Hyaluronidase is a natural enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid, facilitating skin rejuvenation treatments.

If you've been exploring aesthetic skincare, you've likely come across the term Hyaluronidase. This naturally occurring enzyme has a crucial role in many skin rejuvenation procedures. But what exactly is Hyaluronidase and how does it impact your skin's health and appearance?

What is Hyaluronidase?

Simply put, Hyaluronidase is an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid, a sugar molecule that occurs naturally in the body and helps to keep your skin hydrated and plump. In aesthetic skin care, both these substances - hyaluronic acid and Hyaluronidase - work together to maintain balance and youthfulness.

How Does Hyaluronidase Work?

In aesthetic procedures like dermal fillers, hyaluronic acid is often used to add volume and smooth out wrinkles or folds. However, if too much filler is applied or if it's injected into the wrong area, the result can be less than desirable.

This is where Hyaluronidase comes in. It acts as an 'erase button', breaking down excess hyaluronic acid quickly and effectively, allowing practitioners to correct any mistakes or adjust the results of a previous treatment.

The Benefits of Using Hyaluronidase

Beyond its ability to fix filler mistakes, Hyaluronidase can enhance the results of your skincare regimen. Here's how:

  • Increased Penetration of Skincare Products: By breaking down hyaluronic acid, Hyaluronidase helps other skincare products penetrate deeper into the skin, making them more effective.
  • Enhanced Lymphatic Drainage: By degrading the hyaluronic acid that binds water molecules in tissue, it can improve lymphatic drainage and reduce swelling.
  • Improved Skin Texture: Over time, regular use of products containing Hyaluronidase can lead to healthier, smoother skin.

Before starting any new skincare routine or treatment involving Hyaluronidase or any other enzyme, always consult with a licensed aesthetician or dermatologist. They will be able to guide you on the best practices for your unique skin type and conditions.

Book your appointment today

If you would like to learn more about our comprehensive aesthetic skin care options, call or text 480-933-2328 to schedule your initial consultation with Nancy Park, RN, BSN.


Or Call/Text 480-933-2328

Book your appointment with Nancy Park, RN, BSN
Nancy Park, RN, BSN
Certified Aesthetic Nurse