Found exclusively in Puragen. The DXL technology consists in a process which enables Puragen to resist the decomposition of the body associated with double cross-linked hyaluronic acid.
Creases, marks or folds in the skin which appear with the passage of time, lack of care, dry skin, etc..
Part of the body located between the thorax and the pelvis.
Also known as abdominal liposuction, the abdominoplasty is a surgical intervention to eliminate excess fat and skin in the abdominal area. In this intervention, the abdominal muscles can also be stretched, in order to create a flatter and firmer stomach.
Is micro-surgery to reduce the size of the abdomen. This procedure is ideal for people with deposits of fat limited to the area located under the belly button.
Absence of eyelids, whether total or partial.
Action which destroys the superficial layers of the skin.
Type of chemical substance (called a “neurotransmitter”) which transmits messages between the nerve cells and the muscular cells.
Lack of normal colouration of the skin.
Material used to fill in wrinkles.
Acid which is found, above all, within natural fats and oils.
Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of conjunctive tissues, including skin. It plays a fundamental role in providing the skin with volume by means of the retention of water.
Is used in cosmetics and aesthetics to eliminate skin spots. It brings smoothness to the skin and does not provoke irritation.
Is used as a component of reabsorbable filler implants of long duration.
Its use is destined for the renovation of cells and the reduction of wrinkles. Unless used appropriately, it can cause irritation.
It is the key additive in many products for treatments of acne, oily skins and cell renewal.
Skin affliction due to a chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands.
Are the cells that form the adipose tissue. They store a large amount of fat (triglycerides).
Synonym for obesity. Excessively fat.
Accumulation of fat in the organism.
Used for the manufacture of products for filling wrinkles. They are products with long-lasting effects.
Single side or bilateral complete lack of breast components, with just the skin o the thoracic wall in their place.
Group of phenomena of a respiratory, nervous or eruptive nature, produced by the absorption of certain substances which give the organism special sensitivity in the face a new onslaught of said substances.
Alphahydroxides or AHA’s are normally found in different concentrations within various products. The most common are glycolic acid, lactic acid, malic acid, citric acid and tartaric acid which eliminate the most superficial layer of the skin in order to achieve a more rejuvenated appearance.
Natural components which come from food products, used in anti-wrinkle cosmetic treatments due to their great hydration capacity.
Organic chemical substance indispensable to the organism.
Loss of normal sensitivity brought on by anaesthetic medication.
Introduction of anaesthetic around the medulla in the epidural space.
Administration of hypnotic drugs intravenously, producing an unconscious state.
Anaesthetic to eliminate pain sensitivity in a small area of the body, generally the skin.
Specialist who temporarily reduces or eliminates sensitivity via the use of medication.
Mammary atrophy in the breast of a woman.
Plastic surgery of the blood vessels which consists in introducing a catheter via the femoral artery to unblock the blood flow obstructed due to accumulation of fat.
A health problem or characteristic that would normally not be present in a healthy person; deviation from the norm.
All mechanisms or products effective in the fight against ageing.
Products with anti-cellulitic activity, that act upon the conjunctive tissue.
Elements which prevent or combat wrinkles.
Products that avoid or delay the oxidation of the skin due to the passage of time.
A CE brand means the product complies with the requisites specified in the UN guidelines on medical devices and that the product has been approved for its commercialisation in Europe.
Clear injectable filler consisting of 97.5% water. It is used to fill in wrinkles and treat facial lipoatrophy.
Area of dark skin that surrounds the nipple of the breast.
Plastic surgery of the arteries.
Plastic surgery of the joints.
Noticeable difference in the size and shape of both breasts.
Lack of nipple.
See Breast Enlargement.
Cosmetic surgical intervention in which the shape of the chin is modified in order to improve the facial contour.
Through injections of fat or collagen, wrinkles, scars, faults or imperfections of the skin are reduced.
General term which covers diverse cosmetic procedures, from implants to injections. All these are designed to give the lips more volume and a more pleasing aesthetic appearance.
To reduce body fat, either through diet or other types of treatment.
Small lesions in the most superficial veins the dilation of which represents more of a cosmetic than a medical problem.
Cutting instrument which is used in surgical interventions.
Anti-cosmetic effect produced in the lower lids due to age or hereditary factors. It can be corrected via a blepharoplasty.
A material that disappears from the body naturally, such as happens with the hyaluronic acid content of RESTYLANE.
It is a treatment to correct the cutaneous ageing of the skin with the objective of revitalising the skin. It performs at fibroblast level, which are the cells fundamental to determining the structure and quality of the skin.
Plastic surgery of the eyebrows and eyelids.
Cosmetic surgical intervention of the eye to reduce the appearance of drooping, tired eyes or eyes with bags. The Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper lid, the lower lid or both.
Eyelid surgery to reduce the volume of the upper lid and create a fold in the eyelid for people of Asian origin who seek this appearance.
Outer edge or border surrounding the lips.
It is a natural purified protein of botulinus toxin, which is indicated in the treatment of severe and persistent primary hyperhydrosis of the armpit.
Space used for performing outpatient cosmetic-medical treatments.
Cosmetic surgical intervention to eliminate excess skin and fat on the upper arm.
Fat on the hips.
Natural way for the body to heal and replace lost or damaged skin. A scar normally consists of fibrous tissue. Scars can form for many different reasons, including as a result of infections, surgery, lesions or inflammation of the tissue.
Thin and flexible tube that is inserted into the body to drain liquids. In liposuction procedures, a special type of cannula is used to empty the fat.
Tension of the scar tissue or capsule that surrounds a breast implant.
Non-surgical treatment in which carbon dioxide (CO2) is used therapeutically either percutaneously, subcutaneously or intradermically.
Deposits of cellulitic fat which tend to be found on the thighs and the buttocks. They give the skin an orange-peel appearance.
Fibrous protein contained in connective tissue. Collagen becomes gelatinous when boiled.
Lower part which divides both nasal orifices.
The lines that go downwards from the corner of the mouth.
Abnormal condition of a joint provoked by a loss of muscular fibres or a loss of normal skin flexibility.
Type of plastic surgery carried out to repair or reshape the normal structures of the body, principally to improve the appearance and self-esteem of the patient.
Group of techniques that use the lowering of body temperature as a therapeutic device.
Spontaneous opening of a sutured area during a surgical intervention.
Technique to homogeneously regenerate the outermost layers of the skin through mechanical exfoliation (sanding), until reaching the dermis.
Application of a chemical solution to improve the texture of the facial skin when the outmost worn out or damaged layers have been eliminated. For this purpose we tend to use phenol, tricholoracetic acid (TCA) and high concentrate alphahydroxy acids.
The intermediate layer of the skin and the support structure of same. This layer contains blood vessels, nerve endings, hair follicles and sweat glands.
Technique for treating diseases and disorders relating to food.
Massage specialty that through a combination of slow, gentle and rhythmic movements acts directly upon the lymphatic system, responsible for eliminating toxins and essential to the good working of the organism’s immune system.
Collection of morphological and physiological modifications that appear as a consequence of the effects of time on human beings.
Nowadays this word has come to mean the science and art of beauty.
Surgical removal of excess fat and skin, as well as a stretching of the muscles in the area of the forehead. It can correct sunken eyebrows or deep wrinkles between the eyes. It is carried out jointly with the facelift, in order to create a smoother appearance.
Cosmetic surgical intervention to eliminate excess skin and fat from the neck, giving a more youthful and smooth appearance.
When a lower eyelid turns outwards; it generally refers to an infrequent eyelid condition in which the epithelium of the eyelid is exposed.
A protein that is found in the intermediate layer of the skin, and which helps to maintain the smoothness and elasticity of the skin.
A local anaesthetic which can be applied on the area to be treated, prior to the treatment.
The outermost layer of the skin, which protects us from heat and cold.
Method in which a chemical solution is used for the purposes of improving the appearance of the skin. It can reduce or eliminate fine lines under the eyes and around the mouth, correct inequalities in skin pigmentation, eliminate pre-cancerous skin growths and reduce acne or treat scars produced by acne.
Cosmetic laser procedure to eliminate the superficial layers of the skin and reveal the smoother and more youthful-looking skin underneath.
System to expand and create a bag in which to accommodate a breast implant in breast reconstruction surgery via the use of a balloon.
Surgical intervention aimed at eliminating excess skin, specifically from the lower part of the face and the chin.
Technique used to stretch and smooth out the face using thin wires which are inserted into the face via small incisions.
Food and Drug Administration of the United States. The FDA regulates the use of all medicinal devices in the United States, including injections and drugs.
Fat that is extracted from someone’s body to later inject it back in under a wrinkle, for example or a facial crease.
Breast implant filled with silicone gel, which acts more as a solid unit than liquid, maintaining uniformity of cohesion, whilst also maintaining a natural consistency in keeping with real breast tissue.
Small nodular lesions which appear in certain patients in superficial areas (generally in sub-cutaneous cellular tissue), and above all under or around a surgical scar.
Abnormal enlargement of the breasts in a man. Gynecomastia can be treated with breast reduction surgery for men.
Blood which is stored beneath the skin or in an organ.
Apply a substance to impart or restore water to the skin.
Exacerbated immune reaction which produces a pathological profile causing disorders, discomfort and, at times, sudden death.
Internal layer of the skin also called sub-cutaneous tissue, and which consists principally of fat which acts as insulation, stores energy and protects the internal organs.
Alteration which impedes an organ (breasts), or a tissue, from completing its development.
Apply a substance to absorb or help another to retain moisture.
Implant inserted into the biceps to give an appearance of muscly arms.
Soft silicone capsules filled with either silicone gel or saline solution. These implants are used to enlarge or modify the shape of the breasts.
Surgical insertion of a calf implant to enlarge or improve the shape of the muscle.
Implant made from silicone or another material, designed to improve the outline of the cheeks.
Implant made from silicone or another material, designed to enlarge the chin.
Silicone produced in semi-solid/semi-liquid state, used as filler in breast implants, of similar consistency to a normal breast. One of the advantages of this gel is that it is does not leak if the implant capsule were to break.
Cosmetic procedure in which bovine collagen is injected into the face to plumpen the lips or reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The effects are temporary, as the body ends up absorbing most of the collagen.
Cosmetic plastic surgery to change the shape of the cheeks, the chin or the jaw. This procedure is normally carried out to improve specific facial features or to give the face a specific appearance in proportion to the rest of the facial structures.
Cosmetic procedure in which the patient’s own fat is injected in order to plumpen the lips or reduce wrinkles. The effects may be temporary, as the body can reabsorb the fat.
Cut performed on a tissue or organ of the body, especially during surgery.
Result of an invasion of micro-organisms into the body, including bacteria, virus or fungus.
Dermatological term used to designate constant irritation when exposed to the sun. Environmental contamination, ultraviolet rays and stress are examples of this type of irritation. In combination, these factors are the main causes of the formation of wrinkles and the premature ageing of the skin.
Implants inserted into the pectoral area in order to give the appearance of a muscly chest.
Cosmetic procedure in which hyaluronic acid is injected to smooth out facial wrinkles (Restylane is a commercial brand hyaluronic acid).
Silicone capsules full of saline solution. These implants are used to enlarge or modify the shape of the breasts. The advantage of saline solution implants is that the body easily reabsorbs it in the event of a leakage.
Soft silicone capsules full of silicone gel. These implants are used to enlarge or modify breast shape.
Surgical procedure which consists in removing healthy pieces of skin from one part of the body to restore the normal appearance, or normal function, of another part of the same body.
Cosmetic procedure in which Type A botulinus toxin is injected into the facial muscles. This makes them relax and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
Also called brachioplasty, this plastic surgery treatment eliminates excess skin in the arm area.
Cosmetic surgical intervention to eliminate excess skin which accumulates typically as a result of weight loss, age and pregnancy.
See nasolabial folds.
Also called rhytidectomy, a facelift is a plastic surgery intervention used to eliminate facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits or other visible signs of ageing for cosmetic purposes.
The lines that run from the top lip towards the nose.
Surgical intervention that eliminates excess skin and fat from the buttocks, to achieve a firmer, more attractive shape.
Light similar to high intensity laser, it is used in facial rejuvenation, the elimination of small vascular lesions, skin spots, pigmented lesions and fine lines.
The lines located in between the eyebrows, also called expression lines.
The line surrounding the lips.
Treatment which uses very powerful and specific light for facial rejuvenation, improving the skin and eliminating small vascular lesions, skin spots, pigmented lesions, tattoos, warts and scars.
Pathological condition characterised by general or focal absence of adipose tissue.
Cosmetic surgical intervention in which fat is moved from one part of the body to another. This procedure enables the surgeon to “sculpt” a new contour.
Also called lipoplasty, this term refers to the surgical removal of fat deposits by means of a suction device.
Plastic surgery intervention also known as thighplasty, to eliminate excess skin and fat from the thigh area.
General term for modifying the size and shape of the breasts.
Action of rhythmically pressing, rubbing or pounding certain regions of the body with appropriate intensity, principally the muscular mass, for therapeutic, sporting or cosmetic purposes.
Removal of the breast(s) of a woman as a treatment for breast cancer.
Also known as a breast lift, this cosmetic surgical intervention is designed to lift and give shape to sagging breasts.
Relating to the jaws and face.
Consists of the use of minute injections of aminoacids, medications and holistic compounds to dissolve fatty tissue.
A technique that uses miniscule particles that gently pass through a vacuum tube for the purposes of removing aged skin. The result is a light abrasion, or a “sanding” process which stimulates the growth of new skin cells.
It is a neuromuscular disorder characterised by weakness and fatigue of the skeletal muscles.
Type of massage carried out with an apparatus that produces aspiration of the tissue, which is then moved around the body following lymphatic drainage lines and muscular tension.
Also known as the femoral region, it is the second segment of the lower or pelvic extremity, between the pelvic waist above and the leg below.
Deposit of pigments at papillary dermis level.
Therapeutic intervention carried out by professional doctors under anaesthesia and which requires the hospitalisation of the patient.
Surgical intervention also known as ear surgery, which is commonly performed to ensure the ears are more closely attached to the head.
Marked separation of the ears whereby they have detached from their normal position. This type of physical defect can be corrected with a simple operation.
Also called palpebral bags. They are thin stains that appear on the lower eyelids. They can be caused due to lack of sleep or simply for hereditary reasons.
Process which is required after a surgical intervention, in which special care must be taken and the recommendations or indications of the doctor responsible for the operation must be adhered to.
Device used to increase volume in breast enlargement procedures.
Sagging breasts that have lost volume, mainly after pregnancy or due to age.
Posterior part of the leg in the human body, immediately below the back of the knee.
It consists in the application of a chemical solution, aimed at improving and softening the facial skin, as it removes the damaged outer layers. Often phenol, trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and alphahydroxy acids are used for this purpose.
The lines that begin in the corner of the eye and spread outwards.They are also known as peri-orbital expression lines.
Type of thin skin found on the majority of the body apart from on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hand. It may or may not have visible hair on it.
Strip impregnated with active elements that act as a form of facial repair.
Creases that run from the base of the nose to the corner of the mouth.
Or more commonly known as cellulitis. It is a skin problem accompanied by accumulation of fat.
Product used in cosmetics for the care and treatment of sensitive skins, calming irritated skin and softening normal skin. It belongs to the vitamin B group and together with vitamins A, E and C is very beneficial to the care of the skin.
Part of medicine that studies the origin of diseases, their causes, consequences and means for their cure or improvement.
Technique that consists in creating a second artificial skin with cosmetic products.
Application of chemical substances to exfoliate the skin. The new skin will be smooth, luminous and soft.
Injectable cosmetic filler consisting of hyaluronic acid gel which serves to fill in wrinkles, creases and crow’s feet.
Hydrogen potential. It measures the level of acidity in the skin. PH neutral is calibrated at 7.
Colour of the skin according to the class, quantity and shape of the melanin pigment distribution.
Lotion, unguent which is used for cosmetic purposes and generally on the skin. Creams and pomades are absorbed by the skin.
Orifice in the dermis, representing the end of the sweat glands. In dry skin types they are closed or obstructed.
Complex organic compound. Proteins serve to repair and create new cells within the organism. One of their missions is to protect the skin.
Gel composed of hyaluronic acid which infiltrates the skin to reduce or eliminate wrinkles.
The body’s protection system which covers it entire surface. The skin consists of the dermis, epidermis and hypodermis. Diseases relating to the skin tend to be called dermatitis and the specialist who handles these diseases is the dermatologist.
Type of skin only found on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. Hair does not grow on this type of skin.
Skin lesion produced when the degree of exposure to solar radiation or a source of ultraviolet light is exceeded.
Room specially prepared for surgical interventions.
Surgical intervention that seeks to repair the volume, shape or position of the breast for the improved external appearance of same.
Surgical intervention that uses the tissues of the patient him or herself to reconstruct the breast.
Products of medical use that shape the face and correct wrinkles and scars. They may be permanent or reabsorbable.
Used to eliminate wrinkles, scars or faults and imperfections in the skin.
Surgical intervention with the objective of labial reparation for cosmetic purposes.
Modification of the nose in which nasal defects are corrected without needing to undergo any surgical intervention.
Surgery to repair the eyelids.
Electrical field that produces heat in the deep layers of the skin. It is used to fight flaccidity and to rejuvenate. It helps to activate the fibroblasts producing new collagen and increasing the density of the skin.
Used in the treatment of breasts by means of the insertion of an implant.
Period of time that must elapse after an illness or intervention, during which certain special care and attention must be taken.
Technique used to extract fat with an apparatus inserted under the skin through an incision of millimetres.
Reproduction of a missing part, tissue or organ.
Treatment to recover youthful features.
Hyaluronic acid compound of non-animal origin which is used to fill wrinkles.
Technique used to destroy the most superficial layers of the skin. It corrects problems in the dermis relating to ageing, acne scars, wrinkles, etc.
Variant of Vitamin A. Used in a multitude of cosmetics due to its beneficial effects in preserving the skin from the appearance of wrinkles.
So-called in cases of large or prominent noses.
Commonly known as plastic surgery of the nose, this plastic surgery intervention is performed to modify the size or shape of the nose.
Also called facelift, the rhytidectomy is a plastic surgery intervention used to eliminate facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits or other visible signs of ageing for cosmetic purposes.
Spectrum of radiations emitted by the sun which range from infra-red to ultra-violet. Extended exposure to solar radiation may be damaging to health.
Technique employed to eliminate the appearance of wrinkles on the skin, through the use of different filling methods: biological, permanent, reabsorbable, etc.
Disorder with symptoms very similar to myasthenia gravis.
Lines which run from the sides of the nose towards the corners of the mouth. Also known as the cheek expression lines.
Injectable form of polyactic acid used to treat facial wear and tear, it can be used to improve facial volume and return a more natural and youthful appearance to the face.
Spnanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeons. A Society that encompasses the majority of current specialities in plastic surgery.
Presence of undrained hematomas or inflammatory response with peri-prosthetic transudate in early surgical aftercare.
Product from which breast prostheses are made. It can be liquid or gel.
The internal layer of the skin, also called “subcutaneous tissue”. Essentially, it consists of fat and preserves the temperature of the body, stores energy and protects the internal organs.
Closure of an incision or wound with stitches.
Movement of two breast implants whereby they rub together, above the upper part of the sternum.
Biological tissues composed mainly of fat cells.
It is a protein synthesized in the laboratory for medical use. It provokes temporary muscle relaxation and is used to eliminate or reduce wrinkles in the upper third of the face (glabelar wrinkles).
Veins which are thickened and twisted due to the inflammation or dilation of the blood vessels. The blood vessels can dilate due to a weakening of the wall or valves of the vein.
It is a natural, purified protein of botulinus toxin (popularly known as Botox), which is indicated for use in cosmetic medicine (for the treatment of intercilium wrinkles).
The consequence of forcing the contents of the stomach to rise through the oesophagus and expelling them from the mouth.