Why Profhilo®?

Profhilo® is the first BDDE-free stabilised injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) based product for treating skin laxity. With one of the highest concentrations of HA on the market (64mg / 2ml) it is not only amazing at boosting and hydrating the skin but it is also one of the most effective products out there for remodelling the aging and sagging tissue.

The injectable intensely replenishes and hydrates the skin, revealing a youthful complexion and tone. Profhilo® works right at the root cause of the problem – stimulating collagen and elastin production and increasing the elasticity of your skin.

The Profhilo® is injected just below the skin’s surface in only 2 sessions over a period of 4 weeks. It disperses quickly to boost and instantly hydrate your skin, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles and resulting in improved skin texture.

As a stabilised product Profhilo® lasts in the skin around 28 days. During this time the stimulation of 4 different types of collagen and elastin takes place by the slow release of hyaluronic acid.

The stimulation results in significant tissue improvement and tightening/lifting effect of the skin tissue.


  • Avoid strenuous exercise or excessive sun exposure, for at least 48 hours post-treatment or until any swelling subsides.
  • Avoid make-up for 24 hours to injected areas. If you must use this, please apply the iConceal or Oxygenetix medical foundation as it encourages the healing process.
  • Avoid firm rubbing of the treated area for 5 days.
  • Avoid aspirin, St John’s Wort or Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatories eg Ibuprofen, for a few days post-treatment. If you require such medication for medical reasons, please check with your doctor before stopping.

Please note, the above aftercare is just a guide. Full aftercare advice will be given to you when you attend your appointment with us.

Why choose SkinDoctor?

Our Doctor led Profhilo® Skin Rejuvenation only consists of 5 points of injection on each side of the face, releasing hyaluronic acid slowly directly into the skin, this stimulating the production of collagen and elastin. It can be used on the face, neck and hands.







Procedure Time

30 - 35 minutes



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Sensitivity Period

24 hours

Full Recovery

2-3 days

Duration of Results

6-12 months (course of 2)

Risks & Complications

Swelling, bruising


Choose which package is best suited for you.
Initial Package
Initial Package with a DoctorInitial Package with a Doctor
Includes a FREE Consult*Includes a FREE Consult*
2 treatments, 4 weeks apart2 treatments, 4 weeks apart
Single Treatment
Single Treatment with a DoctorSingle Treatment with a Doctor
Includes a FREE Consult*Includes a FREE Consult*
Maintenance Treatment
Single visit with a DoctorSingle visit with a Doctor
Includes a FREE Consult*Includes a FREE Consult*
Recommended every 4 monthsRecommended every 4 months

*The FREE Consult only applies if treatment is completed at the practice.
For consultation alone without treatment at the practice, a single consult is $95.00. Terms & Conditions apply.

(Please note, a minimum of two treatments 4 weeks apart will be required for new patients to Profhilo®, then a single maintenance treatment every 4-6 Months.
If you have more significant skin concerns the Doctor may recommend a different treatment plan after consultation). Prices are per 2ml syringe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions? We have answers.

Below you will find answers to the most common questions when it comes to Profhilo® Injections.

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Why choose Profhilo®?

  • It’s biocompatible: Because it’s composed of a highly pure grade hyaluronic acid.
  • It’s secure: Due to its high purity and absence of additives, Profhilo® offers greater safety and therefore reduced side effects.
  • It’s effective: The patented technology of Profhilo® offers a prolonged duration.
  • The composition: It’s unique with 64mg of hyaluronic acid, and the result of patented technology.
  • The injection technique: Only 5 points of injection areas are needed to offer a maximum comfort treatment.
  • The treatment protocol: Visible results after only 2 sessions (1 month).

How many treatments are needed?

Two treatments sessions are usually recommended initially, with a 4-week interval in between. Maintenance treatments can then be prescribed by our doctors according to your body’s response to treatment. Although for the neck, the second visit after one month may not be needed in mild to moderate ageing.

Is there any downtime or side effects?

With the technique used for this product, firm massage is not advised after placement of the product under the skin. It is better to allow the product to spread naturally, so it is usual for patients to leave with small pea-sized lumps for some hours after treatment. Often, this will only be the case at some sites. By the next day, the skin appearance is usually back to normal. There is naturally a small risk of bruising which is usually minimal and can be covered with concealer.

How long do the benefits last?

The amount of time the filler takes to break down varies from person to person depending on the volume, type and location of filler injected, as well as the natural levels of hyaluronidase in the body. Generally, Profhilo® fillers will last for around six months, though optimum results can vary from around three to eighteen months.

What exactly is Hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance found in the body that helps to hydrate and add volume to our skin. Natural hyaluronic acid is broken down by the body in 1 or 2 days so it is constantly replaced—as we age this replacement mechanism diminishes so the moisturising and plumping effects of hyaluronic acid decrease. Hyaluronic acid is used for aesthetic treatments but is also used by doctors for injection into arthritic joints to aid movement, as well as eye surgery.

Is there anything I need to know before I have treatment?

We advise you to avoid alcohol, aspirin, Ibuprofen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and a range of dietary supplements including : Multivitamins like C and E- may all contribute to bruising and are best avoided 24 hours before treatment (unless they are taken for chronic medical conditions). All make up will need to be removed prior to treatment, so please come ‘fresh faced’ if possible.

Treatment cannot be administered if there is an active skin infection, including cold sores etc. Do contact the clinic to discuss any illness or new medicines prior to attending. Ask your medical practitioner if you have any concerns.

Is this a temporary or permanent treatment?

Hyaluronic acid can be completely dissolved. Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally, and the levels of HA in the body are balanced by an enzyme known as hyaluronidase, which breaks down the hyaluronic acid molecules.

PROFHILO® containing low & high molecular weight hyaluronic acid, is a Class III medical device for the treatment of the face and body for contours redefinition and laxity remodelling where skin laxity is a problem. Profhilo® has risks and benefits. Do not use with treatments such a laser resurfacing or medium deep skin-peeling. Caution in people on blood thinning medicines. Do not inject into inflamed areas or intravenously or intramuscularly. Possible side effects: pain and swelling at injection site. Accelagen Pty. Ltd. Whanganui.

Terms & Conditions

Profhilo®Skin Rejuvenation

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Payment Policy

At the SkinDoctor every patient receives very comprehensive treatment and care provided by individuals who have an expertise in their field.

Each person and business with whom we operate has been carefully selected for the quality of their product or service that they offer. To our patients we offer competitive pricing for treatments and procedures and reassurance that these will reflect the quality and care we promise throughout their treatment journey.

In order to maintain our professional and ethical standards we charge our fees for the treatment/procedure completed. Conditions apply – please see our prices page on our website for full price structure.

Our team is here to provide you with all the necessary information you may need to make an informed decision about your treatment or procedure.

Correct payment for scheduled treatments and packages must be received before treatment is undertaken, and the correct treatment form signed. If you refuse to pay in advance, we reserve the right to decline treatment. Any outstanding payments must be settled before a client can proceed with further treatment.

Agreed instalments must be paid at correct intervals. A deposit or full payment is required to book and schedule your treatment. A three-part instalments options may be applicable for treatment courses above $1500.

Refund Policy

Please note that we are unable to offer refunds on any received treatments or used products.

However, if you do change your mind about your purchased treatment within 14 days and no sessions have been redeemed, we are happy to exchange for another treatment or offer you a credit note. If for any medical reason you are advised not to continue with your course of treatment, please obtain a medical report from your doctor. The unredeemed sessions will be refunded proportionally at single session costs.

Late Arrivals Policy

If your arrival is delayed, we will make every effort to accommodate your full appointment, however, this is not always possible. Service time may be abbreviated (reduced treatment time) or cancelled to avoid delaying other clients’ treatments. Last minute changes to appointments will be honoured only if a service appointment is available for a later time in the day (of your appointment) and other customers are not inconvenienced.

Please be aware that we may advise you to arrive 30 minutes prior to certain skin treatments for the application of numbing cream. Please be advised that any lateness or no show which means treatment cannot be carried out will be deducted from your package.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made by phone, email or in person at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. We would be grateful if you could be sure to do so, as soon as you know, to avoid any confusion and to help us maintain our level of service to all our patients.

We reserve the right to take a deposit for a booking. This is dependent on the type of appointment being booked.

Those who cancel an appointment can transfer the booking fee to a new booking provided the cancellation request is submitted at least 24 hours prior to the booked date.

We do our best to accommodate late arrivals, however, there will be times when a late arrival may result in reduced consultation time, or we may have to reschedule your appointment. Late cancellation fee may also apply in such a case.

Cancellation fee of $100 will be charged for cancellations within 24 hours of appointment time and you may be charged up to full treatment charge for same day cancellations/failure to attend/late arrival.

If a minimum of 24 hours’ notice has not been given for cancellation of a treatment which is part of a course, this session will be deducted without refund.

Failure to attend your appointment without notification will result in the above charges being applied and any further appointment will only be booked on payment of a $100 cancellation fee.

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