and therefore they collapse, producing less procollagen and more collagenase and therefore a continuous loss of collagen will occur. In young people, the Type I collagen fibrils, present in the dermis, provide excellent mechanical support for the fibroblasts, which can communicate with each other through the extracellular matrix and perform their function in an optimal way. In aged skin, on the other hand, collapsed fibroblasts produce low levels of collagen and high levels of collagenase and this imbalance accelerates the aging process and self-preserves, in a vicious and harmful cycle. Therefore, modern therapies must always stimulate a new and continuous production of intact collagen because the binding of fibroblasts to this new collagen slows down the aging process. 

 

 

 

THE MAGIC LIFT WITH THREADS

A thread lift is a technique that uses special  dissolvable suture, to tighten and lift the skin, achieving a three-dimensional effect, , with new volume and freshness of facial tissues, in a completely natural way. Threads cause a biostimulation of the treated areas, with an increase in cellular metabolism, an improvement in microcirculation, which results in an optimization of the oxygen supply to the tissues. In addition, the threads exert a mechanical stimulus action on fibroblasts (mechanotransduction), which results in a release of growth factors, a synthesis of neocollagen and a strengthening of skin elasticity. Indeed, fibroblasts, have particular receptors located on their surface so are able to sense this redistribution of the lines of force, generated by the insertion of the threads. The continuous improvement process leads to a better resistance to tensile forces and a synthesis of neocollagen and therefore, the induction of facial skin repair and remodeling mechanisms, with progressive reduction of wrinkles and a natural tightening effect.